Confirmed Sponsors & Exhibitors

Confirmed Sponsors

ISDE 2016 would like to thank the following companies for their generous support.









Confirmed Exhibitors

For over 30 years, Cook Medical’s Endoscopy division has pioneered minimally invasive devices in the field of GI endoscopy. Collaborating with clinicians, Cook ensures that its products are outcome focused. Today, Cook is a full-line supplier, participating in all global markets, integrating device design, biopharma, gene and cell therapy and biotech. (
Crospon’s EndoFLIP® system provides measurements of diameter and compliance within the esophagus and stomach to assist in assessment and surgical management of functional GI disorders. The EsoFLIP® dilation catheter incorporates the EndoFLIP® technology. (

The Chinese Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (CSDE) was founded in September 2015, represents a combined initiative amongst surgeons, physicians, pathologists and scientists from a multi-disciplinary background with a common shared interest and enthusiasm to work toward providing a better management and prevention of diseases of the esophagus. As China has considerable number of patients with esophageal diseases, especially the high incidence of esophageal cancer, and the current unsatisfactory quality of medical care, this dedicated association is focused on improving the medical service quality by enhancing medical education and training, bridging international collaboration and coordinate national and international clinical studies. To meet the increasing interest of international training and study from Chinese doctors, and to recruite and select best candidates for international education, CSDE will launch a nationwide abroad trainee interview program, winning candidates will need to exhibit proficiency in English oral communication skill, scientific research abilities and surgical or other relevant tests. We warmly welcome medical professional to participate in this program, and to receive highly talented Chinese trainees.

We aim to build this society into a shared platform for experienced medical professional to communicate and boost the quality of healthcare service and clinical study in China, and establish a pathway of international academic exchange and collaboration. (


Setting standards since 1851

As a family-owned and operated business, Erbe develops, manufactures and markets surgical systems for professional use in various medical disciplines all over the world.

Erbe technology leads the market in many countries and is therefore an inherent part of the working processes in the OR. The products are thus helping to provide the best possible treatment for patients.

The portfolio comprises devices and instruments for electrosurgery, vessel sealing, argon plasma coagulation (APC), cryosurgery and hydrosurgery. By combining these technologies, innovative applications become possible, particularly in general surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, pulmonology and urology.

Erbe employs more than 900 people worldwide, over 550 of them in Germany. Approx. 120 employees work in research and development. The intensive collaboration with renowned users from medical schools and hospitals is the key to success with which Erbe successfully furthers developments in medicine. (

FUJIFILM is known as the world’s largest photographic and imaging company and is pioneering in diagnostic imaging and information systems for healthcare facilities.

FUJIFILM medical systems’ advanced technologies include the first commercially available flexible video endoscope, the first high-resolution Super CCD Image video endoscope, the first endoscope system using blue LASER light source (BLI), and the endoscopic system, Double Balloon Endoscopy®, capable of reaching the entire small bowel.

Besides, FUJIFILM leading edge optical technologies and 600 CMOS endoscopes provide clear bright endoscopic images for easier and more accurate diagnosis.

We continue to strive for environmental quality in products, services and corporate activities. (

ISDE is an international, multispecialty society devoted to the study of the esophagus. ISDE aims to promote the exchange of scientific and medical knowledge among specialists in the field. ISDE promotes professional and educational development by sponsoring its own journal, international congresses and educational programs. (

Every day, millions of people around the world enjoy the benefits of products from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Very likely, someone in your family is one of them.

For more than 125 years, the desire of the people in our companies to make a difference has inspired every invention, every product, every breakthrough we’ve brought to human health. This commitment to serving the needs of others is guided by the Johnson & Johnson Credo. Your family’s health and well-being is our passion. That’s why our companies offer the world’s broadest range of health care products, spanning across consumer, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

We estimate that the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving and the volunteer efforts of our employees. We’re part of the daily rituals people follow to care for themselves and their families. We help doctors and nurses care for patients, heal the sick and restore the joy of good health. And we support non-profit organizations throughout the world in advancing the health and well-being of those in need.

Whatever your family’s health care needs, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is at your side. (

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. (

In more than 70 years of resounding market presence, KARL STORZ has evolved into one of the world’s leading suppliers of endoscopes and endoscopic equipment manufacturer known worldwide for its quality and product innovations. In the field of laparoscopy KARL STORZ offers a wide range of sophisticated, quality-proven instruments. A central theme of the work of KARL STORZ is the effort to supply the perfect image chain for minimally invasive procedures and since the introduction of the VITOM® Exoscope also for open procedures.

The KARL STORZ Near Infrared System (NIR) is the latest innovation in the fluorescence imaging portfolio of the company. By using the dedicated marker Indocyanine Green (ICG) it offers a non-radioactive, cost-efficient possibility to assess the blood supply, to detect lymph nodes and flow and to visualize biliary structures. In combination with a precisely harmonized, NIR-optimized HD camera system and special HOPKINS® II rod lens telescopes, the new high-performance light source D-LIGHT P from KARL STORZ has been tailored to the requirements of fluorescence imaging with ICG – a technique very useful during Esophagectomy to ensure an adequate blood supply. (

Olympus supports the work of healthcare professionals by providing advanced, minimally invasive therapeutic and diagnostic technologies to improve the quality of patient care around the globe.

We are a pioneer in innovative technologies that enable physicians to peer inside the human body, fight cancers with minimally invasive procedures, diagnose and treat a broad range of illnesses covering a variety of medical specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, pulmonology, bronchoscopy, urology, gynecology, otolaryngology, bariatrics, orthopaedics and anesthesiology.

We showcase our latest HD and NBI platform with our wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic scopes, our latest EUS processor, the EU-ME2 and wide range of complimentary products such as endo-therapy accessories. Olympus is committed to be a total endoscopy solution provider.

While the providers of healthcare are our primary customers, we are always focused on patients, whose well-being is at the core of all we do. (

Sandhill Scientific continues to be a recognized global leader in G.I. Diagnostics. Our long and rich history in the G.I space has provided us with the vision that has produced some of the innovations used today to help enhance the diagnostic yield of reflux and manometry. Since its introduction, our impedance/pH technology, currently found in the ZepHr®, has set the standard for Total Reflux Monitoring, providing the clinician state-of-the-art technology and the widest choice of Impedance/pH and LPR catheter configurations available. Our Ultima motility platform has the capability of connecting to High Resolution Impedance Manometry (HRiM®), High Resolution Manometry (HRM) and multiple configurations of High Resolution Anorectal Manometry (HRAM) catheters. Zvu®, our new software platform and the latest innovation from Sandhill, enhances the user experience by providing the tools to allow quick, accurate analysis and report generation. The tie that binds all of this together is our industry leading Sandhill University, which provides the most comprehensive training and education options to meet all of your clinical needs. (

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