STERIS | US Endoscopy announces release of the Centra™ disposable biopsy forceps in the U.S.

MENTOR, OHIO — APRIL 24, 2019 — STERIS | US Endoscopy, a leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, announces the release of the Centra™ disposable biopsy forceps. The Centra disposable biopsy forceps are a complementary addition to the STERIS | US Endoscopy portfolio of polypectomy and tissue acquisition solutions designed to address a variety of clinical needs.

Through a distribution agreement, STERIS | US Endoscopy will distribute four, single-use biopsy forcep products in the United States. The Centra disposable biopsy forceps work with flexible endoscopes to obtain tissue samples for pathological analysis and are available in various jaw designs - with or without needle and serrated or plain cups.

“These cold biopsy products are a nice addition to our growing, comprehensive portfolio and support our commitment to providing a more complete solution for our Customers’ tissue acquisition needs,” says Tony Siracusa, Vice President and General Manager of STERIS | US Endoscopy.

About US Endoscopy
US Endoscopy, a subsidiary of STERIS Corporation, is a leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, serving the U.S. and international gastrointestinal endoscopy Customers. By listening and delivering solutions in the field of endoscopy, our unique lines of devices provide better, more enhanced product options for GI clinicians. A significant and growing portion of sales are from endoscopic devices created by the company's new product development team with the guidance and direction of physicians and nurses worldwide. For more information, visit

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