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Hand Held Instruments

CHECKPOINT Stimulator/Locator

March 20, 2012 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Checkpoint Surgical has received the CE mark for its CHECKPOINT ® Stimulator/Locator, a state-of-the-art intraoperative neuroprotective stimulator that helps surgeons locate, identify and evaluate nerve and muscle excitability during surgery to facilitate nerve preservation and repair. For more information, visit www.

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Vertebral Body Derotation Instrument Set

May 10, 2010 7:07 am | Depuy Spine, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Spine, Inc. introduces the EXPEDIUM® Vertebral Body Derotation (VBD) Set to help surgeons correct spinal alignment and decrease rib rotation in patients with scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine that affects about 6 million people in the U.S. The new instrumentation is the latest addition to the EXPEDIUM® Spine System and features the EXPEDIUM® Derotation Quick Stick, an extension to pedicle screws that attaches quickly and securely to facilitate three-dimensional spine correction.

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Surgical Instrument Demagnetizer

August 28, 2009 12:33 pm | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces their tabletop surgical instrument demagnetizer. The device features: A large, powerful demagnetizing surface to quickly and effectively remove magnetism from instruments, reducing surgeon complaints. Cool-operation. A single manual on/off switch.

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iDrive Intelligent Power Unit™ With iConsole™ FDA Approved

May 27, 2009 7:27 am | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Product Releases | Comments

LANGHORNE, Pa., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Power Medical Interventions®, Inc. (OTCBB:PMII), a developer of Intelligent Surgical Instruments™, announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its 510(k) application for marketing its iDrive Intelligent Power Unit™, detachable Intelligent Surgical Instruments and iConsole™.

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Orthopedic Wire & Pin Cutter

February 17, 2009 6:06 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Hercules wire cutter requires 40-percent less effort to cut wire and pins up to three millimeters in diameter. The specially designed Tungsten Carbide blades and rubber-backed jaws are fully replaceable. Manufactured in Germany using the finest German stainless surgical steel, Spectrum's Hercules wire cutter is fully autoclavable and carries a lifetime warranty.

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Orthopedic Mallets

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Made in Germany using the finest German stainless steel, Spectrum's green-handled Soft-Grip orthopedic mallets feature a new, specially-designed, ergonomic silicone handle which provides the surgeon with excellent feel, better grip, reduced shock and less hand fatigue. The mallets are available in five different sizes ranging in weights from, 0.

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Custom Surgical Instruments

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Logan Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Logan Custom Surgical Instruments are precision machined from various medical grades of stainless steel, finished and assembled to customer specifications. Typical instruments include a laminectomy Rongeur and various styles of curettes, tapered suction tubes, elevators, dissectors, retractors, Capener gouges, nerve hooks and nerve root retractors.

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Bone Cement Curettes & Sculps Knife

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Made of plastic, Whitney Curettes and the Whitney Sculps Knife are safer than steel, minimizing scratches to the prosthesis. Molded in-thumb indentation helps orient tool in hard to reach places. In addition, the tools are disposable, so no cleaning of the cement from them is required post-surgery.

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Stainless Steel Orthopedic Pliers

November 13, 2007 6:02 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

This extensive line of orthopedic pliers is hand-crafted in Germany using the finest surgical stainless steel. The wide range of pliers includes locking pliers, needle nose pliers, and wire extraction pliers. They are ideal for pulling, grasping, bending and twisting of cerclage wires, Steinmann Pins and K-wires.

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Osteotome-Style Bone Cement Tool

October 11, 2007 11:27 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Valitome™ is designed with an osteotome-style beveled tip. Its narrow profile allows the surgeon to get into hard-to reach places while the sharp, straight edge makes it easier to apply cement evenly for better adherence and remove excess cement completely and safely from flat surfaces.

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Femoral Bone Prep System

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Microtek Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With a CSR wrap that keeps instruments in place to maintain the sterile field, even while the tray is being opened, the OrthoPrep® Femoral Bone Prep System is a convenient, space saving alternative to keeping individual instruments at hand during procedures. More cost effective than purchasing individual instruments, this all-in-one tray system includes a disposable inserter rod, two restrictors, femoral canal brush, two sculpts and a femoral canal suction absorber.

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Kerrison Punch

August 11, 2006 6:17 am | Teleflex Medical | Product Releases | Comments

KMedic’s CleanPunch 2.0 is an innovative, non-traditional kerrison punch available in bite sizes ranging from one to five millimeters. The instrument’s one-piece design allows users to open and fully expose the instrument’s shaft without taking the punch apart. This simple, yet highly functional, design yields two notable clinician benefits: Single-piece construction practically eliminates the possibility of losing or switching parts, while easy access to the punch’s interior means that sterilization departments can significantly reduce the risk of infection from improper cleaning.

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Custom Bone Probe

August 11, 2006 6:17 am | Gauthier Biomedical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new custom Durometer bone probe easily gauges the depth of a hole created in a bone during spinal procedures using the custom Durometer silicone handle and chrome-coated shaft. The silicone handle allows for specific hardness or softness, depending on the surgeon’s preference. This allows for a secure and comfortable grip during procedures.

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Articular Cartilage Probe

January 12, 2006 10:44 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The GLIDER™ Articular Cartilage Probe is a minimally invasive device for treating articular cartilage disease. The GLIDER probe's proprietary design features a pivoting head that emits radiofrequency (RF) energy as it follows the contoured surfaces of the joint. Through controlled application of energy, it restores smoothness to a damaged cartilage surface while preserving the maximum amount of healthy tissue.

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Bone Cement Hand Tools

August 22, 2005 9:32 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

During total hip and knee replacement surgeries, Whitney Curettes and Sculps tools allow the surgeon to remove excess bone cement quickly with fingertip precision. They are made from a plastic material that is softer than the polished metal surface of the prosthesis, making them less likely to scratch or mar the prosthesis than a metal tool.

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