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Teleflex Introduces Rusch® Airtraq™ Avant™ Video Laryngoscope System at EMS Today 2015

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2015-- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, is committed to connecting emergency clinicians to technology in a way that improves clinical practice and patient outcomes. Teleflex will showcase its broad portfolio of products, including the Rusch® Airtraq Avant Video Laryngoscope System, at EMS Today 2015, Feb. 26-28, in Baltimore, MD.

“At Teleflex, we are dedicated to solving unmet clinical needs and delivering positive outcomes for clinicians and patients in the pre-hospital environment,” said Linda Beneze, President of the Teleflex Specialty Division. “Teleflex history is defined by practical innovation and the development of products designed to promote improved clinical practice and patient outcomes. We are excited to introduce the Rusch® Airtraq Avant Video Laryngoscope System. This product delivers confidence for easier intubations in critical care situations and we look forward to sharing the value of choosing Teleflex as a preferred partner with the pre-hospital care community.”

The following products from the EMS portfolio will be highlighted at EMS Today 2015:

  • Rusch® Airtraq Avant Video Laryngoscope System
    The Rusch® Airtraq Avant Video Laryngoscope System provides improved visibility for intubating pre-hospital patients where overcoming challenging patient positioning and difficult airways is vital. The system provides an affordable per-use option with single-use disposable blades. Simple to use and easy to learn, the addition of the snap-on video camera (sold separately) provides a rotating screen, recording capability, and multiple display options, including viewing via a smartphone.
  • LMA Supreme® Next Generation Airway for EMS
    When a patent airway can mean the difference between life and death, choose the LMA Supreme® Airway from Teleflex. The leading single-use, gastric access laryngeal mask airway with a built-in drain tube, the LMA Supreme® Airway is the airway of choice. You can depend on the LMA Supreme® Airway to fit properly and ventilate sufficiently due to its superior design and proven track record. It is simply our most advanced airway device for your airway needs.
  • Arrow® EZ-IO® Intraosseous Vascular Access System
    The Arrow® EZ-IO® Vascular Access System is a complete solution for rapid vascular access – whether you’re facing difficult vascular access challenges or need fast intraosseous access for critical situations and life-threatening emergencies. This system is designed to provide the medical professional rapid vascular access to the central circulation within seconds, delivering medications, intravenous fluids and blood products to adult and pediatric patients alike.
  • LMA® MAD Nasal Intranasal Mucosal Atomization Device
    When IV drug delivery is less than ideal the LMA® MAD Nasal Device can come to the rescue delivering safe, painless and rapidly effective treatment. No shot. No needle. No risk of needle stick injury.

Teleflex will also be hosting a Rescue Airway Challenge at Teleflex booth 713, allowing attendees to challenge their colleagues for the quickest successful insertion of the LMA Supreme® Airway. This challenge not only tests attendees’ knowledge, but allows for the clinical specialist team to conduct hands-on training for more familiarity with the supraglottic airway.

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,500 people and serves healthcare providers worldwide. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Airtraq and Avant are trademarks or registered trademarks of Prodol Meditec S.A.
Teleflex, Arrow, EZ-IO, Hudson RCI, LMA, LMA Supreme, MAD, MAD Nasal and Rusch are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.
© 2015 Teleflex Incorporated. All rights reserved. MC-001021

Source: Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex Incorporated
Jake Elguicze
Treasurer and Vice President, Investor Relations

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