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Verathon Introduces the GlideScope(R) Cobalt Advanced Video Laryngoscope (AVL); New Digital Technology Facilitates Quick Intubations

BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce the GlideScope(®) Cobalt AVL, an advanced video laryngoscope that provides airway views in DVD clarity, enabling quick intubation. The new single use laryngoscope, featuring a digital color monitor and digital camera, offers integrated real-time recording as well as advanced resolution output for OR theater viewing. This latest addition to the GlideScope(®) brand also provides a unique on-board video tutorial. The Cobalt AVL will debut at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting on October 18, in New Orleans.


"This new GlideScope(®) is taking video laryngoscopy to a totally new level," said Dr. John Pacey, inventor of the GlideScope(®) and President of Verathon Medical Canada ULC. "Digital technology, along with DVD clarity, provide great resolution in airway views. And real-time recording and the onboard tutorial are terrific advanced teaching tools."

GlideScope(®) Cobalt AVL consists of: a slim, reusable video baton which houses a high-resolution camera with a patented anti-fogging mechanism to resist lens contamination; a non-glare color monitor; and single-use, sterile GVL(®) Stats in four sizes designed for a wide range of patient weights and sizes - from small to morbidly obese.

The new Cobalt AVL offers a unique ergonomic design, several innovative "smart" features and rugged construction, ideal for a variety of clinical settings. Easy to use, the Cobalt AVL's recording options help confirm tube placement, and the onboard tutorial makes the instrument easy to learn and to teach. And the new system is offered in both convenient mobile stand and IV pole configurations.

Designed for 1st Pass Success, the Cobalt AVL in conjunction with the GlideRite(®) Rigid Stylet, are used to facilitate intubation.

About Verathon Inc.

Verathon(®) designs and manufactures reliable, state-of-the-art medical devices and services that offer a meaningful improvement in patient care to the health care community. The company's noninvasive BladderScan(®) instrument is a standard of care for portable ultrasound bladder volume measurement. The brand is found in over 80 countries in Urology and Primary Care practices, as well as Acute and Extended Care facilities. With the January 2006 acquisition of Saturn Biomedical Systems in Vancouver, Canada, Verathon(®) entered Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Emergency markets with the GlideScope(®) Video Laryngoscope (GVL(®)) brand. Verathon(®) is headquartered in Bothell, Washington and has over 400 employees worldwide. For more information, please visit

    Media Contact:
    Verathon(R) Medical:  Lorraine Silva, Brand Director - GlideScope(R) Video
    Laryngoscopes 425.867.1348, Ext. 5604.  Also: Jane Mueller, VP of
    Marketing, 425.867.1348, Ext. 5600 and  Nansea Carmichael, Executive
    Assistant - Marketing, 425.867.1348, Ext. 5607

GlideScope, GVL, BladderScan and Verathon are trademarks of Verathon Inc.

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