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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.

LISTED UNDER: Scissors

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.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

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 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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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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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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Nucleus Division & Fragment Manipulation Deivce

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

The Giannetti HydroChopper (K7-5885) features a unique chopping tip which is ideal for both nucleus division and for manipulating fragments within the capsular bag. The hourglass shaped tip has a blunted distal end to protect the posterior capsule and semi-sharp sides which aid in efficient horizontal chopping.

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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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Plastic Reusable Instruments

July 12, 2006 10:49 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical offers a full line of reusable instruments made from high-grade, sterilizable plastic. These instruments are fully autoclavable and extremely resistant to chemicals and ultrasonic waves. The patterns available include sponge forceps, towel clamps, stitch scissors, mosquito forceps and kocher forceps.

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Irrigating Endothelial Stripper

July 12, 2006 10:49 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Rosenwasser Irrigating Endothelial Stripper (K7-5897) is designed to strip the endothelial layer during Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) procedures. It features a thin, semi-circular tip which is angled 90 degrees upward from the irrigation tube to gently peel and remove the endothelial layer.

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Urodynamics

July 12, 2006 10:48 am | Gyrus Acmi | Product Releases | Comments

The Solar™ SmartFlow™ and FlowMaster™ Stand Alone Urodynamics are simple and convenient for office or clinic studies. Set-up is quick and the small footprint and mobile IV-pole design is perfect for office-based environments where space is limited. Features include a full-color touch screen and customizable report summaries.

LISTED UNDER: Urology Products

Instrument Insulation Testing Device

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Insulscan is a FDA-approved device for testing the insulation on electrosurgical instruments. It takes seconds to test each instrument in the OR prior to and after surgery. The device tests the insulation on 5-mm and 10-mm laparoscopic and endoscopic instruments for pinholes or any leaks in the insulation.

LISTED UNDER: Instrument Repair

Big Tools for a Big Job

May 12, 2006 12:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

By now it should be news to no one that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States. For decades we have been warned to eat right and stay in shape by hundreds medical studies, alarmist investigative media reports, and a seemingly endless parade of diet and fitness programs. Evidently, few were listening.

LISTED UNDER: Bariatric Instruments

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