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Electrosurgical Smoke Evacuation Pencil

November 9, 2010 5:35 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

With a sleek compact design, the PlumePen Electrosurgical Pencil combines precision surgical smoke plume management with electrosurgery in one device.  With an extendable/retractable capture tube, the PlumePen allows surgeons to customize the placement of the smoke evacuation inlet for optimum visibility and the most effective capture regardless of blade length.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuation Products

Surgical Instrument Stringer Stand

October 20, 2010 7:12 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces their new Surgical Instrument Stringer Stand. The unique design of Spectrum’s Stringer Stand promotes faster, safer instrument handling and allows for rapid, two-handed loading of any style instrument stinger. To use, simply place an instrument stringer of any width into the base of the Stringer Stand, and with both hands now free, string/stack instruments as you normally would.

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Long-Lasting Surgical Skin Marker

October 1, 2010 6:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Viscot Medical introduces the Mini XL, a new surgical skin marker that, according to the company, lasts 10 times longer than traditional skin markers after pre-operative scrubbing with alcohol-based antiseptics such as Chloraprep or Duraprep. Additionally, the Mini XL offers: Clinicians the ability to use the appropriate antiseptic agents to prevent surgical site infections and still comply with the Joint Commission Protocol for correct site marking and pre-operative verification to prevent wrong site surgery.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Markers
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Electrosurgical Smoke Evacuator

September 23, 2010 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The AER DEFENSE™ Smoke Evacuator is ConMed's new surgical smoke evacuation system for removing smoke, aerosols, and noxious odors produced during electrosurgical procedures. The AER DEFENSE™ offers four different modes of operation, which makes it more versatile and 11 percent (7dBA) quieter than the previous model.

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Safer Instrument Handling

September 23, 2010 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments introduces their new Surgical Instrument Stringer Stand. The unique design promotes faster, safer instrument handling and allows for rapid, two-handed loading of any style instrument stringer. To use, simply place an instrument stringer of any width into the base, and with both hands now free, string/stack instruments as you normally would.

LISTED UNDER: Bariatric Instruments

Bariatric Ring Marker

September 17, 2010 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Schreiber – Kapp Bariatric Ring Marker from Kapp Surgical, Inc. is a permanent marker of the bypassed stomach which anchors the stomach to the abdominal wall (Pre-Gastrostomy). This provides access to the bypassed stomach for future treatment and diagnostic options.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Markers

Double Grasper

September 17, 2010 8:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Double Grasper is a reusable device that can be used to grasp and hold tissues for approximation, and in preparation for suturing or stapling. Features include: Two independently operated jaws on either side of a shared central plate. Subtle yet effective teeth on each jaw to prevent slipping and sliding.

LISTED UNDER: Microsurgical Instruments

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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AER DEFENSE™ Smoke Evacuator

September 16, 2010 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AER DEFENSE™ Smoke Evacuator is ConMed’s new surgical smoke evacuation system intended to remove smoke, aerosols, and noxious odors produced during electrosurgical procedures. The AER DEFENSE™ offers four different modes of operation which makes it the most versatile smoke evacuator on the market and is 11 percent (7dBA) quieter than our previous model.

LISTED UNDER: Smoke Evacuation Products

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.

LISTED UNDER: Loss Detection Systems

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.

LISTED UNDER: Colorectal Instruments

ACE Blade

April 12, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ACE Blade is a next-generation of cutting device to provide high performance electrosurgery. The ACE Blade, with a proprietary PTFE non-stick coating in the ACE Mode of Mega Power™ electrosurgical generator, will be marketed as a replacement to the scalpel, even for skin incisions.

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Medical Marking System

March 11, 2010 2:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Borries Marking Systems introduces a highly-accurate DataMatrix marking system, the BM52, developed specifically for the medical industry. According to the company, it features: A fast positioning capability (via a light pointer) and high-precision marking—even in the smallest fields, due to an electrical marking head.

LISTED UNDER: Surgical Markers

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