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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.

LISTED UNDER: Implants

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
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Bone Augmentation Material

June 23, 2009 11:34 am | Orthovita | Product Releases | Comments

Orthovita, Inc. introduces CORTOSS Bone Augmentation Material for treatment of vertebral compression fractures. According to the company, the material is an injectable, bioactive composite that mimics the physiological properties of human cortical bone and is the first alternative to polymethylmethacrlyate (PMMA) cement that has been evaluated in a clinical study and cleared in the U.

LISTED UNDER: Cement/Accessories

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.

LISTED UNDER: Arthroscopes

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™.

LISTED UNDER: Hand Held Instruments

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.

LISTED UNDER: Screws and Plates
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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.

LISTED UNDER: Hand Held Instruments

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.

LISTED UNDER: Supports

Shoulder Positioning System

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The SchureMed Complete Shoulder System is the most advanced option from SchureMed for positioning patients during shoulder surgery. Motion control technology eliminates manual positioning completely with the push of a button in our Shoulder Chair. The Shoulder Assistant Limb Positioner combines strength and adaptability providing optimal intraoperative position for upper extremity procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Shoulder Systems

Orthopedic Mallets

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Made in Germany using the finest German stainless steel, Spectrum's green-handled Soft-Grip orthopedic mallets feature a new, specially-designed, ergonomic silicone handle which provides the surgeon with excellent feel, better grip, reduced shock and less hand fatigue. The mallets are available in five different sizes ranging in weights from, 0.

LISTED UNDER: Hand Held Instruments

Guide System for Hip Arthroscopy

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The CROSSTRAC™ Hip Guide System enables surgeons to accurately establish pathways to diagnose and repair the hip joint arthroscopically. The hip joint is difficult to access, and to arthroscopically diagnose and repair damage to the joint the surgeon must create portals through the dense tissue surrounding the hip, while avoiding critical structures such as nerves and arteries.

LISTED UNDER: Hip Arthroscopy

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