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2010-10-18 14:51:37

Research exploring the progression of colon polyps to colorectal cancer and evaluating techniques to improve polyp detection was among the clinical science presented at the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology in San Antonio today. The Progression to Colorectal Cancer in Flat Polyps Precancerous growths in the colon known as sessile serrated adenomas (SSA) are found in approximately 1 percent of colonoscopy exams. A sessile serrated ademona is a...

2010-05-03 17:19:00

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 Eye® Retroscope® during colonoscopy procedures increases detection of adenomas and polyps. The studies showed that physicians, even with varying years of experience, were able to detect adenomas of all sizes in elderly and young patients using...

2010-04-30 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that multiple clinical abstracts examining the diagnostic and therapeutic utility of its SpyGlass(®) Direct Visualization System, Radial Jaw(®) 4 Biopsy Forceps and WallFlex(®) Duodenal Stent will be presented at Digestive Disease Week(®) (DDW(®)), May 1 - 5 in New Orleans. "The large number...

2010-03-18 14:34:03

Research shows increased polyp detection rates with Third Eye Retroscope Two new studies show an increase in polyp detection rates using the Third Eye Retroscope (TER), a retrograde viewing device, during colonoscopy. The first study found that TER added to standard colonoscopy detected 13.2 percent more polyps than colonoscopy alone, including 11 percent additional adenomas (precancerous polyps). A second study examined endoscopist experience using TER and its impact on polyp detection...

2010-02-02 06:30:00

Anti-Reflux Device Market Grows over 300% in 2009 VANCOUVER, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices is estimated to grow at double-digit rates, reaching over $1.8 billion by 2016. Some of the fastest growing market segments include the anti-reflux market, which is expected to triple in...

2009-12-30 11:41:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, announces two JumpStart Ventures investments. Absorbent Materials Company LLC (dba ABSMaterials LLC), a company developing a novel, silica-based material that absorbs toxins in water, and MAX Endoscopy Inc., a medical device manufacturer using fiber optics to guide the treatment of hemorrhoids, each received investment...

2009-09-08 10:31:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Devices http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131252/Gastrointestinal-Endoscopy-Devices.html This report analyzes the US market for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Devices in Millions of US$ analyzed by the following segments: GI Videoscopes (Video Colonoscopes, Video Gastroscopes, Video Duodenoscopes, Video Ultrasound Endoscopes, & Others...

2009-03-23 16:13:18

Minimally invasive colonoscopy with laparoscopy can sometimes replace surgery, a U.S. doctor says. Dr. Eric Esrailian of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, removes some of the larger or harder-to-reach polyps that normally require surgery using a combination of colonoscopy with laparoscopy. This combined procedure may be used with patients diagnosed with polyps that are difficult to remove, polyps that are flattened against the colon wall or in...


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