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Throat Cancer: How Is It Diagnosed?

This article will take a closer look at throat cancer, examining a common procedure used as part of the diagnostic process – laryngoscopy.

OBP Medical Announces SURE-SCOPE Regulatory Approval in Australia

Innovative, single-use, one-piece laryngoscope with integrated LED light source reduces cost, improves efficiency, eliminates infection risk caused by reusable laryngoscope blades and handle. LAWRENCE, Mass., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval

Hysteroscopy 101: Why Single-Use Tools are Important

When a woman experiences a medical issue related to her uterus – persistent uterine bleeding, for example – her gynecologist may recommend a medical exam known as a hysteroscopy.

Risks Associated with Tummy Tuck Surgery

There are risks associated with the tummy tuck procedure. 

Marketing Your Medical Practice: 5 Surefire Strategies

Are you in charge of a medical practice and are looking to attract more patients? Do you need help with developing a marketing campaign that stands out from the crowd?

OBP Medical Launches Expanded Portfolio of Single-Use Lighted Specula at ACOG 2017

New XS and XL sizes enable OB/GYNs to eliminate device-related cross-contamination risk for every patient. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2017 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting—OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced the launch of

Calming Patients Before Surgery: Strategies for Medical Professionals

While a certain level of worry among patients about to receive an operation is perhaps unavoidable, there are strategies that health care professionals can implement to help patients manage their anxiety.

Common Procedures: Laryngoscopy

A procedure used by physicians to inspect the larynx, laryngoscopies are typically used after patients complain of symptoms of the throat and voice box.

Cervical Cancer Mortality Rates Surprisingly High

A new study published in Cancer, a publication of the American Cancer Society, found that cervical cancer mortality rates are likely considerably higher than originally feared.

Diagnosing Anal Cancer

Given that HPV is linked with anal cancer, it is important that health care facilities take the necessary steps to reduce the risk of cross-contamination with HPV in the clinical setting, namely by using single-use medical tools.

The Potential Dangers of Surgical Smoke

In cases of surgery where tissue is dissected using products such as electrosurgical units, lasers, high speed drills and cautery units, surgical smoke is produced. As with smoke in any other context, repeated exposure can be harmful.

Promoting the Importance of Routine Pap Smears: Tips for Your Clinic

There are a number of strategies that clinics can employ to help inform as many patients as possible about routine pap smears.