MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDrain Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: BIOR, OTCQB: BIOR), producer of the FDA cleared Streamway® System for automated surgical fluid disposal, today announced that it has placed two additional units and that new evaluations are underway at surgical facilities in Minnesota. The Streamway System has received positive reviews and feedback from surgical personnel at both sites.
Healthcare personnel trained in the use of the Streamway System were especially pleased with its ease of use, the efficiency of the automated disposal of surgical fluids, and the minimal risk of exposure to hazardous waste.
Kevin Davidson, CEO of BioDrain, declared, "These evaluations were conducted at two hospitals as part of our normal sales process and contribute to BioDrain's development of its market position. We are very pleased that surgical personnel in these facilities are finding the Streamway System to be a highly efficient and cost-effective means to automatically dispose of surgical waste fluid. This breakthrough system has now been used in over 300 live operations as part of our product launch phase. We are delighted with the enthusiastic response and look forward to further opportunities at these sites as well as other surgical facilities."
About BioDrain Medical, Inc.
BioDrain Medical, Inc. has a fully automated, patented, FDA cleared, surgical fluid disposal system that virtually eliminates operating room workers' exposure to blood, irrigation fluid and the related germs, viruses and diseases that are potentially found in the surgical environment. Today's manual surgical fluid handling methods of hand-carrying filled surgical fluid canisters and emptying these canisters is an exposure risk and an antiquated approach to the handling of surgical fluid waste. BioDrain's Streamway system fully automates the collection, measurement and disposal of surgical fluids resulting in: 1) reducing overhead cos