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Stabilizes Well-Leg In Arthroscopic Surgery

April 20, 2009 5:43 am | Thomas J. Montgomery, Md | Product Releases | Comments

A flat, 1/2" polyethylene composition with round edges to be used with a foam pad in order to safely and comfortably immobilize the well-leg. The board can be wedged between the operating table and table's cushion, so the patient's buttocks stabilize the board.

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Pneumatic Patient Positioners

April 20, 2009 5:43 am | Ethox International, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ethox International introduces its P3 line of pneumatic patient positioners. The Shoulder-Float™ is an inflatable auxiliary support cushion providing even weight distribution to prevent ischemia and nerve damage in or near the shoulders. The Pelvic Tilt™ is an obstetrics device designed to lift the patient's right hip 20° to 40° during Cesarean Sections and lengthy deliveries.

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Lateral Positioning Device

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

The Montreal Lateral Positioning Device transforms any general surgical table into a specialty table. It can be used for any operation performed in the lateral decubitus position involving the total hip. Adjustable posts and extensions allow patients to be securely positioned with the hip at 90-degree flexion while allowing for freedom of movement of the operative leg.

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Support Device for Trendelenburg Positioning

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

The TrenStop™ Patient Trendelenburg Restraint prevents the threat of compression of subclavian vessels and the brachial plexus. This advanced patient support device provides the highest level of patient safety as it virtually eliminates the funneling effect with a combination of padded self-adjusting, locking shoulder supports and a unique cervical notch pad that supports the cervical spine.

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Pressure Reducing Gel Pads

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TUFFease Pressure Reducing Gel Pads provide long-lasting tenderness to the patient. These pads offer a full ½-inch of specially formulated gel, enveloped in a significantly thicker, puncture-resistant covering that's latex free and contains no plasticizers. The TUFFease pads can help prevent pressure wounds and ulcers during surgical procedures.

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Multi Purpose Patient Handling Straps

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | Liko Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The Multi-Strap™ product line is a series of innovative multi-purpose handling straps designed to assist caregivers with a variety of patient care tasks. The new product line consists of a highly functional set of aids designed to significantly reduce often-overlooked repetitive daily physical tasks incurred by healthcare caregivers including lifting limbs, turning patients, and holding patients in side-lying – while simultaneously providing better patient care.

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Pneumatic Surgical Patient Positioners

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | Ethox International, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The unique P3 line of pneumatic surgical patient positioners introduces a patented displacement technology for patient positioning. The pneumatic devices, the Shoulder-Float™, Pelvic-Tilt™ and Delgado Inflatable Post™, allow for easy insertion and rapid placement of the positioning device, even with the most challenging size of patients.

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Patient Positioning Cradle

July 14, 2008 8:16 am | Civco Medical Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The Diagnostic Vac-Lok™ cushion provides a quick and easy method for creating a custom patient positioning cradle. This comfortable custom cushion makes it easy for patients to relax during lengthy imaging procedures. It also reduces patient movement resulting in clearer images and maximizing the benefits of advanced imaging technology.

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Safe & Effective Patient Positioning From STERIS Corporation

January 14, 2008 5:29 am | Steris Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Safety and Optimal Access Combined The Allen-Turner Booted Cane (ABC) Stirrup™ is a revolutionary hybrid stirrup design that combines the optimal surgical site exposure of a candy-cane stirrup with the legendary safety of a booted stirrup. Traditional candy-cane stirrups are often preferred for high lithotomy posturing since they permit multiple team members to work comfortably in the surgical field.

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Bean Bag Positioner

October 11, 2007 11:31 am | David Scott Company | Product Releases | Comments

GEL BeanBag (Vacuum-Pac) Positioners feature an integral soft layer of Blue Diamond Gel that conforms to the body and distributes the patient's weight uniformly, thus ensuring the maximum protection available to help prevent pressure points. Easy to connect to and disconnect from the wall suction line,the valve system is replaceable if compromised.

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Problematic Posturing

May 14, 2007 6:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Proper patient positioning prior to and during surgical procedures is very important. Unfortunately, getting the patient into the appropriate position is not without its problems and risks. Often, configuring and maintaining the patient’s body position throughout the course of an operation requires table articulations and the use of positioning aids, which may need to be adjusted from time to time.

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Bariatric Positioning Aids

May 14, 2007 6:47 am | Allen Medical Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Allen Medical® Systems carries a comprehensive line of positioning accessories to support and accommodate large patient. The product line includes armboards, table width extenders, security straps and Nissen straps rated for patients weighing up to 1000 pounds. In addition, the company provides the Ultrafin™ Stirrups rated for patients up to 800 pounds as well as large pad sets for the table and the accessories.

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Radiolucent Table Extensions

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Skytron | Product Releases | Comments

This 36-inch carbon fiber back or leg table extension provides completely metal free imaging of upper and/or lower body surgical procedures with a C-arm. The extension is light weight and easy to install on several Skytron surgical tables, including the Hercules 6700B and UltraSlide 3600B. It is an ideal imaging enhancement tool for endovascular procedures, non-traction orthopedic procedures, pain management procedures and many others.

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Positioning System

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MorphBoard™ Positioning System provides optimal patient positioning. The system’s lightweight, modular components make set up and storage easy. Multiple peg lengths provide greater versatility and a better fit for secure positioning. The modular system accommodates standard-sized patients expands to allow a bariatric patient to fit on a standard OR table.

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Prone Positioner

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Steris Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The dual-density construction and anatomically specific contouring of the AQUAGEL™ pressure management system is the result of in-depth research. The unique shape of the AQUAGEL Prone Positioner is ideal for spinal procedures. The positioner can be used in conjunction with the Prone Headrest, Flat-bottom Chest Rolls and the Patient Positioner for proper patient alignment.

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