Medical device and MedTech insights, news, tips and more

CrossBay Medical Receives FDA Clearance for CrossGlide Endometrial Tissue Sampler 

April 2, 2020

CrossBay Logo

CrossBay Medical, Inc., a health technology company focused on improving the delivery of women’s healthcare, announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its CrossGlide™ ETS Endometrial Tissue Sampler.

CrossBay Logo

The CrossGlide ETS, the third product to utilize the frictionless CrossGlide technology platform, enables medical providers to perform an office-based endometrial biopsy procedure gently, effortlessly and without a tenaculum. The product is designed for simpler access to the uterine cavity than currently available modalities.

Endometrial biopsy is a common tissue-sampling procedure performed in women’s health offices worldwide. In today’s typical practice, a medical provider will try to push a pipelle across the cervical canal to access the uterus. If they’re unable to advance the pipelle by more forceful pushing, they will use a tenaculum to grasp, pull, and manipulate the cervix to assist in pushing the pipelle into the uterine cavity. This can be uncomfortable for the patient. The CrossGlide ETS is uniquely designed to require no grasping or manipulation of the cervix to allow for easy, dependable access into the uterine cavity regardless of the complexity or variability of the patient’s specific anatomy.

There are approximately four million endometrial biopsies performed per year in the European Union and United States for gynecological indications, and there are an additional two million endometrial biopsies performed globally for infertility reasons.

“The FDA’s approval of CrossBay ETS not only marks another step in our company’s development,” said Piush Vidyarthi, CrossBay Medical’s CEO, “it also ushers in the next step in the movement to make women’s care a confortable experience for patients. Uterine access in the office doesn’t need to be difficult and painful for the patients. It is tremendously rewarding to be able to make CrossGlide ETS available to US clinicians and their patients, and further our mission to address the all-too-common discomfort associated with biopsy performed in the diagnostic work-up of abnormal uterine bleeding disorders and infertility. We look forward to bringing this to more physicians’ offices in the coming months.”

See Full Press Release: CrossBay Medical Receives FDA Clearance for CrossGlide Endometrial Tissue Sampler | Business Wire

Written by: CrossBay Medical

Legacy MedSearch has more than 30 years of combined experience recruiting in the medical device industry. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and ability to communicate quickly and honestly with all parties in the hiring process. Our clients include both blue-chip companies and innovative startups within the MedTech space. Over the past 10 years, we have built one of the strongest networks of device professionals ranging from sales, marketing, research & , quality & regulatory, project management, field service, and clinical affairs.

We offer a variety of different solutions for hiring managers depending on the scope and scale of each individual search. We craft a personalized solution for each client and position with a focus on attracting the best possible talent in the shortest possible time frame.

Are you hiring?

Contact us to discuss partnering with Legacy MedSearch on your position.

More insights

March 7, 2024
FDA Clears Dexcom’s First Over-the-Counter Continuous Glucose Monitor
Learn More
March 1, 2024
FDA greenlights Boston Scientific’s Novel Drug-Coated Balloon for Coronary In-Stent Restenosis
Learn More
February 21, 2024
Sparrow BioAcoustics Launches Software That Turns a Smartphone into a Stethoscope 
Learn More

Begin your legacy now. We are your medtech and medical device talent advisory firm.