The ORTHOCORD Suture is a high strength, flexible orthopedic suture designed for knee and shoulder repair. Available in violet and blue, the ORTHOCORD Suture is made of braided High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, which gives it 55-pound straight tensile strength, and Polydioxnone, which provides flexibility and suppleness.
CIVCO Medical Instruments has engineered both general purpose and endocavity needle guidance systems compatible with Siemens’ new SONOLINE G40 ultrasound system. The Ultra-Pro II needle guidance systems for use in general purpose procedures, utilize a two-part system consisting of a custom reusable, multi-angled biopsy bracket and a disposable snap-on needle guide for use on the CH5-2 and VF10-5 transducers that direct instruments according to on-screen system software guidelines.
Katena has introduced two new scissors for efficient excision of the endothelial layer during DLEK procedures. Both scissors feature long, thin blades with blunted tips which are precisely set to insure a clean cut all the way to the tip. The medium curved scissors (K4-2041) are used for the primary excision of the dissected lamella while the strongly curved scissors (K4-2042) are used to complete the excision along the inferior rim.
AAMI Standard ST46 makes clear, utilizing paper/poly pouches to separate small items in a wrapped or filtered instrument tray is forbidden. This is because the poly laminate is a barrier to sterilization and being water repellant may contribute to wet pack. These paper bags are the ideal and appropriate alternative.
Booth # 835 The Lone Star Retractor System provides superior anatomical exposure while effectively managing the surgical site. The Retractor System is comprised of rings and stays that are designed to provide optimal counter traction for different parts of the anatomy and tissue. The new APS (Anterior, Posterior and Sling) Retractor is specifically designed to manage the surgical site during transvaginal pelvic surgeries.
Booth # 1220 Company has launched a new Web site to introduce its new Image 1® high definition (HD) platform. The Karl Storz HD Web site (http://www.ksea-hd-endoscopy.com) offers detailed information on the HD platform, beginning with a discussion of the importance of the superior imaging standard established by Image 1 .
Booth #1946 VersaLight is a unique device that illuminates, irrigates, aspirates and provides moderate blunt retraction all in one compact, easy-to-use instrument. It also features improved suction and light and is ergonomically designed for comfort in any hand position. This economical, single-use device attaches to existing OR equipment, requires no capital investment and offers a low cost-per-use.
The MAQUET MIS Hip Attachment enhances the functionality of the MAQUET surgical table by making it possible to perform minimally invasive total hip replacement with greater surgical access. This new positioning device helps speed recovery times by enabling surgeons to make an incision of only two to three inches compared with incision lengths of eight to 10 inches typically required for a hip operation.
This 36-inch carbon fiber back or leg table extension provides completely metal free imaging of upper and/or lower body surgical procedures with a C-arm. The extension is light weight and easy to install on several Skytron surgical tables, including the Hercules 6700B and UltraSlide 3600B. It is an ideal imaging enhancement tool for endovascular procedures, non-traction orthopedic procedures, pain management procedures and many others.
The MorphBoard Positioning System provides optimal patient positioning. The system’s lightweight, modular components make set up and storage easy. Multiple peg lengths provide greater versatility and a better fit for secure positioning. The modular system accommodates standard-sized patients expands to allow a bariatric patient to fit on a standard OR table.
These Disposable Biopsy Needles are uniquely designed to provide a safe and efficient method for automatically obtaining specimens and maintaining their integrity. Designed for one hand operation, the needle's lightweight and compact spring-activated design utilizes technology based on the TRU-CUT Principle.
The AccuGrid is a system for imaging, transporting, and processing surgical breast specimens. The special coating on the grid assures that the specimen maintains the same orientation, even during transport to pathology. The AccuGrid includes a sealed system to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, a section for patient information that eliminates the risk of loss or misplacement, and two sets of coordinates on each grid so the user can view coordinates when doing a magnification view.
The RLM Series Magnifying Lamp/Examination Light offers medical professional both magnification and illumination while delivering durability, performance and economy. The ergonomically designed RLM Series provides distortion-free magnification of 5 diopters (2.25X) and an optional 3X add-on magnifying lens is available to increase the magnification power.
The dual-density construction and anatomically specific contouring of the AQUAGEL pressure management system is the result of in-depth research. The unique shape of the AQUAGEL Prone Positioner is ideal for spinal procedures. The positioner can be used in conjunction with the Prone Headrest, Flat-bottom Chest Rolls and the Patient Positioner for proper patient alignment.
Incorporating dual-density construction and anatomically specific contouring, the AQAUGEL Lateral Positioner permits a safe, quick and easy transition from supine to lateral. The patient’s lower shoulder fits into the integral channel to provide exceptional patient comfort and nerve protection.