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Verathon, Maker of Glidescope Video Laryngoscopes, Announces Field Corrective Action

Bothell, Wash., April 29, 2015 – Verathon®, manufacturer of GlideScope® video laryngoscopes, is revising the Instructions For Use for certain GlideScope GVL® and AVL Reusable Laryngoscope Blades.

This Safety Alert is being conducted with the knowledge of the applicable Regulatory Authorities.

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About Verathon

Verathon is a global medical device company focused on supporting customers by being their trusted partner, delivering high-quality products that endure over time and ensure clinical and economic utility. Two areas where Verathon has significantly impacted patient care, and become the market leader in each, are bladder volume measurement and airway management. The company’s BladderScan portable ultrasound and GlideScope video laryngoscopy systems effectively address unmet needs for healthcare providers and meaningfully raise the standard of care for patients. Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, is headquartered in Bothell, Washington, and has international subsidiaries in Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit

About Roper Technologies

Roper Technologies is a diversified technology company and is a constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and the Russell 1000 indices. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including software information networks, medical, water, energy, and transportation. Additional information about Roper is available on the company’s website at

Verathon Media Contacts: Tim Schauf, Vice President/General Manager, Respiratory & Surgical Solutions, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5611). Maegan Wilkinson, Director of Marketing, Respiratory & Surgical Solutions, 425.867.1348 (Ext. 5570).

BladderScan, GlideScope, Verathon, and the Verathon Torch symbol are registered trademarks of Verathon Inc.© 2015 Verathon Inc.