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Esophageal String Check®, a Much less Invasive Approach to Monitor Adults and Youngsters EoE, Launches within the US


Check presents EoE sufferers a easy, clinically confirmed technique to manage their illness.

“…Past thrilled to make use of this at Phoenix Youngsters’s Hospital…” — Dr. Schroeder, Medical Director, Eosinophilic Illness Clinic, Phoenix Youngsters’s Hospital

AURORA, Colo., Oct. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clinicians with the Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Illness Program on the Digestive Well being Institute, Youngsters’s Hospital of Colorado, carried out the Esophageal String Check® (EST) on a affected person in early September. The take a look at will probably be provided usually on the hospital.

The EST was additionally carried out on sufferers within the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Illness Clinic at Phoenix Youngsters’s Hospital. 

I’m now past thrilled to make use of this new esophageal surveillance approach at Phoenix Youngsters’s and for my sufferers with eosinophilic gastrointestinal issues. The EST is a game-changer for my sufferers who’re searching for a much less invasive and cheaper option to display their illness exercise,” stated Dr. Shauna Schroeder, Medical Director for the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Illness Clinic at Phoenix Youngsters’s Hospital. She additional acknowledged “Having skilled in Denver, I had expertise utilizing the EST as a analysis software in sufferers with eosinophilic esophagitis. I’m now in a position to extra granularly regulate drugs and diets enhancing the care of my sufferers with eosinophilic esophagitis.”

The Esophageal String Check® makes use of a easy assortment machine, the EnteroTracker®, to gather higher gastrointestinal samples from adults and youngsters.  The samples are despatched to an unbiased reference lab for evaluation of illness exercise. A number of different clinics across the nation are planning to supply the take a look at quickly.

About EnteroTrack 

EnteroTrack, an early-stage firm, develops simple-to-use, minimally invasive applied sciences to pattern gastrointestinal (GI) mucosal content material that may be assayed for numerous biomarkers of illness. The corporate’s platform expertise, the EnteroTracker® is initially getting used to help medical monitoring of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in adults and youngsters with out want for sedation, superior coaching, or advanced procedures. Medical research evaluating the utility of the EnteroTracker® for added purposes together with Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Barrett’s Esophagus, GERD, GI microbiome, meals allergy testing, and others are at the moment underway.

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