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2014-07-30 23:08:37

La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, California is proud to welcome two new doctors to its team of medical experts. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 As a leading outpatient surgery clinic in Southern California, La Peer Health Systems boasts over 50 of the best physicians across fourteen medical departments. The new doctors joining the La Peer Health Systems’ team are Dr. Benjamin Basseri and Dr. Marc D. Makhani, both gastroenterologists. About Dr. Basseri Benjamin Basseri, MD,...

2014-07-30 08:33:30

Key addition to board to strengthen invendo's U.S. footprint NEW YORK and KISSING, Germany, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- invendo medical GmbH, manufacturer and distributor of a single use and computer-assisted ("robotic") colonoscopy system, today announced the appointment of Nachum (Homi) Shamir, a worldwide recognized medical device executive, as a new member of its supervisory board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130956 Mr. Shamir is a highly respected global visionary in...

2014-07-29 23:10:09

PoofPad is new flatulence deodorant designed to help preserve reputations in the office. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Award-winning inventor Michael Croix has launched an Indiegogo campaign for PoofPad, a flatulence neutralizer specifically designed to absorb embarrassing odors in the office. PoofPad is a discrete bag of activated charcoal that can easily be stored in a desk drawer. This compact packaging is designed for ease of use. To use the PoofPad, users will simply sit on the...

2014-07-29 16:26:15

Researchers Look to Target Gut Microbiome for Treatment and Prevention of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early findings from a major research initiative of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) suggest that specific bacteria play a central role in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The evidence raises the possibility of developing new treatments to target the...

2014-07-27 23:00:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Endoscopy Devices Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/endoscopy-devices-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, and Visualization...

2014-07-25 23:08:16

The Hemorrhoid No More Pdf review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Jessica Wright’s home treatment book for hemorrhoids. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 According to the Hemorrhoid No More Pdf review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that will teach people how to treat some common types of hemorrhoids including:     External hemorrhoids and internal hemorrhoids     Young children with hemorrhoids...

2014-07-23 12:32:02

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expiring biologic human insulin market drugs' patents are set to create new opportunities for biosimilar drugs, which is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 35% from 2014-2019. This, as per the report titled "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) -...

2014-07-23 08:27:58

What Will Your Challenge Be? NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's endurance training and fundraising program, Team Challenge, is thrilled to unveil its upcoming race portfolio with 11 great endurance events scheduled this winter including: -- TriRock San Diego - September 21 -- IRONMAN Chattanooga - September 28 -- Chicago Marathon - October 14 (limited entries) -- New York Marathon - November 1 (limited entries) --...

2014-07-22 08:31:44

Great Tasting Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) Now Available to Consumers Over the Counter; Proven Medical Intervention Treats and Prevents Dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DripDrop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy with great taste, announced that it would make its Lone Star State debut on the shelves of more than 100 H-E-B stores, the family-owned retailer with stores in Texas and Mexico....

2014-07-21 20:22:25

As a top hernia specialist, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has the skill to diagnose and treat notoriously hard to spot hiatal and inguinal hernia symptoms in women LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Because of the complex nature of the malady, individuals who are suffering from hernias can benefit a great deal from the work of Dr. Towfigh - a foremost specialist in the field. Dr. Towfigh is renowned for providing effective, empathetic care at every stage of treatment, including...


Latest Gastroenterology Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

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,...

Esophagus
2012-07-01 19:23:24

The Esophagus is an organ which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach. During swallowing, food passes from the mouth through the pharynx into the esophagus and travels to the stomach via peristalsis -- a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagate in a wave downward. The word esophagus is derived from the Greek word oisophagos, meaning “entrance for eating.” In humans the esophagus is continuous with the...

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