News | January 20, 2008

NEXCORE Technology Obtains Licenses for New Fluid Management System

January 21, 2008 - NEXCORE Technology Inc. has licensed the intellectual property rights for the development of a new fluid management system for use during endoscopic surgery.

The company said the new system provides significantly greater control over the inflow/outflow of fluids during a procedure. NEXCORE is designing and developing the new system and will organize testing and FDA approval.

Company representatives said the new system maintains a constant preset cavity pressure during operations, regardless of how the flow rate of the irrigational fluid is varied allowing for optimal visualization.

Intravasation is fluid that is absorbed into the blood vessels during a procedure, which can cause severe injury, or even death, if not properly monitored.

The new system can be used in any endoscopic surgery. It distends the body tissue cavity by utilizing continuous flow irrigation. The new invention increases surgical efficiency, effectiveness and safety by maintaining a constant pressure on the mechanical distension of the cavity and increases and maintains visibility for the surgeon.

NEXCORE plans to introduce the system in late 2008.

For more information: www.nexcoretech.com

Related Content

Pentax Medical Launches New Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope
Technology | Endoscopes | August 17, 2017
Pentax Medical Co. announced the U.S. launch of the Slim Linear Ultrasound Endoscope (EG-3270UK), the company's newest...
Fujifilm Issues Voluntary Recall of All ED-530XT Duodenoscopes
News | Endoscopes | August 03, 2017
August 3, 2017 — On July 21, 2017, Fujifilm issued an Urgent Medical Device Correction and Removal notification infor
Feature | Endoscopes | February 01, 2017 | Ravi Chawat
Several diseases that require the use of endoscopy devices for diagnostics, as well as therapeutics, have been on the
News | Endoscopes | January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems has informed the U.S.
Given, Pillcamp, colonoscopy, Angiodysplasias, capsule Endoscopy, LVAD interference

The Given Imaging PillCam Colon system is an example of a capsule endoscopy device the patient swallows to image the gastrointestinal track.

Feature | Endoscopes | January 03, 2017 | Anamika Kumari
The capsule endoscopy systems offer a hands-free and highly accurate imaging modality for healthcare practitioners.
Olympus, Visera 4K UHD System, operative display, endoscopy, ultra-high definition
Technology | Flat Panel Displays | September 15, 2016
Olympus announced that big-screen surgery with 4K UHD (ultra-high definition) endoscopy is now available for ear, nose...
Pentax Medical, Defina endoscope system for Pulmonology, EMEA market
Technology | Endoscopes | July 05, 2016
Pentax Medical announced the launch of a new high-definition (HD) pulmonology endoscopy system in the European, Middle...
Avantis Medical Systems, Third Eye Panoramic colonoscopy device, endoscopes, FDA, resposable

From left to right: (1) Panoramic device’s left-viewing camera, (2) Colonoscope’s forward-viewing camera, (3) Panoramic device’s right-viewing camera. The adenoma seen in this image was hidden from the colonoscope’s view but was detected with the Third Eye Panoramic.

Technology | Colonoscopy Systems | May 23, 2016
Avantis Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug...
Integrated Endoscopy, nuvis single-use arthroscope, AAOS 2016
News | Endoscopes | March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016 — Integrated Endoscopy Inc.
News | Endoscopes | February 23, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is revising its November 2015 Safety Communication to provide updated...
Overlay Init