MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the
"Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies
company, today announced it will be showcasing its advanced medical
coating capabilities, including its SilverCoatTM Antimicrobial Silicone Foley Catheter as well as its recently FDA
cleared IV Clear antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing from
May 19th to May 23rd at the American Urological Association 2012 Annual Meeting ("AUA") in
"We are looking forward to presenting our SilverCoat Antimicrobial
Silicone Foley Catheter, with its lubricious and antimicrobial coating
at the AUA," said Brian Pedlar, Covalon's Chief Executive Officer. "We
have demonstrated that our antimicrobial coating outperforms
market-leading silver coated Foley catheters in killing the bacteria
most commonly associated with urinary tract infections. The AUA
provides Covalon with a great opportunity to showcase our urological
care products to an international audience, including close to three
hundred leading manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors."
Urinary tract infections have been identified by the United States
Center for Disease Control as the most common type of healthcare
associated infection, of which 75% are associated with a urinary
catheter, often referred to as CAUTIs. The Centers for MediCare and
Medicaid Services are no longer reimbursing medical institutions for
the treatment of CAUTIs.
Now in its 107th year, the AUA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering
of urologists in the world, providing unparalleled access to
groundbreaking research, new guidelines and the latest advances in
Covalon will also be showcasing its advanced wound and antimicrobial
silicone adhesive technology. These exciting new products will be
available for license or distribution, following regulatory clearance
to our growing domestic and international distribution channels and to
medical product companies who are looking to license breakthrough new
To learn more about Covalon's products and services, please visit us at
booth 3756 in the Georgia World Congress Center from May 19th to 23rd or contact Brian Pedlar, CEO, Covalon Technologies Ltd. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Covalon Technologies Ltd. researches, develops and commercializes new
healthcare technologies that help save lives around the world.
Covalon's patented technologies, products and services address the
advanced healthcare needs of medical device companies, healthcare
providers and individual consumers. Covalon's technologies are used to
prevent, detect and manage medical conditions in specialty areas such
as wound care, tissue repair, infection control, disease management,
medical device coatings and biocompatibility. To learn more about
Covalon, visit our website at www.covalon.com Follow us on Twitter @covalon
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