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Cleaning Method For da Vinci® EndoWrist® Instruments

September 16, 2010 12:52 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The SI-PCFTM system from Medisafe America uses the same critical cleaning parameters as Intuitive Surgical’s manual cleaning method, while being able to reprocess up to 10 EndoWrist® instruments simultaneously, within a time efficient and convenient process. The "Sonic Irrigation" equipment family is designed for cleaning cannulated, lumen, ported, non-ported and micro surgical instrumentation inside and out.

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Surgical Instrument Tray Corner Guards

August 23, 2010 6:15 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces their surgical instrument tray corner guards. The corner guards protect trays from rips, holes, and tears in sterilization wrap due to sharp tray corners. Made of silicone, the open cell structure allows air to circulate freely and the elevated height gives your trays space to help circulate air.

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Hospital Combats “July Effect”

July 28, 2010 7:59 am | Clearcount Medical Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Earlier this month, new studies indicated that being admitted to the hospital in July may increase the duration of a patient's stay in the hospital and increase a patient's risk of death. A study by researchers from the University of San Diego of 244,388 deaths caused by medication errors indicated that a patient has about the same chance of a lethal medication error throughout the year with one exception.

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Protein Isolates Products For Post-Bariatric Surgery

July 16, 2010 7:25 am | Be, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

BE, Inc. the INSPIRE and PURE whey protein isolate lines. The Inspire flavors have been designed to appeal to a variety of taste buds with flavors like Peanut Butter Cookie, Caramel Latte and Summer Melon. Inspire is a small volume drink in which a single scoop blends with 4 to 6 oz.

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Male Sling For Stress Urinary Incontinence

June 4, 2010 6:37 am | Coloplast Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Coloplast introduces a new male sling, Virtue. Virtue offers treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) because it both elevates and compresses the urethra, a key step toward reducing urine leakage occurring, for example, after prostate cancer surgery. With the launch of Virtue, men suffering from SUI can look forward to improved relief from incontinence.

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Instrument Detection System Assists In Cutting Operating Costs

January 19, 2010 6:28 am | Meddetect, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

January 19, 2010 MedDetect Inc. introduces the MD-2000 Surgical Instrument Detection System designed to pinpoint and detect surgical instruments lost in soiled linen and waste bags. According to the company, the MD-2000 Electro-magnetic Detector functions as an insurance back-up to a hospital’s surgical instrument tracking system, and hospitals purchasing the MD-2000 have demonstrated considerable savings in their lost instrument replacement budget.

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Twist-N-Load Instruments

December 1, 2009 2:29 pm | Gauthier Biomedical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Gauthier Biomedical introduces a new line of specialized surgical instruments with their innovative Twist-N-Load Connection System. The company says that with the Twist-N-Load, users don’t have to pull back on any collar, or push a button to begin the connection process.

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Twist-N-Load Surgical Instruments

October 27, 2009 6:56 am | Gauthier Biomedical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Gauthier Biomedical introduces a new line of specialized surgical instruments with their innovative Twist-N-Load Connection System. The company says that with the Twist-N-Load, users don’t have to pull back on any collar, or push a button to begin the connection process.

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OR Table Accessory Rail Clamp

October 20, 2009 6:59 am | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A new rail clamp features a handle with a special rubber coating and ergonomic shape to make tightening accessory clamps easy Innovative Medical Products introduces the EZ GRIP™--an operating room table accessory clamp that is easier to tighten, and stay tightened.

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Patient Loses 17 Lbs. In One Week Following Laparoscopic Vertical Gastroplasty 

July 23, 2009 7:53 am | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Product Releases | Comments

LANGHORNE, PA., July 16, 2009 -- Power Medical Interventions®, Inc. (OTCBB:PMII), maker of Intelligent Surgical Instruments™, announces that the company’s proprietary i60 Mid Cut device was used at Palmetto General Hospital in Miami, Florida in a novel procedure known as laparoscopic vertical gastroplasty.

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Bariatric Surgical Instruments

July 13, 2009 10:52 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces a full line of bariatric instruments. These longer-length instruments offer: Availability in many patterns with lengths of up to 18", which include Tungsten Carbide needle holders, scissors, suction tubes and more, for improved reach in bariatric patients.

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Repair, Sharpening And Restoration

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. provides complete surgical instrument repair, sharpening and restoration services for bariatric instruments. Any make, any type or any model of surgical instrument can be completely refurbished in Spectrum's state-of-the-art repair lab by their German-trained technicians.

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'Smart' Sponge Detection

April 6, 2009 8:30 am | Clearcount Medical Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The SmartSponge System from ClearCount Medical Solutions employs RFID technology to both count and detect sponges during surgery, increasing efficiency and performance in the OR, and most importantly, improving patient safety. by Amanda McGowan, Editor, Surgical Products For a patient, going through surgery can be a frightening experience.

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Surgical Drape Clamps

March 17, 2009 11:20 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

This Surgical Drape Clamp features a familiar design that allows for secure clamping of surgical drapes to IV poles and drape-stands. The clip is washable, reusable, rust-resistant and fully-autoclavable. Available in four different colors, the clamps are conveniently packaged in a budget-saving package of 8 clips (two of each color; blue, pink, green, and purple).

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Ophthalmic Equipment Website

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Keeler Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Ophthalmic and medical equipment manufacturer Keeler Instruments has launched a redesigned website to better meet the needs of its internet customers in the ophthalmic, surgical and veterinary ophthalmic markets. The new site, accessible at www.Keelerusa.com, includes detailed product information and allows customers to buy instruments directly online.

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