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Sealing And Cutting Device

February 15, 2013 9:06 am | by Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap, Inc. announces its Caiman 5 sealing and cutting device. Caiman 5 features a proprietary hinged jaw which provides balanced tissue compression proximally and distally.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices
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Microbial Sealant

February 12, 2013 9:54 am | by Kimberly-Clark | Kimberly-Clark Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

Kimberly-Clark offers INTEGUSEAL Microbial Sealant. According to the company it's been shown to seal and immobilize skin flora that preps miss—including MRSA, S. epidermidis, and E. coli—keeping them from migrating into the surgical incision. It is effective against common and dangerous skin pathogens throughout a surgical procedure.

LISTED UNDER: Glue Based Closure Products

Port Closure System

December 11, 2012 10:49 am | by CooperSurgical | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

CooperSurgical announces the release of the new Carter-Thomason II Port Closure System, designed to ensure safer, quicker port site closure for average to obese patients undergoing a range of laparoscopic procedures. The system is comprised of two precisely engineered components including the advanced Suture Passer and Suture Guide.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device

Non-Sterile Elastic Bandages

December 3, 2012 9:55 am | by Tronex | Tronex Healthcare | Product Releases | Comments

Tronex recently unveiled its new line of Non-Sterile Elastic Bandages. The 100-percent latex-free bandages feature custom-blended fabrics and leading weave density. This results in superior clinical benefits, including consistent compression hold, durability, elasticity, patient comfort, and convenience.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Portable Drainage System

November 30, 2012 9:58 am | by Onyx Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Onyx Medical Inc. introduces the iPRUM, a thoracic WiFi portable drainage system. It can be remotely controlled via PC or smart phone to monitor and control air and fluid volumes over time. The iPRUM is quiet, lightweight (2 lbs) and portable.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

Surgical Wound Drain

November 28, 2012 10:28 am | by Cardinal Health | Cardinal Health | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health expanded its Jackson-Pratt Surgical Wound Drain category, which now includes a more comprehensive selection of surgical wound drain systems. It includes  wide variety of PVC and silicone drains, bulb and three-spring reservoirs, and accessories to meet specific patient needs.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

Sealing And Cutting Device

November 28, 2012 10:18 am | by Aesculap | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap, Inc. announces its Caiman 5 sealing and cutting device. Caiman 5 features a proprietary hinged jaw which provides balanced tissue compression proximally and distally. As a result, energy delivered to the tissue’s surface creates a clean, even seal, free of charring, reducing the need to seal tissue twice.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices

iDrive Ultra Powered Stapling System

November 26, 2012 10:11 am | by Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien has introduced the iDrive Ultra Powered Stapling System. The system is a fully powered, reusable, battery-operated endoscopic surgical stapler. Featuring one-handed push-button operation, it eliminates manual firing force and improves maneuverability when compared to traditional endomechanical staplers.

LISTED UNDER: Staplers

Trendelenburg Positioner

November 20, 2012 10:23 am | by AliMed | AliMed, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The AliMed Trendelenburg Positioner uses a unique method in order to secure patients in extreme position in place. An “anchor” secures around the base, keeping the patient from sliding (often called the “Trendelenburg Slide”). The positioner also incorporates integrated methods to secure the arms in place while safely stopping patients from sliding.

LISTED UNDER: Positioners

AQUACEL Ag EXTRA

November 12, 2012 12:43 pm | Convatec | Product Releases | Comments

ConvaTec has announced the AQUACEL® Ag EXTRA™ wound dressing that incorporates strengthening fibers, making it especially appropriate for managing highly exuding wounds when strength and absorbency is needed most.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Jackson-Pratt Surgical Wound Drain Portfolio

November 9, 2012 12:36 pm | Cardinal Health | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health has expanded its Jackson-Pratt® Surgical Wound Drain category, which now includes a more comprehensive selection of high-quality active and passive surgical wound drain systems. 

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

iDrive Ultra Powered Stapling System

September 25, 2012 6:30 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien has introduced the iDrive Ultra Powered Stapling System. The system is a fully powered, reusable, battery-operated endoscopic surgical stapler. Featuring one-handed push-button operation, it eliminates manual firing force and improves maneuverability when compared to traditional endomechanical staplers.

LISTED UNDER: Staplers

WECK EFx Endo Fascial Closure System

September 12, 2012 7:53 am | Teleflex Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Teleflex introduces the WECK EFx Endo fascial closure system which is designed to minimize complications and costs associated with post-operative port-site herniation by providing reproducible, uniform closure. The tapered body designed is made to accommodate various port-site dimateres, and the guide channels reduce the risk of needle stick injury.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices

Vertessa Mesh

August 21, 2012 7:04 am | Caldera Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Caldera Medical has introduced a polypropylene mesh designed specifically for use in sacrocolpopexy procedures. The pore size of approximately 1000 microns is designed for maximal macrophage movement and tissue ingrowth. The lightweight and thin material provides suture pull-out force of 11.8 pounds.

LISTED UNDER: Synthetic Hernia Mesh

Wittmann Patch

July 30, 2012 5:01 am | Starsurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Starsurgical, Inc. offers the Wittmann Patch, a temporary adjustable hook and loop mesh for closing acute open abdomens and giant ventral hernias. It prevents lateral retraction, restores midline anatomy and avoids component separation and bridging mesh. A bolster placement technique preserves the midline fascia for final closure.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

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