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Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

... community practices with expertise in therapeutic endoscopy and the management of Barrett's esophagus. ... study (AIM-II) published in Gastrointestinal endoscopy , 98.4 percent of patients were Barrett's-free ... (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the ...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

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

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... -- The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ... A recent study in GIE: Gastrointestinal endoscopy , the scientific journal of the ASGE, showed that ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the American ...

ASGE Encourages Patients to Speak to Their Doctor About Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

... The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) encourages patients to speak to their ... of the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy is to be the leader in advancing patient care and ... for more information. About Endoscopy endoscopy is performed by specially-trained physicians ...

Abbott Presents Long-Term Data From Extension Study Showing Adult Crohn's Patients Treated With HUMIRA(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Remission

... in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Patients from CHARM ... in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored ... the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary ...

Multi-Center Patient Registry Supports Safety and Clinical Utility of Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System

... in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored ... the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary ... Boston Scientific Endoscopy Boston Scientific endoscopy develops innovative technology for less invasive, ...

Mayo Clinic Finds Capsule Endoscopy Can Detect Intestinal Damage Caused by Celiac Disease

... Mayo Clinic researchers have found that capsule endoscopy can provide a magnified view of the intestinal ... and complications from the disease. "Capsule endoscopy allows us to look at the entire 30 feet of the ... This study, the first of its kind, used capsule endoscopy to view intestinal damage in 37 patients with ...

Endoscopy Identified as Safe and Effective Method in Treating Common Complication of Gastric Bypass Surgery

... strictures can be managed safely and effectively. endoscopy remains the cornerstone of diagnosis and therapy ... patients developed anastomotic stricture. Upper endoscopy was performed in patients who were vomiting, ... About the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy Founded in 1941, the mission of the American ...

Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

... control group. In another study (AIM-II) published in Gastrointestinal endoscopy , 98.4% of patients were Barrett's-free after two and a half years of ... Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), DDW ...

Horizon Therapeutics' HZT-501 Significantly Reduces Incidence of NSAID-Induced Upper Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Pain

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Shire Presented Results of a New Database Analysis on Lialda(R) (Mesalamine) and Other 5-ASAs for Ulcerative Colitis at Digestive Disease Week

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Multi-Centre European Clinical Trial Shows Advanced Dysplasia and Early Cancer of Esophagus Cured With Combined Endoscopic Resection and Radiofrequency Ablation With HALO Ablation System

... using controlled heat. Procedures were performed non-surgically, using endoscopy and sedation, which allowed the patient to return to normal activity after ... to treat small residual areas of Barrett's esophagus. Patients had endoscopy with biopsy to confirm elimination of the disease. The study was ...

National Study Presented at ACG 2008 Confirms New Device Functions Like 'Rear-View Mirror' to Provide Improved View of the Colon

... of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and Director of endoscopy at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, presented the study ... colonoscopy in the dietary Polyp Prevention Trial. Gastrointestinal endoscopy 61(3):385-391, 2005. [3] Rex, D.K.; Cutler, C.S.; Lemmel, G.T.; et ...

Safety and Efficacy Results Presented From Largest Prospective Controlled Clinical Study of Ulcerative Colitis

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Annual FIT Testing Detects Colorectal Cancer Two Years Earlier Than Colonoscopy Alone, Study of High-Risk Population Finds

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Cimzia(R) Provides Long-Term Efficacy with Stable Dosing in Crohn's Disease

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Analysis of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Time to Symptom Resolution Data from Pivotal Study of LIALDA(TM) (mesalamine) Presented at DDW

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Early Esophageal Cancer and Pre-Cancer Eliminated With Non-Surgical Treatment Combination

... the official publication for the European Society of Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ESGE), publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on endoscopic ... journals in GI endoscopy. Founded by Professor Ludwig Demling in 1961, endoscopy has grown in prestige and quality. This development has been enhanced by ...

Pivotal Study Shows Physician/Nurse Teams Using SEDASYS(TM) System Reduced Risk of Over Sedation With Propofol

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

New AMITIZA 8 mcg Phase III Studies Demonstrated Overall Symptom Improvement in Adult Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc. Announces Phase 3 TAK-390MR Data Demonstrating Higher Overall Healing Versus Lansoprazole in Patients with Erosive Esophagitis

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

PEGASYS(R)/COPEGUS(R) Show Benefit in Hard-to-Treat Latino Population with Hepatitis C

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Study Data Show Asacol(R) (Mesalamine) is Effective in Treating All Extents of Ulcerative Colitis Including Isolated Proctitis

... Mucosal healing was also evaluated in patients who had a baseline endoscopy subscore of 2 or greater. Mucosal healing was defined as an endoscopy subscore of 0 or 1. After six weeks, 76 percent of patients in both the ...

Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor

... versatility, allowing customers a variety of potential medical applications in growing markets such as Gastroenterology, Natural Orifice Transluminal endoscopy Surgery, Bronchoscopy, Orthopedics and ENT. The new camera encompasses tiny electronics and objective lenses developed by Medigus, along with ...

Advance in Bowel Cancer Test Research

... Digestive Diseases Week is the world's largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Image available at: Further Information: Dr Trevor Lockett, Preventative Health Flagship Ph: +61 ...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

... the presence of airway smooth muscle that narrows the airways in patients with asthma. The minimally invasive procedure, like many other flexible endoscopy procedures, is done under light anesthesia, and the patient returns home the same day. CAUTION: Alair System is an Investigational Device. ...

Foreign Medical Devices are in High Demand in Russia

... Cardiovascular devices - ENT devices - Nephrology and urology devices - Neurology devices - Anesthesia and respiratory devices - endoscopy devices - Drug delivery devices - In vitro diagnostics - Diabetes care devices - Medical X-ray film - Contact lenses - ...

PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications

... which is especially important in gynecologic procedures in which the bowel, ureter and ovaries are close by," said Dr. Fermin F. Barrueto, chief of endoscopy and pelvic reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore and primary investigator of an ongoing clinical study evaluating the PlasmaBlade ...

Quality Colonoscopy Exam Remains Best Strategy for Detection of Polyps and Cancers According to Experts From the American College of Gastroenterology

... Their training emphasizes attention to detail and incorporates comprehensive knowledge of the entire GI tract to provide the highest quality endoscopy and consultative services. Many GI physicians participate in rating and improvement programs such as the one being piloted by the American College of ...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDA for NEXIUM(R) I.V. for Peptic Ulcer Bleed Indication

... Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 2006;4(3):244-50. (10) Barkun et al. The cost-effectiveness of high-dose oral proton pump inhibition after endoscopy in the acute treatment of peptic ulcer bleeding. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2004; 20: 195-202. (11) Barkun et al. High-dose intravenous proton ...

Schering-Plough To Initiate Phase III Studies With HCV Protease Inhibitor Boceprevir in Previously Untreated Hepatitis C Patients and Those Who Failed Prior Treatment

... M.D., Ph.D., department of hepato-gastroenterology, University Hospital of Nancy, France, and Jonathan McCone, M.D., director, Mount Vernon endoscopy Center, Alexandria, Va., are the other co-principal investigators of this study. Pivotal Study in Patients Who Failed Prior Treatment The primary ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease

... and ACT 2 (n=364). Patients in ACT 1 and ACT 2 had endoscopic evidence of moderately to severely active UC (total Mayo score of 6 to 12) and an endoscopy sub-score of at least 2. ACT 1 patients received treatment with placebo or REMICADE 5 mg/kg or REMICADE 10 mg/kg at weeks 0, 2 and 6 and then every ...

Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. Completes Enrollment in FHAST1, a Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Fistulizing Crohn's Disease

... AST-120, a new oral treatment option, in fistulizing Crohn's disease," added Professor Simon Travis, M.D., Clinical Director of Gastroenterology and endoscopy at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and the lead investigator in Europe. Ocera also recently announced the initiation of Phase 2 trials with AST-120 ...

Salix Pharmaceuticals Previews Digestive Disease Week 2007

... latest advances in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery; prevention, ... in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored ... the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary ...

Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron

... and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

InterMune Presents Research on ITMN-191 in Hepatitis C at Digestive Disease Week Meeting

... and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

New Study Demonstrates that Lubiprostone May Improve Symptom Relief Rates in Adults with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)

... researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Microbia Announces Positive Phase 2 Results for Its Investigational Compound Linaclotide

... and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...

Pegasys Study Authors Conclude that Patients Successfully Treated for Hepatitis C Can be Considered ''Cured''

... and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American ... Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May ...
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