Motus GI has receiving a new United States Patent for the sensing technology and suction control on its Pure-Vu System, a device that fits onto the end of an endoscope to help with real-time cleansing during colonoscopy, according to a company press release.
The Pure-Vu system uses pressurized water to loosen debris in the colon before suctioning it out during the procedure. It helps mitigate the challenges presented by poor bowel preparation.
“This patent reinforces the continued protection of our Pure-Vu System designed to enable endoscopists to achieve clear visualization of the colon, which we believe may facilitate a quality colonoscopy upon first attempt,” Tim Moran, CEO of Motus GI, said in the release. “We continue to grow our intellectual property portfolio, expanding our first mover advantage in the endoscopy space with an innovative platform that can be integrated with a variety of scopes to perform colonoscopies.”
Previous studies have shown that the system allowed for effective and safe in-procedure cleansing of inadequately prepared colons.