Pentax Medical Launches New Multi-functional Esd Device Contributing In Early Treatment Of Gastric Cancer

TOKYO - Hoya Group PENTAX Medical launches Splash M-Knife, the new multi-functional ESD device to achieve complete endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) with a single device. The new device will be demonstrated in the 89th Annual Meeting of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (JGES) Congress to be held in Nagoya, Japan from May 29-31.

Flexible endoscopes have been developed to be used in minimally invasive treatment procedures in combination with therapeutic devices. ESD is a procedure invented in Japan more than 10 years ago — and the techniquie is growing worldwide for its clinical and financial benefits contributing in early recovery, reduced complexities and costs.

According to the manufacturer, Splash M-Knife achieves clear marking, better hemostasis and smoother and easier operation during a procedure without replacing the knife. A disk in the knife helps hooking up the tissue for improved safety and ease of cutting, while metal plate that closes the knife for clear marking and better hemostasis. Additionally, the water jet function enables additional injection without changing the device

Source: EndoNurse