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Sutures

V-Loc Knotless Suturing Device

June 20, 2012 4:50 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien has announced the latest addition to its growing bariatric surgery portfolio of products and services, the V-Loc™ knotless suturing device. This device is now available as a reload that works with the company’s proprietary Endo Stitch™ and SILS™ Stitch suturing devices for multi-port and single-port laparoscopic surgery.

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Non-Absorbable, Uni-Directional Knotless Suture

October 31, 2011 5:51 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien has announced the launch of the first non-absorbable, uni-directional barbed suture, part of its family of V-Loc™ wound closure devices. The V-Loc PBT (Polybutester) non-absorbable wound closure device allows surgeons to securely close incisions without the need to tie knots. Non-absorbable sutures are used to permanently close internal and external wounds.

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FIXT™ Suturing Device

August 10, 2011 7:11 am | Bard | Product Releases | Comments

For deep sutures in tight operating spaces, intuitive, easy-to-wield tools are key to maximizing accuracy and minimizing patient trauma. You need an introducer that works as simply and solidly as your own hand — in a fraction of the space, with a fraction of the effort.

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MIS Suturing Devices

June 29, 2011 7:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

EndoEvolution, LLC offers the SuturTek Endo360°Minimally Invasive Suturing Devices™. According to the company, features of the product line include: Longer devices for use in laparoscopy. Shorter devices for natural orifice and conventional, open surgery applications.

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Suturing Device For Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repairs

June 10, 2011 6:28 am | C.R Bard | Product Releases | Comments

For deep sutures in tight operating spaces, intuitive, easy-to-wield tools are key to maximizing accuracy and minimizing patient trauma.  You need an introducer that works as simply and solidly as your own hand—in a fraction of the space, with a fraction of the effort.

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Sequential Suture Holder™

May 16, 2011 6:56 am | Germedusa Inc | Product Releases | Comments

GerMedUSA Inc. announces the distribution of the patent pending Vijay-Robinson Sequential Suture Holder™, also known as the Sequential Suture Holder™. This surgical instrument was invented by Dr. R. Vijay, a well-known and respected member of the cardiac surgery community.

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Absorbable Wound Closure Device

April 26, 2011 6:42 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien’s V-Loc™ Absorbable Wound Closure Device supports optimal patient outcomes by closing wounds securely – without the need to tie knots and without changing your standard closure technique.  The V-Loc™ 90and V-Loc™ 180 absorbable wound closure devices give surgeons a more comprehensive solution for short and long-term wound closure needs in open and laparoscopic procedures.

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Endoscopic Suturing System

November 5, 2010 5:43 am | Apollo Surgical Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. announced that their newly launched OverStitch™ Endoscopic Suturing System has recently been employed in several, first-in-human cases. OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System is a unique device that mimics the way physicians deploy sutures by hand.

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Suture Solutions

August 3, 2010 6:18 am | Ethicon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ethicon, Inc. offers multiple suture solutions for wound closure. According to the company, the MONOCRYL* Plus Antibacterial (Poliglecaprone 25) Suture offers: Protection for subcuticular closure and soft tissue approximation wound support for approximately 14 days Consistent absorption rate with a predictable decrease in tensile strength Smoothness of MONOCRYL Plus Suture results in less tissue drag than chromic gut sutures and braided synthetic absorbable sutures6 Knot security Coated VICRYL* Plus Antibacterial (Polyglactin 910) Sutures provide: Protection and strength for tissue approximation Wound support for approximately 4 weeks Knot snug-down, first-throw hold security and no tissue tearing A critical wound-healing period of 3 to 4 weeks PDS* Plus Antibacterial (Polydioxanone) Suture features: Protection and strength for slow-healing tissue Provides wound support for approximately 6 weeks A stronger suture with greater pliability Smooth passage through tissue For more information, visit www.

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Articulating Suturing Device

August 2, 2010 7:37 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien introduces the SILS™ Stitch articulating suturing device for advanced laparoscopic surgery, including SILS single-incision procedures. The new SILS Stitch instrument is an automated suturing device with articulating features and a rotating tip for optimal mobility.

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Blunt Point Needles

February 22, 2010 5:44 am | Ethicon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ethicon, Inc. offers ETHIGUARD Blunt Point Needles. According to the company, the ETHIGUARD Blunt Point Needle is a solution that helps protect healthcare practitioners and patients from needlestick injuries without compromising performance. Features include: Compliance with the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act standards.

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Small, Strong, Secure Soft Tissue Fixation

June 23, 2009 11:34 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DePuy Mitek, Inc. offers all of its QUICKANCHOR® Plus suture anchors for small joint repair available pre-loaded with ORTHOCORD®. According to the company, ORTHOCORD is the only high-strength, partially-absorbable orthopedic suture designed to provide a supple solution for soft tissue fixation while maintaining strength and knot security.

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Surgical Needle Packages

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

Aspen Surgical had created two different needle packages featuring RICHARD-ALLAN Surgical Needles to provide users a choice for that best suits their individual needs. The Dispos-A-Ture package provides two needles, one for the surgeon to suture and one for the nurse to arm. The Dispos-A-Pak allows the users to order custom packs of two to fifty needles to avoid having to find, pull and open multiple packages of needles for one procedure.

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Orthopedic Suture

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ORTHOCORD™ Suture is a high strength, flexible orthopedic suture designed for knee and shoulder repair. Available in violet and blue, the ORTHOCORD Suture is made of braided High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, which gives it 55-pound straight tensile strength, and Polydioxnone, which provides flexibility and suppleness.

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