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MDCT: Non-invasive alternative to bronchoscopy in patients with airway stent complications

Multidetector CT (MDCT) scans are highly accurate in detecting airway stent complications according to a recent study performed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. MDCT correctly identified 29 (97%) of 30 complications in 21 patients, including all...

Interventional Pulmonology Creeping into Bronchoscopy Market

Interventional Pulmonology is expected to increase the bronchoscopy market to approximately $180 million in 2012, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's US Markets for ENT & ...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

...copies with biopsies taken at six different standard sites. Subjects were then randomized to receive oral iloprost or placebo for six months. A second bronchoscopy and repeat biopsies were completed at the end of the treatment period. All biopsies were scored on a 1-8 scale based on World Health Organization (...

Broncus Technologies' Exhale Stent and Other New Devices to Prompt Robust Growth In Emphysema Treatment Market, According to Millennium Research Group

...s for the patient. MRG's US Markets for ENT and bronchoscopy Devices 2009 finds that the minimally invasive de...e than 13%." MRG's US Markets for ENT and bronchoscopy Devices 2009 report provides an affordable, off-the-shelf solution to tracking important ENT and bronchoscopy market segments and competitor dynamics. This repo...

Pivotal Data on Bronchial Thermoplasty from the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial to be Presented at ATS 2009

...ollowing bronchial thermoplasty, there is an expected increase and worsening of respiratory-related symptoms, which are of the type expected following bronchoscopy in patients with asthma. These typically occur within a day of the procedure and resolve on average within 7 days with standard care. CAUTION: Al...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

...icant association for African-Americans. #7123 bronchoscopy SAFE FOR RETRIEVING ASPIRATED PINS FROM MUSLIM SCA...RVES (Tuesday, October 28, 1:00 PM EST) Flexible bronchoscopy may be a safe method of retrieving aspirated metal...he charts of 115 patients who underwent fiberoptic bronchoscopy in order to remove a metallic pin from the trachea...

Allegro Diagnostics Announces Publication in Cancer Prevention Research of Prediction Model for Lung Cancer Diagnosis Integrating Clinical and Genomic Features

...t difficult to diagnose by a physician panel," said Dan Rippy, President and CEO of Allegro Diagnostics. "Also, given the fairly low detection rate of bronchoscopy for stage I lung cancer at 15 to 20 percent, a clinicogenomic model using our gene expression biomarker has the potential to dramatically increase the...

Novadaq launches PINPOINT: Company's first minimally invasive imaging system

...idelines now recommend the use of autofluorescence bronchoscopy for the localization of certain lung cancers, for ...ents with pre-invasive disease. "Autofluorescence bronchoscopy has definitely enhanced my ability to treat patien...luorescence was more sensitive than flexible video bronchoscopy (FVB). Autofluorescence effectively identified 96%...

OmniGuide Begins European Commercialization

... will primarily be utilized for otology, laryngology and head & neck surgery. Additional applications in gynecology, gastroenterology, laparoscopy and bronchoscopy are under development and will be commercialized over the next year. "Since the beginning of 2007 over 1000 successful minimally invasive surgeries h...

Hushed Genes Might Mean Higher Lung Cancer Risk

...lead to lung malignancy, U.S. researchers warn. A team at the University of Toledo, in Ohio, say a test for these genes in lung cells collected via bronchoscopy could help identify people genetically at risk for lung cancer. The researchers analyzed the activity of these 15 genes in 25 people with lung canc...
Bronchoscopy in Medical Technology

MGI Pharma Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Phase 3 Study of Aquavan Injection in Patients Undergoing Bronchoscopy

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 20, 2007 - MGI PHARMA, INC. (NASDAQ: MOGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused in oncology and acute care, today announced that a randomized, double-blind, multi-center, pivotal phase 3 trial of Aquavan(R) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for sedation of patients ...

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

...ollowing bronchial thermoplasty, there is an expected increase and worsening of respiratory-related symptoms, which are of the type expected following bronchoscopy in patients with asthma. These events typically occur within a day of the procedure and resolve on average within 7 days with standard care. In the l...

FDA Approves LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) Sedation

...e duration of minimal or complete unresponsiveness ranged from 2 to 16 minutes in colonoscopy patients and from 2 to 20 minutes in bronchoscopy patients. The use of supplemental oxygen is recommended in all patients receiving LUSEDRA. Airway assistance maneuvers may be required. As ...

New Clinical Studies Confirm Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) GI in Range of Procedures

...cts, developed at the crossroads of optics, mathematics, image processing, biology and medicine, currently address the markets of digestive endoscopy, bronchoscopy and small animal imaging. For more information, visit http://www.maunakeatech.com . For further information: Fern Lazar Lazar Partners 212-867-17...

Aquavan (Fospropofol Disodium) Injection Data Presented at Digestive Disease Week 2007

...olam group (70% versus 41%, p less than0.01). Data from the phase 3 study, together with the results of another phase 3 trial in patients undergoing bronchoscopy and an open-label study in patients undergoing minor surgical procedures, will form the foundation of the Aquavan New Drug Application (NDA). "There...

New Assays to Detect Disseminated Fungal Infections

...sensitivity (estimated at 50% in some series). Aspergillus , which is usually acquired by the airborne route, can be identified microscopically from bronchoscopy samples, but sensitivity is still only 50%. Traditionally, clinicians have been forced to start empiric antifungal therapy in response to any unexpla...
Bronchoscopy in Medical Products

Argyle® Nasopharyngeal Airway

Description:... Extra soft for patient comfort. The Argyle® Nasopharyngeal Airway provides an open airway to make suctioning and bronchoscopy easier, safer, and less traumatic....
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Bronchoscopy in Medical Dictionary

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is a technique of visualizing the inside of the airways for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. An instrument (bronchoscope) is inserted into the airways, usually through the nose or mouth, or occasionally... More about Bronchoscopy : Purpose Precautions Preparation Aftercare...

Sputum

...ded. ... It involves taking a sputum (what you cough up) sample, ... sputum sample. ... If enough sputum is still not produced, sometimes bronchoscopy will ... The use of sputum as a diagnostic tool in evaluating patients with community ... The sputum was evaluated to determine if it was pu...

Lung needle biopsy

...iopsy of the lung may also be performed during bronchoscopy or mediastinoscopy. ... A needle lung biopsy...iopsy of the lung may also be performed during bronchoscopy or ... ... Preparation Aftercare Risks Normal...iopsy of the lung may also be performed during bronchoscopy or mediastinoscopy. ... A needle lung biopsy...

Laryngoscopy

... hospital with a local anesthetic spray ... Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center provides information on microscopic laryngoscopy , bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy / laringoscopia microsc├│pica, ... Source FieldsArticle Source: EBSCO by Editorial Staff and ContributorsDefinitionLary...
Bronchoscopy in Biological News

Coming soon: 3-D imaging that flies 'through' and 'around' cancer

...n: Pilot Study and Development of 3-D Integrated 18F-FDG PET/CT for Virtual bronchoscopy and Colonoscopy." This imaging technique "may add important diagnostic info...n: Pilot Study and Development of 3-D Integrated 18F-FDG PET/CT for Virtual bronchoscopy and Colonoscopy," appears in the July issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medic...
Bronchoscopy in Biological Technology

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...9 Surgical Process II-29 Hernial Laparoscopy II-30 Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) II-30 Laryngoscopy II-30 Respiratory Tract II-30 bronchoscopy II-30 Thoracic Laparoscopy II-31 Blebectomy II-31 Intubation Endoscopes II-31 Otoscopy II-31 Sinoscopy II-31 Pharyngolaryngosc...
Bronchoscopy in Biological Dictionary

Bronchi

...ation - Bronchi ) information center covers causes, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, incidence, risk factors, signs, tests, support ... bronchoscopy is a procedure used to look inside the lungs' airways, called bronchial tubes, or bronchi . ... At the bronchoscope's tip are a light and a mini ... ...
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