LONDON, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
ENDOCUFF VISION(R) designed to improve visualisation of the colon
Norgine B.V. today announced that ENDOCUFF VISION(R) is now available in Belgium, Netherlands and France. ENDOCUFF VISION(R) is a Class 1 sterile medical device attached to the end of the colonoscope that opens up the field of view by retracting folds during withdrawal. It is proven to help increase the detection of pre-cancerous polyps as part of bowel cancer screening.
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Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality in the world , with nearly 1.4 million new cases diagnosed worldwide and 412,000 people in Europe., The detection and removal of pre-cancerous adenomas during colonoscopy substantially reduces both the development of and death from colorectal cancer.
Peter Martin, Chief Operating Officer, Norgine, commented "We are pleased to announce the launch of ENDOCUFF VISION(R) in these additional markets. ENDOCUFF VISION(R) is a new device that is proven to improve visualisation of the colon, thus increasing the detection of cancerous and precancerous cells. By doing so it helps patients and healthcare systems by allowing the prevention and treatment of colon cancer at an earlier stage than might otherwise be possible."
Over the years, Norgine has strengthened its colon cancer prevention and detection portfolio to ensure quality in colonoscopy and ultimately enhance health outcomes for patients.
In Europe, Australia and New Zealand, ENDOCUFF VISION(R) is available through Norgine's infrastructure including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
In the US and Canada, ENDOCUFF VISION(R) is available through Olympus Corporation of the Americas.
To see how ENDOCUFF VISION(R) works click here [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDYQPSmE6uw ]
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