Gastrointestinal

Study Shows Existing Flexible Endoscopes Reprocessing Techniques Insufficient for Bacteria Removal

According to a new study, current endoscopic manufacturer cleaning instructions for a wide range of gastrointestinal, urological and respiratory devices used in diagnostic procedures still fail to protect patients from the risk of infection.

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Reimbursement Policy Trends are Affecting Pricing across the US Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Device Market According to iData Research

Contact iData Research to schedule a demo with iData’s Reimbursement Tracker Team. They will walk you through the dashboard and show you how Reimbursement Tracker can help you limit any loss of business that may occur as a result of changes to procedural coverage by a given provider, or Medicare rate changes.

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State of the US Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Device Market

New article from Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (mddionline.com): Growth in procedures will overwhelm eroding pricing, and expanding niches could bring future growth opportunities.

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Boston Scientific, Olympus Lead U.S. Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Market Despite Significant Pricing Pressure

The wide therapeutic capabilities of gastrointestinal devices are fueling the market, allowing patients to avoid surgical intervention.

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3D Virtual Reality Colonoscopy: Pursuing a Better Path to Colorectal Cancer Prevention

The University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) is now pushing radiology even further with holograms. Virtual holography CTC is the latest phase in her two decades of research committed to earlier, safer, life-saving detection of colorectal cancer.

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EndoChoice Launches RescueNet Retrieval Device

EndoChoice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GI) announced the full market release of its RescueNet™ retrieval device. Based upon the OmniLoop™ technology unveiled with the Boa® polypectomy snare, RescueNet’s design also incorporates new ProMesh™ technology.

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GI Reimbursement Cuts by CMS To Colonoscopy Payments May Result in Fewer Procedures

Faced with cuts in Medicare reimbursement for colonoscopy, some gastroenterologists say they might reduce the number of procedures they do and retire earlier than they had intended, according to a recent survey.

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Boston Scientific Releases The Captivator EMR Device To Treat Upper GI Tract Disease

Boston Scientific recently launched the Captivator EMR Device for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR), a minimally invasive alternative to an esophagectomy, a surgical procedure that removes part of the esophagus in upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract cases.

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New Study Shows Patients Suffering from Gastrointestinal Tumors Are More Susceptible to Other Forms of Cancer

A new study discovered that patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are more susceptible to other forms of cancer compared to the U.S. population.

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US Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Market to Keep Expanding

Most segments of the GI endoscopic market are expecting to continue growing despite falling prices; smaller players have opportunities for expansion in niche areas.

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