CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical device and technology company Lazurite Holdings LLC has announced that its ArthroFreeâ„¢ wireless camera system for minimally invasive surgery will be available for viewing and hands-on demonstration at these four upcoming medical conferences:

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting, March 16-19, Denver (Booth 202)

  • Global Surgical Conference & Expo of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), March 20-23, New Orleans (Booth 7252)

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 22-26, Chicago (Booth 2305)

  • Ambulatory Surgical Center Association (ASCA) Annual Meeting, April 27-30 in Dallas (Booth 424)

Lazurite will be presenting at the Innovation Theater at AORN on Monday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and at the Innovation Theater at AAOS on Wednesday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m.

In addition, the company also plans to exhibit at the annual meetings of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (San Francisco, May 19-21), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (Colorado Springs, July 13-18), and from the American College of Surgeons (San Diego, October 16-18).

ArthroFreeMT The system is expected to be the world’s first wireless camera for minimally invasive surgery approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The opinion is expected by the middle of the year. It incorporates Lazurite’s exclusive low-heat, high-intensity Meridiemâ„¢ lighting technology with advanced camera, battery and wireless transmission technologies. The system is designed to improve OR productivity and patient safety through energy efficiency, reduced setup/downtime and elimination of sterile field cable hazards.

“We are excited to showcase our ArthroFree wireless camera system at these conferences,” said Eugene Malinskiy, CEO and Founder of Lazurite. “The ArthroFree system is a game-changer in the operating room. It is designed to be compatible with a variety of flexible and rigid endoscopes, as well as surgical tower systems used in orthopedics, gastroenterology, laparoscopy and the broader endoscopic market. The ArthroFree system is designed to be fully compatible with operating room technology in all specialty areas. »

Pre-production demonstration models of the ArthroFree system will be available for surgeons, physicians and perioperative nurses to try out for themselves at all meetings. At the SAGES and AORN conferences, the system will be paired with a Belly-Soft, an insufflated abdominal cavity model and a 3-D organ identification tray, both provided by 3-Dmed.

Visitors to the Lazurite booths will be able to see the exceptional light and image quality of the ArthroFree system on LG Business Solutions high performance 4K surgical monitors. LG surgical monitors ensure that surgeons using the ArthroFree wireless camera have the accuracy, convenience and reliability needed for precise surgery.

Mark Froimson, MD, Chairman of the Board of Lazurite, said, “We look forward to providing conference attendees the opportunity to experience first-hand the many benefits the ArthroFree system will bring to the operating room. Lazurite’s management and development teams and some of our champion physicians will be on hand to answer questions. We plan to be on the market very soon.

The ArthroFreeâ„¢ Wireless Surgical Camera System has not yet received FDA clearance and is not currently approved for human use. It is not intended for commercial distribution; orders cannot be accepted at this time.

About Lazurite

Lazurite (formerly Indago) is a pre-revenue medical device startup backed by private capital. The company has raised over $18 million to date from institutional investors, family offices and over 50 physician champions. The Cleveland-based company (founded in 2015) designs devices to set new operating room standards for efficiency and patient safety. Lazurite’s ArthroFreeâ„¢ System is expected to be the first FDA-cleared wireless camera system for minimally invasive surgery. The ArthroFree system will eliminate camera and light wires involved in patient infections, burns, and costly postoperative care. Lazurite’s current product pipeline includes devices that incorporate their patented camera technology and laser light technology. Lazurite’s technologies are protected by a comprehensive intellectual property portfolio encompassing the ArthroFree wireless surgical camera system and the new Meridiem light source as well as other products currently in development. For more information, see:

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Lazuriteâ„¢, ArthroFreeâ„¢ and Meridiemâ„¢ are registered trademarks of Lazurite Holdings LLC.


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