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Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures
Date:8/4/2009

closure in these types of surgical procedures, where tying sutures through small incisions using instruments, while having limited visibility of patient anatomy, can be one of the most difficult and tedious aspects of such procedures for physicians. Patients may also benefit through reduced surgical times, and therefore reduced time under anesthesia, and health care facilities and payors may also benefit from the potential to reduce operating room time needed, or the total cost of material needed, to complete such surgical procedures.

Angiotech's new Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures are available in our polydioxanone (PDO) suture material in size -0- with 7 cm by 7 cm and 14 cm by 14 cm lengths, and include our newly designed 36 mm needles.

The use of Quill SRS in laparoscopic gynecology surgery was first reported by James Greenberg, MD, and Jon Einarsson, MD, MPH, of the Centre for Women's Surgery at Brigham Women's/Faulkner Hospitals and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, in November of 2008. The results of this small feasibility study looked at the application of Quill SRS in myomectomy and total laparoscopic hysterectomy vaginal cuff closures. This publication was then followed by up by a podium presentation at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) annual meeting in the fall of 2008 confirming that there were no post operative issues or complications from the use of Quill SRS in a patient series that had grown to 150 patients reviewed to that date. "Bidirectional barbed sutures greatly facilitate laparoscopic suturing. Further evolution and incorporation of this suture material into clinical practice seems inevitable," said Dr. Einarsson.

"Quill SRS helps surgeons overcome one of the largest obstacles in advanced minimally invasive surgery - tying knots laparoscopically. With this revolutionary technology, we should anticipat
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