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Lumenis Showcases Its Dual Modality CO2 Laser Solution for Smart Tissue Management Providing Women With Better Options for Gynecology Health Problems

Nachrichtenquelle: GlobeNewswire
15.06.2015, 09:00  |  1113   |   |   

YOKNEAM, Israel, June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lumenis Ltd. (Nasdaq:LMNS), the world's largest energy-based medical device company for surgical, ophthalmology and aesthetic applications, is showcasing its portfolio of CO2 laser solutions for minimally invasive gynecological surgery at the 11th American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) International Congress, taking place June 16-19, 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel.

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=33729.

Lumenis' portfolio of laser systems, fibers and accessories is built on the principle that strong collaboration with the gynecology community energizes innovation and leads to better patient care.

The AcuPulse(TM) DUO is the only CO2 laser system that combines free beam and fiber technologies to treat a range of indications in gynecology, including endometriosis, adhesions and uterine fibroids. These gynecological conditions usually affect women during their reproductive years and are associated with pelvic pain and infertility, affecting normal sexual function and quality of life.1 The unique pulsed and continuous power and exposure mode settings of AcuPulse DUO enable optimal control over cutting, ablation and coagulation with the least amount of disturbance to adjacent tissue.

Smart tissue management is one of the main challenges in laparoscopic gynecological surgery needing to avoid perforations, adhesion formation and other potential complications when treating in close proximity to important intra-abdominal structures such as the bowel, bladder, ureter and major blood vessels.

Lumenis' broad range of advanced durable and flexible CO2 laser fibers enhance safety by providing a clear visible aiming beam that helps the surgeon target the tissue of interest, and are the only ones with a renewable tip for cost effective and user friendly operation. Along with a designated set of gynecological handpieces, they provide the thermal control and precision required for smart tissue management.

Lumenis encourages AAGL attendees to visit booth number 15 to experience the CO2 laser on a specially designated gynecological simulator in order to explore the benefits of the CO2 laser energy.

AAGL attendees are also welcome to attend a video session by Dr. Francisco Carmona, demonstrating the advantages of fiber use.

The session is entitled: "Adhesiolysis and Excision of Bladder Endometriosis using Lumenis AcuPulse CO2 Laser and FiberLase Flexible CO2 Laser Fiber," and will take place on Thursday, June 18 at 11:40 in Hall B.

"As a leading medical technology company headquartered in Israel, we are delighted that AAGL chose Jerusalem as the location for this important meeting," said Tzipi Ozer-Armon, CEO of Lumenis. "The meeting's slogan - 'where ancient history and innovative start-ups intertwine' - provides the perfect context to share our continued legacy of innovation with local healthcare professionals and international guests."

To learn more about Lumenis' CO2 laser solutions for gynecological surgery, please visit: https://vimeo.com/100938383.

About Lumenis

Lumenis (Nasdaq:LMNS) is a global leader in the field of minimally-invasive clinical solutions for the Surgical, Ophthalmology and Aesthetic markets, and is a world-renowned expert in developing and commercializing innovative energy-based technologies, including Laser, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and Radio-Frequency (RF). For nearly 50 years, Lumenis' ground-breaking products have redefined medical treatments and have set numerous technological and clinical gold-standards. Lumenis has successfully created solutions for previously untreatable conditions, as well as designed advanced technologies that have revolutionized existing treatment methods. For more information visit: www.lumenis.com

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Reference:

1. Meuleman C. et al., Outcome after multidisciplinary CO2 laser laparoscopic excision of deep infiltrating colorectal endometriosis (2009), Reproductive BioMedicine Online ,Vol 18. No 2. pp. 282-289.

CONTACT: For further information:
         Mai Duong
         Lazar Partners Ltd.
         (646) 871-8492



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Source: Lumenis Ltd. via Globenewswire

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