Single Port Access Device

April 27, 2011 6:43 am | Innovia Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The InnoPort™ is Innovia LLC’s new laparoscopic Single Port Access device comprising a hollow flexible cone secured in the incision with two stay sutures.  The InnoPort has three 5mm ports with bellowed walls to allow a wide range of manipulation without jeopardizing pneumoperitonium as well as two ancillary ports which permit insufflation and smoke exhaustion.


Single Incision Laparoscopy Kit

April 27, 2011 6:42 am | SurgiQuest, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SurgiQuest, Inc. offers its line of advanced 5 mm AnchorPort® Trocars for indication of use as a Single Incision Laparoscopy Kit (SILK). The trocar has an integrated elastomeric, stretchable cannula system that goes in elongated and self adjusts to accommodate the patient’ abdominal wall thickness.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

FloShield™ Provides Clear View

April 26, 2011 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FloShield™ system helps provide an uninterrupted view during laparoscopic surgery by helping to defog the lens, deflect debris and prevent trocar smudge on the lens of the laparoscope. The FloShield system includes a disposable sheath that mounts to the laparoscope and uses existing airflow from the insufflator to create a continuous air curtain over the end of the scope, which can reduce the need to remove the laparoscope for cleaning during procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

MicroLap™ Surgical Instruments

April 22, 2011 5:58 am | Transenterix, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TransEnterix has unveiled a new set of minimally invasive instruments for surgeons. Called the SPIDER MicroLapinstruments, each instrument is 2.7 millimeters or less in diameter. Typically, laparoscopic surgical instruments range in diameter size from 5 to 10 millimeters.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Anti-Fog Kit For Scopes

April 8, 2011 6:01 am | Preservation Solutions, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Used at the beginning of a scope procedure, ClearIt™ Anti-Fog saves time and eliminates fogging problems later on. One quick wipe of the lens, buff dry and a clear image is assured. Available in Kit or Cloth, both products are sterile, convenient and reasonably priced.

LISTED UNDER: Video Endoscopes

Reusable Trocar System

April 5, 2011 5:51 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap’s new Reusable Trocar System features a light weight, low profile and ergonomic design provides hospitals with a cost effective alternative to disposable trocars. The 100 percent modular system allows simple and effective cleaning after every case. The 3.


Reposable Device

March 7, 2011 4:04 am | Microline Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Starion™ Instruments’ MiSeal™ is a reposable device to simultaneously seal and divide soft tissue using direct thermal conduction. Consisting of a reusable handle and disposable tip, the 5 mm laparoscopic instrument features proprietary Tissue Welding technology, which facilitates the precise application of heat minimizing collateral damage.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Curved, Small Jaw, Open Sealer/Divider

March 4, 2011 5:19 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien (NYSE: COV) announces 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the LigaSure™ Curved, Small Jaw, Open Sealer/Divider surgical instrument. The device is indicated for use in general surgery and will be available in the United States this quarter.

LISTED UNDER: Electrocautery Instruments

Suction Irrigation Cannula

February 18, 2011 4:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ACCU-Surg® Suction Irrigation Cannula Set from TTI Medical features a complete line of detachable 5mm and 10mm outer cannulas in various lengths. The patented valve design is guarantee not to leak or stick. All components are made from high quality medical grade stainless steel.


Laparoscopic Instrument Mimics Human Finger

February 16, 2011 4:53 am | Microline Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microline’s LapFinger is a 5 mm laparoscopic instrument that mimics the movements of the human index finger with a reusable handpiece and interchangeable, disposable tips. The instrument helps facilitate advanced laparoscopic procedures by reaching behind and around objects.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Laparoscopic Safety Monitoring System

February 16, 2011 4:52 am | Encision Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Encision's ACTIVE ELECTRODE MONITORING (AEM®) system with enTouch® Surgical Handles is a laparoscopic safety system that continuously monitors the company’s monopolar laparoscopic instruments during surgery to eliminate the risk of stray energy burn injury to patients during laparoscopy.

LISTED UNDER: Laparoscopic Instruments

Laparoscopic Single Port Access Device

February 16, 2011 4:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The InnoPort™ Innovia LLC’s new laparoscopic single port Access device comprising a hollow flexible cone secured in the incision with two stay sutures. According to the company, features include: Three 5-mm ports with bellowed walls to allow a wide range of manipulation without jeopardizing pneumoperitonium.


Tool Kit Ensures Scope Safety

February 8, 2011 5:40 am | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Flexible endoscopes are marvelous diagnostic tools. But as we all know, they are a challenge to clean and disinfect/sterilize. Modern machines such as AER’s are effective tools for rendering scopes safe for use on the next patient, but what about the endoscope that is not used for multiple days? Is that scope hanging in the closet still safe for use? Well Healthmark has developed a tool kit to help out: the HangTimeKit™.

LISTED UNDER: Endoscope Repair/Reprocessing

Simplified Video Integration

January 31, 2011 9:56 am | NDS Surgical Imaging | Product Releases | Comments

NDS Surgical Imaging introduces ConnectOR™ G2, a compact all-in-one appliance designed to deliver the functionality of a typical a/v rack. Taking the complexity out of OR video integration, ConnectOR G2 simplifies video conversion, image scaling, and switching. This unique appliance will also stream live HD video over IP networks.

LISTED UNDER: Video Systems

Imaging Solutions Accelerate Workflow

January 31, 2011 9:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Real Time Tomography, LLC and NVIDIA Corp. demonstrated new, innovative image processing and reconstruction solutions for breast imaging that will dramatically improve clinical workflow and productivity. Utilizing NVIDIA Quadro professional GPUs (graphics processing units), Real Time Tomography’s new AdaraGPU™ software processes and enhances digital mammography images up to 10x faster than conventional CPU-based image processing solutions, greatly reducing the time to diagnosis.

LISTED UNDER: Image Display Systems


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