Soft Tissue Dissector

June 16, 2008 1:11 pm | Vascular Technology | Product Releases | Comments

This new laparoscopic Soft Tissue Dissector (knitter) utilizes a novel atraumatic foam tip for delicate tissue dissection, making it safe and easy to use. The durable, non-absorbent foam tip means that, essentially, one dissector is used per operation, saving time and money. The VTI Soft Tissue Dissector is designed to fit through a 10-mm port and is18 inches long.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Surgical Microscope

June 16, 2008 1:11 pm | Leica Microsystems, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The Leica M720 OH5 surgical microscope is designed to provide the comfort and working space required by surgeons. The new microscope features an optical head that is designed along a horizontal plane, providing a substantial gain in free working distance for both cranial and spine cases and allowing unobstructed access to the surgical field.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes

Digital Imaging Medical System

June 16, 2008 1:11 pm | Foresight Imaging | Product Releases | Comments

The new Versions 2.2 of the TIMS DICOM System software includes several new features that enhance the existing system based on the requests of current TIMS customers. These new features include audio recording and annotation (especially for speech pathology), audio playback, audio recording to CD/DVD, file attachment, editing of saved studies, GIF and TIF file import (in addition to the current BMP, AVI, JPG and PNG), DICOM send lists, study editing improvements and other general workflow enhancements.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

Medical Imaging Video Display

June 16, 2008 1:10 pm | Stryker Endoscopy | Product Releases | Comments

The Vision Elect HDTV™ Flat Panel Monitor is the ideal complement to the 1188 HD 3-Chip® Camera. This 26-inch monitor provides clear, brilliant images on a spacious, widescreen display. Offering both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio display formats, improved color reproduction and new picture-by-picture capabilities, this high definition platform is designed to create the optimal operating environment for the surgeon.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

Minimally Invasive Instrument Holder

May 15, 2008 6:32 am | Automated Medical Products Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Iron Intern®, a single or double arm retractor holder, can be used in General, Bariatric and Transplant Surgery. The Iron Intern is used to hold minimally invasive surgery instruments such as Nathanson Hooks Liver Retractor, Pediatric Liver Retractors, grippers, graspers, suturing devices, ports and cameras.

LISTED UNDER: Retractor Holders, Systems

Trocar Depth Control Device

May 15, 2008 6:32 am | Innovamed Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The Laprostop™ is an innovative device intended to help the surgeon control the trocar insertion depth by providing a way to stop the trocar at a pre-determined depth. It attaches to the outside of the trocar, and can be locked into place at any point along the cannula. If the surgeon chooses, the Laprostop can be sutured to the patient's skin, helping to provide further stability.


Needle Holders & Drivers

May 15, 2008 6:32 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Karl Storz manufactures over 5,500 products for laparoscopic procedures, including KOH Macro Needle Holders. Combining pistol-grip handles, standard and extended lengths and a variety of tips, KOH Needle Drivers also have a disengageable ratchet mechanism that allows use in matched pairs.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Minimally Invasive Instrumentation from AESCULAP, Inc.

April 14, 2008 11:50 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Intestinal Bulldog Clamp The Aesculap PL541S Intestinal Bulldog Clip is designed for applications where temporary occlusion of the bowel is desired. It is typically used in laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures during the assessment of the gastrojejunostomy for leaks. At this step of the procedure, the Roux limb can be occluded with the intestinal bulldog clip to prevent excessive bowel and distal gastric dilation.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Surgical Instrument Holder

April 14, 2008 11:48 am | New Medical Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Comprised of three easy-to-assemble parts, this new instrument holder, developed by Kronner Medical, mounts to all OR table rails and is simple to decontaminate. The Kronner System can be adapted to accommodate all laparoscopic liver retractors and open instrumentation for general surgery, urology, open heart, GYN and ENT.

LISTED UNDER: Scope Holders

Laparoscopic Instruments

March 12, 2008 9:51 am | Mobile Instrument Service | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2621 • SpeedLock Laparoscopic Instrumentation can be disassembled in three simple steps for thorough cleaning. The instruments also have an irrigation port for flushing out the barrel when complete disassembly is not desired. SpeedLock instruments have been counter-designed to prevent common malfunctions often found in other modular instrument designs.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

PACS Display System

January 14, 2008 6:14 am | Barco | Product Releases | Comments

Barco now offers the Coronis Fusions 6MP DL PACS display system designed to enhance flexibility and productivity in diagnostic imaging. The new system introduces the industry’s first 30-inch color LCD that can be used as two seamless 3 MegaPixel heads or one wide-screen 6 MegaPixel display. This wide-screen bezel-free desktop offers radiologists the freedom to organize their workspace just the way they want it.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

III 5mm Clip Applier from Covidien

January 14, 2008 5:29 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The ENDO CLIP™ III 5mm clip applier features the innovative Clip Logic™ technology, which is incorporated into the jaw mechanism and allows the capability of blunt dissection. Clip Logic™ aligns the jaws prior to clip loading, allowing for reliable, consistent clip application. Additionally, a back-lit, liquid crystal display (LCD) Digital Clip Counter makes for easy reading in darkened laparoscopic OR environments.


Flexible Videoendoscopes for GI Procedures

January 14, 2008 5:27 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

These Flexible Videoendoscopes for laparoscopic GI procedures are optimized for applications ranging from bariatric surgery to Nissen fundoplications. Easy-to-operate controls and enhanced viewing capabilities are combined with four-way angulation to give surgeons a more complete view during demanding GI surgeries.

LISTED UNDER: Flexible Endoscopes

High Definition Surgical Display

November 13, 2007 6:01 am | Barco | Product Releases | Comments

Barco’s 24-inch MDSC-2124 builds on the proven technology of the 19-inch MDSC-1119 display and introduces a wide-screen (16:10) LCD panel featuring full HD resolution (1920 x 1200). The bright, high-resolution LCD panel provides surgeons using high-definition endoscopy cameras with stunning panoramic views and improved depth perception.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems

Autoclavable Endoscopes

October 11, 2007 11:31 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Made from German surgical stainless steel, Spectrum’s line of rigid endoscopes offers optimal illumination, high resolution and brilliant image quality. These scopes are made with extremely durable tubing and employ sapphire lenses at the proximal and distal ends to prevent scratching caused by shavers and instruments.

LISTED UNDER: Rigid Endoscopes


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