A Pennsylvania woman will undergo her 36th surgery Wednesday after landing on a donor list for a bowel transplant that doctors say will save her life. ...
A Texas man is suing four doctors and a hospital for $10 million over a botched bariatric sleeve procedure after he woke up in the hospital two weeks later missing both of his legs. ...
Higher proportions of women eligible for breast conservation surgery (BCS) are undergoing mastectomy, breast reconstruction and bilateral mastectomy (surgical removal of both breasts), with the steepest increases seen in women with lymph node-negative and in situ (contained) disease, according to a report published online by JAMA Surgery ...
The annual ACS Clinical Congress and Expo is over and 2014 is ending. This provides the surgical community with an opportunity to look at the latest trends impacting OR device, equipment and instrumentation developments, as well as the resulting procedural advancements. Kevin Damask and Jeff Reinke take you through the leading factors driving both as Surgical Products and Halyard Health count down the most dynamic trends impacting your OR.
Minimally Invasive Devices’ Robotic FloShield™ wins First Place-Minimally Invasive Products Category for their innovation in surgery. Check out the video for more info!
Michael Bardwil, M.D., at Texas Vein & Cosmetic Specialists has performed the first Varithena treatment in Houston, Texas.
The Quantum Shoulder Positioning System "Beach Chair" features fast no-lift mounting and simplified setup and removal.
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.