Port-Site Wound Closure System

December 17, 2007 4:31 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Carter-Thomason (CT) CloseSure System XL™ provides the same full-thickness port-site wound closure as the CT CloseSure™ System, but in a larger size designed for obese and bariatric patients. It’s fast, easy-to-learn technique ensures full-thickness closure, preventing port site herniation.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device

Antimicrobial Wound Dressings

December 17, 2007 4:31 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SilvaSorb harnesses the power of ionic silver, releasing silver at a controlled level for broad spectrum antimicrobial action, without harming tissue cells. The ionic silver is suspended in the SilvaSorb dressing to control its release over a period of up to seven days. It offers antimicrobial protection over a broad spectrum of bacteria and fungi, including MRSA and VRE.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Non-Invasive Wound Closure Device

December 17, 2007 4:31 am | 3M Health Care | Product Releases | Comments

The 3M™ Steri-Strip™ S Surgical Skin Closure is a non-invasive, adhesive-based wound closure device designed to treat low tension lacerations and surgical incisions painlessly and without the use of needles. Faster and easier to apply than sutures, this skin closure device provides a time-saving option for surgeons and other medical specialists.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices

Wound Treatment Powder

December 17, 2007 4:31 am | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Arglaes® Powder can offer bioburden reduction and fluid management in an easy-to-apply powder format, making it ideal for deep, tunneling and highly exudating wounds. It is easily combined with other dressings to create a system for bioburden control and optimal moist healing environment. The powder sends antimicrobial silver ions into the wound regularly over a period of five days, while the alginate base mixes with wound exudate to form a soft, conforming gel.

LISTED UNDER: Topical Wound Treatment Products

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.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device

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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Shoulder Positioner

July 13, 2007 7:40 am | Maramed Orthopedic Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The Arthroscopic Traction Assist provides proper positioning and suspension of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery. This prefabricated device eliminates pressure sores caused by traction. It is made of orthopedic grade polyethylene plastic and is foam lined for patient comfort. The autoclavable device is complete with eyelet, positioning cord and a pre-sewn cotton stockinette.

LISTED UNDER: Traction Products

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.


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.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device

Ankle Brace

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Swede-O, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The X8 ankle brace features exclusive twin dual-purpose straps that can be applied quicker and easier than those utilized by other braces currently in use. The twin dual purpose straps allow easy readjustment of support levels, and are specially designed to secure both on the brace and on each other, providing a tight fit around the entire ankle.


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.


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.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices

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.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

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.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device


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