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Making The Right Mark

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

OP-marks, Inc. is introducing a new hybrid ink for surgical site marking, in an effort to reduce the risk of surgical errors such as operating on the wrong body part, patient or performing the wrong procedure. by Amanda McGowan, Editor, Surgical Products The data on the frequency of wrong site surgery is conflicting.

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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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Surgical Skin Markers

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Medi-Dose, Inc./EPS, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

EPS has released a line of pens and surgical skin markers. The EPS Secureline Surgical Skin Markers are available in both sterile and non-sterile styles. Sterile pens are packaged in a plastic, peel-down, non-fiber shedding package that is specifically designed for use in sterile fields. Available with labels and rulers, all EPS Surgical Skin Markers use a non-toxic gentian violet ink.

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Colored Economy Utility Shears

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

These Colored Economy Utility Shears are now available in an assortment of twelve different colored handles, making them easily identifiable by department or user. The shears are available in 5.5-inch and 7.5-inch lengths and are able to cut heavy bandages, surgical drapes and clothing. They feature large ring handles for a comfortable grip, are fully autoclavable and are economically priced.

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Honeycomb-Handle Micro Spring Scissors

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new Honeycomb-Handle Micro Spring Scissors feature a unique, specially designed honeycomb-grip handle that provides the surgeon with better feel and control. The honeycomb design also offers improved ease-of-cleaning over standard, serrated-handle micro scissors. Manufactured in Germany using the finest German Stainless steel, these micro spring scissors are available in several sizes and styles.

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Reposable Instruments

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | Microline Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1636 • Microline's products provide economic value and are designed to be earth-friendly. Their "reposable" instruments need less shelf space while significantly reducing packaging and bio-hazardous waste. By "Bringing Together the Best" with Microline products in your OR you can make a difference.

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Surgical Instrument Repair & Refubishment Services

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical provides complete Orthopedic surgical instrument repair, sharpening and restoration services. Any make, any type or any model of surgical instrument can be completely refurbished at their state-of-the-art National Repair Center. In addition, Spectrum offers On-Location repair services and their Satellite Repair Service (SRS™).

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On-Site Instrument Care & Management Services

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Part of Cardinal Health, OnSiteSM Services focuses on instruments so facilities can devoted more of their attention to patient care. The OnSite Services inventory management program offers instrument procurement, standardization and set optimization, as well as education on the proper care and handling of instruments.

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Corneal Marking Pad

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Aspen Surgical Corneal Marking Pad is used to coat corneal markers to imprint a pattern on the cornea during eye surgery. The Corneal Marking Pad is convenient because it can be used with many refractive/corneal marking instruments and is reliable with the imprint remaining for the duration of the surgery.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Corner Guard for Surgical Trays

November 12, 2008 12:13 pm | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Stopper™ is a foot and corner shield for surgical trays that is specially designed to prevent holes, rips and tears in sterilization wrap from heavy and sharp-corner trays. The unique design allows the sterilizing agent to flow into corners of tray. The guards do not retain moisture and will not flatten under the weight of heavy trays.

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Surgical Scissors

November 12, 2008 12:13 pm | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Distinguished by black ring handles, German-made, German-crafted Spectrum SuperCutÔ scissors feature a razor sharp knife-edged cutting blade with a serrated opposing blade. This design ensures superlative cutting action and prevents tissue slippage. Backed by Spectrum's lifetime warranty, these scissors are available in many patterns and sizes.

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Disposable Stainless Steel Instruments

November 12, 2008 12:13 pm | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina offers economical, single use stainless steel instruments as an inexpensive real metal alternative to plastic disposables. Manufactured in high quality mirrored stainless steel, the kit components are available in many styles. Pricing is competitive so that kit manufacturers can include them as disposable items, but with a top quality look and feel.

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Titanium Instruments for Cardiac and Vascular Surgery

October 13, 2008 11:20 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap, Inc. has been diversifying its range of microsurgical instruments used in cardiac and vascular surgery. Aesculap’s new exclusive “golfball” handle design of Titanium Instruments is the latest addition to this product line which consists of micro forceps and needle holders. Combined with Titanium’s lightweight properties, the “golfball” design provides surgeons with unsurpassed instrument control and comfort while performing intense surgical procedures.

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