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WALTHAM, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, finds that despite the economic downturn, market growth in the European gastrointestinal (GI) videoscope segment will be fueled by increased colorectal cancer (CRC) screening programs in France, Germany, and the UK.
In a review of more than 2,000 patients coded for Barrett's esophagus, electronic diagnosis overestimated the prevalence of the disease according to researchers in California.
A prospective clinical trial from researchers in Japan shows magnetic-anchor-guided endoscopic submucosal dissection for large early gastric cancer to be a feasible and safe method in humans. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is useful in the en bloc removal (in a single large piece) of large gastric lesions because it reduces the risk of a local recurrence caused by removing the lesions piecemeal (in multiple small pieces). ESD is a complicated procedure that requires a high level of...
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BARRX Medical, Inc. today announced clinical trial results presented at the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Vienna, Austria, October 18-22, 2008.
Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced data from a pilot study that demonstrate the Company's PillCam(R) capsule endoscopy of the esophagus can significantly reduce health care costs in a prison population through on-site evaluation of esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BARRX Medical, Inc. today announced that 98.4 percent of patients having a precancerous condition of their esophagus called Barrett's esophagus were free of the disease 2.5 years after non-surgical, endoscopic treatment with the HALO ablation system.
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By Roa, Paul E Sesto, Mark E Recurrent obstructive symptoms after cardiomyotomy for achalasia occur in approximately 10 per cent to 15 per cent of patients, but only some require reoperation.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Abdominal obesity is associated with a higher risk of Barrett's esophagus, a condition in which cells that line the esophagus become abnormal that may be a precursor to cancer, according to a new report.
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,...