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Multiple Instrument Access Port

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The Surgical Devices business unit of Covidien introduces the SILS™ Port Multiple Instrument Access Port for laparoscopic surgeries through a single incision. The port is a single, flexible port that may be fitted through a small incision in the umbilicus, offering: A resulting single “hidden scar” a cosmetic advance over the multiple visible scars associated with standard multi-port laparoscopy.

Innovative Endoscopic Stapler For General And Thoracic Surgery

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The Surgical Devices business unit of Covidien introduces the Duet TRS™ reload with tissue reinforcement. The new product offers: Preloaded tissue reinforcement on the Endo GIA™ Universal range of laparoscopic staplers. A synthetic absorbable polymer reinforcement material that is preloaded on each SULU.

Less Invasive Abdominal Laparoscopic Access

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Pajunk Medical Systems | Product Releases | Comments

PAJUNK® Medical Systems introduces the LapVision, a new instrument for less invasive access. This new product offers: The required use of only local anesthesia - no use of gas needed. Full viewing access to all intra-abdominal organs through 1 small infraumbilical incision.


Integrated HD Camera/Recorder

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Sony Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Sony unveils a full HD (1920 x 1080) medical-grade camera system, combining advanced video imaging with the convenience of built-in digital recording. The new model PMW-10MD features: A compact, remote camera-head design for easy and flexible overhead mounting above the operating table as well as on a surgical microscope, with optional lenses and optical adapters.

Hands-Free Vision

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Endocontrol | Product Releases | Comments

The ViKY® System "Vision Kontrol for endoscopY" from EndoControl is a motorized endoscope holder for laparoscopic and thoracic surgeries. The holder features: Ease of installation with positioning just above the patient's abdomen and held by a passive arm.


Razor-Sharp Images

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | TRUMPF | Product Releases | Comments

The TRUMPF TruVidia HD is an in-light high definition (HD) surgical camera that captures and transmits razor-sharp, brilliant, true-to-life images with 1080 line resolution and 2 million pixels. The camera also provides: Technical consistency, matching the HD endoscopes and HD routing systems now used in integrated ORs.


HD Monitor

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Conmed Linvatec | Product Releases | Comments

Conmed Linvatec offers the VP4726/F High Definition Monitor. Features of the new monitor include: A 26" medical grade monitor. 16:9 aspect ratio. HD 1080p picture quality. Availability with or without fiber optic input. Full HD and digital compatibility.

DICOM Conversion

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Forsight Imaging | Product Releases | Comments

Foresight Imaging introduces Version 2.2 of the TIMS DICOM System. The TIMS DICOM System converts any non-DICOM medical modality to DICOM, including ultrasound, fluoroscopy, endoscopy, motion X-ray, angiography, nuclear medicine, MR, CT and much more. The resulting digital study can be sent to PACS, recorded to CD/DVD/USB and printed to film or paper.


Digitally Captured

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Sony Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

The BZMD1000 ImageCore HD Digital Capture System from Sony digitally records HD still and video images in full 1920 x 1080 resolution and acts as the imaging control center in the OR. Highlights of the system include: All-in-1 design. DICOM compliance. Universal video signal compatibility.

The Pride Factor

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Surgeons, undoubtedly, know the importance of education and training and working together to advance surgery. However, just like any professional, they also face the "pride factor"—the idea that we all want to feel good at our jobs, among the "best", if possible, and do not always want to let on we need help.

Double-Headed Cleaning Brush

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces a new brush design. The unique, double-headed cleaning brush features: 1 brush head with nylon bristles and another brush head with stainless steel bristles for more aggressive cleaning. The ideal design for cleaning surgical instruments, including the serrations and box-lock areas of hemostats, needleholder jaws, scissors and all orthopedic instruments.

Post-Op Pain Relief System

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | I-Flow Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The ON-Q® Post-Operative Pain Relief System from I-Flow Corp. is a balloon-like pump that provides targeted pain relief after surgery by automatically delivering a non-narcotic local anesthetic near the surgical site area. The system works like this: The pump is attached to a catheter that the surgeon places near the incision site.

Pediatric Pressure Management

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Ehob, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

EHOB, Inc. introduces the WAFFLE® Pediatric Cushion, a static air cushion designed for the pediatric patient. Filled with air, which, according to the company, ideally supports vulnerable soft tissues of the body, the design of the WAFFLE Pediatric Cushion cradles and contours.

Flu Alert Level Kept At Phase 5

May 18, 2009 8:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Connecticut chief epidemiologist Matt Cartter, second from right with back to camera, testifies before the legislature's Public Health Committee and the Public Safety and Security Committee at a forum held at the Legislative office building in Hartford, Conn., Thursday, April 30, 2009.

Video: Patient Safety Update

May 18, 2009 8:16 am | Covidien | Videos | Comments

The FDA reports a recall of cuffless pediatric tracheostomy tubes In its May 2009 Patient Safety News, the FDA reports Covidien, formerly known as Tyco HealthCare, has recalled certain lots of Shiley 3.0PED cuffless pediatric tracheostomy tubes. The recall stems from difficulties in inserting the obturator that is used to place the tube in the trachea and problems inserting a suction catheter into the tracheostomy tube, which may require replacing the tube.


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