Navigation Links
PEAK Surgical Receives European CE Mark for PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in General Surgery
Date:1/28/2009

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical device company that has developed a new tissue dissection system based on a proprietary technology, announced today that it has received European CE Mark approval for its PEAK(R) Surgery System for use in general surgery. The PEAK Surgery System includes the PULSAR(TM) Generator and the PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) family of disposable, low-temperature surgical cutting and coagulation devices. The generator provides pulsed plasma radiofrequency energy to the PlasmaBlade to incise tissue and control bleeding.

PEAK Surgical received 510(k) clearance from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 2008 for the PEAK Surgery System for use in general surgery and in December 2008 for cutting and coagulation of soft tissue during plastic and reconstructive, ENT (ear, nose and throat), gynecologic, orthopedic, arthroscopic, spinal and neurological surgical procedures. To date, surgeons in the United States have used the PlasmaBlade in more than 500 surgical procedures, including in general, gynecologic, cardiothoracic and plastic and reconstructive surgeries.

"We are pleased that the European authorities have approved the use of the PEAK Surgery System. We continue to receive positive feedback from surgeons in the United States. They not only find the PlasmaBlade to be intuitive and easy to use, but also to precisely cut tissue and control bleeding without extensive collateral thermal damage to tissues," said John Tighe, president and chief executive officer of PEAK Surgical. "We look forward to commercializing this innovative device in Europe, where we believe the PlasmaBlade could eventually be used in more than 1 million surgical procedures each year."

PEAK Surgical recently initiated a series of clinical studies, called the PRECISE Studies (Pulsed Plasma Radiofrequency Energy to ReduCe Thermal Injury and Improve Surgical HEa
'/>"/>

SOURCE PEAK Surgical, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
2. Pioneer Surgical Technology Hires Vice President of New Business Development
3. Symmetry Medical Completes Acquisition Of Specialty Surgical Instruments
4. Innocoll Agrees the Sale of its CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT and European Sales and Marketing Infrastructure to EUSA Pharma
5. Revolutionary HD Surgical Footage from North Shore-LIJ Surgeon to be Broadcast for the First Time on ABCs 20/20, National Geographic Channel
6. American Heart Association Surgical Supplement Journal Report: Appropriate Hospital Discharge System Can Prevent Future Cardiac Events
7. MAKO Surgical Corp. Names Frederic H. Moll, M.D. to Board of Directors
8. Study finds limiting work hours for surgical residents enhances training
9. STAAR Surgical Reports Operational Progress
10. Stille and Enova Form Strategic Partnership to Introduce Worlds Brightest LED Cordless Surgical Headlights Into Europe and Japan
11. PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Surgical Incision Wound Healing Results With the PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... far outweigh the risks when children receive The Right ... Dose. However, overuse and misuse of imaging change the ... effort to ensure a national protocol is put into ... of Patient Safety , calls for the American College ... and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... more severe illness and even death are likely to ... developing influenza. Now, however, a team of researchers based ... reverse the order of infection, the bacteria Streptococcus ... a bad case of the flu. , The ... described as a bacterial virulence factor, might protect macrophagesa ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Rutgers University-Newark says the human brain operates much the ... that could provide a better understanding of schizophrenia, bipolar ... an estimated 13.6 million Americans. , In newly published ... an assistant professor at the Center for Molecular and ... a person at rest is basically the same as ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... with localized prostate cancer were more likely to ... less effective treatments and survived for shorter times ... a UCLA study has found. , The negative ... such as bias against the mentally ill, depression,s ... lack of investment in his general health and ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... are just as tempting as full-fat equivalents could ... insights into how proteins can replace fats without ... by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ... University of Edinburgh has produced modified proteins that ... mimic the behaviour of fats during food manufacture. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mayo Clinic calls for standardization of safe imaging protocols for children 2Health News:Bacterial colonization prior to catching the flu may protect against severe illness 2Health News:Working to loosen the grip of severe mental illness 2Health News:Depressed men with prostate cancer are diagnosed later stage, get less effective therapies 2Health News:Great tasting low-fat cheeses and cakes could soon be on the menu 2
... 5, 2008/Saranac Lake, N.Y.-- On May 12, 2008, the ... in their Distinguished Americans series. The stamp, the eleventh ... (1848-1915). Stamp collecting is one of the most popular ... 20 million American collectors participating in the activity. The ...
... PRINCETON, N.J., May 7 Patients, nurses,physicians and other ... on the State House May 12 to protest the ... 2009 state budget,plan., WHAT: "Care Today, Gone Tomorrow," ... House steps, West State Street, Trenton, WHEN: 12 ...
... from Caring.com Now Available to Thousands ... of Pennsylvanians Caring for an Aging Parent, ... to,announce a partnership with Trib Total Media, publisher of ... the,magazine,s new online companion. The new online resource,( http://pacaregiver.caring.com ...
... HMS Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq:,HMSY) today announced that it ... which will be held May 13-15, 2008 at the ... CEO, and Walter Hosp, Chief Financial,Officer of HMS Holdings ... PT., HMS Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: HMSY ) ...
... families in Mexico support innovations to extend the local, productive impact of remittances shines ... ... in Mexico and the US. - Broad, support in communities of origin for ... money from the US. -, Family members in Mexico would encourage senders ...
... leads $12 Million in Series A First Tranche Financing, ... NGN Capital announced,today the formation of ACT Biotech Inc., ... cancer drugs. ACT Biotech has,entered into a license agreement ... early stage oncology assets. In conjunction with the,agreement, ACT ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New United States Postal Service stamp honors an American scientist 2Health News:New United States Postal Service stamp honors an American scientist 3Health News:Caring.com Partners With Trib Total Media to Support the Development of a New Online Eldercare Resource 2Health News:Recipients in Mexico Favor Receiving US-Sent Remittances Through Companies that Contribute to Local Economic Development and Job Creation Projects 2Health News:Recipients in Mexico Favor Receiving US-Sent Remittances Through Companies that Contribute to Local Economic Development and Job Creation Projects 3Health News:ACT Biotech Acquires Clinical and Early Stage Oncology Portfolio Licenses From Bayer Healthcare 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... R.I. , Jan. 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, ... filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of ... to achieve targeted tumor cell death.  ... small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research Group ... intelligence, the United States ... markets will expand moderately through 2022, with embolization ... particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and ... the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR") with ... indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapphire Subsidiary Corp. ("Purchaser"), for all ... Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM ) ("Solta") at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3
... Capecitabine More Than Doubles Time to Progression and Overall Response ... + Placebo in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic ... Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) yesterday announced ... Akt-inhibitor for cancer, in combination with capecitabine as a treatment ...
... , New study finds patients who opt for surgery have decreased ... People with the spine disease called degenerative spondylolisthesis ... from pain over time compared to those who do not have ... of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer 2Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer 3Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer 4Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer 5Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from a Randomized, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Combination Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Colon Cancer 6Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients 2Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients 3Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients 4
The Spex SkinSkan is the only in-vivo, fibre-optic spectrofluorometer designed specifically for skin-fluorescence measurements. It is also ideal for many remote sensing steady-state fluorescence appl...
The essence of fluorescence analysis is sensitivity. The high throughput optical system in the RF-5301PC employs a blazed holographic grating, photomultiplier and digital signal processing to provide...
The new Gemini EM microplate spectrofluorometer builds on the successful Gemini platform. This next generation reader incorporates all of the high performance features of the Gemini XS with new capab...
... DNA, RNA, Or Fluorescent Tags. Accurate quantitation of ... to life science research. The RF-Mini 150 Fluorometer ... as small as 1ng/ml of DNA specific Hoechst ... and emission filters, the RF-Mini 150 can measure ...
Medicine Products: