Bone Cement Tool

April 29, 2011 6:39 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Valitome™ is a new tool that allows safe and easy management of bone cement during hip and knee replacement surgery. The device is designed with an osteotome-style beveled tip and features a narrow profile that allows the surgeon to get into hard-to-reach places.

LISTED UNDER: Cement/Accessories

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

System For Vertebral Body Augmentation

October 22, 2010 6:24 am | Depuy Spine, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Spine, Inc. has signed an agreement with Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. to market and distribute the Osseoflex™ Steerable Needle with DePuy Spine’s CONFIDENCE Spinal Cement System™. The CONFIDENCE System is a unique solution for the minimally invasive treatment of painful vertebral compression fractures, a condition that affects about 550,000 people each year.

LISTED UNDER: Cement/Accessories

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

QuickTrach II With Cuff

September 20, 2010 1:28 pm | VBM Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The QuickTrach II with Cuff from VBM Medical Inc. is an emergency cricothyrotomy device. According to the company, it provides a quicker and simpler solution for the one-step procedure without using a scalpel or set of dilators. For more information, visit www.vbm-medical.

LISTED UNDER: Tourniquets & Cuffs

Miniscal Repair System

July 30, 2010 8:08 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Mitek, Inc. announces the launch of its OMNISPAN™ Meniscal Repair System for all-inside repairs of meniscus tears. The System features a low-profile needle pre-loaded with two PEEK backstops and proprietary ORTHOCORD® suture for enhanced strength. Testing has shown the OMNISPAN System provides superior strength compared to leading all-inside devices.

LISTED UNDER: Meniscal Repair

Tissue Reinforcement

July 12, 2010 8:08 am | W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

GORE BIO-A® Tissue Reinforcement, a uniquely-designed web of biocompatible synthetic polymers, encourages tissue generation in soft tissue reinforcement applications. According to the company, the material offers: A 3D matrix of open, highly interconnected pores that serves as a scaffold for new tissue and is gradually absorbed by the body.

LISTED UNDER: Absorbable Soft Tissue Fixation


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