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2014-06-12 16:25:50

ASMBS Reports Insurance Coverage Still Lacking for Bariatric Surgery and Obesity Drugs GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) believes passage of the "Patient Access to Evidence-Based Obesity Services" resolution by the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician group, will help in the fight to improve patient access to evidence-based obesity treatments including intensive behavioral...

2014-04-29 23:17:18

The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) announced the election of L. Michael Brunt, M.D., as its new president on April 5th as part of the SAGES Annual Meeting. Dr. Brunt is Professor of Surgery, Director of the Minimally Invasive Fellowship Program and Co-Director of the Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) announced...

2014-04-24 08:34:26

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Radu Pescarus, M.D., Foregut Fellow in the Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Providence Portland Medical Center, presented a poster detailing the pre-clinical use of the MicroCutter(®) XCHANGE 30 surgical stapling device in cutting-edge gastrointestinal surgical procedures including endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and trans-anal full thickness...

2014-03-19 08:28:57

OMER, Israel, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE: MDGS), a medical device company developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and procedures announced today that two oral presentations will highlight the MUSE(TM) System at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) annual meeting, taking place April 2 - 5, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Medigus is exhibiting at booth # 1113....

2014-03-06 23:02:28

Five years ago, SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery(TM), or FLS –the nation’s first ever hands-on skills test for performing minimally invasive surgery – became a requirement for board certification by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for general surgeons and related specialists. FLS set the stage for FES, the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery(TM), a new program created by SAGES to assess a surgeon's skill and knowledge in endoscopy - all...

2014-02-26 23:31:44

Hosted by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the annual meeting titled “Putting the Patient First: Promoting Innovation and Safety in the OR and Beyond,” will continue a long-standing tradition of strong didactic sessions by experts, combined with exploration of innovative technology and medical breakthroughs in the fields of general, upper GI, colorectal, endoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive surgery (MIS). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-12 04:21:03

-MUSE(TM) offers millions of patients with reflux durable relief and the potential to eliminate the use of lifelong medication helping reduce healthcare costs- OMER, Israel, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medigus Ltd. (TASE: MDGS), a medical device company developing minimally invasive endosurgical tools and procedures, reveals additional details regarding its commercial strategy, including rebranding its flagship product MUSE(TM), formerly the SRS System. Through this strategy, CEO Chris...

2013-08-26 23:23:45

Stephen G. Pereira, M.D. and Associates, one of the Northeast’s premier Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery-focused practices announced today that Dr. Adam Rosenstock, a board certified surgeon, has recently joined the group. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Dr. Rosenstock attended Washington University in St. Louis, where he was awarded BA, attained his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and completed the General Surgery Residency Program at North Shore/Long...


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