Regular doctor visits can help spot colon cancer

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. But colon cancer screening is underused, the study authors said. “These findings help underscore the continued importance and effectiveness of visits with primary care physicians in a brave new world of virtual care and population health outreach,” said study co-author Dr. Ethan Halm. He ...

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Global Colorectal Endoscopy Market 2016: Analysis, Growth, Size, Share, Demand & Forecast to 2020

Global Colorectal Endoscopy Industry 2016 analyzed the world’s main region market size, share, trends, conditions, including the product price, profit, capacity, production, capacity utilization, supply, demand and industry growth rate etc. The report offers a holistic overview of the Colorectal Endoscopy market with the help of application segments and geographical regions that govern the market currently. Further, the report delves deep into ...

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Lohman Endoscopy Center acquired by Sanders Trust

LAS CRUCES – The Sanders Trust, located in Birmingham, Alabama, recently acquired three medical investment properties in three states, expanding its portfolio by $16.5 million, including a Las Cruces property. The Lohman Endoscopy Center is a 13,444-square-foot multi-tenant facility located adjacent to the Mountain View Regional Medical Center campus and provides comprehensive gastrointestinal care through outpatient, inpatient, and post-acute services. The facility is occupied ...

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Endoscope Cleaning Machine Tied to Superbugs Still Being Used

When going in for a medical procedure, you probably want to be certain the doctor’s instruments are clean. Following a recent turnabout by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that certainty may be a little harder to come by. Six months ago, the regulator said a machine tied by a U.S. Senate report to a deadly superbug outbreak should be taken off the market “as ...

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PENTAX Medical Launches New High-Definition Pulmonology Endoscopy System for Crystal Clear Imaging

July 01, 2016 05:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time HAMBURG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PENTAX Medical today announces the launch of a new high-definition (HD) pulmonology endoscopy system in the European, Middle Eastern & African (EMEA) markets. The new DEFINA system in Pulmonology combines a state-of-the art HD processor with i-scan imaging technology and two highly maneuverable HD bronchoscopes. This powerful combination serves to ...

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