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Spirus Medical Announces 510(k) Clearance from FDA for Expanded Use of Endo-Ease(R) Discovery SB(TM)
Date:5/18/2008

spital, and member of the Spirus Medical Advisory Board. "Spirus' technology is overcoming the challenges endoscopists have traditionally faced when evaluating the small bowel."

"We're pleased to have received the expanded indication for the Discovery SB system, which we began marketing earlier this year," said Steve Tallarida, Spirus Medical president and chairman. Spirus has established a patient registry at top medical institutions across the US to document findings and results from continued use of the Discovery SB.

The company also announced 510(k) clearance for a proprietary medical lubricant it developed for use with Discovery SB applications and to facilitate other endoscopic procedures.

In 2007, Spirus Medical was recognized by Frost & Sullivan as U.S. Endoscopy Entrepreneurial Company of the Year, in recognition of its development of new technology to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal complications.

Spirus Medical, Inc., headquartered in Stoughton, Mass., was incubated and founded in 2005 by STD Med, Inc., a Stoughton-based manufacturer and developer of medical technologies. In addition to Spirus, other companies that began at STD Med are Angiolink Corporation, Arthrosurface Incorporated, and Cardiosolutions, Inc. For more on Spirus Medical, visit spirusmed.com


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