New Products & Services

October 1, 2005

Minneapolis— Uroplasty, Inc., has received 510(k) premarket clearance from FDA for I-STOP, a biocompatible, polypropylene, tension-free, midurethral sling for treatment of female urinary incontinence.

Mid-urethral sling receives premarket clearance

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

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3D digital vision system aids robotic surgeons

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

Book educates patients about urologic topics

Eustis, FL-In a new book, urologist Jack Cassell, MD, combines 20 years of clinical practice with humor and a straightforward style to educate patients about male and female urologic diseases, symptoms, preventive measures, and treatment options. Better Living Through Urology: 21st Century Solutions to Age-Old Problems covers such common conditions as chronic cystitis, prostatitis, kidney stones, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and bladder infections and encourages patients to communicate with their physicians.

Tiny lens system designed for endoscopic devices

Southborough, MA-ACMI R&D Laboratories has developed a minute digital camera and video color sensor, for incorporation into its line of endoscopic devices. A 1-mm color complimentary metal-oxide silicon digital output video sensor operates in full-motion and still-capture video modes. This is combined with a miniature color camera that can produce high-resolution full-screen images.

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