Navigation Links
New colonoscope provides ground-breaking view of colon
Date:5/18/2013

s improved imaging technology with these findings as adenomas can be difficult to detect with only forward-viewing capabilities.

"Adenomas often hide behind folds in the colon and can be very difficult to find with a forward-viewing scope," Professor Gralnek said.

"Lower adenoma miss rates have important implications for patient surveillance," he added. The additional information FUSE provides to doctors may allow them to adjust patients' surveillance intervals according to risk level, ultimately helping to prevent incremental colorectal cancers. The FUSE scope could be available as early as this summer.

Colonoscopy withdrawal time makes a big difference for diagnosis

DDW also features other advances in colonoscopy relating not to what doctors see, but to how long they look. Researchers at Stanford University compared a three-minute versus six-minute withdrawal time during colonoscopy. The polyp miss rate was almost twice as high during the shorter procedure.

"The de facto standard of care for colonoscopy withdrawal time, which is six minutes, was based on a single observational study," said Sheila Kumar, research fellow in Stanford's division of gastroenterology and hepatology. "More data were needed to ensure that we are providing the best care possible. Our findings provide evidence-based support that prolonging withdrawal time significantly decreases polyp miss rates at colonoscopy."

Dr. Kumar's research represents the first randomized controlled trial examining the effect of colonoscopy withdrawal times on polyp miss rates. The study was conducted with patients undergoing colonoscopies at Stanford and the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital. Patients were randomized to an initial three-minute or six-minute colonoscopy withdrawal time. Patients then underwent a "second look" six-minute withdrawal to determine if polyps were missed with the first look.

"The study design also allow
'/>"/>

Contact: Aimee Frank
newsroom@gastro.org
301-941-2620
Digestive Disease Week
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Adding drug to standard chemotherapy provides no survival benefit for older lung cancer patients
2. Study of half siblings provides genetic clues to autism
3. Partnership provides inclusive workout
4. 16th-century Korean mummy provides clue to hepatitis B virus genetic code
5. InsuranceCalculator.net Now Provides Competitive Car Insurance Quotes To Missouri Drivers
6. SEOMiracle.com Provides SEO Services with PayPal Verified Option
7. InsuranceCalculator.net Now Provides Competitive Car Insurance Quotes To Maryland Drivers
8. Wake Forest Baptist research provides clue to unexplained excited delirium deaths
9. Autism Speaks provides strategies to help a child with autism shows difficult behaviors
10. InsuranceCalculator.net Now Provides Competitive Car Insurance Quotes To South Carolina Drivers
11. InsuranceCalculator.net Now Provides Competitive Car Insurance Quotes To Louisiana Drivers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... Project Veritas is releasing a video interview ... economist and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber to public attention. ... interview, which is being distributed on YouTube. , During ... in the Affordable Care Act in order to hide ... dollar per year tax grab. , “President Obama promised ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... By Alan Mozes ... -- In the world of infectious diseases, one worrisome phenomenon ... into people. The process -- known as zoonosis -- ... they look for signs that an animal-borne disease might make ... on just such a development -- and the culprits in ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor students get more fruits and ... study finds. But, the opposite is true for students ... and vegetables at school may give a healthy boost to ... matter what the family income level, students all ate a ... found. The study was published recently in the journal ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... party season fast approaching, a new study reveals that states ... have fewer drunk drivers on their roads. The finding ... are better able to deter inebriated revelers from getting behind ... laws are being passed regarding drinking and driving," said study ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter , ... is rampant in America, and work commitment is a big ... 1 sleep killer," said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor ... Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. A time-use survey of ... work is the main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Project Veritas: James O’Keefe Interviews the Man Who Discovered Jonathan Gruber Videos 2Health News:Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection 2Health News:Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection 3Health News:Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds 2Health News:Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds 2Health News:Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds 3Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3
... clinical trial program has demonstrated the effectiveness and ... medicine for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF., In ... investigators discovered that the oral anti-fibrotic and anti-inflammatory ... capacity in patients suffering from IPF. , ...
... 2009)The COPD Foundation announces launch of the Lung Health ... of the Lung Health Check was made possible by ... Lung Health Check is an educational platform at ... risks of developing lung disease, and suggests appropriate steps ...
... Experts offer advice on how to avoid being attacked , , ... cuddly, but even friendly dogs can be unpredictable, warns the ... people are bitten by dogs each year, according to the ... five bites requires medical attention. In 2006, more than 31,000 ...
... and Restores Balance, Normal Walking , ... Haifa, Israel ... a whole new meaning for people with Cerebral Palsy ... , , ,The GaitAid Virtual Walker, a nonprescription virtual-reality device, represents ...
... 16 The opening ceremony of the International AIDS ... over 1,000 Candlelight events in more than 100 countries ... grassroots mobilization event. Haiti was selected as the ... signs of progress the impoverished Caribbean country has shown ...
... to help decide how aggressive therapy should be , , ... to have found a way to better customize the ... can help predict how long men could survive with ... the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, who say such information ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Large clinical trial finds pirfenidone may help lung function in IPF patients 2Health News:Large clinical trial finds pirfenidone may help lung function in IPF patients 3Health News:COPD Foundation announces launch of Lung Health Check on WebMD 2Health News:Beware of Dog Bites 2Health News:New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy 2Health News:Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti 2Health News:Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti 3Health News:An Aid to Tailoring Prostate Cancer Treatment 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... and RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. ... LLC (CTMC), and Integrated Clinical Trial Services, LLC ... retention for clinical trials announce that they have ... Marketing Services (i-CTMS). i-CTMS will provide a broad ... pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bf3b6l/electrocardiogram ) has announced ... Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018" report to ... Global Electrocardiogram Devices (ECG) sector is projected ... North America accounts for nearly 36% (2015) ... claims approximately 27% (2018). Asia-Pacific ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel , Dec. 15, 2014 ... IMNP ) announced today that its Board of Directors has ... Daniel Teper who continues as Chief Executive Officer ... Board of Directors since 2013. Immune,s new Chairman, ... represent the interest of shareholders and to continue to support ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 2Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Clinical Trial Marketing Communications Form Joint Venture 3Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 2Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 3Electrocardiogram (ECG) Devices - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: