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Breast Biopsy Bracketing System

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Ranfac Corporation | Comments

Ranfac has announced the release of a Bracketing System designed to prevent accidental shearing during biopsies. In trying to reduce the high incidence of positive margins and the need for reexcision or mastectomy after single hooked wire excisions, a system of placing multiple hooked wires around the perimeter of a lesion before excision has become common.

Breast Biopsy Device

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Angiotech | Comments

The V-Core™ Full Core Breast Biopsy Instrument offers a less traumatic method of obtaining large, intact, diagnostic quality specimens in a simple, easy-to-use device. This innovative device utilizes a patented, end-coil harvesting mechanism that encapsulates the specimen, then cores and captures it in the cannula.

Patient Warming Blanket for Lithotomy

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Arizant Healthcare Inc. | Comments

The 585 Lithotomy Underbody Blanket offers a new approach to warming patients undergoing procedures involving the pelvic cavity, including C-sections, colorectal surgery, TURPs and others requiring peritoneal, abdominal or low limb access. The 585 Lithotomy Underbody Blanket is positioned on the procedure table before the patient arrives.


Fluid/Blanket Warming Cabinet

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Enthermics Medical Systems | Comments

The EC1730bl is a dual-chambered warming cabinet with independent touch keypad controls. The upper fluid compartment holds up to 30 liters and can be set to warm either irrigation or injection fluids. Temperature range for injection fluids is 95 F to 110 F, while the range for irrigation fluid is 95 F to 150 F.

Whole Body Warming Therapy System

June 11, 2007 11:52 am | Cincinnati Sub-Zero | Comments

The Gelli-Roll™ whole body warming therapy system combines patient temperature management and tissue pressure reduction in one simple-to-use reusable product. A CSZ Plasti-Pad warming blanket is encapsulated within Akton® gel. This combination product when used with a Norm-O-Temp®, Blanketrol®, or Hemotherm® before, during or after surgery effectively provides patient warming and pressure reduction.

Latex Surgical Gloves

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Comments

The Encore HydraSoft® latex surgical glove is powder-free and features a hand friendly coating that moisturizes the skin. It also features other infection control innovations including the company’s patent-pending SureFit™ technology, which provides surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals with superior barrier protection during operating room procedures.

Sterile Exam Glove

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Mölnlycke Health Care | Comments

BioExam™ is a powder-free, non-latex, sterile examination glove. Thee ambidextrous nitrile glove combines fit with excellent puncture resistance, making it ideal for use throughout a healthcare facility as a cost-effective alternative to sterile surgical gloves for non-invasive procedures.

Reusable Bipolar Forceps

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Comments

This line of reduced stick bipolar forcep electrodes features highly polished tips engineered to help reduce tissue adherence and provide superior coagulation and desiccation for a variety of surgical applications. The bipolar forcep electrodes also reduce the risk of injury to the patient as they limit stray current, common with monopolar electrosurgery.


Ultrasonic Cut/Coag System

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Olympus America, Inc. | Comments

SonoSurg® is a complete ultrasonic surgical system that provides surgeons with power and performance by transmitting ultrasonic vibrations into energy that prevents bleeding by coagulating blood as it cuts tissue. Additionally, since the probes are reusable, expenses are minimized, thereby making this a cost-effective solution for ultrasonic cutting and coagulation.

Electrocautery Instruments

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Comments

Change-A-Tip Cauteries from Shippert Medical are available with High Temperature (2200 degrees F) and Low Temperature (1000 degrees F) battery-operated handles. The sterile, replaceable cautery tips are also available in multiple styles including fine tip, loop tip, two- to six inch elongated tips, flex tips, circular tips and vasectomy tips.

Active Electrode Monitoring System

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Encision Inc. | Comments

Encision’s Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM) system continuously monitors laparoscopic instruments during surgery, eliminating the risk of stray energy burns to patients. Encision offers a full line of enTouch™ Surgical Instruments that are equivalent in function and size to other conventional instruments.

Bipolar Laparoscopic Instruments

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Comments

Aesculap offers a complete line of laparoscopic bipolar instruments which provides surgeons with safe and secure grasping and cutting capabilities of even the finest structures. These bipolar instruments also provide surgeons with more tactile control, less tissue damage and effective hemostasis in both standard and bariatric lengths.

Endoscopy Equipment

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Sopro-Comeg | Comments

SOPRO-COMEG manufactures endoscopy cameras, light sources, high-quality endoscopes and a complete range of hand instruments in both monopolar and bipolar electrocautery versions for the urology, arthroscopy, minimal-invasive surgery, gynecology and ENT fields. These products are an integral part of recent technological advancements which improve the diagnosis-treatment process and the level of care that surgeons can now offer to their patients.

High-Definition Video System

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Stryker Endoscopy | Comments

The 1188 HD Video System represents Stryker’s second-generation of high-definition (HD) video products. The new visualization platform features the 1188 HD 3-Chip Camera, X8000 Light Source and Vision Elect HD Flat Panel Monitor. This HD platform, coupled with the SDC HD Digital Capture and Sidne® device control system, offers hospitals the visibility required to deliver exceptional results, decreasing surgical time and improving patient outcomes.

Video, Data & Communications Control System

June 11, 2007 11:51 am | Skytron | Comments

The SkyVision Advanced Video, Data and Communications Control System is easy to install and features a flexible open architecture design for incorporation into OR Integration Design. It provides vendor-neutral solutions, easy to use software and simple touchscreen control over multi-source video and data.


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