LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, will showcase its comprehensive surgical portfolio during the International EAES Congress in Vienna, Austria on June 19-22, 2013 and at the same time celebrate the 50th year anniversary of its Weck™ ligation system.
During the event, Teleflex will present its comprehensive and diversified range of surgical instruments, devices for general surgery and other specialized areas – all under the Taut™, Weck™, Pilling™, Pleur-Evac™, KMedic™ and Deknatel™ brands.
This year Teleflex is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Weck products. Since the Weck ligating clip was pioneered in 1963, the Hemoclip™ system has become the surgical standard around the world, while the Hem-o-lok™ clip's unique design and polymer technology have set a new standard in ligation.
Teleflex offers minimally invasive surgeons a full line of Weck access devices, the Weck Vista™ series, providing confidence, clarity and control during general and advanced laparoscopic procedures. The asymmetrically dilating Weck Vista optical trocar features excellent light transmission through its transparent tip that enables clear visualization of tissue layers during entry. It incorporates ridges on the cannula providing excellent port stability particularly throughout extended procedures.
The innovative design of the Weck EFx™ Endo Fascial Closure System provides key benefits for the surgeon and patient including a special design for port closure and enables reproducible fascial closure in varying body types with a controlled suture delivery.
About Teleflex Incorporated
Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care, urology and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,700 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 140 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at teleflex.com.
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Teleflex, Taut, Weck, Pilling, Pleur-Evac, KMedic, Deknatel, Hemoclip, Hem-o-lok, Weck Vista and Weck EFx are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. ©2013 Teleflex Incorporated. All rights reserved.