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BARIATRIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS

Ethicon Launches New Powered Endocutter

October 30, 2014 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Earlier this week, Ethicon announced the launch of the ECHELON FLEX GST SYSTEM, a new powered stapler and reload system uniquely designed to provide a better grip on tissue for the least tissue slippage during firing.The device will be featured at The American College of Surgeons Clinical Conference in San Francisco this week.

LISTED UNDER: BARIATRIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS | WOUND CLOSURE/HEALING PRODUCTS

PENTAX Medical Launches New Line of Endoscopes

October 21, 2014 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

PENTAX Medical Company, a healthcare industry leader in endoscopic imaging, announced the U.S. and Canadian launch of PENTAX Medical i10 Series HD+ (plus) Endoscopes, devices that provide the highest resolution HD (high definition) images ever available for colonoscopy and gastroscopy procedures that screen for and treat GI disorders ... 

LISTED UNDER: Lighting / OR Visualization / Diagnostics | BARIATRIC SURGICAL PRODUCTS | MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

Large De Mayo Hip Positioner

June 24, 2013 10:06 am | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The large De Mayo Hip Positioner from Innovative Medical Products is a bariatric solution for lateral positioning of obese patients during hip surgery or in any surgery requiring lateral positioning.

LISTED UNDER: Positioning Aids, bariatric
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Handheld Laparoscopic Instruments

April 15, 2013 10:52 am | by Aesculap | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap offers over 100 patterns of monopolar enabled handheld laparoscopic instruments. The Sovereign monopolar line of reusable scissors, forceps, graspers, and dissectors are designed to meet both the high performance expectations of surgeons and today’s rigorous reprocessing environment.

LISTED UNDER: MIS Instruments, bariatric

Bariatric Instruments

March 1, 2013 10:22 am | by gSource | Product Releases | Comments

gSource introduces bariatric instruments.  With their extra long length, they are useful for larger patients.

LISTED UNDER: MIS Instruments, bariatric | Open Surgical Instruments, bariatric

Body Composition Analyzer

July 5, 2011 5:49 am | GE Healthcare Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

Body composition measurements with InBody technology can, with accuracy and precision, look beyond weight and traditional BMI to determine and help monitor distribution of body fat, body water, and lean body mass. Along with tetra-polar 8-point tactile electrodes, InBody technology uses a direct segmental multi-frequency bioelectric impedance method that is not dependent on empirical estimations.

LISTED UNDER: Scales, bariatric

Body Composition Measurement

July 1, 2011 6:27 am | GE Healthcare Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

Body composition measurements with GE Healthcare’s DXA technology can, with accuracy and precision, look beyond weight and traditional BMI to determine and monitor distribution of body fat, bone, and lean muscle mass.  These measurements and images can provide useful regional and total body information to healthcare professionals in their management of diet, exercise, and weight loss programs to monitor and motivate patients, where the programs can affect the relative amounts of fat and lean tissue.

LISTED UNDER: Scales, bariatric

Bariatric Gait Belt

March 4, 2011 5:18 am | AliMed, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

AliMed’s new Bariatric Gait Belt is larger and stronger than standard gait belts and is designed specifically for the increasing bariatric population. Most regular models are tested to 225 lbs, but the weight capacity of the Bariatric Gait Belt is 1,000 lbs with the test strain on the buckle exceeding 1,200 lbs.

LISTED UNDER: Table Accessories, bariatric
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Bariatric Scale With Digital Height Rod 

July 16, 2010 7:24 am | Cardinal/Detecto Scale Mfg. Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Detecto introduces the 6857DHR bariatric scale, a heavy-duty, yet lightweight scale with a balanced design and integral wheels that make it easy to move. The 6857DHR is engineered specifically for weighing obese and unsteady patients and features a 24" (610mm) square, low-profile platform with non-skid surface and sturdy handrails with padded grips.

LISTED UNDER: Scales, bariatric

Support Tool For REALIZE® Adjustable Gastric Band Patients

July 12, 2010 8:06 am | Ethicon Endo-Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) recently announced an 18-month data analysis demonstrating that REALIZE® Adjustable Gastric Band (shown) patients who consistently utilized the company’s REALIZE mySUCCESS® Program lost significantly more weight compared to those who inconsistently used the program.

LISTED UNDER: Gastic Banding Products

Bariatric Solution For Positioning In Hip Surgery

April 28, 2010 7:51 am | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Medical Products introduces the large De Mayo Hip Positioner®--a bariatric solution for lateral positioning of obese patients during hip surgery or in any surgery requiring lateral positioning. The solution stabilizes bariatric patients in the same orientation throughout the surgical procedure, while eliminating the need for any strenuous lifting of the patient by OR personnel.

LISTED UNDER: Positioning Aids, bariatric

Table Provides Powerful Lift, Articulation

March 30, 2010 6:25 am | Skytron | Product Releases | Comments

Skytron’s HERCULES 6701B Surgical Table provides powerful 1,200 lbs. lift and 1,000 lbs. articulation and revolutionary full body imaging capability for today’s most advanced general purpose and bariatric procedures, reducing the need for multiple support accessories and optimizing ease of patient set-ups.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Tables, bariatric

Bariatric Shifter

March 30, 2010 6:24 am | AliMed, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

caption AliMed, inc. introduces the Bariatric Shifter. According to the company, the shifter is a lateral shifting aid that features: The ability to hold up to 600 lbs. The ability to help medical staff reduce back strain from lifting and shifting patients.

LISTED UNDER: Patients Transfer Products, bariatric

Post-Bariatric Weight Loss Product

September 17, 2009 1:10 pm | Robard Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Robard Corporation introduces the new post bariatric weight loss product - BariCare™. Robard’s BariCare™ supplements, while a beneficial protein supplement for all stages of weight loss, have been specially designed to be prepared as 2, 3 or 4-oz. portion sizes for use in various stages of the post-surgery patient experience.

LISTED UNDER: Table Accessories, bariatric

Flex Wound Care

August 28, 2009 1:01 pm | Smith & Nephew | Product Releases | Comments

Smith & Nephew Inc (NYSE: SNN) (LSE: SN) Advanced Wound Management division, announces the U.S. launch of ACTICOAT™ Flex 3 and ACTICOAT™ Flex 7. According to the company, ACTICOAT Flex products have been designed to support physicians dealing with wounds and injuries at high risk of infection.

LISTED UNDER: Wound dressing, bariatric

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