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Endoscopy

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
The rise of robotic angio
Insights from David Pacitti, president and head of the Americas for Siemens Healthineers
Olympus constructs $45 million employee base in Massachusetts
Will support growth of therapeutic medical devices for endoscopy
FDA investigates deaths linked to potentially contaminated endoscopes
Cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes from Olympus and Karl Storz under scrutiny
Fujifilm offers discounted pricing for endoscopes to Vizient members
Access includes entire endoscope and endosurgery portfolio
Olympus to acquire Quest Photonic Devices for $60 million
Adding fluorescent surgical imaging technology to portfolio
Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
Olympus to acquire Veran Medical Technologies for $340 million
The deal will make Olympus a leader in respiratory device development and commercialization
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Simple device protects against COVID-19 transmission during endoscopic procedures
Mouthpiece prevents aerosolized droplets of the virus from spreading
Hitachi furthers ties with HOYA around endoscopic ultrasound
Hitachi will continue to supply diagnostic ultrasound systems and parts even after Fujifilm acquisition is complete
In device sterilization, education is the first line of defense
Exploring the distinctions between high-level disinfection and sterilization
More than 40 percent increase in colorectal cancer found among 49 to 50-year-olds
Supports arguments to lower recommended screening age

Endoscopy Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

C-arms move into 3D, guided by touchscreens, AI

A look around at the latest solutions entering the market

Interventional radiology: Leading the way to increased growth, reduced costs, and improved patient care

Assessing the value-based benefits of interventional care

The continuing evolution of the cath lab

Why minimally invasive procedures are leaving the hospital

Imaging heart disease in the era of COVID-19

The value of cardiac ultrasound has increased amid the pandemic