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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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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System

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

The RENASYS™ EZ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system is designed to address the needs of wound care professionals and patients and allow clinicians to exercise their own best clinical judgment in NPWT with confidence. Focusing on greater ease-of-use and patient comfort, RENASYS™ EZ allows clinicians to use variable pressure control and enables clinicians to treat surgical, traumatic or chronic wounds according to the individual needs of the patient and the characteristics of the patient's wound.

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Wound Drainage Products

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

Aspen Surgical carries a wide range of Surgidyne® Wound Drainage Products including PVC Bulb Evacuators, Silicone Bulb Evacuators, Fluid Collection Systems, Silicone Drains and Canister Kits. All are designed to provide superior drainage and increased patient comfort to help facilitate early patient ambulation and improved surgical recovery time.

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Flexible Hemostatic Patch

March 17, 2009 11:19 am | Hemcon Medical Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The flexible HemCon® Patch is now available for use for external, temporary control of bleeding during interventional and diagnostic cardiac catheterization, interventional radiology, electrophysiology and dialysis access procedures. Offering diagnostic and interventional patients a quick, safe and comfortable post-procedural experience, the HemCon Patch delivers a flexible hemostatic solution where rapid arterial hemostasis is critically important to ensure quality care and safety.

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