2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Frontier Medical Innovation’s GStirrupNovember 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.
2014 ESP Award Winner - First Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Berchtold USA Operon tableNovember 19, 2014 11:55 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Product Releases | Comments
OPERON offers their D860 surgical table with:
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...