Navigation Links
Starion Achieves Worldwide Distribution of Proprietary Tissue Welding Technology
Date:1/31/2008

Researchers in South Africa latest to report patient benefits

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Starion Instruments, a leading surgical device company, today announced that it has extended worldwide distribution of its proprietary tissue welding technology. Physicians in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia now have access to safe, effective and precise instruments for a wide variety of surgical procedures.

Sealing and dividing soft tissue is an essential part of surgery. Unlike conventional products which use indirect forms of energy: ultrasonic or bipolar radio frequency, Starion instruments perform sealing and dividing with direct heat and pressure. Studies have shown that this method minimizes thermal spread, reduces the risk of collateral damage and decreases patient recovery times.

"Surgeons worldwide are demanding technologies that enhance performance, minimize risk and improve patient outcomes," said Kirt Kirtland, president and chief executive officer of Starion Instruments. "We are excited that our products and value proposition have expanded our reach across the globe."

In South Africa, for example, surgeons are using the company's products in a wide variety of cardiology, general surgery, gynecology, and otolaryngology procedures. The next anticipated areas of expansion are China and Japan, where regulatory approvals are pending.

As Starion's influence grows beyond the U.S., leading researchers from Greece to Taiwan are reporting the benefits of tissue welding technology versus other modalities. Most recently, Lance Maron, MBBCh, FCS (SA), from Netcare Parklane Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, presented his findings at the 43rd South African National ENT & SAHNOS Congress.

During the Congress, Maron reported that Starion's forceps are easy to use, cause minimal intra-operative blood loss, facilitate complete removal of tonsils resulting in rapid healing and recovery with less post-operative pain and a fast return to normal diet and school/work.

About Starion Instruments

Starion Instruments is dedicated to developing advanced surgical devices that enhance performance, minimize risk and improve patient outcomes. Starion's instruments employ a proprietary Tissue Welding technology that seals and divides soft tissue while minimizing the risk of collateral damage. Known for their effectiveness, reliability and versatility, Starion's products are used by surgeons worldwide for open and endoscopic cardiac, gynecology, general surgery, otolaryngology and urology procedures. For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.starioninstruments.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Starion Instruments
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons Names Starion Instruments 2007 Innovator of the Year
2. Surface Logix Achieves Objectives With SLx-4090 in Phase 2a Clinical Trial
3. Pharsight Achieves $7.4 Million in Quarterly Revenue
4. Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Partners Achieves Another Milestone in Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.
5. BIAS Achieves Certified Advantage Partner Level in Oracle PartnerNetwork
6. NOLabs AB Achieves Break-Through in Fight Against MRSA-Bacteria
7. Sigma-Aldrich Achieves Double Accreditation as a Certified Reference Material Producer Following ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO Guide 34
8. BioMS Medical achieves enrollment milestone in U.S. phase III multiple sclerosis trial
9. Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Partners Achieves Milestone in Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.
10. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Health Services Division Achieves High Marks in Pilot Program for Chronic Kidney Disease Management
11. Signalife Achieves $1.98 Million Sales Orders Thus Far
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Benchworks ... March 22 in Philadelphia. The event was offered by the Chamber of Commerce ... featured breakout groups and interaction with speakers who are leaders in their ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... LONDON , March 28, 2017 ... to better understand Enzo Biochem and its partnering interests and ... since 2010 report provides an in-depth insight into the partnering ... On demand company reports are prepared upon purchase ... and company data. The report will be delivered ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... -- The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Ipsen ... as its newest member. David Cox , PhD, ... America ), will serve as his company,s representative ... to have Ipsen and Dr. Cox join NPC as ... welcome their insights in helping us identify and address ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017 Biostage, ... biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants to treat cancers ... trachea, today announced that Jim McGorry, CEO ... and BioEngineering panel at the MassBio 2017 ... 2:30 PM ET in Cambrige, Massachussetts. The 3D ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/9/2017)... March 9, 2017 4Dx has publicly released ... Imaging Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania. Founder and ... deliver the latest data to world leaders in lung ... together leaders at the forefront of the industry to ... "The quality of the imaging is ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... YORK , March 2, 2017 Summary ... better understand Perrigo and its partnering interests and activities since ... ... Partnering Deals and Alliance since 2010 report provides an in-depth ... leading life sciences companies. On demand company reports ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... Feb. 28, 2017   Acuant , a leading ... announces significant enhancements to new and core technologies building ... products include mobile and desktop Acuant FRM TM ... - a real time manual review of identity documents ... provides the fastest and most accurate capture software to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):