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Toric Lens Manipulator

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Lu Irrigating Toric Lens Manipulator (K7-5780) safely manipulates and rotates a Toric lens into position while maintaining the chamber. It features a slightly recessed bulbous shaped tip at the end of a 20 gauge thin wall irrigation tube. The final alignment is accomplished with the Irrigating Lens Manipulator as it maintains the anterior chamber, avoids damaging the posterior capsule and safely rotates the lens around by the haptic.

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Ophthalmic Scissors

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Katena has introduced two new scissors for efficient excision of the endothelial layer during DLEK procedures. Both scissors feature long, thin blades with blunted tips which are precisely set to insure a clean cut all the way to the tip. The medium curved scissors (K4-2041) are used for the primary excision of the dissected lamella while the strongly curved scissors (K4-2042) are used to complete the excision along the inferior rim.

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Wound Closure Forceps

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

These sterile and disposable wound closure forceps help to improve wound approximation and visualization while simplifying wound closure with tissue adhesives. The ergonomic design approximates wound edges quickly and effectively, even with complex lacerations. The forceps allow the clinician to see, manipulate and close even complex wounds easily.

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Surgical Blades & Scalpels

April 25, 2007 6:40 am | Personna American Safety Razor Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Personna Plus® surgical blades feature the proprietary MicroCoated® cutting edge, which is designed to glide with smooth, clean precision. These blades have less tissue drag providing a smoother cut. The blades are available on Personna Plus Disposable Scalpels, Personna Safety Scalpels and on the Personna Plus Safety Scalpel System.

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Generic Circumcision Clamp

March 20, 2007 12:31 pm | Generic Medical Devices Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Generic Medical Devices, Inc., the first company to design, develop, manufacture and supply quality surgical products marketed at generic prices, recently received FDA clearance for its GMD Universal Circumcision Clamp. The clamp is a Class II medical device intended for use in circumcision procedures generally performed on newborns and less frequently on older males.

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Ophthalmic Nucleus Cracker

January 12, 2007 9:51 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Ernest Micro Nucleus Cracker forceps (K5-7242) was designed for surgeons who utilize a nucleus cracking technique through a micro incision. It is identical to the original Ernest Nucleus Cracker with a modified cross-action mechanism. This modification allows the surgeon to crack the nucleus through a 2.

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Sterile Surgical Instruments

December 18, 2006 11:02 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is pleased to announce their new line of individually packaged, sterile surgical instruments. Spectrum’s single-use, sterile instruments are packaged to offer substantial savings over the costs associated with instrument processing and sterilization. Spectrum’s new line includes over twenty-five popular instrument patterns.

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MICS Capsulorrhexis Forceps

December 18, 2006 11:02 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The surgeon-designed Giannetti MICS Capsulorrhexis Forceps performs a capsulorrhexis through a 1.5-mm micro incision. It features very thin shanks that are less than 1 mm wide in the closed position and are limited to a maximum spread of 2 mm. The extremely small, delicate tips can be used to make the initial tear as well as to grasp the capsule while performing a capsulorrhexis.

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Decontamination Stringers

November 13, 2006 10:15 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

These decontamination instrument stringers feature an improved five-inch width, which opens instruments wider and exposes the area of the instrument most important to decontamination. The stringers promote safe handling, better cleaning, better processing and keep instruments trays organized. The decontamination stringers are available in lengths ranging from eight to 18 inches.

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Instrument Repair Service

October 11, 2006 7:11 am | Olympus America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

As a manufacturer of precision surgical instruments, Olympus is dedicated to helping customers care for their instruments to extend their useful life. This includes offering a wide range of repairs from minor adjustments to complete refurbishments where the scope is disassembled to the component level and rebuilt to original manufacturing specifications.

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Instrument Loss Control System

October 11, 2006 7:11 am | Meddetect, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The MD-2000 Instrument Detection System is designed for the efficient detection and cost-effective retrieval of surgical instruments from waste and soiled linen bags. A proprietary electro-magnetic technology detects instruments by scanning bags that are passed between two parallel detection panels.

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Instrument Repair Services

October 11, 2006 7:11 am | Mobile Instrument Service | Product Releases | Comments

Mobile Instrument Service & Repair, Inc. is able to repair, refurbish, sharpen and perform preventive maintenance on all manufacturers’ stainless steel and minimally invasive surgical instruments, both onsite and at its national repair center. The company also repairs sterilization containers, rigid scopes, flexible scopes, power equipment, video equipment and diamond knives.

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Bariatric Instruments

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical has introduced a full line of bariatric instruments. These instruments are available in many patterns with lengths of up to 18 inches for improved reach in bariatric patients. Instruments include Tungsten Carbide needleholders, scissors, suction tubes and more. They are made in Germany using the finest German stainless steel and backed by Spectrum’s lifetime guarantee.

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Smoke Evacuator Filters

September 13, 2006 12:32 pm | Surgimedics | Product Releases | Comments

The Surgimedics® Protection Plus ULPA Filters and Pre-Filters for the Surgifresh® line of smoke evacuators combine specially-blended, activated carbon with multiple layers of media to remove virtually all odor, bacteria and virus-size particulate from surgical smoke. The pre-ilter is designed to protect and extend the life of the ULPA filter, ensuring low cost per procedure.

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Micro Incision Nucleus Division Cannula

August 11, 2006 6:18 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This new 23-gauge cannula (K7-5462) has been designed to perform micro incision nucleus division using the HydroChop technique. It features a vertically flattened tip which is easily inserted into the central core of the nucleus. The nucleus is then “hydrochopped” as a small amount of fluid is forced through the dual 0.

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