The Cleveland Clinic on Tuesday used Twitter to announce some big news – that they successfully transplanted 90 percent of a patient's face, reported the Cleveland Plain Dealer ...
2014 ESP Award Winner - Third Place, Infection Control, Ecolab Healthcare Encompass OR Environmental HygieneNovember 18, 2014 11:54 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Ecolab’s EnCompass Environmental Hygiene Program with CleanOp Surgical Room Turnover Kits provides healthcare facilities with a complete solution to improve cleaning efficiency and effectiveness, and increase patient safety.
2014 ESP Award Winner - Third Place, Infection Control, PCI Medical GUS Storage System Ultrasound CabinetNovember 18, 2014 11:43 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments
The GUS Storage System is an Ultrasound Storage Cabinet for vaginal, rectal, general purpose, and Transesophageal (TEE) probes.
2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, Infection Control, Crosstex Rapicide OPA/28 High-Level DisinfectantNovember 18, 2014 11:33 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments
Crosstex offers their Rapicide OPA/28 High Level Disinfectant with several unique features.
The Colorox Healthcare 4% CHG Skin Cleansing Kit is an easy-to-use kit for reducing bacteria on the skin prior to surgery.
In a move that expands patient access to care, Xerox is investing in HealthSpot Inc., a pioneer in patient- and provider-driven healthcare technology. The investment enables groundbreaking telehealth to be delivered to patients in convenient locations nationwide. ...
With many seniors facing high medical bills, a congressional investigation has found that federal government websites meant to give Medicare patients basic consumer tools instead fail to provide adequate information on out-of-pocket costs, and even quality of care.
It all started with a sick nurse, whose positive test for Ebola came only after her death. In a busy clinic that treats Mali's elite as well as wounded U.N. peacekeepers, what patient transmitted the virus?
Organs can become significantly damaged during transplantation, but a new article published in the BJS (British Journal of Surgery) offers a protective strategy that could keep them safe and allow them to function optimally after the procedure. ...
A blocked artery causes a deadly kind of heart attack known as STEMI, and a rapid response to clear the blockage saves lives. But in more than half of cases studied recently by Duke Medicine researchers, one or both of the patient's other arteries were also obstructed, raising questions about whether and when additional procedures might be undertaken.
A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said. Dr. Martin Salia died of the disease shortly after 4 a.m., Nebraska Medical Center spokesman Taylor Wilson said. ...
Tainted drugs apparently killed 13 women who underwent sterilization procedures in central India after autopsies ruled out any surgery faults, according to officials. ...
There is a quote that immediately comes to mind when the topic of surgical smoke comes up in discussion that I heard years ago in a physician based training session, “There is no such thing as safe smoke.” Smoke is smoke. So why does the medical industry seem to differentiate smoke produced from a laser from smoke created from electrosurgery?
Siemens Healthcare has introduced the Symbia Evo Excel SPECT system—a new version of the company’s successful Symbia E system that combines industry-leading SPECT image resolution and detector sensitivity with the smallest room size requirement in its class.