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Liver Retractors

September 15, 2009 12:13 pm | Automated Medical Products Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Nathanson Hook Liver Retractors® are designed specifically to retract the liver during laparoscopic surgery. The retractors feature: The ability to hold the liver out of the way for the duration of the surgery when required. Availability in a set of 3 (small, medium and large), allowing the surgeon alternative options during the procedure.

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Video Laryngoscope

September 15, 2009 6:05 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KARL STORZ offers a range of products to simplify airway management—including unexpectedly difficult intubations. The new KARL STORZ C-MAC™ Video Laryngoscope is designed for portable use, with virtually no learning curve. Features include: The ability for still images and video sequences to be recorded quickly and simply using controls on the C-MAC™ blade, which can be then transferred to an SD memory card while requiring no additional data cables or software.

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Surgical Reinforcement

September 11, 2009 6:42 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Permacol™ Biologic Implants from Covidien are sold only in the U.S. and address pressing clinical needs in the surgical reconstruction, reinforcement and repair of human soft tissue. It is comprised of porcine dermis from which cells, cell debris, DNA and RNA are removed, leaving a 3-D collagen matrix that is then crosslinked for enhanced strength and durability.

LISTED UNDER: Absorbable Soft Tissue Fixation
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Surgical Instrument Demagnetizer

August 28, 2009 12:33 pm | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces their tabletop surgical instrument demagnetizer. The device features: A large, powerful demagnetizing surface to quickly and effectively remove magnetism from instruments, reducing surgeon complaints. Cool-operation. A single manual on/off switch.

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Bioabsorbable Anchor Solution

August 4, 2009 6:25 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Smith & Nephew 's Endoscopy Division introduces the OSTEORAPTOR Anchor for repair in the hip and shoulder. The anchor to uses Polylactic Acid Hydroxyapatite (PLLA-HA) to increase the anchor's strength and promote a strong bond between the anchor and the bone surface. According to the company, additional features of the anchor include: Availability in 2.

LISTED UNDER: Hip Systems

Injectable Bone Graft Replacement

August 4, 2009 6:23 am | Depuy Spine, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Spine, Inc. introduces the HEALOS® Fx Injectable Bone Graft Replacement, a bone graft solution designed specifically for minimally invasive spine surgery. HEALOS Fx is a moldable, injectable version of HEALOS® Bone Graft Replacement, which is the company's osteoconductive and osteogenic (when combined with bone marrowaspirate) bone graft substitute, shown to achieve fusion rates equivalent to autograft in peer-reviewed, published human clinical studies.

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Absorbable Fixation System

July 23, 2009 9:42 am | Davol, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Bard Davol introduces the SORBAFIX™ Absorbable Fixation System. According to the company, the system has a repair strength 7 times greater than maximum intra-abdominal pressure (IAP). Features of the fixation system include: An easy-to-see purple color. Indication for use for prosthetic mesh fixation and the approximation of soft tissue in laparoscopic and open surgeries.

LISTED UNDER: Absorbable Soft Tissue Fixation

All-Arthroscopic Procedure System

June 23, 2009 11:34 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy introduces the BICEPTOR Tenodesis System to treat injuries to the biceps tendon in the shoulder. According to the company, the system is the first that enables surgeons to re-attach the biceps tendon to the humerus, or upper arm bone, using an all-arthroscopic technique.

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iDrive Intelligent Power Unit™ With iConsole™ FDA Approved

May 27, 2009 7:27 am | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Product Releases | Comments

LANGHORNE, Pa., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Power Medical Interventions®, Inc. (OTCBB:PMII), a developer of Intelligent Surgical Instruments™, announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its 510(k) application for marketing its iDrive Intelligent Power Unit™, detachable Intelligent Surgical Instruments and iConsole™.

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Spine System Components

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Depuy Spine, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Spine, Inc. introduces 2 products in its EXPEDIUM® Spine System: the EXPEDIUM Favored Angle Screw, a thoracolumbar favored-angle pedicle screw that angulates laterally or medially for easier rod capturing, and the EXPEDIUM Cobalt-Chromium (CoCr) Alloy Rod, designed to maintain deformity correction without compromising imaging compatibility.

LISTED UNDER: Screws and Plates

Anatomic Locked Plating Systems

April 20, 2009 5:43 am | Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. introduces the Anatomic Locked Plating Systems (A.L.P.S.) for Hand and Distal Fibula Fractures. According to the company, the A.L.P.S. Hand Fracture System and the A.L.P.S. Composite Locking Plate System offer anatomically-designed titanium plating technology utilizing low-profile, high-strength plates, and exhibit: Specifically, the A.

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High Performance Foot Orthotic

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Sroufe Healthcare Products, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The Sher-Sport™ high performance foot orthotic is designed for maximum protection and cushioning in high impact environments. Ideal for individuals who are very active or who remain on their feet for the majority of the day, the orthotic offers high energy return after absorbing the high impact from each heel strike for an "extra" spring.

LISTED UNDER: Orthoses

Orthopedic Wire & Pin Cutter

February 17, 2009 6:06 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Hercules wire cutter requires 40-percent less effort to cut wire and pins up to three millimeters in diameter. The specially designed Tungsten Carbide blades and rubber-backed jaws are fully replaceable. Manufactured in Germany using the finest German stainless surgical steel, Spectrum's Hercules wire cutter is fully autoclavable and carries a lifetime warranty.

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Resector for Shoulder Surgery

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The DYONICS™ 5.5-mm BONECUTTER™ ELECTROBLADE™ Resector is an all-in-one device for treating one of the most common sources of shoulder pain, subacromial impingement. The resector combines patented technologies to do the work of three separate devices: a mechanical shaver for soft tissue removal, a burr to smooth bone and a radiofrequency (RF) probe to seal blood vessels at the surgery site.

LISTED UNDER: Electrocautery Products

Advanced Insole Technology For Health Care Workers

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | Foot Happiness, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2283 • DYNAFLOW™ is a dynamic health and wellness insole that effectively eliminates or reduces work related foot, knee, leg and back pain. The insoles comes in men and woman sizes from 5 through 16. They are not much thicker than a quarter and fit into all kinds of hospital type work shoes.

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