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Electrosurgical Generator

April 12, 2010 10:41 am | Bovie Medical Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Bovie® ICON GP is an electrosurgical generator with fully-digital implementation for use in today’s modern operating rooms. It was designed in conjunction with OR clinicians to provide a safe, user-friendly unit that can meet all operating room procedure demands.

PTFE-Coated Laparoscopic Electrodes

April 12, 2010 10:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

E-Z Clean® electrosurgical instruments from Megadyne provide dissection and coagulation for a variety of surgical applications, rendering procedures cleaner, safer and faster. They have a non-stick surface, which resists eschar buildup and last an entire case—saving both time and money.

iPad Review For Doctors

April 12, 2010 8:28 am | by Iltifat Husain | Articles | Comments

The iPad has finally been released and we’ve got our hands on one so we can provide the medical community a healthcare perspective of the device.


Purchasing Considerations For Surgical Camera Systems

April 12, 2010 8:27 am | by Evan Krachman, Marketing Manager, Camera, Storage & Surgical Applications, SONY Medical | Articles | Comments

What are the top three considerations surgical professionals should make when purchasing surgical cameras & video systems? I believe image quality should be the first and foremost important consideration when choosing a new surgical camera. That being said, it’s not always easy or a good idea to choose a camera based on the manufacturers specifications.


April 12, 2010 8:27 am | Ethicon Endo-Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

Using Smart Electrode™ technology, the ENSEAL® TRIO from Ethicon Endo allows surgeons to simultaneously seal and transect vessels < 7 mm, along with large tissue pedicles and vascular bundles with minimal thermal damage. Its patented I-BLADE™ jaw design offers uniform compression along the entire seal line.

Reusable Return Electrode

April 12, 2010 8:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Mega Soft from Megadyne is set on the operating room table, eliminating the small disposable sticky pad that can damage the patient’s skin. According to the company, the Mega Soft pad is large—extending at least half the length and full width of an adult patient’s torso.

Wall Suction Surgical Smoke Filter

April 12, 2010 8:25 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

As part of your operating room protocol, it may be appropriate to utilize your vacuum/wall suction system to capture small amounts of surgical smoke plume.  As these devices are not designed to capture smoke and aerosols, implementing an in-line filter is essential to long term performance of your critical vacuum system.

Risky Surgery For Cambodian Toddler A Go

April 12, 2010 8:11 am | News | Comments

 On the heels of a sudden outpouring of support, it looks as if a Cambodian girl will have a chance at risky, but potentially life-extending surgery. A week after the founder of a local non-profit worried that his fledgling group would not be able to raise the money needed to provide open-heart surgery for 3-year-old Socheat Nha, the group's fortunes have turned.


Post-Op Exercise Important Even For Critically Ill Patients

April 12, 2010 7:54 am | News | Comments

A new report from critical care experts at Johns Hopkins shows the benefits of reducing the use of prescription sedatives by half so that mild exercise programs can be introduced to critically ill patients in the ICU. Curtailing use of the drowsiness-inducing medications not only allows patients to exercise, which is known to reduce muscle weakness linked to long periods of bed rest, but also reduces bouts of delirium and hallucinations and speeds up ICU recovery times by as much as two to three days, the paper concludes.

Prostate Surgery More Costly For Obese Men

April 12, 2010 7:34 am | News | Comments

Being obese may increase the cost of surgery for men with prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among 629 prostate cancer patients at their center who had a radical prostatectomy, obese men generally incurred greater costs. The difference came from higher costs for anesthesia and other services in the OR.

Surgery Keeps Stroke Survivor Going Strong

April 12, 2010 7:04 am | News | Comments

Tiffany Arnold, AP Roger Elliott was home alone Christmas Day when he had his first stroke. The year was 1997 and Elliott was 29. But because of a rare, untreatable genetic illness, it wouldn't be his last. He has survived four strokes before he turned 40. “I have moyamoya,” said Elliott, who's now 41.

Tissue Dissection Device

April 12, 2010 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

PEAK Surgical, Inc. offers the PEAK® PlasmaBlade TnA (Tonsil and Adenoid) tissue dissection device, indicated for cutting and coagulation of soft tissue during otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat [ENT]) surgery, including removal of the tonsils and adenoids. The PEAK PlasmaBlade™ is a family of disposable, low-temperature surgical cutting and coagulation devices that offer: The exacting control of a scalpel and the bleeding control of traditional electrosurgery without the extensive collateral damage to surrounding tissue.

Live Ammo Removed From Soldier's Head

April 12, 2010 6:28 am | News | Comments

Pauline Jelinek, AP A U.S. military doctor removed a live round of ammunition from the head of an Afghan soldier in an unusual surgery. Doctors say a 14.5 millimeter unexploded round, which measures more than 2” long, was removed from the scalp of an Afghan National Army soldier at the Bagram Air Field hospital.

ACE Blade

April 12, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ACE Blade is a next-generation of cutting device to provide high performance electrosurgery. The ACE Blade, with a proprietary PTFE non-stick coating in the ACE Mode of Mega Power™ electrosurgical generator, will be marketed as a replacement to the scalpel, even for skin incisions.

RF Cutting And Sealing Instruments

April 12, 2010 6:27 am | Aragon Surgical, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Aragon Surgical, Inc. introduces Lektrafuse TELEO, the newest addition to its Lektrafuse platform. The expansion of the Lektrafuse Platform of radio-frequency (RF) based Tissue Sealing and Cutting Instruments allows surgeons to utilize the unique advantages of the Lektrafuse platform in a broader range of applications.


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