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“Unify Medical Announces know-how agreement with Mayo Clinic for Fluorescence-Guided Visualization.”

July 20, 2023 – OrthoSpineNews –

Unify Medical, Inc., a privately-held, smart, surgical visualization technology company, announced that, through a know-how agreement with Mayo Clinic to assess and develop clinical applications using Unify’s fluorescence-guided visualization technology. 

Michael Kendrick, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, will be the principal investigator. This collaboration will leverage Unify Medical’s wearable fluorescence-guided, surgical device technology for pancreatic cancer applications.

“We believe this collaboration will aid in the advancement of specific applications for pancreatic cancer,” said Rick Kovach, CEO of Unify Medical.

About Fluorescence-guided Surgery

To date, surgeons have faced limitations in confidently assessing the location and full extent of cancerous tissue while operating. Unify Medical’s fluorescent visualization technology will allow surgeons to see tissue perfusion and optimize surgical planning.

Mayo Clinic has a financial interest in the technology referenced in this press release. Mayo Clinic will use any revenue it receives to support its not-for-profit missions in patient care, education, and research.

About Unify Medical, Inc.

Unify Medical develops several surgical visualization technologies, including fluorescence- imaging solutions. The Company’s first product is currently under development for use during multiple surgical applications and is not yet FDA-approved. For more information, visit

SOURCE Unify Medical, Inc.

Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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