New Products & Services

August 1, 2006

Malvern, PA and Woodstock, GA-The new LithoGold spark gap shockwave lilthotripsy unit from Siemens Medical Solutions, USA, and Shockwave Technical Service, a division of Tissue Regeneration Technologies, LLC, is built into the housing of the Siemens Modularis system, ensuring compatibility with Siemens' C-arms and the Modularis table. The unit incorporates the STS SmartTrode intelligent electrode, which automatically adjusts to the specified energy level. FDA 510(k) review is pending.

Shock gap SWL unit works with existing platforms

For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/.

For more information, visit http://www.visionusa.biz/.

Intravaginal device relieves pelvic organ prolapse

Rutherford, NJ-The Colpexin Sphere from Adamed, Inc. is an intravaginal device that has been shown in clinical trials to safely and effectively reduce pelvic organ prolapse when placed above the levator ani muscle. The device also helps to strengthen pelvic floor musculature when used in conjunction with regularly performed pelvic floor exercises, the manufacturer says. The product is available in diameters from 32 mm to 44 mm. A Colpexin Fitting and Sizing Tool Kit corresponds with sphere diameters to aid in fitting patients with the unit.

For more information, visit http://www.Colpexin.com/.

Adapter simplifies connecting ureteral catheters

For more information, call 908-412-1200.

Generic finasteride tablets gain FDA approval

Jerusalem-Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has received FDA approval of its abbreviated new drug application to market a generic formulation of finasteride tablets, 5 mg. Finasteride is indicated for treatment of symptomatic BPH.

For more information, visit http://www.tevapharm.com/.