The new Versions 2.2 of the TIMS DICOM System software includes several new features that enhance the existing system based on the requests of current TIMS customers. These new features include audio recording and annotation (especially for speech pathology), audio playback, audio recording to CD/DVD, file attachment, editing of saved studies, GIF and TIF file import (in addition to the current BMP, AVI, JPG and PNG), DICOM send lists, study editing improvements and other general workflow enhancements.
The iUni™ unicompartmental knee resurfacing implant is one of four patient-specific implants ConforMIS has developed for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, the most common reason for knee replacement surgery. Designed for patients whose arthritic damage is isolated to either the medial or lateral compartments of the knee, with little to no damage present in the other compartments, the use of a unicompartmental implant is often referred to as “partial knee replacement.
Spectrum Surgical is now offering an innovative kit for testing surgical instruments for proper sharpness. The Sharpness Test Standards Kit includes easy-to-understand instructions, all sharpness testing materials and full-color photographs illustrating everything the user needs to know about testing scissors, curettes, Kerrison rongeurs, osteotomes, chisels, pin cutters, bone cutters, biopsy punches and more.
The FDA recently cleared a new indication for the use of implantable Beacon® electromagnetic transponders with the Calypso System in external beam radiation therapy for prostatectomy patients. Known as GPS for the Body®, the Calypso System utilizes transponders to setup and continuously track the position of targeted tissue during radiation treatment.
The Vision Elect HDTV™ Flat Panel Monitor is the ideal complement to the 1188 HD 3-Chip® Camera. This 26-inch monitor provides clear, brilliant images on a spacious, widescreen display. Offering both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio display formats, improved color reproduction and new picture-by-picture capabilities, this high definition platform is designed to create the optimal operating environment for the surgeon.
The Models 6202 and 6202D STOW-A-WEIGH Scales mount snug against the wall and protrude a mere four inches when not in use. They are designed for stand-on weighing, wheelchair patients and will even accommodate patients on stretchers. The scales are particularly well suited for high traffic areas or where floor space is limited.
Non-sudsing and ph-neutral, Endozime® AW Triple Plus with APA is a “two-in-one” enzymatic cleaner and detergent. At the calibration value of only a half-ounce per gallon of water, its unique multi-tiered enzyme formulation guarantees the removal of all bio-burden from surgical instruments and even leaves the inside chambers of washers residue-free.
Spectra-Scan™ is the first digital mapping technology designed specifically for instrument repair. The digital microscope records images for “before and after” repair documentation. It also locates and records micro cracks, missing teeth, pitting and the presence of bioburden. This technology can magnify 250 times allowing photographic images to be cataloged for liability prevention or printed out for departmental training.
Megadyne’s 12-use E-Z Pen™ is designed to deliver optimal electrosurgical performance to surgical teams. The minimal reuse E-Z Pen is cost effective, so hospitals can use the E-Z Pen with E-Z Clean® in every surgical case at a lower cost. The E-Z clean coating decreases thermal necrosis, making cleaning easier and less frequent.
Cardinal Health has reached an agreement to distribute ClearCount’s patented SmartSponge system as part of its Presource® surgical kits and as a stand alone offering. The sponges are permanently affixed with passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags that are smaller than a dime.
Action® OR pads and positioners provide high-performance shear and pressure management for the obese patient. These reusable, durable products are made of Akton® polymer and designed to withstand the physical demands of the obese population. Action products evenly distribute weight and heat, offer maximum patient support and provide the consistent high-performance critical for longer term procedures.
SKYTRON’s UltraSlide 3600B Top-Slide Surgical Table provides 1000-pound lift and 800-pound articulation. Despite the best efforts of doctors, government agencies, nutritionists and exercise gurus, the number of overweight Americans continues to rise and obesity remains at epidemic levels.
The Hercules 6701 Surgical Table provides powerful 1200-pound lift and 1000-pound articulation, as well as revolutionary full body imaging capability for the most advanced general purpose and bariatric procedures, reducing the need for multiple support accessories and optimizing ease of patient set-ups.
The TransMotion Medical TM5XT Surgi-Chair is a full-function recliner chair with all motorized positioning that converts to an Operating Surface or Procedure Table and then seamlessly returns to a Recovery Recliner. The patient is not lifted, transferred or handled manually, increasing OR efficiency and reducing nurses exposure to occupational injuries.
Karl Storz offers a full range of laparoscopic solutions for bariatric procedures and surgeries involving obese patients. In addition to gastric band retractors and large liver retractors, the company offers extended-length telescopes, trocars and access systems, as well as a selection of precision Clickline® instruments that provide comfortable handling to ensure proper positioning and functionality.