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SUTURTEK BRINGS SAFETY TO THE OPERATING ROOM WITH INDUSTRY'S FIRST PATENTED FASCIA SUTURING DEVICE

June 2, 2006
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SuturTek Incorporated, a medical device company with a unique, patented, award-winning suturing solution, today announced that it is bringing suture needle stick prevention to the operating room. Used by hundreds of surgeons in hospitals across the U.S., the 360-degree Fascia Closure Device(TM) is the first safe suturing device available to prevent inadvertent suture needle stick injuries to surgeons, OR nurses, patients, and other hospital personnel during the riskiest aspect of all surgery: fascia closure. Genetic Engineering News (http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=2083679)