US Endoscopy announces full market release of the AquaShield® system – Pentax and AquaShield® system CO2 – Pentax

Mentor, Ohio — March 15, 2017 — US Endoscopy, a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the release of the AquaShield® system – Pentax and AquaShield® system CO2 – Pentax.

These new line items join the existing AquaShield® system family of disposable water bottle cap solutions that are used in conjunction with an air or CO2 source to supply sterile water to an endoscope during endoscopic procedures.   

“We continue to listen to our Customers’ needs regarding infection prevention products and services,” says Tony Siracusa, Vice President and General Manager of US Endoscopy. “Offering Pentax solutions within our AquaShield® system portfolio is the next step in meeting these needs.”

About US Endoscopy
US Endoscopy, a subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, is a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, serving the U.S. and international gastrointestinal endoscopy markets.  By listening and delivering solutions in the field of endoscopy, our unique lines of devices provide better, more enhanced product options for GI clinicians.  A significant and growing portion of sales are from endoscopic devices created by the company's new product development team with the guidance and direction of luminary physicians and nurses worldwide.  For more information, visit www.usendoscopy.com.

About STERIS Corporation
The mission of STERIS Corporation is to help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe. For more information, visit www.steris.com.

*Compatible with Olympus GI endoscopes – excluding EUS echoendoscopes that utilize a balloon channel.

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