Wound Drainage Systems

March 8, 2006 9:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Shippert Medical carries a full line of wound drainage products to treat post-operative seromas. The Seromacath wound drainage system is designed and clinically proven to effectively treat post-operative seromas following mastectomy, axillary dissection, groin dissection, latissimus dorsi flap, TRAM flap, liposuction, abdominoplasty, breast implants, and other procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

Hernia Mesh

February 9, 2006 5:46 am | Genzyme Biosurgery | Product Releases | Comments

Sepramesh®IP Bioresorbable Coating/Permanent Mesh is safe, effective and easy to use. The hernia mesh features a permeable, bioresorbable coating that creates true protection from the bowel to offer safety during healing without creating a permanent barrier.  The hydrogel coating swells to protect bowel from tacks and sutures as well as mesh edges.


Single Use Fixation Device

February 9, 2006 5:46 am | Us Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

The ProTack™ single use fixation device from Autosuture has been used to provide Gold Standard hernia mesh fixation for more than a decade, with over 10 million tacks placed. Offering versatility and convenience, tacks can be reliably placed in an array of tissue strengths and, with 80% of the tack firmly positioned in the tissue, fixation is secure.


Needleless Wound Closure Device

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Clozex Medical, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

ClozeX® is a hypoallergenic, needleless, film device which replaces sutures, staples and glues for skin closure of surgical incisions and traumatic lacerations. These devices provide immediate and excellent cosmetic results without track marks associated with other methods. ClozeX offers a simple, fast, high-precision skin closure and greater safety in avoiding needlestick injuries.

LISTED UNDER: Skin Closure Devices

Surgical Drainage Device

January 12, 2006 10:44 am | Axiom Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The SeroVac® is a minimally invasive disposable surgical drainage option for seroma/hematoma treatment. SeroVac introduces a soft, durable 14 gauge catheter, requiring only one access/puncture site for insertion and evacuation. The perforated indwelling design allows continuous drainage in a single procedure, avoiding multiple aspirations.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

Vessel Closure System

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | Abbott Laboratories | Product Releases | Comments

The StarClose™ Vascular Closure System is a new vessel closure device engineered to enable faster, safe and secure closure, and earlier patient mobilization after catheterization. StarClose introduces a tiny circumferential flexible clip onto the surface of the femoral artery, closing the artery securely in a matter of seconds following diagnostic catheterization procedures, such as those used to diagnose coronary artery disease.

LISTED UNDER: Hemostasis Products

Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Mesh

November 11, 2005 5:33 am | Caldera Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Caldera Medical introduces POPmesh™, a soft monofilament polypropylene mesh that can be used for a variety of pelvic floor procedures, including cystocele, rectocele, and vault prolapse. Supple yet strong, POPmesh’s flexibility and low density enable optimal anatomical conformance. Its macroporous structure creates a pliable scaffold with soft edges to reduce irritation risk.


Surgical Wound Treatment Products

September 12, 2005 2:29 pm | Axiom Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Axiom Medical is launching two minimally invasive surgical wound treatment products. The MinEvac™ is a disposable surgical drain system created specifically for small, delicate closed-wound suction applications, including skin-flap procedures. It uses gentle suction to evacuate fluids and keep the skin flap down.

LISTED UNDER: Wound Drainage Systems

Laparoscopic Stapler

August 22, 2005 9:38 am | Ethicon Endo-Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

The Echelon™ 60 ENDOPATH® Stapler delivers hemostasis and a true 60mm staple line. It can be used in laparoscopic weight loss surgery procedures and for laparoscopic colorectal and thoracic procedures. The Echelon 60 ENDOPATH has a revolutionary design with Enhanced Compression that features the combination of a rigid anvil and a new 3-Point Gap Control for consistent staple formation and hemostasis.


Hernia Repair Implant

July 19, 2005 5:24 am | Tissue Science Laboratories, Plc | Product Releases | Comments

The Permacol® implant is a porcine dermal tissue that offers significant advantages in several types of hernia repair. The implant is reinforced through a proprietary cross linking process, which results in a 3-dimensional scaffold resistant to human and bacterial collagenase. In addition to allowing cellular ingrowth and revascularization, the Permacol Implant produces minimal inflammatory response and minimal risk of immune response, precluding testing for potential allergic reaction.


Inguinal Hernia Repair Device

July 19, 2005 5:24 am | Cook Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

Surgisis® IHM™ is a cost-effective inguinal hernia matrix device ideal for reinforcing soft tissue during open or laparoscopic repair of an inguinal hernia. This hernia repair mesh is derived from small intestinal submucosa (SIS), a collagen biomatrix that supports remodeling by the host tissues.


Implantable Therapy System for Chronic Pain

July 19, 2005 5:22 am | Medtronic | Product Releases | Comments

The SynergyPlus+™ implantable neurostimulation system for chronic pain is designed to give patients more control over the delivery of stimulation that blocks pain signals from reaching the brain while performing a variety of daily activities. The SynergyPlus+ offers up to 26 program options. Using a small, hand-held “remote control” programming device, patients can choose among multiple settings that are preset by a physician to address pain levels associated with different daily tasks, such as standing, walking or laying down.

LISTED UNDER: Muscle Stimulators

Skin Closure Device

June 10, 2005 10:33 am | Incisive Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The INSORB®|20 Subcuticular Skin Stapler is now available to the obstetrics and gynecological market, offering women a comfortable, convenient and cosmetic choice for their cesarean section and abdominal hysterectomy surgeries. The INSORB|20 offers the speed of metal skin staplers with the cosmetic results and comfort of sutures.


Conforming Bandage

June 10, 2005 10:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Apex™, a conforming gauze bandage, Apex is just the latest in the DeRoyal family of advanced wound care products. Apex is a one-ply polyester and rayon blend that conforms easily to body contours, stretches and clings to itself. Highly absorbent, it maintains its conformability when wet and remains in place even when saturated with drainage.

LISTED UNDER: Bandages & Dressings

Fistula Repair Device

June 10, 2005 10:33 am | Cook Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

The Surgisis® AFP™ Fistula Plug is the firstsurgical device specifically designed for the repair of fistulas. A fistula, an abnormal channel that develops between body organs, most commonly occurring from the intestine to an opening in the skin, can be painful and seriously impact a patient’s quality of life.

LISTED UNDER: Topical Wound Treatment Products


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