The BFW™ parallax free Thru-the-Lens Headlight Video Imaging System provides high quality digital images in a single-chip headlight video camera. This innovative technology is now available with BFW’s Maxenon Xi 300-Watt Xenon light source, offering more dependable and powerful illumination. The Headlight Video Imaging system is available with its own tower cart including a monitor, DV-Cam Deck or CD-R writer, and informational software that will provides users with the ability to create a written report on cases, and attach still and video digital images to the importable report.
Sony’s PDW-70MD XDCAM® HD recorder captures and stores high-definition video of medical procedures in 1440 x 1080i resolution. The device can record and store up to two hours on a 23GB PFD-23 XDCAM disc, which is sealed to help prevent scratches and preserve data with minimal degradation for more than 50 years.
The 1188 HD 3-Chip® Camera provides superior picture quality, enhanced clarity and more intuitive user controls. Surgical teams will experience unprecedented visibility to help elevate overall surgical and patient outcomes. The camera delivers high-definition video with 1280 x 1024 native output, Progressive Scan Technology, 10 bit digital processing, increased intraoperative brightness and nine specialty settings enables surgical standardization.
Aurora LED Surgical Lighting Systems can be easily equipped with the Skytron TVII SONY high quality, removable and transportable, single chip miniature camera system. As each lighting system is built to be camera ready, Aurora LED sugical lighting is ideally equipped for data management, integration, teaching, documentation and recording purposes for any procedure.
Karl Storz has added FULL HD (high-definition) technology to its Image 1® family of products, including camera heads and monitors. FULL HD gives surgeons a superior viewing experience by acquiring and displaying images with 1080p resolution, the highest HD imaging standard in the industry. The result is optimally sharp HD images, whether the surgeon is capturing still or slow-moving images, or rapid motion.
The CardioVu is a small camera encapsulated by optical fibers which bring white xenon light directly to the surgical field. The camera is secured via a goose neck clamp to a retractor. Key benefits of the CardioVu are that the surgical site is continuously in view at all times, without shake and motion induced by camera movements.
The System 100™ clinical supply management system uses embedded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and biometric security access to reliably and accurately track and account for high cost clinical supplies in real time. This innovative solution helps hopitals to maximize charge capture, reduce costs associated with expired items, optimize inventory, meet compliance mandates and ultimately provide improved patient care.
Advanced Input Systems has developed a line of infection-control keyboards for medical environments to address studies that have shown keyboards to be a significant source of bacterial cross-contamination. The Cart Sized Medigenic® 101 Compliance Infection-Control Keyboard is the latest in the series that uniquely helps monitor its own cleaning status to safeguard both patient and staff.
Masimo has received FDA clearance for a new noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin monitoring technology (SpHb™). The availability of Masimo SpHb technology can make hemoglobin measurement more convenient and broadly available to clinicians in both hospital and outpatient settings, helping them to make earlier and better clinical decisions, improve patient safety and decrease costs.
The new Versions 2.2 of the TIMS DICOM System software includes several new features that enhance the existing system based on the requests of current TIMS customers. These new features include audio recording and annotation (especially for speech pathology), audio playback, audio recording to CD/DVD, file attachment, editing of saved studies, GIF and TIF file import (in addition to the current BMP, AVI, JPG and PNG), DICOM send lists, study editing improvements and other general workflow enhancements.
The iUni™ unicompartmental knee resurfacing implant is one of four patient-specific implants ConforMIS has developed for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee, the most common reason for knee replacement surgery. Designed for patients whose arthritic damage is isolated to either the medial or lateral compartments of the knee, with little to no damage present in the other compartments, the use of a unicompartmental implant is often referred to as “partial knee replacement.
Spectrum Surgical is now offering an innovative kit for testing surgical instruments for proper sharpness. The Sharpness Test Standards Kit includes easy-to-understand instructions, all sharpness testing materials and full-color photographs illustrating everything the user needs to know about testing scissors, curettes, Kerrison rongeurs, osteotomes, chisels, pin cutters, bone cutters, biopsy punches and more.
The FDA recently cleared a new indication for the use of implantable Beacon® electromagnetic transponders with the Calypso System in external beam radiation therapy for prostatectomy patients. Known as GPS for the Body®, the Calypso System utilizes transponders to setup and continuously track the position of targeted tissue during radiation treatment.
The Models 6202 and 6202D STOW-A-WEIGH Scales mount snug against the wall and protrude a mere four inches when not in use. They are designed for stand-on weighing, wheelchair patients and will even accommodate patients on stretchers. The scales are particularly well suited for high traffic areas or where floor space is limited.
The Vision Elect HDTV™ Flat Panel Monitor is the ideal complement to the 1188 HD 3-Chip® Camera. This 26-inch monitor provides clear, brilliant images on a spacious, widescreen display. Offering both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio display formats, improved color reproduction and new picture-by-picture capabilities, this high definition platform is designed to create the optimal operating environment for the surgeon.