MIRA-i CS Retractor System

May 14, 2013 10:13 am | by Maquet Medical Systems USA and Maquet Cardiovascular | MAQUET Medical Systems USA | Product Releases | Comments

Maquet Medical Systems USA and Maquet Cardiovascular announced the launch of the MIRA-i CS Retractor System, an innovative, modular system designed to provide unsurpassed cardiothoracic access during minimally invasive revascularization procedures. The MIRA-i CS Retractor features a unique, pivoting mechanism that maximizes access and visibility through the smallest of incisions, thus avoiding the need for a sternotomy with its associated risks and complications.

LISTED UNDER: Retractor Holders, Systems

Versapor Bladeless Optical 12mm Trocar

April 26, 2013 10:31 am | by Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The introduction of the Versapor Bladeless Optical 12mm Trocar is the newest addition to the wide offering of Covidien access products. It offers surgeons visualization during trocar placement to help clinicians minimize the risk of trocar injuries.


GelPOINT Path Transnal Access Platform

January 8, 2013 9:52 am | by Applied Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Medical’s GelPOINT facilitates transanal minimally invasive surgery. The GelPOINT path enables Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) by accommodating standard laparoscopic instrumentation and providing insufflated access through the anus and into the rectum.


The Valvesafe

December 10, 2012 10:48 am | by Healthmark Industries | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Healthmark Industries announces the Valvesafe, a new product to help keep endoscope valves and other detachable parts with the proper endoscope throughout reprocessing. The Valvesafe™ locks onto the endoscope without concealing any part of the scope and is able to hold a maximum of four valves at once.

LISTED UNDER: Endoscopic Supplies/Accessories

LED Backlight Surgical Displays

December 10, 2012 10:30 am | by NDS Surgical Imaging | NDS Surgical Imaging | Product Releases | Comments

NDS Surgical Imaging has expanded its family of advanced LED backlight surgical displays with the release of the new 24” Radiance® G2, 55” Radiance G2 and 24” EndoVue® monitors. The benefits of LED backlight technology are many. LED displays consume less power, thereby reducing energy costs.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems | Monitors

McCarthy Mini-Sternotomy Retractor With Universal Lift

October 22, 2012 7:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kapp Surgical Instrument, Inc. offers the McCarthy Mini-Sternotomy Retractor with Universal Lift, a self-retaining retractor that provides excellent exposure for a variety of valve operations, Maze procedures or other intra cardiac procedures. It can be used for coronary artery bypass operations or for mini-sternotomy procedures depending upon the patient’s size.

LISTED UNDER: Retractor Holders, Systems

gRetractor Abramsohn

October 22, 2012 7:39 am | gSource, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

gSource has introduced the gS 40.3150 gRetractor Abramsohn 5 1/2 inches. Crafted from German stainless steel, the retractor features include rounded, cross-serrated outside working ends with 3mm–30mm calibrations marked on the ratchet. This rectractor can be helpful to expose the bone for better access and useful in facilitating a lateral release during bunionectomy procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Retractor Holders, Systems

Lumbar And Cervical Spine Retractors

October 19, 2012 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Millennium Surgical has announced an extensive offering of US and German made retractors for use in spine surgery. Cloward-style blade retractors for use in cervical procedures are offered in three styles, with long angled lip, short angled lip, and without lip. T-handled McElroy and Taylor retractors for use in lumbar spine procedures are offered in a variety of depths.

LISTED UNDER: Retractor Holders, Systems


September 24, 2012 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

CareFusion has announced the Snowden-Pencer laparoscopic take-apart instrument line, designed to aid in cleaning and sterilization. The line of instruments contain a ring-handle design with an integrated ratchet mechanism and accommodates both traditiona; precision-style grips and palm grips.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform

September 24, 2012 7:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Applied Medical’s GelPOINT facilitates transanal minimally invasive surgery. The GelPOINT® path enables Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), by accommodating standard laparoscopic instrumentation and providing insufflated access through the anus and into the rectum. TAMIS is performed to resect benign and malignant lesions in the distal to proximal rectum.



September 19, 2012 6:35 am | Barco | Product Releases | Comments

Barco has launched an uncompressed video-over-IP solution for the integrated operating room, the Nexxis. With Nexxis, video and data become one in a streamlined workflow approach which allows better communication both in and beyond the operating room, while improving operational efficiency.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems

WIS1000 Wireless Video System

September 19, 2012 6:16 am | FSN Medical Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Foreseeson’s WIS1000 Wireless Video System is designed to display uncompressed 60GHz HD images with zero latency. It eliminated the need for cross-room cables in medical work areas. The WIS1000 supports high quality 1080p video, and mounts to a variety of surfaces. The transmitter and receiver automatically synchronize, and multiple units can be configured to form a network.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems

SPIDER Surgical System

September 18, 2012 7:13 am | Transenterix, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TransEnterix offers the SPIDER surgical system, a surgical platform that combines catheter-based technology and instruments with laparoscopic surgery. The SPIDER is designed for triangulation, precise motion and stability.  The SPIDER has a 18 millimeter circumference and flexible, 306 degree articulating instruments.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

ALOS-TTL Headlight System

September 11, 2012 5:52 am | QED Medical | Product Releases | Comments

QED Medical has introduced the ALOS-TTL through the lens video headlight system. The ALOS-TTL system shows line-of-sight footage of procedures, gathered co-axially with the camera and light in fixed alignment. The systems “pin-hole” lens technology, allows the ALOS-TTL to deliver depth of field to facilitate operator motion without the risk of drifting out of focus.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems

Medvix Surgical And Endoscopic Displays

September 7, 2012 6:45 am | Ampronix | Product Releases | Comments

Ampronix’s Medvix AMVX2108 & AMVX2408 Surgical and Endoscopic Displays are designed for clarity, lightweight, and reliable OR/endo display. The product offers a resolution of 1600 x 1200, brightness of 750 cd/m^2 and a protective filter with anti-reflective hard coating. For more information, visit www.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems


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