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Melicor's Surgical Device OK'd by FDA



6/8/2012 8:42:25 AM

Startup Melicor Medical LLC has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop and market a minimally invasive surgery cleaning device. Boulder-based Melicor Medical's device is called the LLICS, or Laparoscopic Lens Internal Cleaning System, said Ken Maydew, the company's president and chief executive. The device uses a surfactant, a soapy substance that's biocompatible with the human body, to clean the lens of a laparoscopic device being used during surgery, Maydew said. The new device is expected to save surgeons time and frustration, he said.

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