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Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

... American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) - The ASGE serves as program director for ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy is to be the leader in advancing patient care and ...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

... release is available in Spanish . Capsule endoscopy for exploring the colon in a minimally invasive ... obtaining of a biopsy when required. Capsule endoscopy of the colon explores the large intestine in a ... at the University Hospital of Navarra. The endoscopy capsule for exploring the colon is a device ...

SedationFacts.org Presents Content on Policies and Conditions Regarding Alternative Methods for the Administration of Propofol

... patients undergoing sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopy as, when optimally administered, it may offer ... American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) -- The ASGE serves as program director for ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... sales 18 percent Increased worldwide endoscopy sales six percent, Urology/Gynecology seven ... 87 92 (5)% 0 % endoscopy 246 243 1 ... (5) 0 (5) endoscopy 3 14 ...

Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

... cancers, the relative underperformance of capsule endoscopy -- in which a patient swallows a tiny, ... of the patients). The patients underwent capsule endoscopy and, after that, conventional colonoscopy. ... men. The researchers determined that capsule endoscopy -- which does not require sedation -- is indeed a ...

NOSCAR(R) Increases NOTES(R) Research with Olympus Medical Systems Corporation Grant

... of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society of American ... The growing capabilities of therapeutic flexible endoscopy have ushered in a new era in treatment of ... are general and colorectal surgeons who perform endoscopy and laparoscopy as part of their practice as well ...

NOSCAR(R) Announces NOTES(R) Multicenter Human Trials in the U.S.

... of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society of American ... The growing capabilities of therapeutic flexible endoscopy have ushered in a new era in treatment of ... are general and colorectal surgeons who perform endoscopy and laparoscopy as part of their practice as well ...

GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights

... 2009 In the June issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), a study looking at polyp detection rates ... such as a growth that was detected at a prior endoscopy or by X-ray. EUS can also be used to diagnose ...

What is different in reflux esophagitis between African-Americans and non-Hispanic whites?

... performed a retrospective search of the endoscopy database at the University of Florida Health ... Heartburn was a more frequent indication for endoscopy in non-Hispanic whites with erosive esophagitis ... nHw and AA. In addition, indication for the index endoscopy appears to be different in the above ethnic ...

Screening Programs to Drive European GI Videoscope Market Despite Economic Downturn, According to Millennium Research Group

... in the recently released European Markets for GI endoscopy Devices 2009 report, the rise in screening ... demand for GI videoscopes. "The number of GI endoscopy procedures performed in Europe will experience ... MRG's European Markets for Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy Devices 2009 now includes more competitor ...

New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer

... in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. "Advances in ... Researchers examined a database detailing endoscopy reports from 61 practice sites across the U.S. ... to pathology," said Ana Ignjatovic, BMBCh, endoscopy research fellow at the Wolfson Unit ...

ASGE and ASGE Foundation hold Crystal Awards Dinner as part of Digestive Disease Week

... 2009 The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) will honor important contributions to the field of endoscopy during the fifth annual ASGE Crystal Awards on ... who has made long-term contributions to GI endoscopy in the areas of equipment research and ...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

... Zeus presenters, Dr. Bruce Anneaux, Ph.D. and GI endoscopy Specialist Aubrey Sanders, will address possible ... for interventional procedures in gastrointestinal endoscopy and Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic ... science with an emphasis on gastroenterology and endoscopy of the present and future. At the conclusion of ...

SGNA Honors Outstanding Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Professionals With Nationwide Awards

... Winners Recognized as the Best in GI and endoscopy Nursing at SGNA 36th Annual Course ST. ... Associates, Inc. (SGNA) is proud to honor GI and endoscopy professionals through a series of annual awards ... distinguished awards represent the best in GI and endoscopy nursing and exemplify great skill, passion and ...

Study examines reliability of clinical and pathological diagnoses of Barrett's esophagus

... in the May issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). Medical coding translates a patient's ... esophagus can be readily detected during an upper endoscopy but must be confirmed by biopsies (tissue samples ...

ASGE recognizes 68 endoscopy units for quality and safety through endoscopy unit recognition program

... Ill. The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 68 endoscopy units as part of its new program specifically ... it is practiced in the United States. The ASGE endoscopy Unit Recognition Program ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results For First Quarter Ended March 31, 2009

... percent market share Increased worldwide endoscopy sales six percent, Urology/Gynecology seven ... 626 603 4% 8% endoscopy 232 229 1% ... 23 51 (28) endoscopy 3 15 ...

VA Continues Notification Process for Veterans Affected by Reprocessing Issues

... was conducted because of improperly reprocessed endoscopy equipment that may have been used in their care. ... between these patients' conditions and the endoscopy procedures they underwent. However, VA is ... Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C virus as a result of endoscopy procedures is extremely small and that ...

Medical Device Industry Expert Matthew Jenusaitis Joins Avantis Medical Board of Directors

... dietary Polyp Prevention Trial. Gastrointestinal endoscopy 61(3):385-391, (3) Rex, D.K.; Cutler, C.S.; ... D.K.; et al. The Third Eye Retroscope Auxiliary endoscopy System Improves Detection of Polyps in the Colon - A Prospective Efficacy Evaluation. endoscopy Supplement No. I(40): A24, OP1111, 2008. (5) ...

Frost & Sullivan: End-to-End Integration of HD Devices in the Operating Room Ushers in a New Era in Disruptive Technology

... viewing of TV at home. The Penn SurgiCentre/Penn endoscopy Center believed that the enhancement in ... or education. The Penn SurgiCentre/Penn endoscopy Center eventually selected VTS Medical Systems, ... of the integrated Operating Rooms and endoscopy rooms. "Medical electronics is an art and a ...

Nationwide 'GI Nurses & Associates Day' Celebrates Contributions of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Professionals

... of certified gastroenterology (GI) and endoscopy professionals. In recognition of "GI Nurses & Associates Day," GI and endoscopy practices across the nation are identifying ... proudly recognizes the crucial role GI and endoscopy nurses and associates play in patient care and ...

ASGE's Birthday e-Card Reminds Recipients to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer!

... -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) has created a birthday e-Card featuring ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy is to be the leader in advancing patient care and ...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know What Your Screening Options Are?

... year the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), which represents the specialists in ... options by: American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), American Gastroenterological Association ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the American ...

Weekend Admission May Be Riskier for GI Bleeding

... on weekends were 36 percent less likely to have endoscopy within one day of admission and 22 percent more ... admitted on weekends had to wait longer for an endoscopy (2.21 days vs. 2.06 days) and were less likely to undergo endoscopy on the day of admission (30 percent vs. 34 ...

Water method for unsedated colonoscopy; interval between prep and colonoscopy predicts prep quality

... Month during March, GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy has put out a special issue on colonoscopy for ... in the special issue. GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy is the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). ...

Patients with GI bleeding admitted on the weekend have higher death rate

... hospitals also had lower utilization of early endoscopy but no difference in survival (hospitals were ... and were 36 percent less likely to undergo early endoscopy within one day of hospitalization. There was one ... but was associated with lower likelihood of early endoscopy in non-teaching hospitals. ...

Avantis Medical Systems Announces Key Addition to Scientific Advisory Board

... at the University and as the Director of the endoscopy Center of Jichi Medical University Hospital. Dr. ... on the Boards of the Japan Gastroenterological endoscopy Society and the Japanese Society of ... Dr. Yamamoto is widely-published on medical endoscopy and is currently an associate editor of ...

DRE Adds Professionally Refurbished Endoscopy Products to Online Catalog

... to include affordable, professionally refurbished endoscopy equipment. (Vocus) ... — now sells professionally refurbished endoscopy equipment . DRE’s economically-priced endoscopy equipment includes an all-in-one ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008

... 608 582 4% 7% endoscopy 234 229 3% ... 26 42 (16) endoscopy 5 12 ... 2,439 2,271 7% 5% endoscopy 943 866 9% ...

Magnetic-anchor-guided endoscopic submucosal dissection shows promise for gastric cancer

... in the January issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). endoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope -- a thin, ...

ASGE recognizes 56 endoscopy units for quality and safety through Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program

... 2009 The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 56 endoscopy units as part of its new program specifically ... it is practiced in the United States. The ASGE endoscopy Unit Recognition Program ...

ASGE urges patients to seek a qualified endoscopist before undergoing a colonoscopy

... The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), representing the specialists in ... endoscopist before undergoing a colonoscopy or endoscopy procedure. "Bowel prep and withdrawal time are ... thorough colonoscopy. Experts in gastrointestinal endoscopy will need to be more vigilant than ever in ...

Narrow-band imaging comparable to white light colonoscopy in differentiating colorectal polyps

... in the December issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). endoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope -- a thin, ...

Study identifies double-balloon enteroscopy as cost-effective approach for obscure GI bleeding

... the findings from an initial small bowel capsule endoscopy exam are used to guide the DBE procedure) may be ... in the November issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). ...

Stryker Announces Organizational and Leadership Changes

... will have responsibility for the Spine and endoscopy divisions, which, combined, represented ... of Stryker's 2007 revenue. Mr. Scannell joined endoscopy in 1990 where he held various sales and ... extensive knowledge of the spine and endoscopy markets will help ensure the continued success of ...

Study reports Double Balloon Endoscopy useful for diagnosis and treatment of obscure GI bleeding

... in the October issue of GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE). endoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope - a thin, ...

What is the clinical features of primary aortoenteric fistula?

... therapy may salvage many patients of PAEF. endoscopy is generally the most preferred primary procedure ... bleeding lesions on initial gastrointestinal endoscopy is regarded by clinicians as a strong indicator for laparotomy. However, gastrointestinal endoscopy may be a double-edged sword when PAEFs coexist ...

SpectraScience Delivers Cancer Diagnosis System to Mayo Clinic and UCSD/VA for Detecting Esophageal Dysplasia in Patients

... as safe and effective for adjunctive use during endoscopy of the colon to improve the endoscopist's ... has severe chronic symptoms of heartburn, an endoscopy of the esophagus may be warranted and if ... should be considered as a candidate to receive an endoscopy of the esophagus to check for a condition called ...

NOSCAR announces 2008 NOTES Research Award winners

... of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society of American ... of Methodology and Extended Outcome of Submucosal endoscopy with Mucosal Flap (SEMF) Myotomy for Treatment of ... System, Clackamas, OR The Role of Flexible endoscopy in Mediastinal Dissection for Esophageal Surgery ...

A new breakthrough in timing of urgent endoscopy for gastrointestinal bleeding patients

... It is widely accepted that urgent endoscopy for UGIB should be performed within 24 hour from ... or 24 hour. Therefore, optimal timing for urgent endoscopy in UGIB patients has not been yet established. ... whether a simplified clinical score prior to endoscopy in UGIB patients was able to predict either ...
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