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MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

A team of surgeons at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, led by William B. Inabnet III, MD, the Eugene W. Friedman, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chair for the Department of Surgery at MSBI and Chief of Endocrine Surgery Quality for the Mount Sinai Health System, have performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, and one of the first of its kind in the nation. [More]
Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Boston Children's Hospital have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. [More]
MILabs to provide Adaptive X-ray CT system to UAB for advancing pulmonary research

MILabs to provide Adaptive X-ray CT system to UAB for advancing pulmonary research

MILabs will provide an advanced U-CTUHR microCT system to the Cystic Fibrosis Research Center (CFRC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). [More]
DNA changes in blood samples could pave way for simple tests to diagnose IBD

DNA changes in blood samples could pave way for simple tests to diagnose IBD

Scientists have identified chemical changes in the DNA of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases that could improve screening for the conditions. [More]
UK’S pathology services struggling to cope with rising demand for tests, report reveals

UK’S pathology services struggling to cope with rising demand for tests, report reveals

Pathology services in the UK are struggling to cope with the increasing number of patient samples that need to be tested, according to a Cancer Research UK report published today (Wednesday). [More]
FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM to introduce next generation Dynamic Visualization II Image Processing at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will present the next generation of its cutting edge image processing technology, Dynamic Visualization II at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, from November 27 - December 2, 2016 at McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. [More]
FUJIFILM to display evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM to display evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions at RSNA 2016

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions, will showcase its evolving Enterprise Imaging portfolio of Synapse integrated solutions and spotlight enhanced features and next generation upgrades at the Radiological Society of North America 2016 conference and exhibition held November 27 - December 2, 2016 at McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. [More]
Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

Testing for Lynch syndrome: an interview with Kevin Monahan

Lynch syndrome is an inherited condition which causes about 1,100 cases of bowel cancer and 1,000 other cancers annually in the UK. It is caused by a fault in the mismatch repair gene (MMR) which usually works to prevent cancer. [More]
Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease. [More]
Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

Evena Medical, a leader in the development of high-quality, high-definition imaging for fast, accurate and precise bedside visualization, is introducing its enhanced DeepVu Ultrasound 4.0, offering clinicians the most advanced handheld ultrasound for use by clinicians of all skill levels. [More]
Richard Wolf to showcase new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at MEDICA 2016

Richard Wolf to showcase new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at MEDICA 2016

Richard Wolf GmbH is presenting its new system solutions for minimally invasive human medicine at the International Trade Fair for Medical Technology – MEDICA 2016, November 14-17, 2016 – at the newly designed exhibition booth under the motto “feel the spirit of excellence”. [More]

Acera to introduce new line of products in LED illumination with endoscopes at MEDICA 2016

Acera, Inc., a Massachusetts based startup focused on OEM LED lighting solutions for endoscopy and other technical applications will be launching its line of products at MEDICA, November 13-17, 2016, as part of the Mass Life Sciences presence at this prestigious medical device trade fair. [More]
Salivary endoscopy surgery at Loyola cures chronic dry mouth

Salivary endoscopy surgery at Loyola cures chronic dry mouth

For almost a decade, Gary Hackney suffered from painfully debilitating dry mouth caused by treatment for stage IV thyroid cancer. [More]
'Sponge on a string' test could spare people with Barrett's oesophagus from endoscopies

'Sponge on a string' test could spare people with Barrett's oesophagus from endoscopies

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists have discovered that a 'sponge on a string' pill test can identify which people with a condition called Barrett's oesophagus have a low risk of developing oesophageal cancer - sparing them uncomfortable endoscopies. [More]
PENTAX Medical showcases latest innovations in endoscopy at UEGW 2016

PENTAX Medical showcases latest innovations in endoscopy at UEGW 2016

PENTAX Medical highlighted “Quality in Focus: New Technologies Pushing Boundaries” at UEGW 2016, displaying its very latest endoscopic technology designed to support the clinical pathway through enhanced diagnosis and treatment. [More]
Nearly 20% of children with celiac disease have persistent enteropathy despite gluten-free diet

Nearly 20% of children with celiac disease have persistent enteropathy despite gluten-free diet

Even after a year on a gluten-free diet, nearly 20 percent of children with celiac disease continue to have intestinal abnormalities (enteropathy) on repeat biopsies, reports a study in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, official journal of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. [More]
Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017

Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017

The number of deaths from pancreatic cancer will overtake breast cancer mortality rates in the EU in 2017, a study has found. [More]
MediSens reveals full agenda to include inspiring speakers

MediSens reveals full agenda to include inspiring speakers

This highly-anticipated agenda focuses on discussing a clear need to assist medical professionals in order to improve clinical outcomes, reduce dosage and control costs through advanced X-ray Imaging Systems. [More]
Olympus to focus on streamlining trade show agenda next year

Olympus to focus on streamlining trade show agenda next year

To many people, theOlympus brand is synonymous with digital cameras. In fact, the leading manufacturer’s high-techproduct ranges coverMedical Systems, Life Science Solutionsand IndustrialSolutions, as well asCamera & Audio technologies. [More]
Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Boston Scientific launches novel technology to improve hemostatic clipping

Boston Scientific Corporation today announced the launch of the Resolution 360 Clip, a novel technology designed to improve hemostatic clipping by providing physicians controlled rotation designed for more accurate clip placement. [More]
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