|By Business Wire||
|April 8, 2014 07:01 AM EDT||
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, will showcase a number of urological products for customers in the hospital and home care markets at the European Association of Urology’s (“EAU”) 29th Annual Congress to be held in Stockholm, Sweden on April 11-15, 2014. During the event, the Company will highlight its irrigation system for ureterorenoscopy, which is a unique, comfortable, highly efficient and cost-effective device, that ideally complements our Rüsch® stone extraction instruments in order to facilitate diagnostics and uretero-renoscopic treatment of calculi in the upper urinary tract.
The very sensitive, hands-free irrigation system provides optimal pressure and flow control during both rigid and flexible ureterorenoscopy. It consists of a robust foot pedal and a sterile single use disposable irrigation set. The simple connection of the irrigation set to the foot pedal and fluid supply provides the urologist with a very sensitive system capable of producing a continuously variable and controllable range of pressures.
Apart from this, Teleflex will also highlight two novel intermittent catheter concepts. To fit modern women’s lifestyles Teleflex has developed the Liquick Pure® catheter, a new female catheter which is discreet, easy and convenient to use. Its handy packaging is not only functional. It also features a cosmetic look and feel. The SafetyCat Active® catheter is an innovative catheter system especially suited for active people. Providing a ready-to-use, pre-coated safety catheter in a convenient protective sheath it allows for greater freedom, mobility and maximum comfort. The SafetyCat Active catheter in its modern packaging is available for women, men and children.
The product portfolio Teleflex will present during the EAU includes other bladder management products and products for endourology. It is complemented by a range of surgical products.
About Teleflex Incorporated
Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care, urology and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,400 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 150 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at teleflex.com.
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.
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