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    Endobronchial Valve Clinical Trial Results Published in “Blue Journal,” The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

    For patients with the progressive disability of severe emphysema, improved lung function and quality of life have been seen with lung volume reduction surgery. However, eligibility for such invasive surgery is contingent upon the patient's overall health status and pattern of emphysema, leaving the vast majority of patients ineligible. Less invasive measures are therefore needed. 

    Spiration® Valve System for the Endobronchial Treatment of Severe Emphysema Launched by Olympus

    1/22/19: A novel, minimally invasive therapy blocks airflow to the diseased part of the lung and is shown to improve lung function and quality of life.

    Olympus Introduces EZ Shot 3 Plus 25 G EUS Needle with Enhanced Maneuverability

    9/13/18: "I have been very impressed with the maneuverability of the EZ Shot 3 Plus line," said Dr. Allan P. Weston, MD, FACG, Digestive Health Center of the Four States.

    Olympus Launches the DualKnife J, an ESD Electrosurgical Knife That Shortens Procedure Time

    5/30/18: "DualKnife J allows us to further innovative ESD procedures as part of an overall value-based care initiative, providing more minimally invasive procedures to patients so they may reap the benefits that come with avoiding more invasive forms of surgery," said Dr. Sergey V. Kantsevoy, MD, PhD, Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy, Mercy Medical Center.

    Olympus Adds HANAROSTENT to EndoTherapy Portfolio through Exclusive Distribution Agreement

    5/21/18: The partnership with M.I. Tech brings strategic roll-out of globally recognized medical products to the U.S. market.

    Olympus Expands Its Endoscope Reprocessing Portfolio to Include ChanlDry Drying Cabinet, Endo SafeStack Transport Cart and Visual Reprocessing Guide

    5/17/18: "In an era of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, we share a responsibility with our customers to maintain the safety of endoscopes," said Kurt Heine, Group Vice President, Endoscopy Division at Olympus America Inc. "From endoscopic procedures to transport, reprocessing and storage, endoscopes are at risk of jostling-related damage or retained moisture that can invite bacteria. A strategy to provide more than disinfection but also drying and transport protection will aid in the fight against bacteria. Our video guide coupled with our new transport and storage products will help technicians fight against bacteria and protect their valuable equipment during an endoscope's complete journey throughout the day."

    InterSystems and Olympus Introduce New Endoscopy Integration Capabilities

    Olympus is enhancing the capabilities of its Knowledge Exchange System (KE) offering through the implementation of InterSystems HealthShare®. Users of the KE HL7 module...

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