Richard Wolf Introduces the Smallest Bipolar Resectoscope on the Market The Princess™ has the potential to reduce physician fatigue and increase patient comfort

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation introduces the smallest bipolar resectoscope available in gynecology, the Princess (21 Fr expandable to 24.5 Fr) crosses even the narrowest cervix with ease. Its petite, atraumatic profile requires less dilation and significantly less resistance during insertion.  With its small dimensions, the Princess is ideal for fertility and sterility patients as well as cases of cervical stenosis

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A new rotatable feature allows physicians to freely move the working end of the Princess without changing the position of the shaft inside the patient, resulting in more comfortable and efficient procedures.  The smaller loop removes tissue more precisely and inflicts less thermal damage.

Unlike standard resectoscopes that are limited to either monopolar or bipolar energy, the Princess uses unique cutting-edge hybrid technology which allows for either energy with a switch of a cable. Its bipolar capability opens the door to saline as a solution to irrigate the cavity reducing the potential for hyponatremia.

"The Princess expands the clinician's options and enhances the patient's comfort," said Monica Sanders, Corporate Director of Marketing for Richard Wolf. "It provides flexibility and enhanced capabilities for physicians while improving patient care and recovery times. These are the hallmarks of Richard Wolf technology."

From start to finish, the Princess expands the clinician's options and enhances the patient's comfort.

For details about the Princess and how it can help improve patient care, call Richard Wolf toll-free at 800-323-9653, contact your local Richard Wolf representative, or visit richardwolfusa.com.

About Richard Wolf

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation (RWMIC), a subsidiary of the German-based Richard Wolf GmbH, marks 40 years in the U.S. in 2012. Richard Wolf GmbH works to advance the science of endoscopy through the support of research with leading universities and physicians.

Richard Wolf has subsidiaries in the UK, France, Austria, Belgium, India and the United Arab Emirates. Media contact: Julia Filipski | jfilipski@richardwolfusa.com | 847-955-8084, or T. Shawn Taylor | tshawntaylor@yahoo.com | 312-371-6260.

RWMIC, 353 Corporate Woods Pkwy., Vernon Hills, IL 60061 

SOURCE Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation



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