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2022 Gastroparesis Awareness Month: The Burdens, Concerns, and Quality of Life for Individuals

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C.—Gastroparesis Awareness Month, established by IFFGD in 2016, takes place every year during the month of August. IFFGD utilizes its platform to support the gastroparesis community by raising awareness to promote education and encourage research. Gastroparesis is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder affecting approximately 5 million people in the United States and about 38 women and 10 men ...

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New Study Finds Endoscopy Equipment Market Worth $39.3 Billion

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According to the new market research report “Endoscopy Equipment Marketby Product (Endoscope (Flexible, Rigid, Capsule, Robot-assisted, Disposable), Visualization Systems, Accessories), Application (GI Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Arthroscopy), End User – Global Forecast to 2026″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global Endoscopy Equipment Market is projected to reach USD 39.3 billion by 2026 from USD 27.3 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 7.5%. ...

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GI Issues in Kids With COVID-19 MIS-C May Muddy Diagnosis

— Pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome symptoms could mimic less toxic GI infections, IBD Children and adolescents with COVID-19 who developed multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) often exhibited marked gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations, sometimes confounding diagnosis by mimicking GI infections or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a recent case series. In a chart review of 44 pediatric patients (ages 7 months to 20 years, ...

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STERILUCENT, INC. ANNOUNCES CLEARANCE TO MARKET NEW LOW-TEMPERATURE STERILIZATION SYSTEM

New sterilizer’s unique features address longstanding process challenges Sterilucent, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN), announces that the company has received regulatory clearance to market the Sterilucent™ HC 80TT Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizer with Cycle Guardian™ technology in the United States. Cycle Guardian technology includes: Advanced and continuous critical parameter monitoring capability, which enables advanced dynamic sterilant delivery, confirms that the minimum required concentration of the ...

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Thoracent Expands Device Offering through US Distribution Agreement with Med-Italia Biomedica

Huntington, New York (March 1, 2019)  Thoracent, Inc., announced today the execution of an exclusive agreement with Med-ItaliaBiomedicato distribute the Itaflex line of endoscopy devices. The Itaflex device portfolio includes the Netis Retrieval Net, which Thoracent plans to launch at the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (SGNA) annual meeting in Portland, OR, April 14–16.    “We are delighted to join ...

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