ACG Clinical Practice Guideline on Upper GI and Ulcer Bleeding ACG Clinical Practice Guideline on Upper GI and Ulcer Bleeding
This brief review summarizes important highlights of the 2021 ACG Clinical Guidelines on upper GI bleeding, including risk stratification, preendoscopic therapy, and endoscopy timing.Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Rectal cancer: researchers hail ‘breakthrough’ experimental treatment
Every patient treated with immunotherapy drug went into remission, researchers in New York reportedEvery patient treated for rectal cancer with an experimental immunotherapy drug went into remission, in findings that researchers have hailed as a breakthrough.All 14 patients who were given the new drug, dostarlimab, were found after six months to have no trace of cancer. Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer center in New York could find no sign of the disease through physical examination, endoscopies, MRIs or other scans.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 8, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Ed Pilkington in New York Tags: Cancer research Medical research Science Source Type: news

Tumour vanishes in all 12 rectal cancer patients in rare medical trial result
Besides their tumours disappearing completely, none of the participants reported any severe side-effects either, says the research paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine recently. The patients underwent a series of medical exams -- physical, endoscopy, bioscopy, PET scans and MRI scans -- and none of the reports showed a tumour. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24
Digestive Disease Week, the annual meeting sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DDW: Cannabinoid Use Ups Sedation Requirements During Endoscopy
However, patients with cannabis use do not have increased awareness or discomfort during procedures (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 26, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Conference News, Source Type: news

DDW: Cannabinoid Use Ups Sedation Requirements During Endoscopy
THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 -- Baseline cannabinoid use is associated with higher sedation use during endoscopy with endoscopist-directed conscious sedation, according to a study presented at the 2022 Digestive Disease Week, held from May 21 to 24 in San... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biomarker Panel to Detect Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer (ESCC) Biomarker Panel to Detect Esophageal Squamous Cell Cancer (ESCC)
A biomarker panel used on tissue samples obtained via a swallowable capsule can detect esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC) and may be particularly useful where endoscopy is not widely available.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 25, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Use Pot? You May Need More Sedation During Endoscopies
Title: Use Pot? You May Need More Sedation During EndoscopiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/25/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/25/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - May 25, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Study Results Showing Clinical Efficacy for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) and Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA® (ustekinumab) for Patients Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Digestive Disease Week® 2022
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 24, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 2 GALAXI 1 clinical trial of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), and from three separate long-term pooled analyses of adult patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and CD treated with STELARA® (ustekinumab).1,2,3,4 These data are being presented as oral and poster presentations and are among 29 Janssen abstracts presented during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) meeting taking place in person and virtually in San Di...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Olympus and Bracco ink marketing plan
Olympus and Bracco Diagnostics have entered a strategic co-marketing agreemen...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA grants priority review to MRI contrast agent from Bracco, Guerbet Bracco, Philochem work together to develop small molecule Bracco, Guerbet join forces on new gadolinium agent Olympus launches quantitative CT analysis service Olympus, Hitachi extend endoscopy ultrasound deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Colonoscopy Before Age 50 May Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk in Women
MONDAY, May 9, 2022 -- Initiation of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy before 50 years of age is associated with a reduced risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) in women, according to a study published online May 5 in JAMA Oncology. Wenjie Ma, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Real-World Evidence Supports Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening Real-World Evidence Supports Earlier Colorectal Cancer Screening
Starting lower GI endoscopy before age 50 was associated with a significantly reduced risk of CRC, providing strong support for the updated CRC screening recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Ask the Mayo Mom: How and why endoscopy is used in children
Endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to visually examine the digestive system with a tiny camera on the end of a long, flexible tube. An upper endoscopy examines the stomach, esophagus and small intestines. A colonoscopy, which is another type of endoscopy, is used to examine the rectum, large intestine and colon. In children, endoscopy can be used to look for causes of unexplained abdominal pain, to diagnose swallowing disorders or to identify conditions including… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 3, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery Effective Regardless of Age of Teens
WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2022 -- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is an effective approach to surgical weight loss in adolescents, according to a study published online April 11 in Surgical Endoscopy. Jun Tashiro, M.D., from New York University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SonoScape receives FDA 510(k) clearance for HD-550 Endoscopy system
SHENZHEN, China, April 15, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- On April 15th, SonoScape today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its flagship video endoscopy system HD-550 for gastrointestinal diagnosis, ... Devices, Gastroenterology, FDA SonoScape Medical, HD-550 endoscopy, endoscopy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 15, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news