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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. 

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.

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

"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 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 will now be able to share images taken during endoscopy procedures across healthcare...

Olympus Adds SmartBand® Multi-Band Ligation Kit to EndoTherapy Portfolio through Exclusive Distribution Agreement

1/29/18: Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today its exclusive distribution agreement with Intelligent Endoscopy. Beginning immediately, SmartBand® Multi-Band Ligation Kit, cleared by the FDA to endoscopically ligate esophageal varices at or above the gastroesophageal junction and internal hemorrhoids, will be distributed by Olympus America Inc. (OAI).

Olympus Launches 4K-3D Video Microscope, ORBEYE: Enabling 26x Magnification, Ergonomic Heads-Up Surgery and Inclusion of Entire OR Team

Olympus, announced today the launch of its 4K-3D Video Microscope, ORBEYE. The new microscope was developed by Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc, (SOMED) a joint venture between Olympus Corporation and Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. The precise...

Olympus Plasma Hysteroscopic Resection and Vaporization Unveiled at the 2017 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting

Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today that it has released the new plasma hysteroscopic resection and vaporization full portfolio of products....

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