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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
Fujifilm in talks to acquire Hitachi's medical imaging business
Would enable it to compete with larger players in the market
CMR Surgical installs its first surgical robotics system
Modular, portable and more affordable than larger console systems
Dirty gastroscopes used on almost 1,000 patients in Oklahoma hospital
Pentax Medical stated that reprocessing instructions had not been completely followed
FDA recommends moving to newer-design duodenoscopes
Replaceable endcap scopes may help reduce the disk of disease transmission
Intuitive acquires Schölly Fiberoptic's robotic endoscope business
Enhances supply chain, raises manufacturing capacity for imaging devices

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