Orthopedic Illuminated Retractor integrates Intelligent Photonics.

Press Release Summary:

Eiberg™ Illuminated Retractor System addresses need for illumination and visualization of dark surgical cavities encountered by surgeons during total hip replacement surgery and hip and pelvic trauma. Ergonomic design, atraumatic blade, and integrated Intelligent Photonics™ combine to facilitate simultaneous tissue retraction and broad, volumetric, thermally cool illumination of surgical target. Blade tip design also facilitates secure anchoring to bone.

Original Press Release:

Invuity® Introduces Eiberg(TM) Illuminated Retractor System with Integrated Intelligent Photonics(TM) to Orthopedic Market

Latest innovation further complements company's portfolio of products designed specifically for use in orthopedic surgeries

SAN FRANCISCO – Invuity, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVTY), a leading medical technology company, today announced the introduction of its Eiberg™ Illuminated Retractor System. This latest innovation adds to the company's portfolio of orthopedic products including the Saber Yankauer™ Illuminated Aspiration System and Eivector™ Illuminated Retractor System. This product portfolio enables superior intracavity illumination and visualization, supporting the growing trend in orthopedic surgery toward less invasive procedures.

Eiberg™ was designed to address the unmet need for illumination and visualization of the dark surgical cavities encountered by surgeons during total hip replacement surgery and hip and pelvic trauma. The combination of its ergonomic design, atraumatic blade, and integrated Intelligent Photonics™ facilitates simultaneous tissue retraction and broad, volumetric, thermally cool illumination of the surgical target. Additionally, the blade tip design facilitates secure anchoring to bone, ensuring maximum utility during orthopedic procedures.

"With our commitment to advancing the standard of care for surgical interventions, we are pleased to announce the release of Eiberg™, which broadens our orthopedic portfolio," said Invuity CEO Philip Sawyer. "Feedback from surgeons is very positive, and we anticipate a full commercial launch in October as we continue to expand the number of products designed to enable less invasive procedures in orthopedic surgery."

Orthopedic surgeons continue to express to Invuity the need for and value of improved illumination and visualization during procedures such as anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty. Last week, Charles DeCook, M.D., Joint Surgeon Specialists, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA, demonstrated and featured the Saber Yankauer™ during an anterior approach total hip replacement surgery that was live-streamed to hundreds of surgeon attendees at the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) Combined OrthoLIVE/MTJR Course.

"Invuity's Intelligent Photonics™ devices offer much needed innovation in less invasive surgical techniques, especially when used in a procedure such as an anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty," said Dr. DeCook. "The Saber Yankauer delivers significantly improved illumination and visualization of the surgical cavity enabling me to perform the procedure with greater precision, efficiency and safety. It has become a standard of care in my clinical practice today and I look forward incorporating Invuity's latest innovations into my surgical armamentarium."

Invuity's Intelligent Photonics™ products will continue to gain broad exposure in orthopedic surgery as they will be showcased at this week's ICJR 4(th) Annual Anterior Hip Course, a gathering for the world's leading joint replacement surgeons, in Houston, TX (September 24-26).

About Invuity®

Invuity, Inc. is a medical technology company focused on developing and marketing advanced photonics devices to improve the ability of surgeons to illuminate and visualize the surgical cavity during open minimally invasive and minimal access surgery. The company's patented Intelligent Photonics™ technology enables enhanced surgical precision, efficiency and safety by providing superior visualization. Clinical applications include breast and thyroid oncology, plastic reconstructive, spine, orthopedic, cardiothoracic and general surgery among others. Invuity is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.invuity.com.



Miranda Duncan

Waggener Edstrom




Matt Clawson

Pure Communications



Web Site: http://www.invuity.com

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