Laparoscopic Suturing System

August 22, 2005 9:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 5-mm Quik-Stitch® Suturing System securely sutures hernia mesh and fixate products with it’s intracorporeal locking Roeder knot. The system allows surgeons to control the placement and tightness of the knot, providing precision and confidence, even in the smallest operative fields. The 5-mm Quik-Stitch offers a variety of suture and needle types and sizes, making it an incredibly versatile endoscopic suturing system.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Devices

Laparoscopic Vessel Sealing System

August 22, 2005 9:38 am | Valleylab | Product Releases | Comments

The multi-function LigaSure™ V sealer/divider instrument dissects, grasps, seals, and divides vessels up to and including 7.0 mm in diameter. Valleylab’s patented vessel sealing technology reforms the collagen in vessel walls and connective tissue into a permanent seal. The LigaSure V minimizes thermal spread to approximately 1.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Equipment Holders

June 10, 2005 10:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Self-adhesive STRIP-T’S™ hold and organize all surgical tubes, scopes, and instruments any place on the surgical field. These inexpensive devices can hold equipment for less than the cost of tape, pouches or drapes. The STRIP-T’S also reduce the cost of replacing tubes, costly disposable suctions, surgical scopes and Bovies which tend to fall from the operative field.

LISTED UNDER: Scope Holders

Diagnostic Wall units

June 10, 2005 10:36 am | Keeler Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Keeler has launched two new diagnostic wall units for use in hospital wards, surgeries, and casualty departments. Fitted with lockable heads and handle fittings, they are designed to hold hand-held diagnostic instruments securely in place. Both models feature a Practitioner ophthalmoscope with a lens range of +40D to -25D; a fiberoptic otoscope; and a Dispos-a-Spec fitted with disposable specula in four size ranges: 2.

LISTED UNDER: Scope Holders

Hand Access Laparoscopy System

June 10, 2005 10:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The GelPort® XE device combines the technology of the GelSeal® cap with the enhanced circumferential retraction of the Alexis® wound retractor. The GelSeal cap enables unlimited hand exchanges without loss of pneumoperitoneum, while the Alexis retractor provides 360 degrees of atraumatic retraction and protection.

LISTED UNDER: Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy Products

Endoscopic Suturing Device

June 10, 2005 10:33 am | United States Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

The Autosuture™ ENDO STITCH™ suturing device is designed to simplify endoscopic (running or interrupted) suturing and intracorporeal knot tying. The ENDO STITCH instrument, with its integral needle and suture enables a surgeon to perform most endoscopic procedures without struggling with loose needles and suture.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Devices

Bladeless & Blunt Tip Trocars

May 11, 2005 12:05 pm | Ethicon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 904 • The ENDOPATH® XCEL™ trocar is engineered to facilitate precision and efficiency during surgical procedures. Available in bladeless and blunt tip configurations, XCEL is designed to stay in place and eliminate instrument hang-ups while offering reduced instrument drag-force and improved seal durability.


Electronic Video Microscope

March 14, 2005 5:09 am | Dazor Manufacturing Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The SpeckFINDER™ electronic video microscope allows the users eyes and hands to work together. The traditional glass lenses are replaced with a high-resolution, 6.4-inch TFT (Thin Film Technology) screen to maintain direct line-of-sight viewing that is critical for comfortable eye-hand coordination and proper viewing posture.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes

Wireless Footswitch

March 14, 2005 5:09 am | Prescott'S, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2457 • The Prescott wireless footswitch for Zeiss or Leica Microscopes eliminates the risk of excess cable interfering with movement around the table. It also removes the risk of damage occurring to the exposed footswitch cable from equipment carts or personnel. The Prescott wireless footswitch features a secure, discreet RF signal that will not interfere with any of the medical devices found in the Operating Room.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes

Surgical Telescopes

January 18, 2005 10:29 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The 5-mm Hopkins II telescopes provide clear advantages as the first link in the imaging chain. The telescopes feature a double-lumen shaft for increased durability, and an increased number of fiber optic bundles that give physicians the benefits of greater image brightness. Brighter optics deliver better image quality.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopes

Safety Leadwires

January 18, 2005 7:32 am | Bioconnect, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This series of leadwires with touch-proof pin terminations satisfies the FDA mandate for safety leadwires. The shrouded 0.080 pins accept all leads with standard 0.080 DIN socket terminations. The pins are over-molded with a polypropylene shrouds and integral strain relief which ensures long use and ease of sterilization.


Portable Video Laryngoscope

January 18, 2005 7:26 am | Aircraft Medical Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The McGrath™ Series 5 laryngoscope offers cost-effective video laryngoscopy that can dramatically reduce the risks associated with difficult intubations, as well as high performance single-use optical blades to combat cross infection. This patent-pending laryngoscope features an on-board miniature camera and display technology, to provide fully-portable video laryngoscopy.

LISTED UNDER: Laryngoscopes

Illumination & Video System Package

January 18, 2005 7:26 am | Integra Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

With increasing equipment requirements in the OR, floor space is at a premium. Luxtec is now offering an illumination and video system package that can help keep equipment organized while minimizing floor space usage. Luxtec’s surgical illumination equipment and accessory equipment such as cameras, digital video recorders, and Sony® monitors, are now available one of two carts, to provide a complete and easily transportable illumination and recording system.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems


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