A Endomyocardial Biopsy Forceps design proven by over 30 years of successful use. Now in a disposable format!
Uncompromising performance and strength.
Familiar Locking Finger ring actuation handle
A perfect balance of flexibility and stiffness.
Single Action Cutting Jaw.
Formable Distal Curve.
Available Sizes | Novatome Brochure
The Novatome™ single-use bioptome, like its predecessor the Reusable Bioptome, has set the standard for ease of positioning with a perfect balance of shaft flexibility and stiffness in conjunction with superior torsion control for optimum feel when navigating through the tricuspid valve into the ventricle. The unique single action cutting jaw maximizes sample size while minimizing tissue compression preserving sample quality. Our jaw sharpening geometry and precision alignment produces exceptional cutting performance without tearing. With the new Novatome™, Scholten Surgical continues to provide performance and value.
All Components are manufactured and processed by our highly trained clean room assembly technicians.
Advanced CNC Machining.
Near Zero Tolerance Processing.
Multi-Step Component Inspection.
In-House component manufacturing.
Clean Room Environments.
Assembled by skilled craftsmen.
Manufactured and assembled in USA.
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1, Bioptome is inserted with the tip pointed toward the lateral wall of the right atrium.
2, At the level of the mid-right atrium, the bioptome is rotated anteriorly approximately 180 degrees and is advanced through the tricuspid valve apparatus toward the right ventricle.
3, The bioptome is advanced through to the interventricular septum with the jaws opened.
Illustration: WA Baumgartner, Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2nd Edition, p.273; Copyright Elsevier, 2002.
"We are proud to offer the disposable Novatome™ that combines the cutting action that defined the Scholten bioptome with the diposable format expected by customers today." -- Arie Scholten, President, Scholten Surgical
The latest Scholten disposable Bioptome model is called the Novatome and, like its predecessors, is specially designed to acquire maximum specimen size for more accurate pathology results. With a reputation for its ease of positioning and heart rhythm feedback, Scholten Bioptomes have earned high praise.
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