Richard Wolf Launches 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope for Gynecology

Slim outer diameter enhances patient's comfort without sacrificing doctor's visibility or treatment options

Jan 03, 2013, 11:00 ET from Richard Wolf

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pushing the limits of gynecologic endoscopy, Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp. introduces the 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope, an exceptionally happy marriage of patient comfort and physician versatility.


"We are excited about the launch of this product because it is truly unique," said Monica Sanders, Corporate Director of Marketing for Richard Wolf. "It has a tiny outer diameter of only 3.8 mm but still maintains a large 5 Fr. working channel. It really is the perfect blend of comfort for the patient and efficiency for the physician."

Versatility was the goal when developing the 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope. Although it is the perfect size for diagnostic procedures, the integrated 5 Fr. working channel expands physician's options to include polyp removal, foreign body removal, and even sterilization device implantation.

The slimmer profile means the patient experiences less discomfort during the procedure. Since the 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope also features separate inflow and outflow channels, visibility can be maintained, potentially shortening procedure times, another plus for the patient.

As an investment, the 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope's all-in-one design streamlines setup and provides maximum protection for instruments due to its integrated, straight working channel.

For more details on how the 3.8 mm Compact Hysteroscope can enhance patient care and expand treatment options, call Richard Wolf toll-free at 800-323-9653, contact your local Richard Wolf representative, or visit

Media contact: Julia Filipski,, 847-955-8084, or T. Shawn Taylor,, 312-371-6260.

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation (RWMIC) advances the science of endoscopy through the support of research with leading universities and physicians. A subsidiary of the German-based Richard Wolf GmbH, RWMIC has facilities in the UK, France, Austria, Belgium, India and the United Arab Emirates.

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