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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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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Updated guideline on the management of common bile duct stones (CBDS)

Common bile duct stones (CBDS) are estimated to be present in 10-20% of individuals with symptomatic gallstones. They can result in a number of health problems, including pain, jaundice, infection and acute pancreatitis.

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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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Perioperative complications of emergent and elective procedures in psychiatric patients.

Background: Patients with psychiatric disorders have an increased risk for morbidity and mortality from other medical conditions.

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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...

Added 1 year ago

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