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  • Healthmark Industries Launches New Website
    Healthmark Industries announced the unveiling of its new website this week. The redesigned site features a cutting-edge look and is more user-friendly, making it easier for customer navigation, Healthmark reported. Products, news, education and support materials are ...More
    October 27, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Byrne Medical Launches Verifind Protein-Detection Kit
    Byrne Medical, a company that specializes in disposable infection-prevention solutions, recently launched its Verifind Protein Detection Kit. By swabbing any surface, Verifind can detect protein residues within 1 microgram sensitivity, Byrne reported. Clinicians and ...More
    October 20, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • US Endoscopy Releases the Raptor Grasping Device
    US Endoscopy, an endoscopy-device design and manufacturing company, today announced the release of the Raptor™ grasping device. This disposable grasper combines the traditional rat tooth and alligator devices into one, which offers strength and precision during foreign body ...More
    October 18, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • FDA Approves New Stent for Small-Intestine Cancer
    Cook Medical announced on Monday that its Evolution® Duodenal Controlled-Release Stent was recently granted 510(k) clearance by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). This new stent expands palliative care options for patients experiencing issues associated with ...More
    October 18, 2011 Posted in News, Disorders, Procedures
  • Awards Program Recognizes HAI-Prevention Efforts
    ROSWELL, Ga.—Kimberly-Clark Health Care this week announced that submissions are now being accepted for the 2011 HAI WATCHDOG Awards. The program, now in its second year, aims to recognize the efforts of dedicated healthcare professionals working to prevent ...More
    October 13, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Company Partners with ASGE to Support Endoscopy Innovation
    Mauna Kea Technologies, an endomicroscopy company, this month announced a corporate partnership with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), as a part of the ASGE Foundation GI Corporate Partners Program. ...More
    October 7, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Study: Success Rate High for Endoscopic Visualization System
    A study published in the October issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, “Single-operator cholangioscopy in patients requiring evaluation of bile duct disease or therapy of biliary stones,” found an 89 percent success rate for single-operator cholangioscopy using Boston ...More
    October 7, 2011 Posted in News, Procedures
  • Study: Visualization System for Bile Ducts Successful
    A study published in the October issue of Gasterointestinal Endoscopy, “Single-operator cholangioscopy in patients requiring evaluation of bile duct disease or therapy of biliary stones,” found an 89 percent success rate for single-operator cholangioscopy using Boston ...More
    September 30, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Aesculap Acquires Aragon Surgical
    Aesculap announced this week that it has acquired the assets of Aragon Surgical, Inc. Aragon Surgical specializes in advanced radio frequency (RF) electrosurgical instruments for tissue fusion and cutting. The Caiman® instruments are the only RF devices on the market with ...More
    September 30, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • US Endoscopy Introduces Corporate Sustainability Policy
    US Endoscopy, an company that designs and manufactures endoscopy devices, is expanding company-wide sustainable practices and introducing a formal policy outlining these efforts. The new corporate policy addresses three main areas: protecting the environment, safeguarding ...More
    September 14, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues