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In-Line And Pistol Grip Laparoscopic Instruments

December 8, 2009 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) introduces a new line of Snowden-Pencer® laparoscopic surgical instruments. According to the company, the new Snowden-Pencer in-line and pistol grip products offer flexibility and durability, and feature: The ability for a surgeon’s hands to be positioned in multiple configurations.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Next-Generation 5 MegaPixel Grayscale Display

December 1, 2009 5:39 am | Barco | Product Releases | Comments

Barco introduces a new generation of its Nio 5MP diagnostic display system. The new display system offers several technological advancements that lead to higher optical performance, more efficient workflow and a longer product lifetime. According to the company, the new system features: Integration of a brand-new LCD panel based on IPS (In-plane switching) technology, so grayscale images are presented with more brightness, improved contrast and better black uniformity, under any ambient light condition.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

Digital Capture System

November 11, 2009 6:33 am | Sony Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Sony presents the ImageCore HD digital capture system. According to the company, this all-in-one, medical grade unit features: The ability to capture still and moving images from a full-range of endoscopic camera systems. The ability to store images on a built-in CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc™ drive, on any attached USB device, as well as over a hospital’s network.

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HD Compatible C-Mount Video Adapters

October 30, 2009 6:05 am | Optronics® | Product Releases | Comments

A company offers a new line of full-featured precision crafted optical c-mount HD video adapters for operating microscopes Optronics®, a developer of medical-grade high definition imaging products for microsurgery, introduces QUINTUS™, a new line of full-featured precision crafted optical c-mount HD video adapters for operating microscopes.

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Single-Use Guidewire

October 28, 2009 6:58 am | Olympus America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Company’s new guideware is specifically designed for endoscopic treatment in biliary pancreatic duct October 28, 2009 Olympus introduces VisiGlide, its new single use guidewire developed with advanced technology from Terumo Corporation to facilitate ERCP procedures performed by gastroenterologists.

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Investigational Bowel Anastomosis Device

October 27, 2009 6:58 am | Niti Medical Technologies Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

NiTi™ Surgical Solutions introduced a new, investigational bowel anastomosis device at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 95th Annual Clinical Congress in Chicago, IL. The device, the BowelRing™, is the next advancement in the company’s BioDynamix™ Anastomosis Technology platform.

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Surgical Instruments Designed For LESS

October 23, 2009 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Company introduces new disposable multi-Instrument access port, curved hand instruments and laparo-thoraco videoscope for single-incision surgical procedures October 23, 2009 Olympus introduces three new surgical instruments specifically designed for Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site (LESS) surgery.

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Access System For LESS 

October 19, 2009 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus America Inc. introduces its platform to perform minimally invasive single-site surgery through the umbilicus. The platform combines Olympus and Gyrus ACMI endoscopic and laparoscopic technology with the new TriPort access system. Features of the TriPort access system include: Technology and devices necessary to perform procedures such as gallbladder removal, hernia repair, appendectomy, and urological or gynecological surgery through just one incision in the belly button.

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Microscope With New Functions

October 9, 2009 12:22 pm | Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Carl Zeiss, Inc. introduces new functions for the Axio CSM 700 microscope. The new functions of the Axio CSM 700 confocal light microscope enable materials scientists to measure the 3D topography over large sample areas with more convenience and flexibility. According to the company, features of the microscope include: A motorized scanning stage with a 150 x 150 mm travel range that is suitable for materials research, quality inspection and routine applications.

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Tonsil And Adenoid Tissue Dissection Device

September 25, 2009 4:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Company introduces device for cutting and coagulation of soft tissue during otolaryngology surgery PEAK Surgical, Inc. introduces the PEAK® PlasmaBlade TnA (Tonsil and Adenoid) tissue dissection device following 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

LISTED UNDER: Electrocautery Instruments

PassPort Trocars

September 15, 2009 1:20 pm | Patton Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

Patton Surgical has developed the PassPort®--a double-shielded trocar designed to enhance patient safety by eliminating the risk of injury during laparoscopic surgery. In laparoscopic procedures performed with conventional trocar designs, the most serious complications—and the most likely to result in death—are patient hemorrhages due to vessel injury and/or infection secondary to bowel injury.

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Trocars For Single Incision Laparoscopy

September 15, 2009 11:36 am | SurgiQuest, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The 5mm AnchorPort® disposable trocar from Surgiquest is available in a Bladeless, Optical Tip configuration which accommodates a 5mm laparoscope within the clear tip obturator channel to provide surgeons with visualization during abdominal access. The AnchorPort® disposable cannulas are also available for use with the same disposable obturator during a surgical procedure on the same patient when multiple cannula applications is desired.

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Cable and Lead Wire System

September 15, 2009 6:07 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien introduces the Kendall™ DL disposable ECG cable and lead wire system, allowing hospitals to use a new set of lead wires for every patient, helping to reduce the risk of cross contamination.  Features of the system include: Single patient use from patient to monitor for reduced risk of cross contamination from reusable cables and leads.

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Full HD Display

August 19, 2009 9:55 am | Barco | Product Releases | Comments

Untitled Document The MD-4221, a 42" full HD, flat display for the operating room, is the next generation of Barco’s successful HD-42 display which has been further optimized for use in the digital operating room. Equipped with the latest high-quality LCD panel, the MD-4221 delivers bright, crisp images even in highly illuminated OR environments.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

Laparoscopic Care Kit

August 17, 2009 12:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Untitled Document New Wave Surgical introduces the Advance Laparoscopic Care Kit. This inexpensive, user-friendly kit includes: D-Help Device: heats up anti-fog solution to eliminate fogging during laparoscopy; balances video camera by way of white balancing target, reduces fire hazards by eliminating need for fiber optic light; soft foam material functions as lens protector when scope not in use.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

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