ACE Blade From Megadyne

September 13, 2011 7:31 am | 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 Switch Corp. | 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.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators

Smoke Evacuation Electrosurgical Pencil

March 29, 2011 1:55 pm | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter®, introduces a new electrosurgical device. The PlumePen™  All-In-One Surgical Smoke Evacuation Electrosurgical Pencil couples the company’s smoke evacuation technology with a flexible and compact electrosurgical pencil that was designed with the assistance of surgeons to provide safety and compliance without interfering with the procedure.

LISTED UNDER: Pens/Pencils

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

Smoke-Free Laparoscopic Procedure Solution

September 17, 2010 9:49 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SeeClear from CooperSurgical is a passive disposable multi-stage filter system that clears the operative field of view while trapping smoke, particulates and aerosolized pathogens to provide a safer environment for staff and patients. For more information www.coopersurgical.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators

Larger Biopsy Samples Aid Proper Cancer Diagnosis

July 21, 2010 7:13 am | Cook Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Two independent clinical studies show that Cook Medical’s BIGopsy® Backloading Biopsy Forceps’ ability to obtain larger tissue samples for biopsy can lead to an improved ability to diagnose the cause of suspicious ureteral or kidney lesions. The results of both studies were presented separately at the 2010 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco.


RF Tissue And Vessel Sealing Instrument

July 16, 2010 7:25 am | Aragon Surgical, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Aragon Surgical, Inc. announces the successful completion of the first 100 bariatric surgical procedures with its Lektrafuse CAIMAN System. Lektrafuse is used during a bariatric weight reduction procedure called a sleeve gastrectomy which works by permanently decreasing the size of the patient’s stomach.

LISTED UNDER: Vessel Sealing Systems

Smoke Evacuation System

June 11, 2010 6:54 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

CooperSurgical introduces the SeeClear® device, a fully-disposable passive multi-stage smoke evacuation system for use in laparoscopic surgery. Elevated abdominal pressure required during minimally invasive procedures pushes the smoke and other matter through the filtration system along with the carbon dioxide gas used to distend the abdominal cavity.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuators

Backloading Biopsy Forceps

June 4, 2010 6:34 am | Cook Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Urologists treating patients with suspicious ureteral or kidney lesions now have a tool to help them more effectively make diagnoses. Cook Medical has introduced the BIGopsy Backloading Biopsy Forceps, a device designed and engineered to obtain large renal or ureteral tissue specimens up to 4 mm3 for cancer diagnosis.


Electrosurgical E-Z Pen™

April 12, 2010 11:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Megadyne’s 12-use E-Z Pen™ is designed to deliver optimal electrosurgical performance to surgical teams with cost efficiencies. Features include: Lightweight and ergonomic, the 12-time use E-Z Pen has a built-in count down mechanism displaying the number of uses left and a “lock-out” failsafe function preventing additional use once the lifespan has expired.

LISTED UNDER: Pens/Pencils


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