Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures ...
Olympus announced that big-screen surgery with 4K UHD (ultra-high definition) endoscopy is now available for ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons through the Olympus Visera 4K UHD System.
Olympus announced it has reached a deal with Munich-based Brainlab to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Kick Navigation.
Olympus announced the commercial availability of its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared, next-generation BF-P190 and BF-XP190 bronchoscopes for peripheral and small anatomy bronchoscopy.
Olympus announced the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, next-generation Endocapsule 10 system for small bowel capsule endoscopy procedures.
May 14, 2014 — Olympus Medical Systems Group announced the launch of the next-generation EU-ME2 ultrasound processor, which can integrate endoscopic and endobronchial ultrasound (EUS/EBUS) on a single workstation. The EU-ME2 provides better performance than current solutions and realizes cost savings through cross-departmental functionality for the GI and pulmonary markets.
Olympus announced the launch of its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.)-cleared and world's only forward-viewing curvilinear ultrasound gastrovideoscope.
Olympus announced the company's ultrasound endoscopes will now be powered by the ProSound F75 Ultrasound Processor.
The ProSound F75 Ultrasound Processor, developed in partnership by Hitachi Aloka Medical Ltd., provides physicians with the highest quality imaging that aids in more accurate diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and surrounding organs such as the pancreas, bile duct, liver, spleen and gallbladder as well as assessing a variety of cancers. The newly introduced platform improves workflow from pre-examination to after examination for better data management and provides improved visualization for more accurate blood flow information.
Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. It delivers value to surgeons and patients by reducing surgical errors and improving the speed, accuracy and precision of surgical tasks such as dissection, grasping and suturing when compared with traditional 2-D surgical systems, based on internal Olympus testing conducted using a simulated surgical model. This is accomplished by restoring natural 3-D vision and depth perception when performing laparoscopic procedures and is independent of a surgeon’s skill level.
March 2, 2012 — Olympus presented its Professional Audio line of digital dictation technology at the HIMSS12 Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Feb. 20-24.