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Endoscopy

Discussing new device sterilization standards
Q&A with Susan Klacik, clinical educator with IAHCSMM
AI increases detection of adenoma in colonoscopies: researchers
Overall detection rose 27% in average-risk patients
To buy Intersect ENT, Medtronic must sell subsidiary: FTC
Must make the sale within 10 days of completing the acquisition
Getting to know the new endoscope processing standard
ST91: Flexible and semi-rigid endoscope processing in health care facilities
Fujifilm inks multimillion-dollar endoscopy deal with US military
Five-year deal includes equipment and training for hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers
Joint Commission publishes advisory on reprocessing reusable medical equipment
Recommends actions for reprocessing tools correctly
COVID-related delays in screening yielding higher late-stage breast cancer diagnosis rate
Stage I breast cancer diagnoses dropped from 63.9% to 51.3%
Olympus to focus medical division on chronic disease
Company will lean into gastrointestinal, urology and respiratory devices
Hologic to acquire Bolder Surgical for $160 million
Manufactures advanced energy vessel sealing devices for surgery
AI in colorectal screenings reduces rate of missed adenomas
First randomized trial to examine computer-aided detection in colonoscopy
EndoSound gets FDA breakthrough device designation for endoscopic ultrasound
Addresses safety concerns over elevator mechanism on echo-endoscopes
University of Cincinnati performs first endoscopic 'triple valve' operation in the US
Alternative to open heart surgery with fewer risks and damage to bones
Olympus acquires urological device maker Medi-Tate
Flagship product, iTind, provides in-office treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia
USPSTF recommends lowering colorectal screening age to 45
May moderately increase life-years gained, decrease colorectal cancer cases and deaths
Nearly 10 million US cancer screenings missed in 2020
Likely to see more advanced cancers and higher rate of cancer-related deaths

Endoscopy Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

Assessing advances in cardiac ultrasound

How telemedicine, AI and POCUS technology is paving the way to better outcomes

The next wave of C-arm technology

A look around the industry at some of the newest solutions entering the market