News

10 May 2018

First VICTO artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation in SA, Netcare Pretoria East, 10 May 2018.

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9 May 2018

CPD evening Endometrial ablation, Oxford Day Hospital.

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24 April 2018

Academic evening Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, Urology Department: Combat BRS and MRI prostate biopsy fusion.

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21 April 2018

STEEMA TOT surgical workshop, The Urology Hospital.

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14 April 2018

Pelvic floor surgical workshop, The Urology Hospital.

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March 2018

SASOG congress Durban ICC.

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Jan 2018

Pelvic floor workshop Kimberley.

Hands on Symposium Biojet and Combat.

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16 - 17 Nov 2017

ESAU congress The Urology Hospital Pretoria.

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9 Nov 2017

Pelvic floor workshop Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital Johannesburg.

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8 - 9 Sept 2017

O&G Update Pretoria.

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10 - 12 Aug 2017

SAUGA congress Durban.

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9 Aug 2017

Pelvic floor ultrasonography one-on-one hands on training at The Pelvic floor unit at Durbanville Medi Clinic.

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8 Aug 2017

Pelvic floor ultrasonography one-on-one hands on training at Pelvic wellness Centre The Urology Hospital

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9 - 10 June 2017

SA Pelvic floor foundation workshop Cape Town.

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7 June 2017

Africa Health – meeting the CirCumSafe team.

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1 June 2017

Pelvic floor workshop – The Urology Hospital.

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12 - 14 May 2017

Advanced product and sales meeting Kopanong.

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18 - 22 April 2017

Gubbini Mini hystero-resectoscopy road show with Prof Gubbini.

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11 March 2017

Pelvic floor surgical skills development workshop – The second successful surgical skills development workshops hosted pulling in the younger generation early in private practice. Focusing on hands on learning and advanced management of pelvic floor repair surgery).

Men's health workshop 2017 in Cape Town at the new Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital.

Proudly supporting Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in their new Ur-gynaecology and endoscopy unit.

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Jan 2017

SA 1st Biojet MRI prostate biopsy fusion system installed at Medi Clinic Cape Town – Thank you Drs Botha and Jehle, and also Medi Clinic for changing the quality of patient care for prostate cancer.

Dec 2016 and Jan 2017

Launch Combat HIVEC system for bladder CA – Improving patient care with new technology for bladder CA - ground breaking clinical results on recurrence rates. First patients installations started February 2017.

6 Nov

Team building and supporting Women's health at Muddy Princess race.

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Nov 2016

Pelvic floor surgical skills development workshop – Focusing on hands on learning and advanced management and skills of pelvic floor repair surgery.

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8 - 12 Nov 2016

WCE congress at Cape Town ICC: Pelvic floor surgical skills development workshop – The second successful surgical skills development workshops hosted pulling in the younger generation early in private practice. Focusing on hands on learning and advanced management of pelvic floor repair surgery).

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3 - 6 Aug 2016

IUGA congress – proudly joining our new partners – Promedon.

2 Aug 2016

Macroplastique sponsorship for Fellow Workshop at IUGA

27 – 29 July 2016

SNSA Neuro congress: BK ultrasound partnering with Brainlab.

22 June 2016

Cure Day Fourways opening.

17 & 18 June 2016

Pelvic floor workshop and sales conference.

1 - 4 May 2016

SASOG congress Sun City - hands on demonstrations, great interaction and valuable academic program.

30 March – 1 April 2016

Urogynaecology workshop 101 – back to basics: Sure Medical proudly supported a great initiative for pelvic floor training by Dr Jeffery, Dr Kruger and Prof Roovers, held at Groote Schuur Hospital. The workshop was well-attended workshop by specialist from different parts of the country and presented valuable content and good interaction.

3 March 2016

Sure Medical continues to support pelvic floor solutions and are working together with SA key opinion leaders to find a solid replacement in time to provide ongoing positive outcomes for patients. In the interim, Astora may be announcing certain key products to remain available.

29 February 2016

Endo Health Solutions saw shares drop 20% today after announcing plans to close its Astora Women’s Health biz in March due to concerns over future product liability related to mesh implants, despite posting a solid earnings beat for Q4 and the full year 2015. The company, along with other medical device makers, have been hit with series of lawsuits related to transvaginal meshes, intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, mostly in the USA. The FDA put all pelvic floor mesh products under its most stringent level of review, Class III, in January. Endo said it sought to divest itself of the Astora Women’s Health unit last year, but did not manage to sell the biz, and will now being winding down the business with a closure targeted at March 31.

Despite investment in FDA522 studies, extensive existing clinical literature supporting the success of Astora implants, The decision made by Endo has shocked the medical industry. Specialists are saddened and concerned to see a market leader withdrawing its product from the market.