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

ShapeMatch Cutting Guides

September 23, 2011 8:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stryker Europe launched its ShapeMatch Cutting Guides for use with the company’s Triathlon Total Knee System. The single-use ShapeMatch Cutting Guides are designed and manufactured from patient-specific 3D imaging data that is derived from MRI or CT scans. ShapeMatch Technology utilizes proprietary 3D imaging software to develop a customized pre-operative surgical plan for each patient.

LISTED UNDER: Knee Systems

Unitrac® Retraction & Holding System For Open And Minimally Invasive Surgery

September 14, 2011 6:31 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The pneumatically-powered Unitrac® Retraction and Holding System from Aesculap, Inc. increases procedure efficiency and allows for an obstruction-free surgical site in both open and minimally invasive surgery. Precise adjustments are possible with the push of a single button, thus freeing the surgical assistant to carry out higher priority tasks.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

Mitral Valve Retractor System

September 6, 2011 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Manufactured by Kapp Surgical Instrument, Inc., the Cosgrove ® Mitral Valve Retractor System provides  exposure of the right and left atrium, tricuspid and mitral valve for surgical repair or replacement, while reducing the need for surgical assistance. The use of this retractor system provides the surgeon with the greatest visualization of the operative field.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

Vacuum Pumps

March 25, 2011 5:52 am | Medela Medical Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Medela, Inc’s Vario 18 AC, Vario 18 AC/DC or Vario 18 AC/DC C/I are used for aspiration, ears, nose and throat, gastroenterology and tracheostomy. It can be used in wound drainage, in airway support, and respiratory support. The Vario 18 removes surgical fluids, bodily fluids, tissue, bone, gases and infectious materials.


da Vinci Retraction System

February 25, 2011 6:35 am | Automated Medical Products Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Automated Medical Products has unveiled their new retractor system for use with the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System – the Giulianotti™ Retractor System for assisting with a robotic thyroidectomy without a neck incision. The new system was developed with Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD, FACS, a world-renowned robotic surgeon, president of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association, tenured professor of surgery and Chief of General, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

Anterior Thoracolumbar Plating System

February 25, 2011 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lanx, Inc. introduces its Epic™ Anterior Thoracolumbar Plating System (Epic™ System) at the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The Epic™ System is an anterior fixation device for use in anterior thoracolumbar fusion procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Screws and Plates

Patient-Specific Bicompartmental Knee Resurfacing System

November 8, 2010 5:30 am | Conformis, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ConforMIS announces the availability of the iDuo® G2 , the next generation of its bicompartmental knee resurfacing system. The iDuo G2 combines the best of both worlds by incorporating proven principles for patella treatment from traditional total knee replacement with the unique advantages of the ConforMIS partial knee system.

LISTED UNDER: Knee Systems

Complex Soft Tissue Reinforcement

October 4, 2010 3:10 pm | W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announces the availability of larger sized GORE® BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement, a valuable alternative to biologics for reinforcement of soft tissue in surgical procedures. GORE BIO-A Tissue Reinforcement is a unique non-biologic scaffold that is gradually absorbed by the body.

LISTED UNDER: Absorbable Soft Tissue Fixation

Scarless Thyroidectomy System

October 1, 2010 6:49 am | Automated Medical Products Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Automated Medical Products Corp. introduces a new Iron Intern® product, the Pier Giulianatti Scarless Thyroidectomy System. The product is designed by Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD, FAC. A world-renowned robotic surgeon, president of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association (CRSA), Distinguished Lloyd M.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors

RF Wireless Foot Control

September 23, 2010 12:34 pm | LINEMASTER Switch Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Linemaster introduces its Medical Grade RF Wireless foot control, a plug-and-go system for new applications or as a replacement for existing wired solutions. This system eliminates cord clutter on the floors while also providing the freedom that wireless has to offer. Linemaster's standard RF Wireless foot controls are offered with up to 5 digital and 3 analog switch functions, with additional switch functions available upon request.

LISTED UNDER: O.R. Table Accessories

Cosgrove Valve Retractor System

September 23, 2010 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Booth #852 Kapp Surgical and Dr. Delos Cosgrove, III have designed the Cosgrove Valve Retractor System – a universal chest retractor that provides the greatest exposure of the right and left atrium for mitral valve repair and replacement. There are no surgical instruments that can offer greater visualization of the operative field for this purpose.

LISTED UNDER: Retractors


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