Press Releases

Blue Dye Tablet Helps Identify Polyps During Colonoscopy

Oral-delayed release methylene blue aids in finding cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2018) — Ingestion of a blue dye tablet during bowel prep for colonoscopy could be a significant advance in the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). When used in conjunction with colonoscopy, the blue dye increased

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Digestive Disease Week® 2017 was the Largest International Meeting in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Bethesda, MD (June 26, 2017) — Highlighting the most relevant, up-to-date and cutting-edge science, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery, and 2017 saw a successful meeting. DDW is jointly sponsored by the American Association for

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First-ever Autonomously Controlled “Capsule Robot” Explores Colon

Researchers cite future role in improving acceptance, accuracy of colonoscopy Chicago, IL (May 8, 2017) — New research shows that an 18-mm magnetized capsule colonoscope, which can be paired with standard medical instruments, successfully performed intricate maneuvers inside the colon while guided by an external magnet attached to a robotic arm.

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