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2014-01-14 08:28:32

Full Spectrum Endoscopy Cleared for Marketing ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) today announced the company has received a license from Health Canada to market its innovative Fuse(TM) Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system in Canada. The Health Canada license means Fuse will be the first endoscopy system available with expanded viewing capabilities to reach Canadian patients. Endoscopes are thin flexible tubes with imaging capabilities that doctors use to view the...

2014-01-13 08:26:23

CEOs of UPS and Volcano Corporation Will Help Guide Growth Plans ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoChoice(®) has added two highly regarded business leaders to the board of directors. Mr. Scott Davis, the Chairman and CEO of UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Mr. Scott Huennekens, President and CEO of Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC) have joined the board as EndoChoice looks to more than double its revenue in 2014. "I have been watching EndoChoice grow for the last several years,"...

2014-01-08 12:30:27

International Courses Draw More than 1,500 Doctors NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fuse(TM), Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system from EndoChoice® was featured in continuing medical education courses last month for audiences of gastroenterologists from around the world. At the Amsterdam Live Endoscopy course in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the 37th Annual New York Course, sponsored by the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE) in New York, NY, procedures...

2013-10-28 12:25:40

Full Spectrum Endoscopy Welcomed by Doctors at Medical Conferences ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Now doctors performing flexible endoscopy have a new tool available to help them see more anatomy and facilitate diagnoses in the upper GI tract. Traditional gastroscopes that have been available to endoscopists provide a field of view limited to about 140 degrees. EndoChoice(®) today announced the FDA had provided 510(k) clearance of its new Fuse(TM) Gastroscope that has a...

Bio Dirt Commonly Found In Colonoscopy, Endoscopy Equipment
2013-06-07 13:56:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Feeling a little violated by the idea of getting a colonoscopy? Well a new study of several hospitals in the US shows there is a little more to worry about than just that invasion of privacy. After conducting tests at five hospitals researchers said they determined that three out of 20 flexible gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopes used for screening harbored unacceptable levels of "bio dirt," which is cells and matter from a...

2013-06-06 23:22:07

Although rare, complications associated with these common gastroenterology procedures can be life-threatening. A recent AllMed webinar helped risk management professionals understand how to monitor performance and decrease risk in their hospitals. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Both EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy carry the risk of cardiopulmonary complications that range from minor fluctuations in oxygen saturation or heart rate, to significant complications such as respiratory...

2013-05-16 12:31:06

OMER, Israel, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE:MDGS), a leading medical device company dedicated to the development of innovative endoscopic procedures and technologies, will be presenting the successful three year follow-up data of the SRS(TM) pivotal study at the Digestive Disease Week in Orlando on May 18-21st 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/601331 ) The study that was conducted in Indiana University, a leading U.S...

2013-05-03 20:22:29

- Reduces risks associated with oversedation, facilitates faster patient recovery and increases physician satisfaction - CINCINNATI, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Ethicon), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the SEDASYS(®) System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130503/NY07585LOGO) The SEDASYS...

2012-12-04 12:03:14

New evidence-based paper aims to inform patients and physicians about current and effective standards of care Heartburn is one of the most common reasons for people to see a doctor, and some physicians often use upper endoscopy to diagnose and manage gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). But most patients do not require the procedure unless other serious symptoms are present, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP) Clinical Guidelines Committee in a new evidence-based...

2012-10-10 07:28:32

WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Obesity is a health challenge that has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., with more than half of all adults classified as overweight, one in four categorized as obese and millions of Americans considered morbidly obese. The epidemic has profound health implications, causing more than 300,000 deaths in the U.S. annually and cutting the average lifespan of morbidly obese individuals by greater than 10 years. Long-term weight...


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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