Endoscopy

Olympus to Acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. to Bolster Surgical Endoscopy Capabilities

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 10:30pm

Tokyo / Hamburg, Jan 28, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Olympus Corporation (Olympus - Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. (Quest - CEO: Richard Meester) for up to EUR50 million including milestone payments to strengthen its surgical endoscopy capabilities.

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  • Tokyo / Hamburg, Jan 28, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Olympus Corporation (Olympus - Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. (Quest - CEO: Richard Meester) for up to EUR50 million including milestone payments to strengthen its surgical endoscopy capabilities.
  • Headquartered in the Netherlands, Quest offers advanced fluorescence imaging systems (FIS) for the medical field, enabling more surgical endoscopy capabilities, compared to conventional imaging technologies.
  • Kanichi Matsumoto, global head of Surgical Endoscopy at Olympus, said: "We are delighted to incorporate Quest's advanced FIS capabilities into our comprehensive medical imaging portfolio.
  • Quest Photonic Devices B.V. is a multispectral imaging leader and focuses on the medical markets of fluorescence image-guided surgery and cancer-targeted probes.

Global Single-Use/Disposable Endoscopy Market Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2030: Significant Increase in Market Size Due to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 10:50am

The "Global Single-Use/Disposable Endoscopy Market: Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Single-Use/Disposable Endoscopy Market: Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The overall market was estimated to be $471.7 million in FY2019, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 44.03% during the forecast period, 2021-2030.
  • The global single-use/disposable endoscopy market is witnessing a significant increase in size of the market due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Our healthcare experts are continuously analyzing the impact of industrial and regulatory decisions on the global single-use/disposable endoscopy market.

ADLINK Announces New ASM Series of Medically Certified Surgical Monitors

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ADLINK Technology Inc., a global leader in edge computing, has introduced the ASM ( ADLINK Surgical Monitor ) series of medically certified surgical monitors, which are designed for integration with endoscopic, microscopic, fluoroscopic, multi-modality, and other medical imaging systems.

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  • TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ADLINK Technology Inc., a global leader in edge computing, has introduced the ASM ( ADLINK Surgical Monitor ) series of medically certified surgical monitors, which are designed for integration with endoscopic, microscopic, fluoroscopic, multi-modality, and other medical imaging systems.
  • The ASM series of surgical monitors is used to visualize videos and still images from a variety of clinical imaging modalities in operating theaters, intensive care units, emergency and examination rooms.
  • "If you take the five top monitors in the market and combine their best features, that is what ADLINK has done with the development of the ASM surgical monitor series," said Andreas Holst, Project Manager Medical, ADLINK.
  • The ASM series of surgical monitors can be customized to meet the unique requirements of medical device OEMs.

Northeast Endoscopy Selects Medicus IT for IT Implementation and Management

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 1:41pm

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicus IT, a leading, healthcare-focused managed services provider (MSP), announces that Northeast Endoscopy has selected Medicus IT for information technology (IT) implementation and management.

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  • ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicus IT, a leading, healthcare-focused managed services provider (MSP), announces that Northeast Endoscopy has selected Medicus IT for information technology (IT) implementation and management.
  • Medicus IT is managing and coordinating virtually every aspect of the customized IT implementation for the ASC and clinical practice.
  • Northeast Endoscopy represents Medicus IT's 24th de novo project in the New York metropolitan area.
  • For the IT implementation at Northeast Endoscopy, Medicus IT is working closely with these gastroenterologists as well as the facility's management team, architects, general contractors, and third-party vendors to complete projects on time and within budget.

Self-order option boosts colorectal cancer screening rates

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:01pm

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A study among Kaiser Permanente members in Southern California shows that allowing patients to self-order a colorectal cancer screening test online improves rates of testing completion.

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  • PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A study among Kaiser Permanente members in Southern California shows that allowing patients to self-order a colorectal cancer screening test online improves rates of testing completion.
  • If we can increase our colorectal cancer screening rates even by a little, we could have an enormous impact on reducing colorectal cancer mortality, Dr. Hahn said.
  • Kaiser Permanente recommends annual at-home colorectal cancer screening for patients between the ages of 50 and 74 years of age, who have had no history of colorectal cancer, have not completed colorectal cancer screening within the past 12 months, and have not completed a colonoscopy within the past 10 years, or sigmoidoscopy within the past 5 years.
  • The study cohort included 176,231 participants between 50 and 74 years of age who were eligible for colorectal cancer screening.

Happy Colon Foods Colonoscopy Food Kit Now Available in Salem, Oregon through Salem Gastro

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:50pm

SALEM, Ore., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Happy Colon Foods announces its availability in Salem, Oregon through a new, ongoing partnership with Salem Gastro .

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  • SALEM, Ore., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Happy Colon Foods announces its availability in Salem, Oregon through a new, ongoing partnership with Salem Gastro .
  • Happy Colon Foods is the only standardized kit of low-residue foods for use when prepping for a colonoscopy.
  • "Happy Colon Foods is a great alternative to standard bowel preps used for colonoscopy," says Dr. Falguny Bhavan, Board Certified Gastroenterologist at Salem Gastro.
  • Happy Colon Foods offers the only standardized kit of low-residue foods for use when prepping for a colonoscopy.

OmniGuide Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for OTO-U Otology CO2 Surgical Fiber

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7:12pm

OmniGuide Holdings, a global healthcare technology leader in the design and delivery of innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, announces the commercial launch of the NEW OTO-U CO2 Laser System Fiber, designed for ENT and Otology Surgeons.

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  • OmniGuide Holdings, a global healthcare technology leader in the design and delivery of innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, announces the commercial launch of the NEW OTO-U CO2 Laser System Fiber, designed for ENT and Otology Surgeons.
  • We understand the need for an everyday CO2 surgical fiber to complement our Flexible Instrument Portfolio Matthew Henderson, President and CEO of OmniGuide Holdings Next generation innovation is something OmniGuide can deliver.
  • OTO-U surgical fiber is the outcome of a multiple year investment in product development to meet the needs of the versatile CO2 surgical fiber user, with the right balance between price and performance, for everyday otology surgical procedures, said Matthew Rice OmniGuide Managing Director.
  • OmniGuide Surgical, a leader in flexible fiber CO2 laser technology, offers a range of products designed to enhance surgical accuracy, access and control for minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy and robotic-assisted surgery.

Three-Way Joint Venture Opens Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, LLC

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:06pm

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Endoscopy (PE) along with physicians of Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare are excited to announce their three-way joint venture partnership and opening of Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, LLC, located at 1211 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA.

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  • FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Endoscopy (PE) along with physicians of Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare are excited to announce their three-way joint venture partnership and opening of Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, LLC, located at 1211 Central Park Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA.
    Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center, LLC includes 9,000 square feet and four procedure rooms, allowing for the endoscopic ambulatory surgery center to provide a high volume of proceduresan expected 14,000 annually.
  • In addition to the six physicians included in the three-way joint venture, all practicing physicians at Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg will also perform their procedures at the center.
  • Both the physicians of Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg and Mary Washington Healthcare chose to enter into the three-way joint venture partnership with Physicians Endoscopy as their strategic corporate partner to leverage their expertise in management services.
  • Fredericksburg Endoscopy Center earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Surgery Center Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.

Berks Center for Digestive Health Welcomes Three New Physicians

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:27pm

WYOMISSING, Pa., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Berks Center for Digestive Health in Wyomissing, PA has recently welcomed three new physician partners.

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  • WYOMISSING, Pa., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Berks Center for Digestive Health in Wyomissing, PA has recently welcomed three new physician partners.
  • In partnership with Physicians Endoscopy's (PE) development and management services, Berks Center for Digestive Health (BCDH) has expanded with the additions of Robert Cooper DO, Michael Riverso DO, and Brian McAllister, MD to the care team.
  • Berks Center for Digestive Health specializes in digestive care and uses the latest technology in endoscopy and colonoscopy to treat patients in a personalized environment that allows for quality patient care.
  • Berks Center for Digestive Health has partnered with Physicians Endoscopy to leverage their PE Center Solutions for development and management services since 2001.

Global Arthroscopy Market Analysis & Forecasts to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 10:34am

The "Arthroscopy Market Analysis, By Type By Application By End Use, Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Arthroscopy Market Analysis, By Type By Application By End Use, Forecasts to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Global Arthroscopy Market was valued at USD 4.13 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 7.20 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.3%.
  • The study covers the genre of healthcare, with a particular focus on medical devices for arthroscopy.
  • Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that orthopedics use to diagnose, visualize, and treat several problems of the joints.