ich Ritsma, Editor-in-cheif SheerVision's FireFly Infinity LED Surgical Headlight delivers powerful, hands-free illumination to the OR. Proper lighting in the operating room has always been of extreme importance. Without appropriate illumination during a surgical procedure, the surgeon is essentially flying blind; unable to properly see the surgical site or at the very least having difficulty differentiating between tissue masses.
The Esteem® Blue Surgical Gloves with Neu-Thera® is designed for use as an under glove when double gloving. The glove offers a smooth grip that ensures effortless outer glove donnability, superior tactile sensitivity with fingertip thickness of 7.9 mils, the proprietary Neu-Thera treatment to help improve skin health, and a unique polyisoprene formulation for the fit, feel and performance of latex.
Aloe touch ® exam gloves break down the barriers to hand hygiene compliance by improving skin conditions every time the gloves are worn. Evidence-based information demonstrates that these gloves reduce skin irritation and improve hand hygiene compliance while promoting infection control. Aloe touch gloves are another Medline product innovation with a goal to prevent hospital-acquired infections through improved hand hygiene compliance.
The “New Age” Nitrile examination glove is accelerator-free, powder-free and textured to provide both comfort and protection. The new glove is manufactured using new compounds, improved polymers and enhanced manufacturing techniques. This non-latex glove offers exceptional barrier protection, great comfort and optimal tactile sensitivity all at the same time.
Constructed of an advanced polymer, these rigid scope protection cases withstand steam or gas sterilization, while properly securing scopes in the included silicone cradles. This prevents costly damage and dramatically reduces scope repair expenses. The protection, sterilization and storage cases range in length from 11 inches to 31 inches and are available in four sizes: small, medium, large and extra-large.
The V. Mueller® brand Genesis™ sterilization container family includes all of the sizes required to sterilize and protect delicate instruments. The product line features mini-, quarter-, half-, mid- and full-size containers as well as extra-long and deep lid containers that are specially designed for oversized laparoscopic or bariatric instrument sets and trays.
The Lambotte Osteotome Storage Rack has been designed to protect and store a complete set of twelve Lambotte Osteotomes. The osteotomes are held in place by specially designed silicone holders, which secure the instruments during transport and processing. Made from lightweight anodized aluminum, Osteotome Rack is fully autoclavable.
The Aesculap Extra-Long Mini Container allows hospitals and other surgical centers to secure, sterilize and store expensive and delicate easily and efficiently. These new containers, when combined with Aesculap’s IOS (Instrument Organization System) are designed to securely hold endoscopes and cables for Steam, ETO and Sterrad sterilization modalities.
Miltex offers a line of rigid sterilization containers and accessories that are designed to provide a more efficient organization and utilization of surgical instruments for the Hospital Operating Room and Central Supply, as well as in the Ambulatory Surgery Center. The Miltex containers are manufactured from an anodized aluminum alloy that prevents corrosion, provides thermal conductivity for fast drying and is lighter than other metals making the container easier to transport.
The Instrument Organization System (IOS) is among the newest members of Aesculap’s family of sterilization products. These bright yellow silicone brackets are designed to be used with the companies existing line of perforated baskets and container system. Completely modular in design, these brackets can be customized to meet the needs of virtually any set in the hospital.
TiMESH® is an ultra-lightweight, titanized polypropylene mesh for medical treatment of inguinal and incisional hernias that offers superior biocompatibility, minimal shrinking and flexibility. The mesh is intended for various indications regarding the use of soft tissue reinforcement implants and is especially designed for all state-of-the-art mesh-surgery techniques and hernia repairs.
The Permacol Biologic implant combines the best of the natural repair material and the size options provided by many synthetic materials. Designed for use in both open and laparoscopic cases, Permacol is strong and durable in the repair of the human body. It is an acellular biologic matrix of collagen and elastin but enhanced with a unique process to support the collagen matrix with HMDI, thereby resisting collagen breakdown during remodeling.
? These innovative and affordable cleaning brushes are designed specifically to accommodate Flexible Bone Reamers. The brushes are constructed of white medical-grade, antimicrobial bristles and 31-inch rigid stainless steel rods and shafts, in diameters of 3 mm, 5 mm and 7 mm. These bone reamer cleaning brushes are reusable and are packaged in units of three.
? The new EPS Narcotic Return Envelope Bag helps facility accountability of narcotics in the OR and Pharmacy. Each bag has ample room for information, measuring six and a half inches by eight inches with a four and a half-inch by six-inch white writing block. The special write-on surface eliminates the need for additional forms.
? Healthmark is now offering a line of block style brushes that features toothbrush style, shoe handle style and block style brushes available with nylon or stainless steel filaments. Users can choose from the style best able to clean the instruments at hand. These Brushes are inexpensive, but quality built to insure long serviceable life capable of effectively cleaning surgical instruments in preparation for further reprocessing.