New Products & Services for Urology

April 1, 2007

New products and services available to urologists.

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Bladder cancer test gains approval for U.S. market

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Rechargeable headset system never needs new bulbs

Cherry Hill, NJ-The Bright Star LED headset system from Vision USA is powered by rechargeable AA batteries and offers a number of viewing options and features, including an adjustable knob, cushioned head loupe, direct LED light, dual pivot points, and on/off switch. The headset is available alone or with +1.5-, +2.0-, and +2.5-range clip-on magnifiers. Options include a transformer with a 9-foot cord and charger with seven AA batteries. An alternative to the headset is the Bright Star LED clip-on, which attaches to eye and safety glasses with a coated, no-scratch clip.

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Continence curriculum assists regulatory compliance

Bothell, WA-Verathon Inc. has rolled out a revised, downloadable edition of the Program of Excellence in Extended Care, by Diane K. Newman, RNC, MSN, co-director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. The continuing education program trains extended care facility staffs in assessing and managing residents' urinary health in order to comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' revised FTag 315 regulations. Completion of the program secures 5.0 CE credits from the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates.

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Transducer soaking system has large, contoured funnel