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Tissue Reinforcement Matrix

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The GORE BIO-A Tissue Reinforcement, a synthetic matrix material that encourages tissue generation in soft tissue reinforcement applications, is now available in a new configuration for hiatal hernia repair. The new configuration is custom shaped with a thinner design to provide surgeons a superior solution for the unique challenges faced in hiatal hernia repair.

LISTED UNDER: Hernia Mesh

Wound Therapy System

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Celleration Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The MIST Therapy® System is an innovative device that uses low-frequency ultrasound energy to stimulate the healing of wounds. A recent study shows that the system results in faster healing when combined with conventional wound care and revealed an increased rate of complete wound closure. The patented MIST Technology utilizes low-intensity ultrasonic sound waves to produce an energized mist of sterile saline in a non-contact fashion.

LISTED UNDER: Topical Wound Treatment Products

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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Traumatic Wound Treatment Product

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

WoundStat™ is a new, lightweight, pre-mixed granular dressing that is proven to stem high-pressure bleeding in moderate to severe wounds with no exothermia. WoundStat securely and safely stops potentially deadly arterial hemorrhaging in three minutes, and continues to maintain hemostasis for at least two hours.

LISTED UNDER: Hemostasis Products

Skin Closure Strips

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

Sterion® Skin Closure Strips provide a less painful and more cosmetically pleasing alternative to stapling or suturing wound openings. These skin closure strips use a hypoallergenic adhesive and are made of a breathable material designed to allow moisture evaporation to reduce the chance of skin maceration.

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Dressing for Chronic, Non-Infected Wounds

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The 3M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix Dressing with PHI™ technology is indicated for use with chronic, non-infected wounds, including diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers (stages II-IV) and venous stasis ulcers and has demonstrated favorable results on hard-to-heal wounds. PHI technology consists of a unique blend of cations found naturally in the body, including potassium, zinc, calcium and rubidium.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Hemostatic Gauze

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

BloodSTOP® and BloodSTOP iX PLUS Hemostatic Gauzes are hemostatic agents that work to speed the coagulation of blood by expanding into a gel that adheres to the surface when pressure is applied to seal the wound. BloodSTOP is a water-soluble, natural treatment used to cover the wound and halt the flow of blood while protecting the injured area.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Hemostatic Wound Dressings

December 16, 2008 9:36 am | Hemcon Medical Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

HemCon dressings control bleeding by becoming extremely adherent when in contact with blood. The adhesive-like action seals the wound and attracts red blood cells to the bandage, forming a seal that stops hemorrhaging independent of the body's natural clotting process. The bandages and dressings provide a barrier against harmful bacteria naturally because when in contact with the bacteria, the chitosan ruptures the cell walls of gram negative bacteria and prohibits reproduction.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings
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Articulating Stapler/Cutter

November 12, 2008 12:13 pm | Ethicon Endo-Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

The ECHELON FLEX™ articulating, mechanical stapler/cutter can be easily operated with only one hand. The device has natural articulation that enables the surgeon to focus on the line of transection and place the anvil exactly where it is needed. ECHELON FLEX is available in two lengths (45 mm and 60 mm) and the cartridges it uses can be used across the entire platform of Echelon™ ENDOPATH® Stapler devices.

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Hemostatic Agent

November 12, 2008 12:13 pm | Z-Medica Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Medica has introduces an innovative, new hemostatic agent following extensive testing in three lethal models conducted by The Navy Medical Research Center and The Army's Institute for Surgical Research. QuikClot® Emergency Dressing™ brand hemostatic agent is based on the same technology chosen as the number one according to the latest CoTCCC guidelines.

LISTED UNDER: Hemostasis Products

Hernia Repair Mesh

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Pfm Medical, Inc | Product Releases | Comments

TiMESH® is an ultra-lightweight, titanized polypropylene mesh for medical treatment of inguinal and incisional hernias that offers superior biocompatibility, minimal shrinking and flexibility. The mesh is intended for various indications regarding the use of soft tissue reinforcement implants and is especially designed for all state-of-the-art mesh-surgery techniques and hernia repairs.

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Biologic Matrix for Tissue Repair

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

The Permacol Biologic implant combines the best of the natural repair material and the size options provided by many synthetic materials. Designed for use in both open and laparoscopic cases, Permacol is strong and durable in the repair of the human body. It is an acellular biologic matrix of collagen and elastin but enhanced with a unique process to support the collagen matrix with HMDI, thereby resisting collagen breakdown during remodeling.

LISTED UNDER: Hernia Mesh

Unit Dose Wound Rinse

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Health Care Logistics | Product Releases | Comments

? SalJet Rinse, a prescription free unit dose wound care product, makes it quick, easy and effective to administer sterile saline exactly where it is needed. Packaged four vials to a strip and three strips per dispensing box, it is convenient for patients to use during their hospital stay and to take home and use for their post-treatment care.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Cleaning

Hernia & Soft Tissue Repair Products

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Atrium Medical Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1735 • Atrium Medical Corporation, with over 25 years of experience in biomaterial device technologies, now offers an entire family of products for Soft Tissue Repair, including the C-QUR Edge™ O3FA Coated Mesh, C-QUR Lite™ O3FA Coated Mesh, ProLite™ Mesh, Prolite ULTRA™ Mesh and the ProLoop™ Mesh 3- Dimensional Mesh Plug.

LISTED UNDER: Hernia Mesh

Disposable Mesh Fixation Device

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Davol, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1413 • The Davol® PermaSorb® Disposable Fixation Device is designed for prosthetic mesh fixation and the approximation of soft tissue in laparoscopic and open surgeries. The product is a pre-loaded fixation device with absorbable PDLLA fasteners that are deployed via a 5-mm, low-profile delivery system.

LISTED UNDER: Hernia Mesh

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