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A ground-breaking advance in colonoscopy technology signals the future of colorectal care.
Studies of technological innovations being presented for the first time at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) showed increased accuracy coupled with decreased cost, time or invasiveness of gastrointestinal procedures.
The mere thought of getting a standard colonoscopy makes some people shudder in their seats, and unfortunately, prevents many people from receiving the critically important check-up. But there is a new procedure that may make the whole process a bit easier to endure.
Nurse-driven, open-access colonoscopy programs are as effective and safe as colonoscopy following a consultation with a gastroenterologist.
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found that colonoscopy preparation drugs administered the same day as the procedure are equally effective to those given the night before and the morning of the procedure, but result in less complaints of side effects such as abdominal pain, sleep loss and workday interference.
NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantis Medical Systems, Inc., a technology leader in developing novel catheter-mounted digital imaging devices, today announced five new studies confirming that use of the Third EyeÂ® RetroscopeÂ® during colonoscopy procedures increases detection of adenomas and polyps.
Following a negative complete colonoscopy, those who had their colonoscopies at a hospital and had their procedures performed by a non-gastroenterologist may be at a significantly increased risk of developing subsequent colorectal cancer (CRC).
Researchers from Taiwan report in a new study that unsedated colonoscopy for primary colorectal cancer screening is well accepted in a majority of patients.
Dr. Yamamoto to provide guidance for global market development. SUNNYVALE, Calif. and TOCHIGI, Japan, Feb.
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