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2011-05-10 07:00:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Barrios, MD and Peter M. Denk, MD announced today the opening of their new practice, FLORIDA INCISIONLESS, which is conveniently located on Palm Beach Blvd. and Interstate 75 at: 4881 Palm Beach Blvd., Suite 100 Fort Myers, FL 33905 Office Phone: 239-433-3504 Fax: 239-693-7369 Dr. Barrios and Dr. Denk are leaders and world innovators in Incisionless procedures providing minimally invasive alternatives to...

2010-11-17 10:32:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Active electrode monitoring developed and manufactured by Boulder-based Encision Inc. (Pink Sheets: ECIA), is the only monopolar energy technology proposed as a solution to eliminate visceral burns during Single Port Laparoscopy according to a recent study presentation. Encision is a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that is emerging as a standard of care in minimally invasive surgery. The recommendations come as a...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Leading European surgeon uses platform for single-incision gall bladder removals, hernia repair Salzburg, Austria (Vocus) October 20, 2010 The TransEnterix SPIDER® Surgical System, an innovative platform that allows a surgeon to operate through a patient's belly button, has received regulatory approval to market in the European Union. On Oct. 12, Professor Helmut G. Weiss, a respected expert in minimally invasive surgical techniques, used the SPIDER system to remove the gallbladders...

2010-10-04 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), a leader in surgical technology, will showcase the company's recent innovations and preview future advancements in surgery at the 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) in Washington D.C. this week. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/CL75996-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/CL75996-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/CL75996-c )...

2010-06-28 05:08:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Steerable Technologix LLC announces the US release of its SurgiSteer(TM) laparoscopic instruments. Developed from licensed technology from OrthoDynamix LLC, the SurgiSteer product line will exploit single port laparoscopic surgery with its steerable 5mm instrumentation. The Lap Grasper, Maryland Dissector and Endo Scissors, available in both free and ratchet handle configurations are simplistic in use versus competitive devices. "Our design...

2010-06-15 13:55:00

ATLANTA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Covidien, a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions, will offer a hands-on experience for media professionals as it trains surgeons, residents and staff on Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) with its pioneering products and procedures when the company brings its mobile training center to Northside Hospital on June 17-18. Fifteen-year-old medical prodigy Tony Hansberry, who perfected his SILS...

2010-05-20 08:58:00

ORANGE, Conn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiQuest, Inc., announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to market the Company's new line of advanced 5mm AnchorPort® Trocars indicated for use as a Single Incision Laparoscopy Kit (SILK). SurgiQuest pioneered the world's first and only trocar with an integrated elastomeric, stretchable cannula system that goes in elongated and self adjusts to accommodate the patient'...


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