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

This release is available in Spanish . Capsule endoscopy for exploring the colon in a minimally invasive manner diagnoses 64% of all lesions located by means of conventional colonoscopy. According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine the specialised medical journal ...

GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights

OAK BROOK, Ill. June 29, 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 at screening colonoscopy found a wide variation among endosco...

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. LOUIS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) is proud to honor GI and endoscopy professionals through a series of annual awards that recognize their de...

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

OAK BROOK, Ill. The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has recognized 68 endoscopy units as part of its new program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy, in all settings where it is practiced in the United States. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program...

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

Today's Local Winners Eligible for Consideration in National "Proud to Be GI" Award CINCINNATI, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA), the premier society representing nursing professionals in gastroenterology and endoscopy, and Procter ...

Solos Endoscopy, Inc.'s Breast Endoscopy System Featured in January Issue of Outpatient Surgery Magazine

BOSTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce that the Company's Breast Endoscopy System, the MammoView(TM), was featured in the "Product News" section of Outpatient Surgery Magazine in the January 2009 issue. The article focused on the ...
Endoscopy in Medical Technology

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

Study shows extent of intestinal damage does not explain patients' symptoms ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found that capsule endoscopy can provide a magnified view of the intestinal damage caused by celiac disease. This new information ca...

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 Tower's ...

Advance in Bowel Cancer Test Research

...estigation. 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 2...

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

...he 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 follo...oenterological Association (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), DDW tak...

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. Radiof...ther study (AIM-II) published in Gastrointestinal endoscopy , 98.4 percent of patients were Barrett's-free aft...n (AGA), the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE), and the Society for Surgery of the Aliment...

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

...s, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American Associatio...ical Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May 31...
Endoscopy in Medical Products

E4 Endoscopy System - multi discipline capability

Description: Endoscopic CycloPhotocoagulation (ECP) is a surgical approach to glaucoma management that employs light, endoscopy and visualized laser application. The ciliary body (which produces aqueous humour) is viewed by the surgeon, from the anterior or posterior segment, through the endoscope in real time....
Company:Medtronic

E3 Compact 810nm High Power Laser & Endoscopy System

Description: Endoscopic CycloPhotocoagulation (ECP) is a surgical approach to glaucoma management that employs light, endoscopy and visualized laser application. The ciliary body (which produces aqueous humour) is viewed by the surgeon, from the anterior or posterior segment, through the endoscope in real time....
Company:Medtronic

E2 Compact 810nm Laser and Endoscopy System

Description: Endoscopic CycloPhotocoagulation (ECP) is a surgical approach to glaucoma management that employs light, endoscopy and visualized laser application. The ciliary body (which produces aqueous humour) is viewed by the surgeon, from the anterior or posterior segment, through the endoscope in real time....
Company:Medtronic

PillCam SB Capsule Endoscopy

Description: The PillCam SB Capsule Endoscope is a naturally ingested device for use in the gastrointestinal tract. Natural peristalsis moves the PillCam SB Capsule smoothly and painlessly throughout the gastrointestinal tract, transmitting color video images as it passes. The procedure is ambulatory, allowing ...
Company:Given Imaging

PillCam ESO Capsule Endoscopy

Description: The PillCam™ ESO video capsule is specifically designed to view the inner lining of the Esophagus. The capsule is equipped with miniature cameras on both ends and is about the size of a multi-vitamin, which can be swallowed easily....
Company:Given Imaging

M2A Capsule Endoscopy

Description: The Given system, developed by Given Imaging of Israel, is a miniaturized endoscopy unit about the size of a grape. Weighing in at only four grams, it contains a miniature color video camera, 4 LED lights, battery and radio transmitter coated by a smooth biocompatible surface that is resistant to d...
Company:Given Imaging

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Endoscopy in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

...aphy Electroencephalography Electromyography Electronystagmography Electrooculography Electroretinography Evoked potential endoscopy Colonoscopy Gastroscopy Cystoscopy Sigmoidoscopy Colposcopy Otoscopy Ophthalmoscopy Videoendoscopy Virtual colonos...

Medicine

...mbulatory care and inpatient services, emergency rooms , intensive care medicine , surgery services, physical therapy , labor and delivery , endoscopy units, diagnostic laboratory and medical imaging services, hospice centers, etc. Some primary care providers may also take care of hospitalized...

Positive predictive value

... Fecal occult blood (FOB) screen test is used in 203 people to look for bowel cancer: Patients with bowel cancer (as confirmed on endoscopy ) True False ? FOB test Positive TP = 2 FP = 18 = TP / (TP + FP) = 2 / (2 + 18) = 2 / 20 ≡ 1...
Endoscopy in Medical Dictionary

Endoscopy

Endoscopy means looking inside and typically refers to looking inside the body for medical reasons using an instrument called an endoscope. Endoscopy can also refer to using a borescope in technical situations where direct... Endoscopy is the general name for exams like colonoscopy, which...

Ulcer disease

...isease is a general term for ulcers that ... In the digestive system, an ulcer is an area where tissue has been destroyed by ... West Shore endoscopy Center's Web Site includes office information and paient ... Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a very common ailment, affecting one out of eight ... ...

Small bowel biopsy

...elines on small bowel enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy in adults. Gut. 2008; ... Small bowel bi...elines on small bowel enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy in adults. Gut. 2008; ... Small Bowel ......elines on small bowel enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy in adults. Gut. ... Enteroscopy - Overview, E...

Methemoglobinemia

...ndrome, diarrhea, drinking water, gastrointestinal disturbance, ... This is my sixteenth year as an RN and the second year I have worked in the endoscopy lab. ... The term methemoglobinemia seemed vaguely familiar, so I ... Methemoglobinemia is a rare disorder that can be either inherited or ac...

Hematemesis

...involve the ... Hematemesis . Hemorrhoids. Incontinence. Indigestion or Heartburn. Jaundice. Proctalgia ... American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) Digestive ... Hematemesis . Hemorrhoids. Incontinence. Indigestion or Heartburn. Jaundice. Proctalgia ... Common Symptoms: Hematemesis . ...

Helicobacter pylori

...age of national, regional and international news ... Helicobacter pylori infection has been associated with the occurrence of ... West Shore endoscopy Center's Web Site includes office information and paient ... tract to understand how and where Helicobacter pylori infection can occur. ... ...
Endoscopy in Biological News

OSA's ISP launches with research on breathing disorders and congenital heart defects

...g. This new technique is an improvement over video endoscopy, says Robert McLaughlin, who was part of the research team. Video images captured with endoscopy are two-dimensional, which makes it difficult for doctors to accurately estimate the true three-dimensional size and shape of the narrowing airways. I...

Anti-tumor therapy with endoscopic ultrasound may fight cancer more safely and effectively

...mbination with systemic chemotherapy to kill cancer cells that have spread may prove to be a more effective approach to some cancers. EUS combines endoscopy and ultrasound in order to obtain the most accurate, high resolution images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and o...

Titanium Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Multimilion Dollar Medical Software Company and Its Existing Sales Network

... of three-dimensional medical imaging. Their major products include Virtual endoscopy and 3D Virtual Radiotherapy Planning System. China Medical Systems is profi...ping and selling three-dimensional medical imaging software such as Virtual endoscopy (Virtual Colonoscopy) which allows doctors to transform a medical image fro...

Titanium Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Multimilion Dollar Medical Software Company and Its Existing Sales Network

... of three-dimensional medical imaging. Their major products include Virtual endoscopy and 3D Virtual Radiotherapy Planning System. China Medical Systems is profi...ping and selling three-dimensional medical imaging software such as Virtual endoscopy (Virtual Colonoscopy) which allows doctors to transform a medical image fro...

SinuNase Phase 3 show almost 100 percent of chronic sinusitis cases are from fungal-induced inflamma

...pension. In order to be enrolled in the clinical trial, patients must have had well-documented CS based on a history of the requisite symptoms, nasal endoscopy findings, and CT scan demonstrating characteristic mucosal changes in the sinuses. At the time of enrollment, all patients have had nasal mucin colle...

Light-based probe 'sees' early cancers in first tests on human tissue

...for a cancerous lesion to escape detection. Wax and his former graduate student John Pyhtila reported in the March 2007 issue of Gastrointestinal endoscopy that their fiber-optic device reliably differentiated between healthy and precancerous digestive tissue taken from the stomach and esophagus of three ...
Endoscopy in Biological Technology

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com just added a new market research report to its catalogue. World Endoscopy Systems Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109885/World-Endoscopy-Systems-Market.html?utm_source=PRNWire&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=PRNWire ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair

System Can Also Be Used For Mini-Open And Open Surgeries ANDOVER, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the BICEPTOR Tenodesis (TEEN-oh-DEE-sis) System to treat injuries to the biceps tendon in the...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches New, Reusable Cannula Line for Hip Arthroscopy

ANDOVER, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the ARTHROGARDE(TM) Hip Access Cannula, designed to prevent inadvertent damage to soft tissue that can occur during arthroscopic hip repair surgery. Durin...

AGA Institute and Horizon Therapeutics Launch 'Connect to Protect' Program to Educate Physicians and Consumers on Risks Associated With NSAID Use

...which is held each May, is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. For more information, please visit www.gastro.org . About Horizon Therapeutics Horizon Therapeutics, Inc. i...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

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

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

...n demonstration sessions in its Simulated Clinical endoscopy Suites and at its booth stations for the following...ics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored b...stitute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Trac...
Endoscopy in Biological Dictionary

Trachea

...se, ... The trachea is meant to be a fairly rigid tube. ... However, a collapsed trachea changes its diameter during the respiratory cycle. ... endoscopy is another way to see the trachea . ... For details of the ciliated, pseudostratified epithelium of the trachea , see above. The trachea divide...

Polyp

...n uncommon condition. ... Many times the polyp is asymptomatic and the pregnant woman does not know ... The American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy (ASGE) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting ... A good example of a polyp may be ...

Jejunum

... the greatly coiled parts of the small intestine. ... Most of the jejunum lies in the umbilical region of the abdomen, whereas the ... West Shore endoscopy Center's Web Site includes office information and paient ... The role of the jejunum is to absorb nutrients that come down from above. ... Jejun...

Esophagus

..... Barrett's esophagus is a condition in ... Barrett ' s esophagus occurs when the normal cells that line the lower part ... Autofluorescence endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus ... ...

Colchicine

... take colchicine ? What happens if I miss a dose? ... Because colchicine was developed prior to federal regulations requiring FDA ... West Shore endoscopy Center's Web Site includes office information and paient ... Colchicine is used to treat or prevent acute gouty arthritis. ... Colchicine , a wa...

Cecum

...g. ... This part of the colon is called the cecum . ... Image 3 is at the base of the cecum where the appendix is attached. ... West Shore endoscopy Center's Web Site includes office information and paient ... This part of the colon is called the cecum . ... The cecum or caecum (from the ...
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