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Study presented at DDW 2008 Confirms that New Device Significantly Improves Detection of Polyps in the Colon

Third Eye(TM) Retroscope(TM) Improved Polyp Detection by Thirteen Percent SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Digestive Disease Week conference in San Diego (DDW 2008), world-renowned gastroenterologist Jerome D. Waye, MD presented clinical results from a multi-institutional study which ev...

Phase 3 GATTEX results presented at DDW highlight potential new treatment in short bowel syndrome

San Diego, California, May 19, 2008 NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP) today reported the presentation of Phase 3 data at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Congress on GATTEX (teduglutide), a novel investigational compound that may reduce dependence upon parenteral nutrition (PN) in p...

AGA Institute presents cutting-edge research during DDW

Chicago, IL (May 29, 2009) Clinicians, researchers and scientists from around the world will gather for Digestive Disease Week 2009 (DDW ), the largest and most prestigious gastroenterology meeting, from May 30 to June 4, 2009, at the McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL. DDW is the ...

Cellvizio(R) Confocal Microscopy Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer Detection, According to New Study Presented at DDW

- Mauna Kea Technologies Debuts Cellvizio(R) ERCP Miniprobe - SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors may now be able to better diagnose cancer of the bile ducts, one of the most difficult cancers to detect and treat, according to a new study presented today at the Digestive Disease Wee...

Data Development Worldwide Helps Pharmaceutical Marketers Optimize Relationship Marketing to Patients

...of a comprehensive suite of proprietary tools that ddw offers global marketers to help them address a mul...development, marketing, and communications issues. ddw continues to set the standard of analytic quality ...research organizations. Headquartered in New York, ddw employs more than 100 people in key markets throug...

AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

...ndoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), ddw takes place May 30 - June 4, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting showcas...eal reflux disease (GERD)-related sleep disturbances. Abstract submitted to ddw 2009. (2) Data on File. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. 271410. (3) Fa...

New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer

...ols allowing physicians to more closely examine polyps during colonoscopy including optical biopsy and deep sedation of the patient will be presented. ddw is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal sur...

To what extent can environmental pollutants and alcohol affect GI health?

...r concrete evidence that the environment and alcohol intake can affect GI health and share important insights into new directions for future research. ddw is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal sur...

Lumenis(R) Presents the SlimLine(TM) GI Laser Fiber: The Latest Advancement in Laser Lithotripsy for Gastroenterology

... the most difficult cases eliminate the need for an open surgical intervention to remove the stone." Meet the Experts in the Lumenis booth at the ddw Contributors to the multi-center clinical series using the SlimLine GI will be at the Lumenis booth to discuss their experiences , including Dr...

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

...stee, David Carr-Locke, MD, FASGE. To make a tax-deductible contribution to the ASGE Foundation, stop by the ASGE Store or ASGE Learning Center at ddw or visit www.asge.org or call (630) 573-0600 or (800) 343-ASGE (2743) Award Recipients Rudolf V. Schindler Award Christopher J. Gostout, ...
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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Studies Presented at DDW Demonstrate Potential of Pure NOTES Surgery With Company's Toolbox

CINCINNATI, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. today announced that multiple studies presented at the 2009 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) demonstrate the company's novel, investigational* Toolbox enables natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) procedures without lap...

PROTECT-1 Phase II/III Induction-Stage Results for ChemoCentryx's Traficet-EN(TM) Presented in Oral Session at DDW 2009 Conference

Oral CCR9 Antagonist Demonstrates Clinical Efficacy with Favorable Tolerability Profile MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemoCentryx, Inc., announced that Phase II/III clinical data from the company's PROTECT-1 (the P rospective R andomized O ral T herapy E valuation in ...

Prometheus Announces New Findings Regarding Patients at Risk for Celiac Disease at DDW

New Insights into the Prediction of IBD Using Serology Testing Also Presented SAN DIEGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, announced new findings regarding a correlation between an important serologic marker used in the det...

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

SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A post hoc analysis showing time to symptom resolution data from a study (study 302) of Shire plc's (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY) ulcerative colitis (UC) drug, LIALDA(TM), will be presented today at Digestive Disease Week (DDW). Study 302 (further referr...

Analysis of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Remission Rates from Long-term Safety Study of Lialda (mesalamine) Presented at DDW

Post-hoc analysis shows nearly nine out of ten patients taking once-daily Lialda remained relapse free at the end of 12 months WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A long-term phase III, open-label 12-14 month extension study (303) presented at the British Society of Gastroente...

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

...to date in patients with high-grade dysplasia and early cancer. As the ddw meeting commenced, the New England Journal of Medicine published a landma...doscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), ddw takes place May 30 - June 4, 2009 in Chicago, IL. The meeting presents app...

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

...terological Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), ddw takes place May 30 - June 4, 2009 in Chicago, IL. The meeting presents approximately 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances ...

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

...here to this co-therapy." The presentation at ddw included data from more than 1,300 evaluable patie...poor. About Digestive Disease Week (DDW) ddw is the largest international gathering of physicia...d the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ddw takes place May 31 - June 4, 2009, at McCormick Pl...

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

... Company's website: www.shire.com . About ddw ddw is the largest international gathering of physicia...d the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ddw takes place May 30-June 4, 2009, at McCormick Plac...

Ironwood and Forest Present Additional Positive Phase 2b Study Results for Linaclotide in Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation

... -- Data Presented Today at ddw Demonstrate Linaclotide Provided Early Onset of Ab... linaclotide presentations being made this week at ddw will be: Abstract 236: Global End...ies. About Digestive Disease Week (DDW) ddw is the largest international gathering of physicia...
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New GI technologies improve internal organ visualization

...s are demonstrating significant improvements in the quality and delivery of evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of the GI tract and surrounding areas. ddw is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal sur...

Novel therapy combinations gain ground in treating hepatitis

...sented today at Digestive Disease Week® 2006 (DDW), new combinations of therapies are making significant progress to improve symptoms of the disease. ddw is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal sur...
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China-Biotics, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

... survival and egg production rates in commercially raised poultry. In June 2009, China-Biotics attended Digestive Disease Week 2009 in Chicago. ddw is the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for gastrointestinal professionals in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy a...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System Featured in Broad Range of Clinical Studies at Upcoming Digestive Disease Week(R)

...resented on the SpyGlass System. About Digestive Disease Week (R) ddw is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and acade...rointestinal Endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ddw takes place May 30 - June 4, 2009, at the McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. The...

Lexicon to Present Clinical Data for LX1031 and LX1032 at Digestive Disease Week

...ndrome . The presentations will take place at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, May 31 and Monday, June 1, respectively. ddw is the world's largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. ...

China-Biotics, Inc. to Attend Digestive Disease Week 2009

...d gastrointestinal surgery. Every year, it attracts approximately 16,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world. The schedule for ddw 2009 is: May 30 - June 4, 2009 Exhibit Dates: May 31 - June 3, 2009 McCormick Place Chicago, IL "We are excited to att...

ChemoCentryx's Traficet-EN(TM) Phase II/III Induction Phase Data in Crohn's Disease to be Featured in Oral Presentation at 2009 Digestive Disease Week

... chemokine receptor represents a novel approach for the treatment of Crohn's disease and other inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal system. ddw 2009 will be held on May 30 - June 4, 2009, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Satish Keshav, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Gastroenterology, ...

Presentation of Landmark Clinical Trial Evaluating Endoscopic Treatment for Pre-cancerous Condition of Esophagus

...terological Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), ddw takes place May 17-22, 2008 in San Diego, CA. The meeting showcases approximately 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances in G...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System to Be Prominently Featured at Digestive Disease Week(R)

...giography (ERC) procedures. "We are excited that ddw provides an opportunity to highlight the safety an...ry System(TM). About Digestive Disease Week(R) ddw is the largest international gathering of physicia...d the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, ddw takes place May 17-22, 2008, at the San Diego Conv...
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