Colonoscopy Systems

Colonoscopy systems allow doctors to look at the inside of the colon. News and new technology innovations for colonoscopy systems can be found here.

Avantis Medical Systems, Third Eye Panoramic colonoscopy device, endoscopes, FDA, resposable

From left to right: (1) Panoramic device’s left-viewing camera, (2) Colonoscope’s forward-viewing camera, (3) Panoramic device’s right-viewing camera. The adenoma seen in this image was hidden from the colonoscope’s view but was detected with the Third Eye Panoramic.

Technology | Colonoscopy Systems | May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 — Avantis Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...

virtual colonoscopy, CT colonography, advocacy groups, Congress, Medicare coverage
News | Colonoscopy Systems | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — The National Medical Association has joined colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and the American...

colorectal cancer screening, Canadian guideline, colonoscopy, FOBT, flexible sigmoidoscopy, CMAJ
News | Colonoscopy Systems | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends screening for...

News | Endoscopes | January 05, 2016

January 5, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a new Safety Communication titled, "Fujifilm...

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News | Proton Therapy | December 07, 2015

November 7, 2015 —As the nation prepares to honor its military this Veteran’s Day, physician-scientists at Loma...

ACR, USPSTF recommendations, CT colonography, colorectal cancer screening
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) spoke out against the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...

EMI-137, optical imaging agent, detection, early stage, colorectal cancer
News | Oncology Diagnostics | September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 — Edinburgh Molecular Imaging Ltd. (EM Imaging) has signed an exclusive global license for a...

Pentax Medical, i10 Series HD+, endoscopes, colonoscopy, gastroscopy

Image courtesy of Pentax Medical Co.

Technology | January 20, 2015

January 20, 2015 — Pentax Medical Co. announced the United States and Canadian launch of Pentax Medical i10 Series...

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News | September 02, 2014

September 2, 2014 — The evidence standard the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) used to approve...

News | October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013 — People over 60 years old are more likely to have precancerous or cancerous polyps develop in a...

ct systems colonoscopy systems viatronix v3d-colon
News | October 09, 2013

October 9, 2013 — Viatronix Inc. announced its dedicated...

ACR New York Times Article Misleads the Public Colorectal Cancer Screening
Feature | June 10, 2013

June 10, 2013 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) strongly urges Americans ages 50-and-older, particularly...

Technology | May 08, 2013

Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Ethicon), today announced that the U....

Normal colon with CT scan
Feature | April 08, 2013

April 8, 2013 — In 2009, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) halted reimbursement for so-called “...

Computed Tomography (CT) Colonography Screening Colorectal Cancer
Feature | March 29, 2013

March 29, 2013 — As Americans celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (March), the Colon Cancer...

Technology | March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013 — invendo medical announced it has entered the U.S. market with the first installation of systems at...

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News | January 11, 2013

Jan. 10, 2013 — Availability of CT colonography (CTC), commonly known as virtual colonoscopy, is increasing...

News | July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012 — A recent study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology has reconfirmed that virtual...

Technology | July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. approval to market...