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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...

2013-08-12 08:25:27

MUNICH, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New open access title: Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy (VJGIEN) now available on ScienceDirect Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce the launch of Video Journal and Encyclopedia of GI Endoscopy (VJGIEN) [http://www.vjgi-endoscopy.com ] - an open access video...

2013-05-15 23:01:04

The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) announced today the election of Gerald M. Fried M.D. as its new president. Dr. Fried is currently the Edward W. Archibald Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at McGill University and Surgeon-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada, where he specializes in Gastrointestinal Surgery and carries out research in surgical education and metrics of technical skills assessment, outcomes...

2013-01-25 12:25:09

CLEVELAND, January 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally, the only way to assess technical skills in the medical field has been through unstructured, subjective observation. Therefore, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons [http://www.sages.org ] (SAGES) Fundamentals of Endoscopic SurgeryTM (FESTM) [http://www.fesprogram.org ] program has taken a giant step toward more reliable and valid measures of surgical performance to improve patient safety. As...

2010-07-06 04:59:00

MISGAV, Israel, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyTouch Medical Ltd., a leading developer of laparoscopic soft tissue prosthetic placement technologies, today announced that it has appointed Robert D. Fanelli, MD, FACS, FASGE as Medical Advisor. PolyTouch has developed PatchAssist, an FDA cleared laparoscopic surgical instrument that enables accurate and rapid delivery and placement of soft tissue prosthetics for a variety of procedures, including laparoscopic ventral hernia repair...

2009-10-29 08:15:00

BOSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received purchase orders for its MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego California. UCSD Medical Center is highly regarded in the industry as it provides a significant amount of healthcare in San Diego. UCSD Medical Center operates a network of outpatient practices, free clinics and...

2009-10-07 07:31:00

BOSTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that its MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments will be demonstrated at the 95th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, held October 11th-15th in Chicago, Illinois. During the Breast Ductoscopy for the General Surgeon course, postgraduate surgeons will be given lectures and access to hands-on skill stations that will provide the core knowledge base...

2009-09-23 07:31:00

BOSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received a purchase order for the MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from a university teaching hospital in Arkansas which runs a number of clinics covering a variety of specialties and a staff of more than 1,100 doctors. This Arkansas hospital has a newly expanded hospital and outpatient clinics that include centers of excellence for medical...

2009-06-30 09:10:00

PRAGUE - Prague Convention Center, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of training materials and assessment tools for a new Laparoscopic Skills Curriculum. Since its founding in 1990, the EAES has played a leading role in the promotion and dissemination of endoscopic surgery and allied interventional techniques throughout Europe. Its programs include research, training,...

2009-03-24 07:31:00

BOSTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company has received a purchase order for the MammoView(TM) line of surgical endoscopy instruments from Sharp Healthcare, one of San Diego's leading healthcare networks. Sharp Healthcare has 14,000 employees and 2600 affiliated doctors. Sharp was named the best integrated healthcare network in the State of California, where, in 2007, it won the Malcolm Baldridge Quality...