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Port Site Closure System

September 10, 2007 5:21 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 840 • The Carter Thomason (CT) CloseSure® System, for fast, effective, full thickness closure of Laparoscopic port sites.  Prevent port site herniation. This easy to learn technique can be done on 90 seconds or less.  The CT Closure  System is a fast, safe and cost effective way to prevent port site herniation.

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Suture Passer

September 10, 2007 5:18 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Carter-Thomason suture passer, part of the CT CloseSure® System for port site closures, facilitates suture retrieval and control during intra-abdominal hernia mesh positioning. Get. The CT CloseSure system allows surgeons to attain full thickness closure of laparoscopic port sites quickly and easily, providing double duty benefits—easier mesh fixation and secure port site closure.

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Bioresorbable Adhesion Barrier

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Genzyme Biosurgery | Product Releases | Comments

Seprafilm® Adhesion Barrier is a bioresorbable membrane comprised of chemically-modified HA-CMC. It is intended for use following open pelvic or abdominal surgery, serving as a site-specific, temporary adhesion barrier that physically separates tissues and organs during healing. Approximately 24 to 48 hours after placement, the membrane becomes a gel that is slowly resorbed within 7 days, the critical tissue healing period.

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Laparoscopic Port Site Closure System

May 14, 2007 6:46 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Carter-Thomason (CT) CloseSure™ wound closure system allows surgeons to attain full thickness closure of laparoscopic port sites quickly and easily. This dramatically reduces the opportunity for complications associated with port site herniation. Two different sizes are specifically designed to accommodate normal size and obese patients.

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Rotator Cuff Anchor

May 14, 2007 6:45 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The VERSALOK rotator cuff anchor was developed to provide greater versatility in rotator cuff repair. The device allows surgeons the ability to address various tear pathologies with one implant and a variety of suture passing configurations including single row, dual row and suture spanning. The VERSALOK anchor expands by 29 percent post-deployment to provide solid fixation under the cortical bone.

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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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Ventral Hernia Repair Mesh

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Davol, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Bard® Composix® L/P Mesh is a low profile polypropylene and ePTFE prosthesis designed for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. The lightweight, low profile design of the mesh allows it to fit more easily through a trocar. Once in place, the prosthesis offers permanent barrier protection against visceral attachment.

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Fascia Closure Device

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Suturtek Incorporated | Product Releases | Comments

The SuturTek 360° Fascia Closure Device™ protects surgeons, OR nurses and patients against suture needlesticks and potentially deadly bloodborne infections. Its proprietary, disposable suture cartridge aids in protecting against suture needlesticks by isolating the sharp point of the needle during loading, passing, suturing, and disposal.

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Topical Skin-Closure Adhesive

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Us Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

INDERMIL™ Tissue Adhesive for the closure of topical skin incisions and lacerations allows surgeons to close wounds and incisions with a ready-to-use and precise single-application product, offering significant improvements in wound closure times compared with current methods. Unlike other closure options such as non-absorbable sutures or staples, which must be removed, INDERMIL gradually sheds from the wound in seven to ten days when no longer required.

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Wound Drainage System

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Microtek Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Wound-Evac® system is designed for wound sites where a more rapid healing process is necessitated. These pancake style evacuators are ideal for joint replacement and other procedures where large volumes of exudates are anticipated. The core innovation is a process for providing safe, effective and portable wound drainage through gentle negative pressure that actually removes harmful fluids and bacteria from the anatomy.

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Gauze Packing Strips

April 25, 2007 6:41 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Curity™ AMD™ woven gauze packing strips have been impregnated with a highly effective yet safe antiseptic, PHMB. They are proven effective against MRSA, VRE and a broad range of bacteria but have no impact on epithelization. AMD Packing Strips come in a one yard package, which makes application easier, minimizes waste and saves time and money.

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Polyester Hernia Mesh

March 20, 2007 12:30 pm | Auto Suture Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Parietex™ polyester mesh delivers all of the benefits of hydrophilic polyester, including tissue ingrowth and a collagen barrier to minimize visceral attachments, while providing patients with compliance and comfort. The mesh provides a three dimensional weave that creates the space needed for healthy cells to grow into the mesh.

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Flexible Surgical Stapling Device

March 20, 2007 12:29 pm | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Product Releases | Comments

The Natural Orifice Linear Cutter (NOLC) enables surgeons to perform procedures through the gastrointestinal tract (GI) without cutting or puncturing the skin of the abdominal wall. This has the potential to advance laparoscopic surgery, as well as the emerging Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) field.

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Making Ends Meet

February 15, 2007 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Among the most basic and important skills a surgeon has is the ability to close a wound, whether it be caused by accident or during surgery. This has been the case since the dawn of surgery as a profession. Once the work has been done and the patient treated, the closure of the surgical site can be almost as critical to the patient’s outcome as the success of the surgery itself.

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Tying Technology & Safety Together

January 12, 2007 10:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Suturing. It is among the most basic, yet critically important, skills that a surgeon or OR nurse can have. When all is said and done, the integrity of the sutures in internal tissue, the fascia and those closing the surgical site can mean the difference between a successful surgery with full patient recovery or one marked by countless and potentially life threatening complications.

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