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Mayo Clinic Research on SurgiCount To Be Presented at Conferences
Date:9/23/2010

TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiCount Medical, the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX), announced that results of independent, unsponsored clinical research conducted by the Mayo Clinic on their multi-year effort to reduce retained foreign objects will be presented and discussed at two upcoming conferences.  The research and related discussion will include the evaluation of the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge® System and its impact on retained surgical sponges at the Mayo Clinic.  

The upcoming conferences are as follows:


  • 23rd Annual Managing Today's OR Suite Conference, Orlando, Florida
    Friday, October 1st, 9:30am – 10:45am
    What Does It Take to Prevent Retained Foreign Objects
    Robert R. Cima, MD, MA
    Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery; Associate Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic,
    Rochester, Minnesota
    Cheryl Weisbrod, RN, MSN
    Nurse Administrator, Mayo Clinic
    Sarah R. Pool, RN, MSN
    Resource Nurse Manager, Mayo Clinic, Instructor in Nursing, College of Medicine
    James D. Clark, RN, MSN
    Nursing Education Specialist, Surgical Services, Mayo Clinic

  • American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington DC
    Tuesday, October 5th, 2:30pm – 4:00pm
    Quality and Outcomes Session I
    Robert R. Cima, MD, MA of the Mayo Clinic will present the clinical research study
    "Evaluation and Implementation of a Bar Coded Sponge Counter System:
    Impact on Retained Sponges After One Year" as part of a discussion panel
  • "We are honored to have our Safety-Sponge® solution validated by extensive, independent research conducted by such a prestigious institution and group of individuals.  To my know
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