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1) FDA investigates deaths linked to potentially contaminated endoscopes

Cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes from Olympus and Karl Storz under scrutiny

2) Fujifilm offers discounted pricing for endoscopes to Vizient members

Access includes entire endoscope and endosurgery portfolio

3) Olympus constructs $45 million employee base in Massachusetts

Will support growth of therapeutic medical devices for endoscopy

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Endoscopy Press Room

Olympus launches new line of five single-use bronchoscopes
ZAP Surgical announces future installation of novel non-invasive brain tumor treatment system in Munich, Germany
FDA grants De Novo clearance for AI system for colonoscopy, Medtronic's GI Genius intelligent endoscopy module
HOYA confirm the long term technical collaboration and supply agreement related to endoscopic ultrasound systems
PE GI Solutions and Ambulatory Center for Endoscopy expand existing partnership in acquisition of Hudson Bergen Medical Center
United Digestive selects Fujifilm Medical Systems as exclusive vendor for enhanced endoscopic services
Olympus files patent infringement lawsuit against Cantel/Medivators
El Camino Health's interventional pulmonology program advances lung cancer diagnostics, treatment with robotic-assisted systems
FDA clears Olympus' narrow band imaging (NBI) for use in assessing colonic lesions
OmniVision’s new medical wafer-level camera module improves image quality for single-use endoscopy in smallest parts of anatomy

Endoscopy

Nearly 10 million US cancer screenings missed in 2020
Likely to see more advanced cancers and higher rate of cancer-related deaths
The rise of robotic angio
Insights from David Pacitti, president and head of the Americas for Siemens Healthineers
Olympus constructs $45 million employee base in Massachusetts
Will support growth of therapeutic medical devices for endoscopy
FDA investigates deaths linked to potentially contaminated endoscopes
Cystoscopes, ureteroscopes and cystourethroscopes from Olympus and Karl Storz under scrutiny
Fujifilm offers discounted pricing for endoscopes to Vizient members
Access includes entire endoscope and endosurgery portfolio
Olympus to acquire Quest Photonic Devices for $60 million
Adding fluorescent surgical imaging technology to portfolio
Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
Olympus to acquire Veran Medical Technologies for $340 million
The deal will make Olympus a leader in respiratory device development and commercialization
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Simple device protects against COVID-19 transmission during endoscopic procedures
Mouthpiece prevents aerosolized droplets of the virus from spreading
Hitachi furthers ties with HOYA around endoscopic ultrasound
Hitachi will continue to supply diagnostic ultrasound systems and parts even after Fujifilm acquisition is complete
In device sterilization, education is the first line of defense
Exploring the distinctions between high-level disinfection and sterilization
More than 40 percent increase in colorectal cancer found among 49 to 50-year-olds
Supports arguments to lower recommended screening age
Fujifilm to launch business division dedicated to systems integration
In U.S. alone, integration market valued at $1 billion
Virtual Incision raises $20 million to test surgical mini robot
MIRA system is designed for minimally-invasive colon resection surgeries
Colorectal cancer screening rates rising among 45 to 49-year-olds
Followed release of ACS updated guidelines
FDA says yes to first fully disposable, single-use duodenoscope
Eliminating risk of infection due to ineffective reprocessing

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