September 11, 2012 5:43 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter has introduced PlumePort Laparoscopic Plume Filtration Device that features Moisture Sense Technology. PlumePort connects to standard trocars and contains an integral fluid trap and wicking agent to safely filter the aerosolized contents of the peritoneum during laparoscopy. It incorporates activated carbon to adsorb harmful gases and odors and ensures minimal flow degradation in high moisture environments.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators


September 10, 2012 7:07 am | Domain Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

Domain Surgical’s FMwand is ideal for use in neurosurgery, spine surgery, cardiothoracic, and other subspecialties that require dissection near delicate tissue structures. The FMwand uses ferromagnetic heating to uniformly heat a small, looped wire (similar in shape to the end of a paperclip) at the end of the hand piece.

LISTED UNDER: Generators

FMwand Ferromagnetic Surgical System

May 9, 2012 8:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Domain Surgical has announced that its novel FMwand Ferromagnetic Surgical System has been used successfully in 100 cases. The FMwand simultaneously cuts and coagulates tissue without passing electrical current into the patient, making it safe to use near delicate tissue structures. For more information, visit www.

LISTED UNDER: Vessel Sealing Systems

THUNDERBEAT Surgical Device

March 21, 2012 6:19 am | Olympus | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus has announced FDA clearance of its revolutionary THUNDERBEAT hand instruments and universal surgical platform. THUNDERBEAT is the world's only surgical device that combines advanced bipolar and ultrasonic energies into a single multi-functional hand instrument allowing surgeons to simultaneously seal and cut vessels up to and including 7 mm in size with minimal thermal spread.

LISTED UNDER: Vessel Sealing Systems

Mega Power Electrosurgical Generator

March 20, 2012 6:42 am | Megadyne Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Megadyne's Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator is now even easier to use with a new faceplate interface for improved access to all modes. The original generator was designed specifically to be easy to use; this latest version has been further simplified as its push-button functionality now offers intuitive, dedicated buttons to activate each function and mode.

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Laparoscopic Plume Filtration

March 14, 2012 7:07 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Complementing Buffalo Filter's current LapEvac® system, is the new PlumePortTM Laparoscopic Plume Filtration device that improves surgical visibility and protects staff from the hazards of smoke during laparoscopic procedures. Unlike other devices the Plumeport offers a dual moisture management process that eliminates moisture build up and flow degradation during surgery.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators

Portable Smoke Evacuation System

September 14, 2011 6:56 am | Surgimedics | Product Releases | Comments

A stand alone, portable smoke evacuation system with a highly efficient filtration system is the best way to protect staff and patients from the potentially harmful effects of airborne contaminants present in laser and electrosurgical smoke. Surgimedics’ Surgifresh Turbo is a freestanding, economical smoke evacuation system featuring quiet operation, filter replacements based on actual filter life and easily adjusted air flow.

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ACE Blade From Megadyne

September 13, 2011 7:31 am | Megadyne Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ACE Blade cuts like a scalpel without having a sharp edge. Used with the Mega Power electrosurgical generator, the ACE Blade is a single tool that cuts, coagulates and dissects, reducing the need to pass scalpels and conventional electrosurgical blades back and forth. The generator automatically adjusts the power to the ACE Blade to provide a smooth consistent feel and minimal thermal necrosis.

LISTED UNDER: Coagulators

Reposable Thermal Ligating System

August 24, 2011 7:06 am | Microline Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microline Surgical, Inc., a manufacturer of reposable instruments for minimally invasive surgery, offers its MiSeal™ Reposable Thermal Ligating System. MiSeal is the first and only reposable device that simultaneously seals and divides soft tissue and vessels using direct thermal energy, offering surgeons the ability to achieve exceptional patient outcomes at a considerable cost advantage.

LISTED UNDER: Vessel Sealing Systems

Surgifresh TURBO Smoke Evacuator®

August 19, 2011 10:12 am | Surgimedics | Product Releases | Comments

For an affordable way to evacuate hazardous electrosurgical and laser smoke plume, Surgimedics offers its Surgimedics® Surgifresh TURBO Smoke Evacuator®. This unit features simple controls, powerful suction flow and quiet operation. It is a freestanding unit, that when equipped with the optional wheel cart and handle, is easily moved between procedure rooms.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators

Foot Control For Electrosurgical Generators

August 4, 2011 8:36 am | Linemaster | Product Releases | Comments

The Linemaster twin monopolar foot operated switch was designed to offer surgeons a superior accessory when performing electrosurgical procedures. The use of a foot control on electrosurgical generators combats hand fatigue that may be experienced when using surgical hand pieces.

LISTED UNDER: Active Electrode Monitoring Products

Advanced Energy Generator

June 17, 2011 2:47 pm | Ethicon Endo-Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

In an effort to help simplify the OR, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today announces U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance and the launch of the first ever Advanced Energy Generator made to power both ultrasonic and advanced bipolar technologies and designed for easy set set-up and use in the operating room.

LISTED UNDER: Generators

Surgical Smoke System

April 13, 2011 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AER DEFENSE™ Smoke Evacuator and GoldVac™ Smoke Evacuation Pencil from Conmed provide an exceptional combination to combat the  hazards of surgical smoke in the OR.

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PLA Tweezer Forceps

November 19, 2010 4:51 am | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina single-use PLA ( polylactic acid ) tweezer forceps are a biodegradable alternative to plastic kit components. PLA is an allergen free; environmentally-friendly material created from corn with the same physical properties as plastic and can be sterilized using Gamma or ETO.


Battery Insulation And Continuity Tester

September 17, 2010 11:21 am | Jac-Cell Medic | Product Releases | Comments

This new 9-volt battery insulation and continuity tester from Jac-cell Medica is a solution for locating potentially dangerous tears and cracks along the tube and handle of your laparoscopic instruments. According to the company, the product features: The ability to completely insulation verifiaction of laparoscopic electrodes, scissors, forceps and bayonet forceps.

LISTED UNDER: Battery Powered


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