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2013-12-31 12:22:23

Multiple course offerings to be held at ASGE's new state-of-the-art training facility DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see new course offerings, as well as the return of popular programs, from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Many of ASGE's courses will be held at the Society's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters: The ASGE Institute for Training and...

2013-11-13 23:27:31

As The Courts Continue To Receive Pradaxa Lawsuits, Wright & Schulte LLC Files A Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit Aleging A Woman’s Wrongful Death Was From a Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Due To Pradaxa Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 As The Courts Continue To Receive Pradaxa Lawsuits, Wright & Schulte LLC Files A Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit Aleging A Woman’s Wrongful Death Was From a Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Due To Pradaxa Pradaxa internal bleeding lawsuits...

2013-05-01 12:38:03

Individuals who have experienced a major bleed from their stomach or esophagus (known as an upper gastrointestinal bleed) may be more likely to die from other causes, particularly malignant tumors and cardiovascular disease, than those without an upper gastrointestinal bleed, according to a study by UK researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important as they suggest that an upper gastrointestinal bleed may be either a cause or an indicator of a decline in a...

2012-12-13 12:25:17

ASGE's New Institute for Training and Technology Opens in August 2013 OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see exciting changes and new course offerings from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Among the most anticipated changes coming in 2013 is the opening of ASGE's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters. The new ASGE Institute for Training and Technology...

2012-10-22 22:49:46

Experimental treatment in pediatric patient resolves life-threatening GI bleeding crisis The number of patients dying from upper gastrointestinal bleeding has decreased over the past two decades, a result researchers attribute to the advances in medical and endoscopic therapies introduced over the past 20 years, according to a report unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas. One example of how such advances are impacting...

2012-04-26 23:00:59

The Pradaxa Lawyers Special Report details homorrhagic stroke, gastrointestinal bleeding, internal bleeding and heart attack concerns related to the drug. The Federal Drug Administration has opened an investigation concerning Pradaxa side effects. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 SL Chapman law firm has released a FREE Special Report on the drug Pradaxa® titled “7 Things You Must Know About Pradaxa Complications.” Firm Founding Partner Bradley Lakin said,...

2011-09-27 11:40:07

A large-scale data review by researchers in China of double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) over the last decade showed the endoscopic procedure to be safe and effective for detection of diseases of the small intestine. DBE had a pooled detection rate of 68.1 percent for all small intestinal disease. Suspected mid-gastrointestinal bleeding was found to be the most common indication, with a relatively high detection rate. Inflammatory lesions and vascular lesions were the most common findings in...

2010-12-09 17:39:04

Research covered more than 24,000 admissions for upper gastrointestinal bleeding Patients treated by Welsh (UK) hospitals for upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding were 41% more likely die if they were admitted on a public holiday and 13% more likely if it was at the weekend, according to research in the January issue of Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Researchers who analysed the records of 22,299 people admitted a total of 24,421 times between 1999 and 2007 also found that...

2010-06-09 21:32:33

Adverse events increase when ligation is combined with nadolol A controlled trial conducted by researchers at the E-DA Hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, suggests that a combination of band ligation and nadolol may not be the most effective prophylaxis for first variceal bleeding resulting from cirrhosis. Results of this study appear in the July issue of Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). Esophageal...

2010-04-01 08:58:54

Use of endoscopy for management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the UK: results of a nationwide audit Over half of patients who need emergency investigation of sudden bleeding from their gut are still facing potentially "serious" delays, finds an audit of endoscopy services across the UK. Endoscopy involves passing a camera on the end of a flexible tube down the gullet into the stomach. It is a recommended procedure for this type of bleed, known as acute upper gastrointestinal...