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3D Systems Introduces New Simbionix Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module

September 15, 2014

New Simbionix training module launched for the practice of transvaginal ultrasound exams Demonstrations of the new module can be seen at the upcoming International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Simbionix Innovative Solution for Patient Specific Simulation Receives Further Global Recognition

July 17, 2014

Medical simulation technology provides an excellent approach to train physicians, nurses and allied health personnel.  However, medical simulation development and utilization does not have to stop with training. Simbionix USA Corporation advances the concept of using its proprietary technologies and capabilities to turn the simulation experience into an essential part of pre-operative surgery planning.

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Simbionix Introduces the First VR Training Module for the Practice of Vaginal Cuff Closure Suturing Using Barbed Sutures with State of the Art Haptic

June 26, 2014

Hysterectomies are one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with over 600,000 performed each year. Studies show that performing the procedure using a laparoscopic approach is associated with reduced short-term morbidity (less blood loss, wound infections, and postoperative pain), shorter hospital stay, and faster resumption of normal activities when compared with abdominal hysterectomy.  

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Transesophageal Echocardiography Training Simulator from Simbionix Helps Learners Master Clinical Skills

June 18, 2014

Cleveland, OH: The transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) procedure is an advanced echocardiography assessment with a specialized probe that allows main sections of the heart and great vessels to be clearly demonstrated from the esophagus. This procedure is safe when properly conducted, but in rare circumstances it can cause serious and even fatal complications.

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Simbionix Expands its Product Offering with New Platforms and Applications for Endovascular Training

May 22, 2014

Cleveland, OH: As more endovascular medical programs adapt simulation as an essential part of their training curriculum, there is a constant and consistent need for updated simulation solutions. Simbionix is proud to offer two new platforms and two training modules, to enhance hands-on training for more clinicians to enhance patient safety and improve clinical outcomes. 

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Labral Training Module Helps Improve Arthroscopic Surgical Skills

May 04, 2014

Cleveland, OH: The first complete virtual reality training module for Shoulder Labral procedures is now available from Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products.

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The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and Simbionix Co-Develop a Portable Training Solution for EBUS-TBNA

March 19, 2014

Cleveland, OH, Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), a leader in advanced simulation education, enter the second phase of their collaboration to promote bronchoscopy education.  The BRONCH Express, a virtual reality simulator for EBUS-TBNA training that is being co-developed by the organizations, will be featured at CHEST World Congress 2014.

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Simbionix Provides Comprehensive Virtual Reality Training For The FAST Arthroscopy Curriculum

March 12, 2014

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is pleased to release a virtual reality training module for FAST (Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training) in response to the needs of surgeons.

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Changing the Future of Medical Education: Simbionix Releases Innovations at IMSH

January 23, 2014

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is launching their most innovative products to date at the IMSH exhibition in San Francisco.

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Simbionix Welcomes New Latin and Central American Sales Manager

January 07, 2014

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products, is pleased to announce that Mr. Esteban Zamora has joined the company as Latin and Central American Sales Manager.

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Collaboration Between Simbionix and 1st MSMU to Integrate a Russian Developed Assessment System to Enhance Laparoscopic Training

December 11, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training is pleased to announce having signed a collaboration agreement with I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (1st MSMU), the leading national medical higher educational institution in the Russian Federation.

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Simbionix New ANGIO Mentor™ Suite Promotes Endovascular Team Training in a True-to-life Clinical Environment

November 19, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training is pleased to announce the release of its next generation simulator platform for endovascular training, the ANGIO Mentor™ Suite.

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Endovascular Aneurysm Training Module Now Supports Vascutek’s Anaconda™ Devices

November 19, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, announces that it is increasing its library of training opportunities on the ANGIO Mentor™ with the new EVAR Vascutek module.

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Innovative Pelvic Exam Training for all Clinicians Now Available by Simbionix

November 10, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Pelvic examinations are routinely performed for testing and evaluating various medical conditions including screening for cervical cancer and sexually transmitted diseases. Learning the female anatomy and how to conduct pelvic exams have posed a challenge due to the nature of the exam. Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is excited to introduce an advanced training tool for clinicians enabling hands-on practice for pelvic exams on a life-like computerized mannequin.

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Simbionix Announces Initiation of the REHEARSAAAL Study

October 27, 2013

Cleveland, OH:  Simbionix, a leading provider of innovative training solutions, announced the initiation of the REHEARSAAAL study which evaluates the clinical benefits of preoperative patient specific simulation using the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ for the treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAAs) by Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR).

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New Appendectomy Cases on the Simbionix LAP Mentor

October 08, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Laparoscopic surgery has increasingly come to replace more traditional ‘open’ procedures in a variety of medical fields. Recognizing that these procedures require special training, Simbionix has made it a priority to provide extensive practice for physicians. This new addition of the advanced cases to the all-inclusive Appendectomy Module is a continuation of Simbionix’s effort to enrich the ever expending library of modules and enlarge the offering of the training hours on the LAP Mentor, currently estimated by more than 200 hours.

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Innovative Endovascular Basic Skills Training Module

September 12, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is proud to announce the release of the innovative Endovascular Basic Skills training module for the ANGIO Mentor™ simulator. 

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New RCSA Certification Curriculum Uses ANGIO Mentor Simulators For Advanced Training

July 10, 2013

Margate, Florida;   RCSA™, in collaboration with Simbionix™, provides medical solutions for certification requirements.  Learners include cardiovascular medical specialists, vascular medical specialists, cardiovascular assistants, medical simulation educators and others.

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Following the Successful Launch in the United States, the New Simbionix U/S Mentor to be Introduced for the First Time in Europe

June 12, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, a world leader of medical simulation training and products, will be exhibiting its new U/S Mentor™ Simulator for the first time in Europe at the upcoming SESAM (Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine) exhibition, in Paris, France.

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American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and Simbionix Collaborate to Promote Clinician Education and Patient Safety

May 16, 2013

Cleveland, OH:  Simbionix, a world leader in medical simulation, and the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), the leader in advanced simulation education, will collaborate to promote bronchoscopy education.  This partnership reinforces the goals of both organizations to improve patient safety and outcomes through advanced medical education.

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Premium Online Content Added to the ARTHRO Mentor™ Training Curriculum

May 12, 2013

Cleveland, OH: After performing various hardware and software upgrades to the ARTHRO Mentor, Simbionix is now pleased to announce the addition of a comprehensive training curriculum designed for orthopedic and sports medicine programs. 

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Closest to Operating on a Live Patient- Simulated Training for Vascular Surgeons and Cardiologists

May 02, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is proud to announce the release of various training modules for the ANGIO Mentor™ endovascular simulator. 

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Simbionix USA Corporation to Exhibit at Upcoming AAGL Exhibit in Cape Town

April 08, 2013

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training will be exhibiting at the upcoming AAGL International Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynaecology in Cape Town, South Africa, April 9-13, 2013. 

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Simbionix Revolutionary Patient Specific Simulation PROcedure Rehersal Studio™ Receives First of Its Kind US Patent

April 07, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, has been granted a US patent for its patient specific simulation product, the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ (PRS). This follows a similar patent granted in the United Kingdom and is the first such patent ever granted in the United States. 

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Third FDA Clearance for Revolutionary Simbionix Product

April 02, 2013

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, has received FDA clearance for its TEVAR (Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) application for PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ (PRS). This application joins the family of PRS cleared for marketing applications for Carotid Intervention and EVAR (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) procedures.

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Valencia College Utilizes Sophisticated Simbionix Simulators in Their Cardiovascular Technology (CVT) Training Program

March 20, 2013

Cleveland, OH:  Simbionix provides Cardiovascular Technology (CVT) programs with training simulators that deliver a virtual reality experience for their students.  Valencia College in Orlando, FL, utilizes this technology in their Allied Health Department’s CVT program.

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Arthroscopy Training Now Better Than Ever With The Simbionix ARTHRO Mentor™ Including MentorLearn™ and Improved Hardware

March 18, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Since adding the Arthroscopic simulator to the Simbionix product line in early 2012, the R&D department has been working on various hardware and software modifications to increase the ARTHRO Mentor™’s performance and enhance user experience.

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Simbionix Announces License Agreement for Surgical Videos

March 14, 2013

Cleveland, OH:  Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulators and education solutions, is pleased to announce an agreement with Duke University to license surgical videos and other instructional materials.  These resources were developed by Duke physicians and they cover the advanced skills and procedures addressed in Phase 2 of the ACS/APDS Surgical Skills Curriculum for Residents.

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Simbionix Signs an Agreement with the Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Foundation (LSS)

February 21, 2013

Cleveland, OH:  Simbionix and the Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Foundation (LSS) signed a collaboration agreement that is supported by Europe’s most prestigious society in the laparoscopic discipline, The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES).  Training materials and assessment tools for the European Laparoscopic Skills Curriculum will be the result of this initiative.

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Presenting The First Ever Hands On Skills Assessments Examination For Endoscopy Certification

January 26, 2013

Cleveland, OH: Traditionally, the only way to assess technical skills in the medical field has been through unstructured, subjective observation. Therefore, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Fundamentals of Endoscopic SurgeryTM (FESTM) program has taken a giant step toward more reliable and valid measures of surgical performance to improve patient safety. As part of this initiative, SAGES together with Simbionix™, a leader in surgical simulation, have developed the first ever virtual reality system that can objectively assess surgical endoscopic skills. 

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Live Case at TCT Mirrors PRS Patient Specific Simulation Rehearsal

December 16, 2012

Cleveland, OH:  The Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ (PRS) was put to the test when Barry T. Katzen, MD, FACR, FACC, FSIR, Founder/ Medical Director of Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute utilized the technology to pre-operatively plan and rehearse for a Live Case he performed at the 2012 TCT Conference.  Following the rehearsal done in advance of the surgery, Dr. Katzen performed the EVAR endovascular intervention live at the TCT.  This “Future Techniques for Endovascular Therapy” session demonstrated new techniques for possible improvements on a variety of procedures in the endovascular space.
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McGraw-Hill Professional and Simbionix™ Collaborate to Combine Surgical Education with Simulation

December 12, 2012

McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for scientific and medical communities, and Simbionix, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation, are proud to announce a new collaboration involving McGraw-Hill Professional’s online surgical training resource AccessSurgery and the Simbionix MentorLearn system (www.simbionix.com).  This editorial partnership expands the previously announced marketing agreement between the two companies.

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Simbionix Introduces a New Ultrasound Simulator Enhancing Medical Education At ACEP

November 21, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, a world leader of medical simulation training and education products, will introduce the new advanced U/S Mentor™ simulator. This new Simbionix simulator offers realistic hands-on training for diverse ultrasound examinations and interventions, and will be shown for the first time at the upcoming American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Exhibition in Denver, Colorado.

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Innovative Simulation Solutions Change Surgical Education- Simbionix Launches Four New Products At ACS

September 30, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, a world leader of medical simulation training and education products, will introduce a record number of new products at the upcoming American College of Surgeons Exhibition, including the MentorLearn™ Online solution for both the LAP Mentor™ and the GI-BRONCH Mentor™, the new LAP Mentor™ Appendectomy Module, the Suturing Module for the da Vinci®Si™ Skills Simulator and a Suggested Implementation of the ACS/APDS Surgical Skills Curriculum.

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Simbionix Introduces A Series Of Training Curricula

June 20, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation training and education products, is pleased to provide a series of simulation based curricula, to customers of the LAP Mentor™, GI Mentor™, BRONCH Mentor™ and the VirtaMed HystSim™.

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Simbionix Releases Lower Limb Training Module For The ANGIO Mentor™ Endovascular Simulator

June 04, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, announces increasing its library of training opportunities on the ANGIO Mentor with the new Below-The-Knee (BTK) module.

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Simbionix Releases Two New Platforms At The Upcoming DDW and AUA Events

May 20, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation, training and education products, is proud to announce the release two new platform designs this week: the new GI Mentor™ Express simulator and the enhanced hardware for the URO Mentor™.

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Simbionix Offers LAP Mentor™ Customers a Bariatric Curriculum At No Cost

May 09, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to provide LAP Mentor customers with a new simulation-based Bariatric Curriculum, developed by educators with years of experience in using medical simulation.

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Simbionix Introduced Its Next Generation Simulator Platform For Endovascular Training

May 02, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to announce the release of its next generation simulator platform for its endovascular training, the ANGIO Mentor™ Slim.

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First CAMLS fellowship sponsored by simulation partner Simbionix

April 05, 2012

TAMPA, FL (April 4, 2012) – Simbionix, a leading global provider of medical education and simulation training, has sponsored the first fellowship at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS).

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FDA Cleared New Application For Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Studio

February 23, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to announce that Simbionix received FDA clearance for the EVAR (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair) application for the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ (PRS). Last year Simbionix received clearance for the PRS Carotid Intervention application.
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Simbionix Acquires The ARTHRO VR® Product Line By GMV

January 25, 2012

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to announce it has purchased the ARTHRO VR®, a virtual reality arthroscopic training simulator line from GMV, Spain. This purchase expands the company’s training tools to provide clients with advanced solutions for orthopedic surgeons. As with all Simbionix training simulators, this system is the ideal complement to traditional training techniques, reducing instruction time and providing a complete hands-on experience.

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Simbionix Comprehensive Medical Simulators Now Available In Additional Languages

January 12, 2012

Cleveland, OH: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training, is pleased to announce that advanced virtual reality (VR) simulators now communicate in Chinese, Japanese and Russian, in addition to English. The new languages are available with the company’s new simulator curricula management system, MentorLearn™. MentorLearn is available either as the new interface for simulator management, or as an on-line administration system. MentorLearn allows Simbionix customers to use a unified interface to control and manage all Simbionix simulators, which is now possible in multiple languages.

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Simbionix To Introduce Three New Women’s Health Products

November 06, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training produts for medical professionsals and the healthcare industry, is proud to introduce three new products for women’s health professionals, including PELVIC Mentor™, Hysterectomy module for the LAP Mentor™ and the new Simposia online platform for the OB/GYN community. All products will be demonstrated at Simbionix booth #1103 at the AAGL 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Hollywood, FL, November 6-10, 2011.

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Hands-On PROcedure Training, VEITHsymposium, November 18

November 06, 2011

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Patent Granted for Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™

August 10, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation training and education products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce it has been granted a patent in the UK for its innovative PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™.

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Training on the Simbionix GI Mentor Shows Sustainable Superiority Compared to Standard Endoscopic Training

May 04, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to report on the results of a controlled randomized trial on the company’s GI Mentor, conducted by a team headed by Arnulf Ferlitsch, MD at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

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Simbionix to Introduce Industry First Training Simulator for Pelvic Floor Repair

April 27, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce its new training simulator for pelvic floor repair, to be exhibited for the first time at the ACOG 59th Annual Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC, April 30- May 4, 2011.

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Simbionix Appoints Director of Newly Established Regulatory Affairs Department

April 06, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Yael Friedman to Director of the newly established Regulatory Affairs Department.
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Simbionix to Exhibit New LAP Mentor Nephrectomy Module at the Upcoming SAGES Annual Meeting

March 24, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, is happy to announce the release of their new Laparoscopic Nephrectomy module for the LAP Mentor simulator. Hands-on practice of this complex module will be available at the SAGES Annual Meeting between March 30 – April 2, 2011, at Simbionix booth #240 and in the Learning Center.

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McGraw-Hill Professional and Simbionix™ Partner to Provide Enhanced Surgical Simulation and Education

March 16, 2011

NEW YORK, NY / CLEVELAND, OH - McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, and Simbionix™, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, have partnered to bring surgical education content from McGraw-Hill Professional’s online surgical training resource AccessSurgery™ (www.accesssurgery.com) to users of Simbionix’s MentorLearn system.

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Simbionix Welcomes New Vice President for US Business Development

March 09, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that William Lewandowski has been promoted to the position of VP for US Business Development.

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Simbionix Releases Innovative Module For Practicing The Essential Skills of Transseptal Puncturing

March 01, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, is happy to announce the release of their new Transseptal Puncture Module for the ANGIO Mentor simulator.

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Simbionix Launches MentorLearn: Providing the Optimal Solution for Training Program Management

February 02, 2011

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, released its new MentorLearn system at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) last week.

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Simbionix and AABIP Sign Collaboration Agreement

November 02, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s
leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, is pleased to
announce they have signed a collaboration agreement with the American Association
for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP) on the development of a
Bronchoscopic Essential Skills module.

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Simbionix Receives FDA Clearance to Take Medical Simulation Technology One Step Further into Clinical Settings

September 29, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix Ltd., a subsidiary of Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, is proud to announce the receipt of FDA clearance for the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ Software.

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Simbionix Relocates its Courseware Business to its Corporate Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio

August 16, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, will consolidate its eTrinsic custom courseware business currently located in Denver, Colorado and relocate those operations to its Corporate Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio under its expanding Medical Education Division (MED).

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Simbionix Continues its Global Expansion

July 28, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the company’s continued global expansion. Simbionix has increased the size of two of its major facilities with an expansion of its Corporate Headquarters in Cleveland, OH, and an entirely new, modern facility for its R&D Center of Excellence and International Operations in Israel.

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Simbionix and USF Receive Grant to Support Development of Laproscopic Hysterectomy Simulation

June 30, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix Ltd., a subsidiary of Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, and USF Health, an organization dedicated to creating a model of health care based on understanding the full spectrum of health, are proud to announce that together they received a BIRD (Binational Industrial Research and Development) Grant to support the development of a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy simulation module.

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Simbionix Welcomes Two New Members to Expand Company’s Medical Education Product Offerings

June 16, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that Marc Schwachter M.D., and Paul DeLuca have joined the Company’s Medical Education Division (MED).

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Simbionix to Reveal Two New Products at the Upcoming American Urology Association (AUA) Annual Meeting

May 24, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is launching two new hands-on training systems- the Lap Nepherctomy simulation module and the VirtaMed TURPSim. Both solutions will be revealed for the first time at the AUA annual meeting in San Francisco next week.

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Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Plays Role in Physicians Training and Certification

May 18, 2010

Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is proud to report that their ANGIO Mentor virtual reality simulator was used during the 4th International Congress of the Polish Vascular Societies in April 2010 for the training and certification of vascular physicians from medical centers across Poland.

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Simbionix Welcomes Mr. Glen Mayfield & Mr. Raanan Cohen to its Board of Directors

May 03, 2010

Cleveland, OH –Simbionix USA Corporation, a global leader in medical education and minimally invasive surgery (MIS) simulator products, announces the appointment of Mr. Glen Mayfield and Mr. Raanan Cohen to the Simbionix Board of Directors in place of Mr. Murray Wilson and Mr. Didi Paz.

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Simbionix Introduces their First Mobile App for Surgical Education

April 14, 2010

Cleveland, OH –Simbionix USA Corporation, a global leader in medical education and minimally invasive surgery (MIS) simulator products, announces the release of a revolutionary, interactive mobile application for training medical professionals. The fully interactive surgical procedure course, created for a leading medical device manufacturer, is now available from the Apple® App Store® for use with the iPhone®, iPod®, and iPad™.

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Simbionix USA Corporation’s Innovative Development Division Releases Two New Breakthrough Technologies

February 28, 2010

Sep. 21st 2009, Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading developer of medical simulation systems, just released two new products: a new Laparoscopic Essential Tasks Module for its LAP Mentor™ and a breakthrough technology for patient-specific simulation based on actual patient data – the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™.

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Simbionix Signs Agreement with the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery

June 20, 2009

20 June 2009, Prague Convention Center, Czech Republic. Simbionix and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of training materials and assessment tools for a new Laparoscopic Skills Curriculum.

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Simbionix USA and B-Line Medical Announce Multi-Level Agreement

May 01, 2009

Simulation technology leader and the leading developer of simulation-based healthcare training platforms form cooperative agreement. April 23, 2009: Cleveland OH, and Washington DC – Simbionix USA Corporation and B-Line Medical, LLC, today announced a strategic agreement enabling the data integration of Simbionix Mentor™ simulation systems with B-Line Medical’s SimCapture® product.

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Simbionix Increases Product Offerings for OB/GYN Physicians

March 01, 2009

Simbionix and VirtaMed have joined forces to provide OB/GYN surgeons the most advanced training system for endoscopic surgery. The new VirtaMed HystSim™ simulator adds hysteroscopy to Simbionix’ impressive line of medical simulation and eLearning products.

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Simbionix Releases Two New Simulation Modules

February 01, 2009

Jan. 9, 2009, Cleveland, OH USA: Simbionix, the world’s leading developer of medical simulation systems, has released two new endovascular training modules, Cerebral Intervention and Cardiac Rhythm Management.

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Glen C. Williams Joins eLearning Sales Team for Simbionix, Heading Up Chicago Office.

January 01, 2009

Denver, CO November 2008 – eTrinsic, a division of Simbionix USA Corporation (Simbionix), a developer of online medical education products and technology for training medical salespeople and professionals, today announced that Glen C. Williams joined the company as Sales Executive for the Midwest and Eastern Region.

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William E. Lewandowski to Lead Simbionix US Marketing Team in Simbionix’s Strategic Expansion in the US Market

November 01, 2008

Cleveland, OH and Lod, Israel, November 2008 – Simbionix USA Corporation (Simbionix), a developer of medical simulators and hands-on curriculum for training medical professionals, today announced that William E. Lewandowski will join the company as the US Marketing Director on November 10th, 2008.

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New Colorectal Module from Simbionix Advances Laparoscopic Cancer Treatment

November 01, 2008

Simbionix USA Corp, an international company using leading edge simulation to advance clinical performance, announces the world-wide release of a breakthrough training simulation of the laparoscopic colorectal procedure.

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Vascular Surgeons Agree: Case Rehearsal Improves Outcomes

November 01, 2008

Surgeons at the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY indicated that patient-specific CTA data can be converted to an endovascular simulator (ANGIO Mentor™, Simbionix US) with high face validity.

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Simbionix Raises Largest Amount in Company’s History in Venture Capital to Accelerate Growth

October 06, 2008

October 6, 2008 (Cleveland, OH and Tel Aviv, Israel) – Simbionix USA Corporation is pleased to announce the completion of a Series C round of growth capital financing led by River Cities Capital Funds, along with incumbent investor Early Stage Partners and other existing shareholders, as well as Western Reserve Partners who served as the company’s investment bankers.

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Simbionix Launches Innovative Patient-Specific Simulation

September 01, 2008

Sep 2008, Cleveland, OH, USA: Simbionix, the world’s leading developer of medical simulation systems, advances procedural simulation from theoretical promise to operating room reality.

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Simbionix Releases Powerful New Learning Management System with Enhanced True Assessment System™

July 01, 2008

July 2008, Cleveland, OH and Denver CO: Simbionix’ eLearning division, eTrinsic, announced the release of version 6.0 of their enhanced Learning Management System (LMS), incorporating the True Assessment System™ (TAS) for data reporting.

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Simbionix Takes Non-Invasive GYN Surgical Training to the Next Level

June 01, 2008

Simbionix has announced the release of a new and exciting module for its LAP Mentor simulator that gives trainees hands-on experience with different techniques and alternative approaches to the treatment of ectopic pregnancy, tubal sterilization and oophorectomy.

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2007 a “Record Year” for Successful Validation Studies of Simbionix Simulators

December 01, 2007

Ten new validation studies were published during 2007 on the Simbionix Mentor series of training simulators, bringing the total number of studies published to 65.

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Simbionix Announce Collaborative Agreement with the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) Task Force

November 21, 2007

After extensive review, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) task force has selected Simbionix to collaboratively develop a simulation-based endoscopic hands-on skills assessment system.

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Gynecologists Get First Hands-On Experience with Simbionix LAP Mentor™

November 01, 2007

GYN Surgeons had their first opportunity last week to experience the world’s most advanced laparoscopic surgery simulator at the 36th AAGL Global Congress

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Simbionix Launches Portable LAP Simulator at Surgeons Congress in New Orleans

October 14, 2007

Last week, Simbionix unveiled the newest member of its extraordinarily successful LAP Mentor simulator line to members of the American College of Surgeons in New Orleans, LA, the compact LAP Mentor Express™.

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WHEC-TV News 10 in Rochester, NY

October 14, 2007

University of Rochester vascular surgeons at Strong Hospital are using the Simbionix ANGIO Mentor to identify and solve surgical pitfalls problems before ever entering the surgical suite.

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Q4 2006: PreOp Mentor Simulator Another “Industry First” Success for Simbionix

October 23, 2006

October 23 Cleveland, Ohio and Lod, Israel- Simbionix unveiled its revolutionary PreOp Mentor Simulator (WIP) for a sneak preview during a “Live Broadcast” at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapetuics (TCT) in Washington, DC where Dr. Bill Gray successfully performed a carotid intervention at Columbia University, NY on a patient after simulating the procedure on the PreOp Mentor a day earlier based on the actual anatomy of that patient.

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Success for Simbionix at the September European Conferences

September 01, 2006

Physicians practiced peripheral vascular interventions on the ANGIO Mentor and experienced the new Hernia Repair Module on the LAP Mentor

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Simbionix Announces Immediate Availability of its Newest Module for Training Laparoscopic Hernia Procedures

August 15, 2006

Industry’s first module that uses simulation for the teaching and practice of laparoscopic hernia treatment procedures

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eTrinsic, a Division of Simbionix USA, Relocates to a New and Exciting Facility in Denver, Colorado

June 01, 2006

Cleveland, OH and Denver, CO, June 2006 – eTrinsic, a division of Simbionix USA, a leading developer of online education and training products serving the medical device industry and medical education sectors, has relocated their offices from Louisville, Colorado to the historical LoDo district of Denver, Colorado.

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Simbionix’ New CFO Brings Strong International Financial and Legal Background

June 01, 2006

Cleveland, OH and Lod, Israel, June 2006 – Simbionix USA Corporation (Simbionix), a developer of medical simulators and hands-on curriculum for training medical professionals, announced that Boaz Tal has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Boaz will work in the Lod, Israel office managing global financial operations, including the Cleveland, Ohio and Denver, Colorado locations.

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Gary Zamler to Lead Simbionix to its Next Stage of Growth to Become a Leading International Medical Simulation and Training Solutions Provider

April 10, 2006

Cleveland, OH and Lod, Israel, February 2006 – Simbionix USA Corporation (Simbionix), a developer of medical simulators and hands-on curriculum for training medical professionals, today announced that Gary Zamler will join the company as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on April 10th, 2006.

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January Press Release – Simbionix Acquires eTrinsic, Inc.

January 12, 2006

Leading partners in medical education and training technologies combine to accelerate growth. CLEVELAND, Ohio and Louisville, CO (January 12, 2006) – Simbionix USA Corporation, a leading developer of advanced medical simulation products, today acquired all assets and employees of eTrinsic, Inc, a developer of interactive medical education and assessment tools. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Only a Year After its Introduction, the Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Provides Physicians All Over the World with Safe Endovascular Interventions Expert Training.

June 16, 2005

During the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) symposium, which was held in Chicago IL, on June 16, Simbionix, together with Cordis Endovascular, organized hands-on carotid educational sessions on its ANGIO Mentor™ systems.

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Simbionix Founders Announce Their Successors

June 01, 2005

As part of their original, long-term plan, David Barkay, founder and currently President and CEO and Edna Chosack, founder and currently Vice President of Strategic marketing are leaving the company to pursue new entrepreneurial challenges. Assuming the Simbionix presidency will be company Co-founder Ran Bronstein.

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Simbionix Continues to Innovate

April 01, 2005

During April, Simbionix has presented its new developments both for the ANGIO Mentor and the LAP Mentor simulators.

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Largest Installation of Simbionix’ LAP Mentor Simulators Worldwide, February 2005

February 01, 2005

The European Surgical Institute (ESI), one of the most modern and innovative training centers for further medical education in Europe, based in Hamburg, Germany, has installed 18 Simbionix LAP Mentor simulators.

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January Press Release – Simbionix and eTrinsic Form Exclusive Partnership

January 01, 2005

Two industry leaders join forces to provide the ultimate surgical training solution through enhanced simulation and educational assessment technologies to medical device companies and professional associations.

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Simbionix Enhances Medical Training by Providing Surgeons with Advanced Clinical-SimulationTechnology.

November 23, 2004

At the University of Michigan Medical School, 21st century educational technology has caught up with 21st century medicine, with the development of the Clinical Simulation Center.

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Demo of the Simbionix ANGIO Mentor™ at the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland, October 18-20

October 20, 2004

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation hosted their second annual Medical Innovation Summit from October 18 through October 20 at the Clinic’s main campus in Cleveland . Simbionix was one of forty other Medical; Pharmaceutical, Devise and associated industries in the exhibit area. The attendees included executives from the world’s best known names in Medicine, Physicians and Entrepreneurs. The theme for the meeting “New Technologies, New Therapies, New Economics” covered topics of interest to the more than 700 attendees.

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Simbionix State-of-the-Art Surgical Simulation and Training Systems were Enthusiastically Received at Several Major Professional Conferences.

October 14, 2004

Simbionix continues to innovate, and has launched new systems and modules designed for physician training:

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Simbionix Launches its New ANGIO Mentor™ Simulator

June 03, 2004

Anaheim, Ca., – June 3, 2004 – Simbionix has successfully launched its new ANGIO Mentor™ simulator system at the annual meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), which was held in Anaheim, Ca.

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Simbionix Signs a New Distribution Agreement with Adachi Medical Instruments Co. in Japan

June 01, 2004

Osaka, Japan – June, 2004 – Simbionix has recently signed an agreement in Osaka , Japan, with Adachi Medical Instruments Co., for the distribution of the company’s LAP Mentor™ systems in Japan. The new distribution agreement forms an important strategic step in Simbionix’s global distribution plan.

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Dr. Wallace of Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL Praises the New EUS Module

October 03, 2003

Michael Wallace, MD, Associate Professor at the Mayo Medical School and Director of Endoscopic Research at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida offered high praises to the advancement of the GI Mentor in an e-mail to Tim Rocco, Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Dr. Wallace was impressed by the realistic quality of the images and great dimension the 3D model adds.

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