VANCOUVER, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that its proprietary CRH O'Regan Hemorrhoid Banding Technology will be featured on the nationally syndicated television program The Doctors. The episode is set to air on Tuesday March 17, local listings may be found at www.thedoctorstv.com.
The Doctors, television's fastest growing talk show and the # 1 new syndicated series, will receive the Crystal Cross Humanitarian Award from the American Red Cross in March for Television Series that Inspire and Educate.
The CRH O'Regan Banding Technology and the associated treatment protocol are only available through CRH Medical Corporation's Centers for Colorectal Health or through its network of Partner Physicians. The treatment is currently available in over 60 locations around the U.S. A complete listing of locations is available at www.crhcenter.com
Hemorrhoids are a very common disease that often goes untreated due to lack of effective, painless treatment option. Prevalence rate of hemorrhoids in the U.S. is about 4.4% of the population. Approximately 50% of the U.S. population will develop hemorrhoids by age 50.
About CRH Medical Corporation:
CRH Medical Corporation specializes in the treatment of hemorrhoids utilizing its proven treatment protocol and patented proprietary technology. CRH's single use, disposable, hemorrhoid technology is safe and highly effective in treating hemorrhoid grades I - IV. CRH Medical employs two commercialization strategies: First, it operates Centers for Colorectal Health facilities in the United States specializing in the treatment of hemorrhoids and fissures, and colon cancer screening. In addition CRH distributes its hemorrhoid banding technology, treatment protocols, operational and marketing expertise as a complete, "turn key" package directly to its partner physicians. The Company's goal is to establish the CRH hemorrhoid technology as the standard for hemorrhoid treatment.
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