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  1. Global capsule endoscopy market to grow at CAGR 14.8% until 2020: 5 trends

    The global capsule endoscopy market is expected to see rapid growth over the next five years, according to a report by Allied Market Research.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Expectant mothers taking IBD medication may impact their newborns — 5 points

    A study published in Gastroenterology found pregnant mothers undergoing inflammatory bowel disease therapies may affect their newborns.  By Allison Sobczak -
  3. SonarMD equipped with new features — 5 observations

    SonarMD has updated its platform with new enhanced features and functionality.  By Allison Sobczak -
  1. Gastroenterologist to know: Dr. Richard Blumberg of Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Richard S. Blumberg, MD, is chief of the gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy division at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He is also co-director of the Harvard Digestive Disease Center in Boston.  By Allison Sobczak -
  2. PENTAX Medical launches OPTIVISTA video processor in the US, Medigus' MUSE system safe for long-term GERD treatment & more — 14 GI company key notes

    Here are 14 recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. GI physicians, PCPs have differing reasons for recommending surveillance colonoscopy to seniors: 5 findings

    A poster presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016, May 21 to May 24 in San Diego, showed that primary care physicians and gastroenterologists differ on reasons for recommending surveillance colonoscopy to patients 75 years and older, according to a MedPage Today report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. Approximately 50% of Crohn's disease patients receiving STELARA achieved clinical remission: 4 insights from a new study

    Janssen Research & Development presented Phase 3 data showing the efficacy of STELARA subcutaneous maintenance therapy in treating patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn's disease.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Medigus' MUSE system safe alternative to GERD treatment — 5 observations

    A study presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016 found Medigus' MUSE system is a safe minimally-invasive alternative for the long-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.  By Allison Sobczak -
  2. Researchers find C2 Therapeutics' CryoBalloon to be safe & effective — 3 takeaways

    Redwood City, Calif.-based C2 Therapeutics presented data from four separate clinical studies at Digestive Disease Week 2016 that found the company's CryoBalloon Focal Ablation System to be safe and effective.  By Allison Sobczak -
  3. Low FODMAP diet effective in treating IBS — 3 points

    A study published in Gastroenterology found the Low Fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and Polyols diet was effective in treating patients with irritable bowel syndrome, Science Daily reports.  By Allison Sobczak -
  4. Gastroenterologist to know: Dr. Frank Gress of Columbia University Medical Center

    Frank G. Gress, MD, is chief of the digestive disease division at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. He is also chief of the therapeutic endoscopy program at Columbia University Medical Center.  By Allison Sobczak -
  1. EndoChoice releases RescueNet retrieval device: 4 points

    EndoChoice released its RescueNet retrieval device.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 33 winners of AGA Research Foundation's 2016 awards

    Here are 33 AGA Research Foundation award recipients for 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation raises $1.2M: 3 notes

    The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation raised $1.2 million at its inaugural benefit in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. FMT effective for ulcerative colitis treatment: 4 takeaways

    Investigators found fecal microbiota transplantation, which is typically used to treat recurring Clostridium difficile infection, is effective in treating ulcerative colitis, according to a study being presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  5. FDA clears EndoChoice's Orca endoscope valves — 3 highlights

    Alpharetta, Ga.-based EndoChoice has received FDA clearance for its new Orca sterile, single-use air/water and suction valves for Olympus 160, 180 and 190 Series flexible endoscopes.  By Allison Sobczak -
  6. Liver cancer survival rates show racial disparities — 5 points

    A study presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016 found African American patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma had a 33 percent increased risk of death compared to non-Hispanic white patients, Medical Xpress reported.  By Allison Sobczak -
  7. Certain solid foods improve colonoscopy outcomes — 4 points

    A study found patients who ate certain "low residue" solid foods were better prepared for their colonoscopies than individuals who followed the clear-liquid diet. Researchers presented the study at Digestive Disease Week 2016.  By Allison Sobczak -
  8. Gastroenterologist to know: Dr. Michael Fallon of University of Texas Medical School - Houston

    Michael B. Fallon, MD, is a gastroenterologist and director of the gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition division at University of Texas Medical School - Houston. He is also the division's vice chair and the Dan and Lillie Sterling Professor of Gastroenterology. Previously, Dr. Fallon served as director of the hepatology section in the gastroenterology and hepatology division at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  By Allison Sobczak -
  9. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: May 16 – May 20

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of May 16 to May 20, 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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