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Retractor System

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | CooperSurgical, Inc. | Comments

Booth # 835 • The Lone Star Retractor System™ provides superior anatomical exposure while effectively managing the surgical site. The Retractor System is comprised of rings and stays that are designed to provide optimal counter traction for different parts of the anatomy and tissue. The new APS (Anterior, Posterior and Sling) Retractor is specifically designed to manage the surgical site during transvaginal pelvic surgeries.

HD Technology Web Site

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Comments

Booth # 1220 • Company has launched a new Web site to introduce its new Image 1® high definition (HD) platform. The Karl Storz HD Web site ( offers detailed information on the HD platform, beginning with a discussion of the importance of the superior imaging standard established by Image 1 .

Multifunctional Surgical Illuminator

April 25, 2007 6:46 am | Lumitex, Inc. | Comments

Booth #1946 • VersaLight™ is a unique device that illuminates, irrigates, aspirates and provides moderate blunt retraction all in one compact, easy-to-use instrument. It also features improved suction and light and is ergonomically designed for comfort in any hand position. This economical, single-use device attaches to existing OR equipment, requires no capital investment and offers a low cost-per-use.


Hip Positioner for MIS

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Getinge USA, Inc. | Comments

The MAQUET MIS Hip Attachment enhances the functionality of the MAQUET surgical table by making it possible to perform minimally invasive total hip replacement with greater surgical access. This new positioning device helps speed recovery times by enabling surgeons to make an incision of only two to three inches compared with incision lengths of eight to 10 inches typically required for a hip operation.

Radiolucent Table Extensions

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Skytron | Comments

This 36-inch carbon fiber back or leg table extension provides completely metal free imaging of upper and/or lower body surgical procedures with a C-arm. The extension is light weight and easy to install on several Skytron surgical tables, including the Hercules 6700B and UltraSlide 3600B. It is an ideal imaging enhancement tool for endovascular procedures, non-traction orthopedic procedures, pain management procedures and many others.

Positioning System

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Comments

The MorphBoard™ Positioning System provides optimal patient positioning. The system’s lightweight, modular components make set up and storage easy. Multiple peg lengths provide greater versatility and a better fit for secure positioning. The modular system accommodates standard-sized patients expands to allow a bariatric patient to fit on a standard OR table.

Disposable Biopsy Needles

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Ranfac Corporation | Comments

These Disposable Biopsy Needles are uniquely designed to provide a safe and efficient method for automatically obtaining specimens and maintaining their integrity. Designed for one hand operation, the needle's lightweight and compact spring-activated design utilizes technology based on the TRU-CUT Principle.

Surgical Breast Specimen Management System

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Beekley Corporation | Comments

The AccuGrid is a system for imaging, transporting, and processing surgical breast specimens. The special coating on the grid assures that the specimen maintains the same orientation, even during transport to pathology. The AccuGrid includes a sealed system to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, a section for patient information that eliminates the risk of loss or misplacement, and two sets of coordinates on each grid so the user can view coordinates when doing a magnification view.


Magnifying Lamp

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Sunnex, Inc. | Comments

The RLM Series Magnifying Lamp/Examination Light offers medical professional both magnification and illumination while delivering durability, performance and economy. The ergonomically designed RLM Series provides distortion-free magnification of 5 diopters (2.25X) and an optional 3X add-on magnifying lens is available to increase the magnification power.

Prone Positioner

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Comments

The dual-density construction and anatomically specific contouring of the AQUAGEL™ pressure management system is the result of in-depth research. The unique shape of the AQUAGEL Prone Positioner is ideal for spinal procedures. The positioner can be used in conjunction with the Prone Headrest, Flat-bottom Chest Rolls and the Patient Positioner for proper patient alignment.

Lateral Positioner

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Comments

Incorporating dual-density construction and anatomically specific contouring, the AQAUGEL Lateral Positioner permits a safe, quick and easy transition from supine to lateral. The patient’s lower shoulder fits into the integral channel to provide exceptional patient comfort and nerve protection.

Biopsy Specimen Orientation System

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Beekley Corporation | Comments

The MarginMap™ is a system that allows for accurate and unmistakable specimen orientation. Traditional methods for identifying margins can be misunderstood if others involved do not interpret the margins correctly. The easy to use MarginMap specimen orientation system allows for unmistakable identification of margins at a glance; both on the specimen itself as well as the radiograph.

Automated Core Biopsy Device

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Boston Scientific/Microvasive | Comments

The Easy Core Biopsy System offers excellent performance in automated core biopsy, while offering ergonomics and increased notch size. The lightweight, ergonomic handle enhances dexterity, and an underside grip facilitates multiple hand position options. The single arming thumb tab simplifies system preparation, and is designed to remain stationary during firing to enhance stability.

Full Core Biopsy Instrument

April 25, 2007 6:45 am | Angiotech | Comments

The BioPince® Full Core Biopsy Instrument for soft tissue sampling is a disposable biopsy device with a patented Tri-axial cannula system that cuts and traps the specimen prior to instrument removal. BioPince delivers cylindrical, full-length specimens that are complete and largely undamaged, thereby greatly improving the diagnostic value of the sample.

Latex-Free Boot Covers

April 25, 2007 6:42 am | Precept Medical Products, Inc. | Comments

The FluidGard™ boot cover is a latex-free product designed to protect the wearer from penetration by liquids such as blood and other bodily fluids. The boot cover is made from polypropylene that is coated entirely with a layer of polyethylene. This combination of materials makes the boot covers highly fluid resistant.


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