Suture Shuttling Device

December 18, 2006 10:57 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The CHIA PERCPASSER™ suture shuttling device is a 19-inch long instrument made out of braided nitinol wire with a kite (loop) on one end. It is introduced percutaneously, kite end first, through an 18g spinal needle in the desired location. The spinal needle is then removed and the kite end of the device is retrieved with a grasper through the appropriate cannula.

LISTED UNDER: Suturing Device

Hemostat With Flexible Applicator

November 13, 2006 10:12 am | Ethicon, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

SURGIFLO™ Hemostatic Matrix with FlexTip is a pre-filled, flowable hemostat with a flexible tip for precise placement that offers surgeons the option to customize the consistency of the product. The bendable applicator tip feature a shape-memory to ensure it stays at the optimum angle for easier access and exact product placement.

LISTED UNDER: Hemostasis Products

Adhesion Barrier for Abdominal & Pelvic Surgery

October 11, 2006 7:09 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 abdominal or pelvic surgery, including bariatric procedures, serving as a site-specific, temporary adhesion barrier that physically separates tissue and organs during healing.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Computer-Powered Endoscopic Stapler

October 11, 2006 7:08 am | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for use in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, this computer-powered endoscopic stapler for consists of a multi-patient Power Linear Cutter (PLC) used in conjunction with the SurgASSIST® system. SurgASSIST is a fully automated surgical stapling platform comprised of a microprocessor driven power unit, a flexible shaft and a variety of Digital Loading Units® or DLU’s.


Soft Tissue Reinforcement Sheet

September 13, 2006 12:34 pm | Mast Biosurgery Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2136 • The SurgiWrap MAST Bioresorbable Sheet is designed to reinforce soft tissues in urological, gynecological, gastroenterology, ENT and pericardium anatomies. The sheet is indicated to support soft tissue and minimize tissue attachment to an implantable device in case of direct contact with the viscera in general surgery procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Topical Wound Treatment Products

Hernia Mesh Fixation System

September 13, 2006 12:34 pm | Davol, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 1417 • The Davol Salute® Fixation System, with its unique smooth Q-Ring shape implant, offers controllable and secure prosthetic fixation for use in laparoscopic and open hernia repair and pelvic floor reconstructions. The suture-like fixation of the circular Q-ring leaves no sharp end points exposed.


Antiseptic Wound Care Cream

September 13, 2006 12:34 pm | Care-Tech® Laboratories, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2319 • Care-Crème® antiseptic, penetrating cream relieves redness and irritation while providing antimicrobial efficacy. Broad-spectrum antimicrobial action eliminates gram-negative, gram-positive, yeast, and fungi for superior site infection prevention. It reduces the risk of cross contamination, allowing faster healing and patient release.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Cleaning

Lightweight Polypropylene Mesh

September 13, 2006 12:34 pm | Mast Biosurgery Usa | Product Releases | Comments

SL Mesh was designed by surgeons to be extremely lightweight but still strong. The polypropylene mesh’s proprietary weave creates an interstitial pore size of 100 microns which encourages fibroblasts to invade the mesh, resulting in more mature collagen than standard meshes. Surgeons will appreciate the soft edges and the isotropic elasticity that allows SL Mesh to conform to natural tissue contours, increasing patient comfort and reducing pain.


Surgical Mesh

September 13, 2006 12:34 pm | TYRX, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 2142 • PIVIT™ surgical mesh with a bioresorbable, polymer coating delivers lower mass, enlarged pore size and greater elasticity which can result in significantly less scar tissue than many meshes currently in use. Its superior handling characteristics facilitate precise placement during surgery, leaving less implant material following bioresorbtion of the polymer coating.


Circular Stapler

September 13, 2006 12:32 pm | Auto Suture Co. | Product Releases | Comments

The Autosuture DST Series™ EEA™ represent the sixth generation of Autosuture circular staplers, a result of three decades of experience and input from leading bariatric, colorectal and general surgeons worldwide. The DST Series EEA staplers incorporate Directional Stapling Technology, 3.5-mm and 4.


Cervical & Thoracic Brace

August 11, 2006 6:17 am | Pmt Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The CervMax™ CTO Brace provides superior cervical and thoracic support, while keeping patients cool and dry with the removable CoolMax™ liner. Adjustable sizing for PMT’s pediatric and adult sizes allows easy attachments to any size of our CervMax™ Cervical Orthosis. The Kydex material, selected for the anterior and optional posterior bar, is moldable to produce a custom fit for each patient.


Antimicrobial Wound Dressing

August 11, 2006 6:16 am | Covidien | Product Releases | Comments

Wounds, including surgical sites are one of the most common pathways and breeding grounds for infections. Kendall AMD™ Antimicrobial Wound Dressings help minimize the risk of infection by reducing the number of bacteria that penetrate through and colonize in the dressings. Clinical studies show that Kendall AMD provides an effective barrier to deadly bacteria, helping to protect wounds from infection.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Self-Sealing Injection Site Bandage

August 11, 2006 6:16 am | Inject-Safe Bandages Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The Inject-Safe Bandage is a non-latex membrane that seals when a needle is withdrawn from the injection site. It greatly reduces exposure to blood and fluids after an injection by providing a barrier that contains post-injection bleeding and protects the injection site under a sterile pad. To use the Inject-Safe Bandage?, the healthcare worker preps the injection site, removes the bandage from its sterile pouch, peals off the backing and applies the bandage to the patient’s skin.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Bioresorbable Protective Sheet

April 12, 2006 10:34 am | Mast Biosurgery Usa | Product Releases | Comments

SurgiWrap is a bioresorbable thin sheet made from poly lactic acid and is the only protective sheet indicated for use in both open and laparoscopic procedures. SurgiWrap is indicated to minimize tissue attachment to the device in case of direct contact with viscera in urological, gynecological, gastroenterology, and pericardium anatomies, and to prevent adhesions between the septum and nasal cavity in ENT procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Topical Wound Treatment Products

Orthopedic Supports

March 8, 2006 10:01 am | Sroufe Healthcare Products, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The Sof-Seam™ Brand Neoprene line of orthopedic soft goods and sports medicine braces in 3MM and 4MM are available in a wide variety of styles for basic knee and patella supports, along with anterior closure knee supports. These supports provide stability, ease discomfort, and improve mobility to maintain daily activities.



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