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Frost & Sullivan European Gastroenterology Technology Implementation of the Year Award Bestowed on Crospon

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frost & Sullivan "2009 European Gastroenterology Technology Implementation of the Year Award," is presented to Ireland-based Crospon for successfully using the impedance planimetry technique in its novel EndoFLIP(R) (endoluminal functional lumen imaging probe...

CRH Medical introduces non surgical hemorroid removal to Gastroenterology Fellowship program

VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical Corporation (CRM:TSX-V) announced today that the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile Alabama has completed a training program involving its Teaching Faculty and Gastroenterology Fellows on the non surgical removal of h...

Colorado Gastroenterology Chooses Qqest's TimeForce, Payroll Services

SALT LAKE CITY, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Qqest Software Systems today announced that Colorado Gastroenterology in Denver has adopted the company's TimeForce time and attendance software, as well as the company's Payroll Services. Founded in 2004, Colorado GI performs over 5,000 medical procedu...

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...

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 ...

American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Guidelines

Colonoscopy Every Ten Years is Preferred Screening Strategy According, to Experts BETHESDA, Md., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology has issued updated screening guidelines for colorectal cancer in the March issue of The American Journal of Gastroentero...

Local Gastroenterology Practice Gives Back to the Community During Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Digestive Health Specialists physicians will provide 50 free colonoscopies to patients impacted by the recent economic downturn. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) February 27, 2009 -- On Saturday, March 14, the physicians at Digestive Health Specialists (DHS) will donate their ...

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology most influential journal in field of clinical medicine

Bethesda, MD (Jan. 15, 2009) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute journal, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , is the medical journal with the most impact on the field of clinical medicine, according to a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators data by Thom...

Central Bucks Specialists, a Cardiology and Gastroenterology Multi-location Clinic, Selects MxSecure, Inc., Provider of Medical Transcription Services, as their Transcription Provider.

Central Bucks Specialists, a leader in Cardiology and Gastroenterology care, selects MxSecure, Inc., the nation's leading provider of medical transcription services to healthcare clinics, as their outsourced medical transcription provider for accurate and timely transcription reports. ...

Nationwide Awards Recognize Nurses, Associates and Nursing Teams That Specialize in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy

Recipients of 'Proud to be GI Awards' Honored for Commitment to Patient Care CINCINNATI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&G) is encouraging GI and Endoscopy professionals to recognize outstanding nurses and associates for th...
Gastroenterology in Medical Technology

Alba Therapeutics Presents New Data for Larazotide Acetate at the 2008 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

Study Showed Larazotide Acetate Prevented Immunologic Changes Induced by Gluten in Patients with Celiac Disease Additional Data Indicates Potential in Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Alba Therapeutics Corporation presented results from...

Ardea Biosciences to Present Data on Lead MEK Inhibitor, RDEA119, at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA ) today announced that preclinical data will be presented on the Company's lead mitogen-activated ERK kinase (MEK) inhibitor, RDEA119, at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting at th...

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

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Publication of a Canadian study on colonoscopy's impact on reducing colon cancer deaths suggests a lower impact on mortality than previously reported. Physician experts from the American College of Gastroenterology urge patients and the public to r...

Takeda Provides Update on the Investigational Fixed-Dose Combination of alogliptin and ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl)

...ical Company Limited, the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan. The respective companies currently market oral diabetes, insomnia, rheumatology and gastroenterology treatments and seek to bring innovative products to patients through a pipeline that includes compounds in development for diabetes, cardiovascular di...

Takeda Receives FDA Complete Response Letter for Alogliptin, an Investigational Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

...ical Company Limited, the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan. The respective companies currently market oral diabetes, insomnia, rheumatology and gastroenterology treatments and seek to bring innovative products to patients through a pipeline that includes compounds in development for diabetes, cardiovascular di...

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

...ase, despite gluten ingestion, for reasons that are not well understood," said Dr. Michelle Pietzak, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist in the Division of gastroenterology at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. "The results from this study show that an overly aggressive immune response to par...

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

... and persistency is an important consideration in disease management," said Sunanda Kane, MD, MSPH, AGAF, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and lead investigator on database analysis. "We are pleased to have shared the results of the database...

Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)

...Propofol. "The Discovery SB has proved to be a means of rapid, safe, and effective deep small-bowel intubation," said Dr. Patrick Okolo, Chief of gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, who also observed the procedure at Southmead Hospital. "Cases like this demonstrate the fact that we are only beginn...

Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

...lty therapeutics company focused on the development of therapies that address critical unmet needs and underserved patient populations in the areas of gastroenterology and hepatology. Hyperion and Ucyclyd Pharma, Inc., a subsidiary of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, entered into a collaboration agreement for HPN-...

Prometheus and Rosetta Genomics Announce License and Collaboration Agreement

...d to collaborate to develop two new microRNA-based gastroenterology tests, which may result in additional, success-bas...ments to Rosetta. Funding for development of these gastroenterology tests will be provided by Prometheus. "Promet...us has established its position as a leader in the gastroenterology market by building an integrated portfolio of diag...
Gastroenterology in Medical Products

POLYGRAM NET®

Description:... POLYGRAM NET® (PNET) is the foundation and supporting framework for all Medtronic gastroenterology diagnostic systems. This extremely versatile software supports the reporting, analysis, and database functions for all the GI diagnostic testing proce...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology

800 Series KTP/Nd:YAG "XP" Surgical Laser System

Description:...ower, dual-wavelength system designed for urology, gynecology, ENT, plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, neurosurgery, pulmonary surgery and gastroenterology procedures. The KTP/532 beam surgically cuts, vaporizes and coagulates tissue with minimal disruption to adjacent areas. Cutting and vaporization are ...
Company:Laserscope (now Iridex)

KTP/Nd:YAG "XP" Surgical Laser System

Description:...ower, dual-wavelength system designed for urology, gynecology, ENT, plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, neurosurgery, pulmonary surgery and gastroenterology procedures. The KTP/532™ beam surgically cuts, vaporizes and coagulates tissue with minimal disruption to adjacent areas. Cutting and vaporizati...
Company:Laserscope (now Iridex)
Gastroenterology in Medical Definition

Pathology

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Medicine

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Gastroenterology in Medical Dictionary

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology (MeSH heading) is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. Etymologically, the name is a combination of three Ancient Greek words gastros (stomach), enteron... Committed to meeting the needs of clinical gastroenterology practitioner...

Liver Diseases

...need to know about Liver Transplantation (Easy-to-Read) Wilson Disease ... Collection of brief descriptions outlining liver diseases , from gastroenterology Consultants, PC. ... As gastroenterologists, we treat many types of liver disease . ... Common liver diseases that lead to liver trans...

Liver disease

...need to know about Liver Transplantation (Easy-to-Read) Wilson Disease ... Collection of brief descriptions outlining liver diseases , from gastroenterology Consultants, PC. ... As gastroenterologists, we treat many types of liver disease . ... Simple fatty liver is not a disease , since it does ...

Intestinal Diseases

...Digestive Diseases A-Z List of Topics and Titles : Abdominal Adhesions ... From the University of Iowa, the *best* lists of Internet sources in gastroenterology & intestinal diseases . ... HONselect : Intestinal diseases . SGNA ... The Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM) has served veterinarians and o...

Gastrointestinal

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Endocrinology

...sure: the endocrinology of sepsis ... Guide to Nature Reviews Endocrinology . Online submission. Guidelines for referees ... Endocrinology . gastroenterology & Hepatology. Methods & Protocols ... Features articles covering thyroid and parathyroid diseases, hormone replacement, and osteoporosis...

Emergency

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Gastroenterology in Biological News

'Normal' cells far from cancer give nanosignals of trouble

..., Hemant Roy, M.D., agrees. "While very preliminary, if validated, this approach may be of great clinical and biological value," says Roy, director of gastroenterology research at NorthShore. "Indeed, the ability to determine cancer risk by interrogating readily accessible tissue may provide an important step forward...

Colorectal cancer

...both in the primary tumor and in its metastases. In the future, their findings may help identify patients with aggressive tumors at an earlier stage ( gastroenterology 2009, doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2009.03.041).* The National Cancer Institute estimates that, alone in the United States, 106,100 cases of colon cancer...

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission

...ed drugs, but without side effects like malnutrition and growth retardation. Dr. Shamir recently reported his research in the Journal of Pediatric gastroenterology and Nutrition . Eating Like an Astronaut Dr. Shamir's research was inspired by the problem of malnutrition and growth retardation in children ...

Colon cancer screening technique shows continued promise in new study

...ults were recently published in the journal Cancer Research . Clinical trials have been conducted in collaboration with Hemant Roy, M.D., director of gastroenterology research at NorthShore University HealthSystem. The study is a step toward clinical application of the technology, since it used tissue samples nea...

Scientists explain how 'death receptors' designed to kill our cells may make them stronger

...nction will allow us to develop better and more effective therapies for several human diseases," said Gregory J. Gores, M.D., Chair of the Division of gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and one of the scientists involved in the work. In their article, Gores and his colleague, M...

Liver disease 'shrunk' by blood-pressure drug

...nd shows promise for a treatment that could make a huge difference to the lives of thousands of people." The team whose work is published today in gastroenterology , say this early stage trial is promising and they now want to carry out several much larger studies initially involving patients with liver disease c...

Five outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2009 Research Scholars Award

...California, San Diego (Designated RSA in Geriatric gastroenterology funded by Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.): Sex-spec... have made important contributions to the field of gastroenterology and many former award recipients have gone on to h... scientific and clinical opportunity, the field of gastroenterology faces a significant decline in the number of gastr...

No insurance? No colonoscopy

...ts ). Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the developed world. In this report, John Inadomi, chief of Clinical gastroenterology at the San Francisco General Hospital and a frequent contributor to F1000 Medicine, writes that the uptake of certain types of screening has been link...

Review of probiotic trial research finds only Bifantis able to claim efficacy for IBS symptoms

... article was published on the American Journal of gastroenterology website in advance of appearing in the publicatio...ptions are limited. Darren. M Brenner, Division of gastroenterology and Department of Internal Medicine, at Northweste...dical journals, including the American Journal of gastroenterology 2 , ...

Crib-side studies help struggling newborns go home without feeding tubes

...orns with severe swallowing difficulties learn to feed on their own. According to a study appearing in the February issue of the Journal of Pediatric gastroenterology and Nutrition , physicians at Nationwide Children's were able to help 15 out of 20 infants with severe feeding difficulties and airway concerns learn ...
Gastroenterology in Biological Technology

UCB and Crohn's Disease Working Group Award $175,000 in Research Grants to Gastroenterology Fellows

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, Inc. and the Crohn's Disease Working Group (CDWG) today announced the four recipients of the 2009 Research Awards in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) for Gastroenterology (GI) Fellows, who each will receive a one-year research grant for their original clinica...

Results of Colon Cancer Study Utilizing Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBIO ) ("PBI") today announced that a study focused on the discovery and identification of potential biomarkers of colon cancer that used pressure cycling technology (PCT) for the extraction of prot...

NewBridge Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing of Pylera(R) for Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Caspian Region

... expertise." About Helicobacter pylori The discovery in 1983 of the Helicobacter pylori organism was one of the major advances in gastroenterology in recent decades, as it has revolutionized the approach to many upper gastrointestinal disorders. Helicobacter pylori is believed to cause a spectr...

Eamonn Hobbs Appointed President & CEO of Delcath Systems, Inc.

...m/cgi-bin/prnh/20081118/NY46990LOGO ) Mr. Hobbs has over 25 years of experience in the interventional radiology, interventional cardiology and gastroenterology medical device industries. From 1988 until earlier this year, Mr. Hobbs was President and CEO of AngioDynamics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGO ). As a co-foun...

Study Finds Noninvasive Blood Test for Liver Fibrosis May Alleviate Need for Liver Biopsies for Some Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

..., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study in the June issue of Clinical gastroenterology and Hepatology , published by Elsevier, demonstrates that the Hepascore(TM)... http://www.elsevier.com/locate/cgh for more information on Clinical gastroenterology and Hepatology , published by Elsevier. Members of the media may request co...

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

... monthly basis, the AGA Institute publishes two highly respected journals, gastroenterology and Clinical gastroenterology and Hepatology . The organization's annual meeting is Digestive Disease Wee...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

... induction and maintenance clinical trial of Crohn's disease patients who have failed infliximab," said study investigator Douglas Wolf, M.D., Atlanta gastroenterology Associates, Atlanta, GA. "The study demonstrates that Cimzia(R) is effective up to 26 weeks in this difficult to treat patient population." The p...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

...se Week, addressing the topic of invention of new devices in interventional gastroenterology ORANGEBURG, S.C., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeus, Inc., a leader in polym... on developing industry advancements in polymer science with an emphasis on gastroenterology and endoscopy of the present and future. At the conclusion of the presentat...

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

...ain cholangioscopic characteristics of CC have been described. This podium presentation will be given by Alexander Dechene, M.D., gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany, at 8:42-8:54 a.m. in Room S100 of McCormick Place. ...

Solvay Pharmaceuticals Announces Strategic Partnership With HUYA to Access new Drug Candidates From China

.... The companies seek to fulfil carefully selected, unmet medical needs in the therapeutic areas of neuroscience, cardiometabolic, influenza vaccines, gastroenterology and men's and women's health. Its 2008 sales were EUR 2.7 billion and it employs more than 9,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www....
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