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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.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
Abstract Background Helicobacter pylori may have major implications for patients' wellbeing and future health. If a patient is found to be H. pylori positive it is important that the infection is eradicated because of the risk of associated peptic ulcers and gastric cancers.
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,...