Lumendi, Modernizing Medicine & more: 5 GI company key notes

Here are five updates on gastroenterology companies from the past two weeks:

Gastrointestinal surgeons can stream a 360-degree virtual reality course in GI surgery thanks to a collaboration between Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai and streaming platform GIBLIB. The Essential GI Surgeries course offers 25 hours of narrated surgical procedures with multiple perspectives, including surgeon points-of-view. It is the first CME-accredited virtual reality content.

Lumendi received FDA 510(k) clearance for a modification to its DiLumen Endolumenal Interventional Platform.

With its revenue growing 264 percent over three years, Modernizing Medicine earned a spot on Deloitte's ranking of the fastest growing companies in North America.

Olympus Corp. issued a statement defending its duodenoscopes after a piece from The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists tied contaminated scopes to more than 190 superbug infections

Medline entered into a three-year agreement to distribute Biomerica's colorectal disease screening test, EZ Detect.

More articles on gastroenterology:
Dr. Craig Christensen receives 2018 Physician Recognition Award
Inconvenient no more — Partnership makes GI guidelines easier to use
Dr. Akash Ajmera on the future of gastroenterology, encouraging CRC screenings & more

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