MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDrain Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BIOR), producer of the FDA cleared Streamway® System for automated surgical fluid disposal, announced today the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has issued patent – Number 2,495,747 – for the Company's Streamway System "for disposing of liquid surgical waste for protection of healthcare workers." The patent was granted to the Company in April of 2011.
Chad Ruwe, Chief Operating Officer of BioDrain Medical Inc., said, "We are extremely pleased to have been granted the Canadian patent for our Streamway System. We now have patent protection in Europe, the United States and Canada with additional patents pending."
Mr. Ruwe continued, "As we place our Streamway System in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers, we are receiving an enthusiastic response from medical personnel who use it daily. They report many notable advantages, most importantly that the potential for staff exposure to patient body fluids has been significantly reduced, the system is easy to use and is fully automated, providing the needed suction control and real-time fluid measurement needed for their patients. In addition, supplies have been greatly reduced, storage space has been freed up, and hazardous waste costs have been lowered. We are confident the Streamway System is setting a new standard of safety and efficiency for disposal of liquid surgical waste."
About BioDrain Medical, Inc.
BioDrain Medical, Inc. has a fully automated, patented, FDA cleared, surgical fluid management system that virtually eliminates operating room workers' exposure to blood, irrigation fluid and the related germs, viruses and diseases that are potentially found in the surgical environment. Today's manual surgical fluid handling methods of hand-carrying filled surgical f
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