Healthcare Industry News: PENTAX Medical
News Release - May 26, 2020
SMART Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for Its G-EYE(R) ColonoscopeSMART's G-EYEŽ Colonoscope, incorporating the G-EYEŽ Balloon Technology which helps control the endoscope's field of view and positioning during colonoscopy, was cleared for marketing in the USA by FDA
RA'ANANA, Israel, May 26, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- SMART Medical Systems Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of innovative endoscopy products, announced that the FDA issued 510(k) clearance for its flagship product, the G-EYEŽ Colonoscope.
Under the current FDA clearance, the G-EYEŽ colonoscope will be available based on selected 510(k) cleared colonoscopes of OLYMPUS (8 models) and PENTAX Medical (3 models). SMART is currently preparing its 510(k) submission for the FUJIFILM brand.
"We are excited to have the G-EYEŽ colonoscope available for American patients, doctors and endoscopy practices, and are proud of taking part in the global effort to provide advanced technologies for colonoscopy", said Brian Cochrane, CCO of SMART's US subsidiary. "We are now initiating our launch of the G-EYEŽ colonoscope in the US market, aiming to make it available to clinical collaborators and customers".
"This FDA clearance is a cornerstone for our company", said Gadi Terliuc, SMART's CEO. "This important milestone, adding to our recently-formed strategic partnership with FUJIFILM, is part of our evolution as a meaningful provider of enabling endoscopy products".
About SMART Medical Systems
SMART Medical Systems is a pioneer in the development and manufacture of innovative medical devices in the field of gastro-intestinal (GI) endoscopy. SMART's unique approach is to use available brand name endoscopes and address key challenges in contemporary endoscopy. SMART's CE Marked and FDA cleared NaviAid product family is commercially distributed in key global markets. With its new partnership with FUJIFILM adding to its already existing alliance with PENTAX Medical, SMART's G-EYEŽ colonoscopy solution is currently adopted by two of the three industry leaders in GI endoscopy imaging. SMART is headquartered in Israel, and operates in the United States through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SMART GI Inc. For more information, please visit: www.smartmedsys.com/us/
Source: SMART Medical Systems
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