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Modified TJF-Q180V duodenoscope receives 510(k)approval for use in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)- Olympus Medical

The FDA has cleared the Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope with modifications to the device’s design and labeling intended to help reduce...

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Olympus introduces the CleverCut3V Distal Wireguided sphincterotome (CleverCut3V DW) for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography procedures.

Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses,...

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Retrophin acquires Cholbam (cholic acid) from Asklepion Pharmaceuticals following FDA approval for treatment for bile acid disorders.

Retrophin, Inc.has announced that the FDA has approved Cholbam (cholic acid) capsules, the first FDA approved treatment for pediatric and...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gallstones

Gallstones or cholelithiasis are a major public health problem in Europe and other developed countries and affect up to 20%...

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Gallstone disease: diagnosis and initial management

There is variation in how gallstone disease is managed. Some people with symptomless gallstone disease are offered treatment to prevent...

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Biliary stenting: Indications, choice of stents and results: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) clinical guideline

This article is part of a combined publication that expresses the current view of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy...

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Journal articles

Association between gallbladder stone disease and prostate cancer: A nationwide population-based study.

Objectives Chronic inflammation and abnormal cholesterol metabolism are involved in the pathogenesis of gallbladder stone disease (GSD) and that of...

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