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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Laparoscopic Surgical Smoke Evacuator

April 12, 2010 11:50 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter’s LapEvac® Surgical Smoke Evacuation System is a powered, closed-loop smoke evacuation system. During laparoscopic procedures, the LapEvac draws surgical smoke from the peritoneal cavity, filters it through ULPA filtration media, and returns clean CO2 gas to the patient.

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Smoke Evacuator

April 12, 2010 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AER DEFENSE™ Smoke Evacuator is ConMed’s new surgical smoke evacuation system that offers: 4 different modes of operation. A dual-stage motor for power for more efficient suction capabilities with less noise production. The ability to be coupled with the company's GoldVac™ Smoke Evacuation Pencil.

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Electrosurgical Generator

April 12, 2010 10:41 am | Bovie Medical Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Bovie® ICON GP is an electrosurgical generator with fully-digital implementation for use in today’s modern operating rooms. It was designed in conjunction with OR clinicians to provide a safe, user-friendly unit that can meet all operating room procedure demands.

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Wall Suction Surgical Smoke Filter

April 12, 2010 8:25 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

As part of your operating room protocol, it may be appropriate to utilize your vacuum/wall suction system to capture small amounts of surgical smoke plume.  As these devices are not designed to capture smoke and aerosols, implementing an in-line filter is essential to long term performance of your critical vacuum system.

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Non-Stick Bipolar Forceps

December 18, 2009 11:32 am | Codman | Product Releases | Comments

Codman & Shurtleff, Inc. (Codman) will be the exclusive distributor of Disposable SPETZLER™-MALIS® Non-stick Bipolar Forceps, manufactured by Synergetics™ USA, Inc., effective December 1, 2009 in the U.S. and worldwide starting February 1, 2010, expanding Codman’s three-year distribution agreement with Synergetics.


Manage Surgical Smoke Plume Hazards

June 8, 2009 7:25 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter’s PlumeSafe® TURBO Auto-Sense provides a versatile solution to manage the hazards associated with surgical smoke plume and aerosols. This portable, ultra-quiet system provides: Ample power to eliminate even the heaviest amounts of smoke plume and aerosols.

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