New Urology Products and Services

August 29, 2013

The latest products and services from neoSurgical, Wiley-Blackwell, iURO, and USARAD.com.

Device provides fast, safe port closure for laparoscopy

Dublin, Ireland-The neoClose is a medical device used for simpler and safer port site closure during laparoscopic surgery. The device consists of an AccuGuide that aids the accurate delivery of a bioabsorbable polyglycolic acid suture and attached bioabsorbable AutoAnchor, using the trocar as a reference point, that swiftly and easily closes the wound. It can be deployed under full pneumo/inflation in three simple steps in under 1 minute. The device was developed by neoSurgical, a new medical device ­company.
For more information, visit www.neosurgical.com.

NOTES textbook, web resource provide comprehensive coverageHoboken, NJ-Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery: Textbook and Video Atlas provides users with a hands-on, in-depth, and practical multimedia tool to consult on the ward or in surgery. Highlights include full coverage of NOTES, its current clinical applications, and future perspectives. The textbook’s companion website features over 50 videos illustrating the technique being performed by experts, according to publisher Wiley-Blackwell.
For more information, visit www.wiley-blackwell.com.

Apps provide educational tools, resources for physicians, patients

Los Angeles and Zaragoza, Spain-The iURO Andrology and iURO Andrology PRO applications can be used by physicians and nurses to enhance communication with patients and can also be used by medical students to increase their knowledge and understanding of various urology topics. Features include narrated simulation videos explaining the male reproductive system, the ability to draw on and make personalized notes on 3-D images, and a urologic map showing hospitals and andrology/urology professionals around the world, according to iURO. The apps are available both in Google Play and the App Store.
For more information, visit www.iuro.com.

Service connects patients, physicians for consults, second opinionsMt. Laurel, NJ-SecondOpinions.com is a cloud-based Internet service designed to enhance patient care by providing consumers with a new resource for making informed health care decisions. The service connects patients all over the world to top American radiologists and physicians within all medical specialties by obtaining same-day consultations and second opinions from board-certified and fellowship-trained experts, according to USARAD.com, which developed the service.
For more information, visit www.SecondOpinions.com.

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