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Surgical Products Presents ACS Post Show & Industry Trends Sponsored by Halyard

November 20, 2014 | by Surgical Products Staff | Videos | Comments

The annual ACS Clinical Congress and Expo is over and 2014 is ending. This provides the surgical community with an opportunity to look at the latest trends impacting OR device, equipment and instrumentation developments, as well as the resulting procedural advancements. Kevin Damask and Jeff Reinke take you through the leading factors driving both as Surgical Products and Halyard Health count down the most dynamic trends impacting your OR.

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New Device Reduces Scarring in Damaged Blood Vessels

November 21, 2014 12:15 pm | News | Comments

When blood vessels are damaged through surgery, it can trigger an endless cycle of scarring and repair. “Scar tissue will always form inside the blood vessel and, in many cases, eventually block blood flow,” said Guillermo Ameer, professor of biomedical engineering at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering.

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Docphin Leads List of Top 10 Medical Apps

November 21, 2014 11:57 am | News | Comments

Many of the best apps for the medical community fly under the radar, says Scott Lorenz of Westwind Communications. ...                           

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Third Place, MIS Products, Bovie’s J-Plasma Helium-Based Technology

November 21, 2014 11:40 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

J-Plasma is a transformational, helium-based, gas plasma technology that offers remarkably low thermal spread, a high level of precision with versatility across multiple surgical specialties.

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, MIS Products, Encision’s AEM EndoShield Burn Protection System

November 21, 2014 11:32 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

According to Encision, their new AEM EndoShield Burn Protection System provides advanced AEM monopolar energy with guaranteed elimination of stray energy burns to patients.

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2014 ESP Award Winner - First Place, MIS Products, Minimally Invasive Devices Robotic FloShield

November 21, 2014 11:22 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Robotic FloShield, is a new standard in maintaining unparalleled visual clarity during laparoscopic surgery.              

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Another Amazing Feat From the Cleveland Clinic

November 21, 2014 10:53 am | by Kevin Damask, Surgical Products | Blogs | Comments

It's been nearly six years since the Cleveland Clinic performed an amazing near-total face transplant. About two months ago, the Clinic did it again.                  

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Pillow Factory Division of Encompass Group, LLC Announces Brilliance Gel Fiber Pillows

November 20, 2014 11:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Encompass Group, LLC, announces Brilliance® Gel Fiber Pillows to offer patients and residents the experience of a down filled pillow with the advantage of a hypoallergenic polyester gel fiber. The Pillow Factory division of Encompass Group is the market leader in healthcare pillows. 

Study Examines National Trends In Mastectomy For Early-Stage Breast Cancer

November 20, 2014 10:29 am | News | Comments

Higher proportions of women eligible for breast conservation surgery (BCS) are undergoing mastectomy, breast reconstruction and bilateral mastectomy (surgical removal of both breasts), with the steepest increases seen in women with lymph node-negative and in situ (contained) disease, according to a report published online by JAMA Surgery ...

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Minimally Invasive Devices, 1st Place in MIS

November 19, 2014 1:11 pm | by Surgical Products Staff | Videos | Comments

Minimally Invasive Devices’ Robotic FloShield™ wins First Place-Minimally Invasive Products Category for their innovation in surgery.  Check out the video for more info!              

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New Treatment For Varicose Veins Performed

November 19, 2014 12:55 pm | News | Comments

Michael Bardwil, M.D., at Texas Vein & Cosmetic Specialists has performed the first Varithena treatment in Houston, Texas.                          

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Third Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Quantum's Beach Chair

November 19, 2014 12:11 pm | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Quantum Shoulder Positioning System "Beach Chair" features fast no-lift mounting and simplified setup and removal.

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Frontier Medical Innovation’s GStirrup

November 19, 2014 12:01 pm | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The GStirrup from Frontier Medical Innovations is a patient positioning tool that provides safety, stability, and comfort to patients’ legs when in the lithotomy position. 

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2014 ESP Award Winner - First Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Berchtold USA Operon table

November 19, 2014 11:55 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

OPERON offers their D860 surgical table with:   

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2014 ESP Award Winner - Third Place, Best of Show, Innovative Sterilization Technologies, ONE TRAY

November 19, 2014 11:38 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ONE TRAY, from Innovative Sterilization Technologies, takes third place in the Best of Show category for this year's Excellence in Surgical Products Awards. In this interview with Surgical Products, Innovative Sterilization Technologies discusses its exciting new product ...  

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Heparin May Be Ready For Urgent Heart Surgery Sooner

November 19, 2014 11:23 am | News | Comments

McMaster University researchers have found new evidence that suggests patients with a history of adverse reaction to the blood thinner heparin may be ready for urgent heart surgery sooner with a combination of appropriate blood screenings and therapeutic plasma exchange ...   

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