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October 11, 2006 at 3:22 PM

Bothell’s Diagnostic Ultrasound changes name

It’s now called Verathon.

The name change also reflects a new focus at the 22-year-old medical instrument maker, whose flagship product is the BladderScan device for bladder volume measurement.

In January it expanded into the anesthesiology market with the acquisition of Saturn Biomedical Systems, a Vancouver, B.C., manufacturer of the GlideScope video laryngoscope (“for fast, easy intubations.”)

Verathon is a combination of veritas and marathon, intended to imply truth and endurance.

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