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.

Check-Cap capsule system, colon screening, colorectal cancer
News | Colonoscopy Systems | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Check-Cap Ltd. announced that preliminary data from pre-clinical and clinical studies of its...

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...

military vet
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...

colon_CT
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...

colon, colonoscopy
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...