Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Abdominal obstetric binder helpful for cecal intubation

(HealthDay)—Use of an abdominal obstetric binder (AOB) is associated with a faster and more effective colonoscope insertion during outpatient colonoscopy, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of Gastroenterology ...

Oncology & Cancer

New colonoscope provides ground-breaking view of colon

A ground-breaking advance in colonoscopy technology signals the future of colorectal care, according to research presented today at Digestive Disease Week(DDW). Additional research focuses on optimizing the minimal withdrawal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emerging imaging modalities impact diagnosis of digestive disease

Recent advances in colonoscopic technology are featured in a number of studies presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology this week. In this research some technologies fare better ...


IG: Improvements in VA endoscopic equipment use

(AP) -- Inspections show that Veterans Department medical facilities have made significant progress on fixing endoscopic procedure problems that potentially exposed thousands to HIV and other infections.