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Boston Scientific's SpyGlass® Direct Visualization System Achieves Global Utilization Milestones
Date:5/4/2011

y GI practice and an indispensable technology when performing ERCP procedures," said Douglas Pleskow, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.  "It provides excellent direct visual access to the bile ducts and pancreas, helping obtain an accurate diagnosis and deliver effective treatment options in one procedure."

Boston Scientific has completed compatibility testing of the SpyGlass System with the Lumenis® SlimLine GI™ Fiber 365 micron laser probe and the Northgate® EHL probe.  Compatibility with these adjunct technologies allows the system to be used during ERCP for laser or EHL stone ablation procedures within the bile ducts, expanding the product's functional capabilities.

Lumenis and SlimLine GI are trademarks of Lumenis, Ltd.; Northgate is a trademark of Northgate Technologies, Inc.

For more information on the SpyGlass System, visit Boston Scientific's Endoscopy Channel at www.youtube.com/bostonscientificendo.

About Boston ScientificBoston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties.  For more information, please visit: www.bostonscientific.com.  

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