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Hernia Repair Device

July 23, 2009 9:40 am | Minnesota Medical Development Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Rebound HRD V from Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. is a self-expanding Nitinol framed/surgical mesh medical device designed for the laparoscopic repair of ventral and incisional hernias. The super-elastic Nitinol frame allows the device to be folded and inserted laparoscopically through an access port or small incision.

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"Artery-Friendly" Closure

July 23, 2009 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

AccessClosure introduces the newest addition to the Mynx® Vascular Closure family, the Mynx M5. The M5 is a closure device that can be delivered directly through a small 5 French (5F) cardiovascular sheath without enlarging the arterial hole or traumatizing the surrounding tissue in the process.

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Absorbable Skin Stapler

July 23, 2009 8:16 am | Incisive Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Incisive Surgical introduces the user-friendly, next-generation INSORB® Absorbable Skin Stapler. The skin stapler places an absorbable staple underneath the skin to close surgical incisions. Features of the device include: A 25 percent stronger absorbable staple.

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Wound Closure Device

July 20, 2009 7:08 am | Wound Care Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DermaClose can now be used on any size linear wound using one or more of the DermaClose™RC devices in a “shoelace” configuration. The “shoelace” technique provides considerable flexibility by utilizing constant force tension on opposing wound margins using any number of configurations.

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Endoscopic Stapler For Critical Wound-Healing Period

July 17, 2009 10:54 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien introduces the Duet TRS™ reload with tissue reinforcement. The new product offers: Preloaded tissue reinforcement on the Endo GIA™ Universal range of laparoscopic staplers. A synthetic absorbable polymer reinforcement material that is preloaded on each SULU.

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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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Partially Absorbable Mesh

June 2, 2009 6:38 am | Ethicon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

ETHICON, Inc. offers its ULTRAPRO* mesh, a lightweight and partially absorbable mesh for repairing hernias and other abdominal fascial defects. According to the company's Web site, features include: For the repair of inguinal and incisional hernias Strong, secure repair¹,² Flexible scar lets abdominal wall move naturally² Trusted, well-known materials   References: 1.

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Gripping Repair System

June 2, 2009 6:13 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Covidien offers the Parietex ProGrip™ mesh. Parietex ProGrip™ mesh is a bicomponent mesh composed of monofilament polyester and a resorbable polylactic acid gripping system that facilitates a tension-free hernia repair. Features include: Hydrophilic polyester monofilament resulting in fast and intimate tissue in-growth.

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Active Control

May 27, 2009 7:08 am | CryoLife, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Selecting the proper hemostat is critical to control active bleeding at the surgical site. Now, a plant-based hemostat works to do this while addressing safety concerns during surgery. HemoStase™ Absorbable Hemostatic Particles attempts to address the need to control active bleeding at the surgical site while offering an alternative to human- or animal-based blood products and hemostats.

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Hemostatic Agent Deployed In Military

May 27, 2009 6:01 am | Traumacure, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The mineral-based WoundStat is a granular product contained in a lightweight pouch. WoundStat™ from TraumaCure is a product for treating traumatic wounds. The mineral-based WoundStat is a granular product contained in a lightweight pouch. According to the company, U.

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Innovative Endoscopic Stapler For General And Thoracic Surgery

May 22, 2009 11:09 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The Surgical Devices business unit of Covidien introduces the Duet TRS™ reload with tissue reinforcement. The new product offers: Preloaded tissue reinforcement on the Endo GIA™ Universal range of laparoscopic staplers. A synthetic absorbable polymer reinforcement material that is preloaded on each SULU.

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Healing For Mobile, Active Patients

April 20, 2009 5:42 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management Division introduces its new Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) product, the RENASYS™ GO, designed to address the needs of clinicians and their active, mobile patients. The RENASYS™ GO system allows patients to be compliant with NWPT to promote wound healing in any environment.

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Bioresorbable Hernia Mesh

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Davol, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 625 • The Bard® SepraMesh® IP Composite is built on the foundation of proven Sepra® adhesion barrier technology. It combines the strength of polypropylene mesh with a bioresorbable hydrogel coating for ventral hernia repair. This integrated design delivers safety, strength and ease of use.

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Wound Matrix

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Medline's MatriStem™ wound matrix is an extracellular matrix that can help the body restart the natural healing process. MatriStem provides a natural, three-dimensional structure that provides an optimal environment to help the body replenish tissue. It is composed from the porcine bladder and offers a unique basement membrane that contains a number of proteins as well as supports and facilitates the growth of epithelial cells.

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