Market Overview

State-of-the-Art Laparoscopic Cleaning/Defogging Device Now Used in 800 Hospitals Worldwide


New Wave Surgical hospital base increased by 60 percent.

Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012

New Wave Surgical Corp., recently named one of Inc. 500's fastest growing companies, is helping more surgical teams worldwide by placing its signature laparoscopic cleaning/defogging device in 300 additional hospitals since the beginning of 2012, increasing its hospital base by 60 percent.

D-H.E.L.P ™, New Wave Surgical's flagship product, was developed five years ago and is now being used in more than 800 hospitals around the world.

Despite advancements in optics, fogging and laparoscope lens-cleaning remained a frustration for surgeons, until D-H.E.L.P. When scopes get fogged and soiled from body tissue and fluids, the operating room time is extended, increasing procedure costs and patient risks. Now, more surgeons across the world have discovered the Advanced Laparoscopic Care Kit with D-H.E.L.P ™, giving surgeons, nurses and surgical techs clear visualization throughout the entire surgical or robotic procedure--in essence decreasing operating room time and the amount of anesthesia used in each case.

“I have been doing laparoscopy since 1990, and I have to say that D-H.E.L.P is the first effective innovation that reliably eliminates fogging in a cost-effective manner,” said Dr. Michael Nussbaum of Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. “It really helps me see clearly throughout the entire operation so I can get in and get out quickly.”

“We are excited about the broad acceptance of D-H.E.L.P,” said Matt Sokany, vice president of sales and marketing at New Wave Surgical. “Our success confirms the clinical and economic value our system delivers to surgeons and their operating room staff.”

In addition to working on other innovative products, New Wave Surgical is expanding its global business in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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About New Wave Surgical: New Wave Surgical Corp. designs, patents and markets medical devices for laparoendoscopic surgical markets. Founded in 2006, the company's goal is to provide innovative products that assist surgeons, nurses and surgical technicians during surgery and enhance the surgical team's ability to provide improved patient care. New Wave's patented D-H.E.L.P system is a completely disposable system that provides surgeons and staff optimum visualization during laparoscopic or robotic surgery. In 2008, D-H.E.L.P was named the Innovation of the Year by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and in 2012, New Wave Surgical earned a spot on the Inc. 500 fastest growing companies list.

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