Sempermed® Syntegra CR Latex-Free, Powder-Free Surgical Gloves offer a similar fit and feel to latex. These quality gloves are manufactured with polychloroprene, also known as neoprene, a trusted material with over 70 years of proven performance. Syntegra CR gloves provides excellent tactile sensitivity, while the textured surface and beaded cuff enhance gripping and protection.
The ENT Slide-On EndoSheath® System is a sterile, disposable sheath for flexible endoscopes that provides a latex-free barrier between scope and patient. An alternative to chemical reprocessing, this easy-to-use system reduces contact with organic debris and allows for quick scope turnaround.
Precept’s 51602 PE Coated Latex-Free Personal Protection Gown marries comfort with protection. The PE coated polypropylene provides excellent protection against splash from bodily fluids, yet is lightweight enough to keep the gown cool and comfortable. The tapered wrists and thumb loops assist with easy donning of gloves, while the stitchless seams have no pinholes through which fluids may penetrate.
The ACT 2 sterilization container system features a unique split-shell, low-side design that offers aseptic presentation to avoid accidental contamination in the OR. Made of hard anodized aluminum, these containers are both fade- and abrasion-resistant. They are equipped with the TamperStop tamper proof system to assure container surgical set integrity, an innovative cam-lock latch, and a puncture-resistant filter protection system.
The Spectrum Curette Storage Rack has been designed to protect and store a complete set of twelve (12) Bruns curettes. The curettes are held in place by specially designed silicone holders, which secure the curettes during transport and processing. The tray has been designed to accommodate angled or straight curettes in 7-inch or 9-inch lengths.
The MAGNETOM Espree with Tim® (Total imaging matrix), the world’s only 70 cm bore 1.5 Tesla (1.5T) MRI system, is ideally suited for all orthopedic applications. Now even the largest athlete can benefit from 1.5T image quality and applications. Tim technology enables flexible coil combinations to encompass local high resolution imaging to large anatomical coverage up to 205 cm, while other systems require the radiologist to change coils and reposition the patient three times for a whole-body MRI procedure.
Sterillium® Rub antiseptic meets and exceeds the FDA requirements for pre-operative surgical hand preps, including six-hour persistence. Sterillium contains a blend of emollients that protects the skin, prevents drying and irritation, and allows easy gloving. Its unique formula dries quickly after applying, and leaves the hands feeling soft and smooth, without leaving product build up.
Barco has announced the launch of version 6.1 of its advanced visualization and analysis software VOXAR 3D. VOXAR 3D 6.1 incorporates a powerful suite of clinical applications for CT cardiac analysis. As part of the VOXAR 3D 6.1 release, Barco has also launched the VOXAR 3D ENTERPRISE, designed to deliver rapid, hospital-wide access to advanced visualization inside the radiology reading room and throughout the enterprise.
Latex-free Load Record Labels can be used in Steam, EO Gas and STERRAD sterilizers. This product is available in many styles and fits the most popular label applicators. These labels allow hospital staff to label all packs prior to sterilization while inventorying just one label. SPSmedical also provides a complete line of sterility assurance products including biological indicators, chemical indicators, integrators, Bowie-Dick test packs, packaging and recordkeeping products.
The SharpSite Video Endoscopy System offers high performance at an affordable price for the OR or medical office. A sophisticated digital camera offers true color, high resolution images and programmable buttons for quick access to key functions. The enhanced video monitor provides medical grade display while the light source options include a 150-watt halogen or 300-watt “daylight” xenon light source.
Featuring MRI compatibility, excellent flexibility and reach, high performance, and a space saving design, the Celestial Star MRI surgical light meets the demanding requirements of MRI surgical suite use. The light’s features include a drift free balance arm design, unlimited positioning and optimal flexibility around the bore and a 114-inch vertical and horizontal reach for head-to-toe coverage.
Surgimedics offers a line of high quality products that clear away surgical smoke and promote greater visibility at the surgical site. The Surgimedics Smoke Evacuator is used to remove odors and gases released into the air during laser and electrosurgical procedures. Surgimedics has just released a new eight page brochure, Clearing the Air for Safer Surgery , that summarizes the essential features of all their products; including smoke evacuators, filters, pre-filters, wall suction units, tubing, adapters, reducers, and accessories.
The Starsys Secure IV Cart creates an inventory replacement system of pre-stocked totes. Full extension drawers allow for solution bags to be stored standing up or lying down while providing complete access to the product. A lockable clear door provides for visual inventory while holding contents secure.
Scan Modul System has introduced a new RFID solution based on its NoCount® system, which is not dependent on supplier compliance. This RFID solution only requires only one RFID transmitter per physical location, not a transmitter for each item. This means that the RFID solution will work with any item in stock and is not dependent on whether or not RFID has been integrated into a particular product.
With all of the potential risks facing a patient undergoing a surgical procedure, surgeons and nurses have enough to worry about. Unfortunately, the risk of injury to both the patient and staff begins even before they enter the operating room. The transport of the patient from one area of the hospital to another, and the transfer of that patient from bed to stretcher to surgical table can be a risky and trying ordeal for all those involvedespecially when dealing with the growing population of obese patients.