IV Clear

January 14, 2013 10:02 am | by Covalon Technologies | Covalon Technologies Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

The IV Clear from Covalon Technologies is an an antimicrobial silicone adhesive film dressing designed for securing vascular intravenous access devices. It offers the comfort of skin-friendly silicone adhesive technology with the advanced antimicrobial protection of two gold-standard antimicrobial agents – chlorhexidine and silver.

LISTED UNDER: Compression Dressings | I.V. Dressings


November 21, 2012 9:35 am | by Patient Safety Gear | Patient Safety Gear, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Patient Safety Gear, Inc. has introduced the G-sleeve, designed to eliminate the risk of potential injury when treating mastectomy, lumpectomy with lymph node removal and dialysis. The G-sleeve is an alerting tool used to signal that there is to be no blood draws, blood pressure or intravenous on the patient.

LISTED UNDER: Alternating Pressure Pads

Mega Soft Return Patient Electrode

October 17, 2012 6:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

MegaDyne offers the Mega Soft patient return electrode that limits circuit current in the event of contact disruption. It is simply set on the OR table and the patient is positioned on the pad. Measuring a full 920 inches, the Mega Soft extends the length and width of an adult torso. Mega Soft ensures full and safe electrical patient contact to minimize resistance and eliminate heat build-up while reducing pressure, shear and friction to help protect against the formation of decubitus ulcers.

LISTED UNDER: Hot/Cold Therapy Products


September 24, 2012 7:21 am | MAQUET Medical Systems USA | Product Releases | Comments

MAQUET MEDICAL SYSTEMS has introduced the CardioHelp, a portable heart-lung support system providing extracorporeal life support to replace or support a patient’s circulation and respiration. The CardioHelp System is designed to be carried by one person and compact enough to be transported anywhere within the hospital or even in a helicopter or vehicle.

LISTED UNDER: Circulatory Assistance Units-Venous Return


September 17, 2012 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Virtual Ports has launched the EndoLift Port-Free Endocavity Retractor specifically designed to provide retraction of larger soft tissue structures, such as the liver, from within the body cavity, eliminating 1-2 ports (trocars). This small profile Retractor enables surgeons to reduce the number of ports (trocars), incisions and personnel needed during laparoscopic surgery.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

FMS Duo Irrigation System

July 2, 2012 10:43 am | Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Mitek offers the FMS Duo shaver/pump combination irrigation system. It is designed to improve visualization and distension while controlling pressure during arthroscopic surgery. The Flow compensator cycle is activated when a shaver is in rotation and the pressure cycle red pedal aids in field of view obstruction.


Stainless Headed Compression Screw System

June 29, 2012 5:45 am | Integra Life Sciences Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation has announced the Stainless Headed Compression Screw System. This system is designed as a solution for arthrodesis and fracture management across multiple disease states, including midfoot, ankle and hindfoot arthritis.  The stainless steel system will feature a midfoot set composed of 4.

LISTED UNDER: Screws and Plates

SInergy Cooled Radiofrequency System

March 21, 2012 5:46 am | Kimberly-Clark Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Kimberly-Clark Health Care's SInergy Cooled Radiofrequency System is intended to target and treat the pain-generating nerves in the lower back and buttock region that may be responsible for sacroiliac joint pain. Internally cooled, RF electrodes have been applied in pain medicine to overcome the challenges of capturing diffused or inconsistently located target structures through larger lesion formation.

LISTED UNDER: Spinal Surgery & Fixation Products

CHECKPOINT Stimulator/Locator

March 20, 2012 7:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Checkpoint Surgical has received the CE mark for its CHECKPOINT ® Stimulator/Locator, a state-of-the-art intraoperative neuroprotective stimulator that helps surgeons locate, identify and evaluate nerve and muscle excitability during surgery to facilitate nerve preservation and repair. For more information, visit www.

LISTED UNDER: Hand Held Instruments

Offset Reamer Driver

February 28, 2012 6:47 am | Symmetry Medical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Symmetry Medical Inc. has announced that it has launched the Offset Reamer Driver through its OEM Solutions team. Symmetry’s new Offset Reamer Driver is used in minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as the direct anterior approach, to introduce acetabular reamers to the hip joint. The driver features a drive shaft designed and tested to meet the demands of Total Hip Athroplasty (THA) surgery.


Knee Positioner And Distractor

January 16, 2012 6:14 am | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Medical Products, Inc. offers the De Mayo Knee Positioner® that allows precise control of flexation, extension, tilt and rotation of the knee during surgery. The De Mayo Universal Distractor™, used in conjunction with the positioner, delivers precise, finite femoral distraction of the knee joint with a completely unobstructed view of the surgical site.

LISTED UNDER: Positioners/Immobilizers

CADRDIOSAVE Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

November 11, 2011 6:43 am | MAQUET Medical Systems USA | Product Releases | Comments

MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC, has announced U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE mark for its new CARDIOSAVE intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP). CARDIOSAVE is expected to be commercially available in the United States in January 2012. The new CARDIOSAVE IABP incorporates a large state-of-the-art touchscreen display and is dramatically smaller, lighter and quieter than any pump the company has ever offered.


MAKOplasty Total Hip Arthroplasty

October 24, 2011 9:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

MAKO Surgical Corp. has introduced the commercial availability of the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System for use in total hip replacement procedures, called MAKOplasty® Total Hip Arthroplasty. MAKO’s total hip replacement application is designed to support the surgeon’s ability to more accurately align and position the implants relative to the needs of a patient.

LISTED UNDER: Hip Arthroscopy

Illuminated Surgical System For Breast Procedures

October 24, 2011 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Invuity has introduced its illuminated breast retractor system at the American College of Surgeons’ 97th Annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco. Designed specifically for breast mastectomies, lumpectomies, sentinel node biopsies and reconstruction procedures, the system integrates the company’s proprietary Eigr™ (pronounced eye-gr) illumination technology into an optimized retractor to enable surgeons to improve visualization of anatomic structures during these procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

Engineered Bone Healing With InQu

October 17, 2011 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

InQu Bone Graft Extender and Substitute from ISTO Technologies combines the structural and biological attributes of poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) and hyaluronic acid (HyA), two biomaterials with a long history of safe and effective clinical use. InQu's unique scaffold creates a product with a microenvironment that is both biocompatible and conducive to new bone formation.

LISTED UNDER: Cement/Accessories


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