Navigation Links
Verathon Introduces the GlideScope AVL Reusable Video Laryngoscope;
Date:10/12/2011

BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to introduce the GlideScope® AVL Reusable video laryngoscope.  Designed for 1st Pass Success, this new reusable configuration for the GlideScope AVL (advanced video laryngoscope system) features a digital color monitor with DVD-clarity, an anti-fogging mechanism that resists clouding and lens secretions, and advanced resolution output for OR theater viewing.  Its integrated real-time recording captures the details of difficult intubations to help confirm tube placement and facilitate teaching.  Offered in four sizes, the new AVL Reusable covers a wide range of patients.  Now healthcare providers can choose the advanced video laryngoscope configuration, reusable or single use, that is best for their facility.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061011/SFW044LOGO)

"While many of our customers appreciate the advantages of the AVL, some have told us they prefer reusable versions of the GlideScope," said Dr. John Pacey, inventor of the GlideScope and President of Verathon Medical Canada ULC.  "Our new product team designed a great digital, reusable scope to meet the need.  Now physicians can choose which GlideScope AVL configuration they like best."

Newly Designed GVL 2 for Small Patients

Verathon® has enhanced the capability of its GlideScope AVL Reusable by adding a newly designed GVL® 2 for small patients.  Featuring a slimmer profile, the GVL 2 is intended for pediatric patients weighing 4 to 20 kg.  As pediatric intubations can often become challenging, this redesigned laryngoscope delivers consistently clear, real-time views, enabling swift intubation in unpredictable clinical conditions.  It joins the product line which now offers four reusable size options: GVL 2, 3, 4, 5.

The new GlideScope AVL Reusable video laryngoscope and the GVL 2 will debut at the 2011 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting in Chicago, Booth #2003, and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly in San Francisco, Booth #1810, both in October.

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 healthcare community. The company's noninvasive BladderScan® instrument is a standard of care for portable bladder volume measurement. The brand is found in over 60 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 brand. Verathon is headquartered in Bothell, Washington and operates as a subsidiary of Roper Industries. For more information, please visit verathon.com.

About Roper Industries

Roper Industries is a market-driven, diversified growth company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, transportation, medical, education, and SaaS-based information networks.  Additional information about Roper Industries is available on the Company's website at roperind.com.

Verathon Media Contacts:  Lorraine Silva, Director of Marketing Operations Group, Verathon Medical, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5604).  Alternate Contact:  Jane Mueller, VP of Marketing, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5600).  

BladderScan, GlideScope, the GlideScope symbol, GVL, Verathon, and the Verathon Torch symbol are registered trademarks of Verathon Inc.

© 2011 Verathon Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Verathon Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Verathon® Introduces the Heartscape™ 3D ECG System with 80-Lead Vest in Europe; Technology Provides More Complete Data to Help Diagnose Acute Myocardial Infarction (MI)
2. Verathon Extends Range of GlideScope Video Laryngoscope With New Single Use - GVL 2.5 Stat for Small Children
3. GlideScope Video Laryngoscope from Verathon Medical Canada Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Video Laryngoscopy and Improving Patient Care
4. Verathon Inc. GlideScope Video Laryngoscope Patent Upheld in Court
5. Verathon Enhances GlideScope® Video Laryngoscopes to Accommodate Newer Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfection and Sterilization Systems
6. Verathon Inc., Maker of BladderScan and GlideScope Medical Instruments, Partners With IVUmed to Sponsor Traveling Resident Scholars
7. Verathon® Maker of BladderScan® and GlideScope® Medical Instruments Launches New Website
8. Verathon® Introduces the GlideScope® Direct Intubation Trainer
9. Roper Industries Completes the Acquisition of Verathon, Inc.
10. Verathon Introduces the GlideScope(R) Cobalt Advanced Video Laryngoscope (AVL); New Digital Technology Facilitates Quick Intubations
11. Verathon(R) Helps Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with New AortaScan(TM) Brand of Portable Ultrasound Aortic Measurement Instruments
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... BROOMALL, Pa. , May 3, 2016 ... Attorney Jack Whelan and Delaware County ... NARCAN® (naloxone HCI) Nasal Spray in all ACME ... the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), naloxone has ... 2014, when police officers in Delaware County ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it is celebrating Hepatitis Awareness Month with a campaign to ... personal story and encourage those at risk to get tested and begin the road to ... ... ... (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016 Intec ... a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the appointment of ... Regulatory Affairs. "Ms. Strauss-Levy has 15 years ... has established an outstanding track record, having supported the ... regulatory approval processes in the United States ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... Dr. Todd Rider's research and development of DRACO broad-spectrum antiviral therapeutics. DRACOs have ... campaign that starts on May 3, 2016 at http://igg.me/at/EndTheVirus and runs ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society™ and Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) ... promotion, time saving and planning tools to attendees and exhibitors for the 2016 ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... May kicked off with ... across the United States. Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Turner is encouraging her patients, as well ... and focus on skin safety and health now and in the future. , The ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Recognizing that lifestyle medicine is essential ... Verywell, have tapped David Katz, MD, MPH, president of the American College of ... to lifestyle medicine is especially gratifying,” said Katz. “There is so much opportunity to ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... and compact tactical (6.7 inch) dual-light flashlights in models NSP-9842XL and NSR-9844XL ... (average retail starting at $59.95) uses 2 included CR-123 batteries to produce up ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):