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Surgeons Use USGI Medical's EndoSurgical Operating System to Complete Live Incisionless Appendectomy at Leading NOTES Conference
Date:7/14/2008

move a diseased organ such as an appendix or gallbladder. Operating solely through the body's natural orifices eliminates external incisions and offers promise for less pain, shorter hospital stays, lower healthcare costs and no external scars compared to traditional and laparoscopic surgery.

"We're delighted to see leading surgeons use our EndoSurgical Operating System to advance the NOTES field," said Eugene Chen, Chief Executive of USGI. "Surgeons are also using the EOS to perform incisionless procedures within the GI tract. We look forward to the day when the millions of patients who require abdominal operations will have an incision-free alternative to painful and invasive surgery."

About USGI Medical

USGI Medical is the leader in Incisionless Surgery. USGI's EndoSurgical Operating System(TM) (EOS) provides surgeons the operating platform and specialized tools they need to perform surgery through a patient's mouth or other natural orifices, reducing or eliminating the need for external incisions into the abdomen. Operating through the body's natural orifices offers promise for less pain, shorter hospital stays, reduced risk of wound infection and no external scars -- and is rapidly becoming an option demanded by patients and healthcare providers. USGI offers surgeons and gastroenterologists the technology they need to offer millions of potential patients a less invasive surgical option. USGI estimates its initial target surgical markets to be around $7 billion in the U.S. alone.

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