Aesculap, Inc. announces its Caiman 5 sealing and cutting device. Caiman 5 features a proprietary hinged jaw which provides balanced tissue compression proximally and distally.
NDS Surgical Imaging has expanded its family of advanced LED backlight surgical displays with the release of the new 24” Radiance G2, 55” Radiance G2 and 24” EndoVue monitors. The benefits of LED backlight technology are many. LED displays consume less power, thereby reducing energy costs.
CoolShirt Systems offers the CoolDog, a.k.a. the SafetTemp TEC, a new "iceless" personal cooling system. The CoolDog operates quietly and is under 2 feet high to easily stay out of the way of staff. OR Surgeons and staff won’t perspire, suffer heat-induced fatigue or lose concentration. This easy-to-use “iceless” unit cools or warms, and is compatible with any CoolShirt that uses water.
Buffalo Filter’s PlumePen electrosurgical pencil features a sleek compact design that combines precision surgical smoke plume management with electrosurgery in one device. Featuring Flexible Plume Capture (FPC) TechnologyTM, the extendable/retractable capture port lets surgeons customize the placement of the smoke evacuation inlet for optimum visibility and the most effective capture regardless of blade length.
Medicus offers a robot accessory system for extreme Trendelenburg positioning. According to the company, this system consists of two important components that make extreme robotic positioning safer, easier, and faster while assisting in reducing nosocomial infections.
The ON-Q Pain Relief System, manufactured by I-Flow, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company, is an elastomeric, non-narcotic postoperative pain relief system that administers an automatic and continuous flow of local anesthetic through a catheter(s) to the surgical site area or peripheral nerve.
MSim 2.0 is the new simulation technology for the dV-Trainer, the surgical simulator designed to recreate the look and feel of the da Vinci Surgery System. The technology is designed to allow today's surgeons to more quickly and accurately advance their skill in robotic surgery with the help of important upgrades.
PDI, owner of Sani-Hands Instant Hand Sanitizing wipes, announces the launch of new educational packaging to help aid in hand hygiene for patients and education at the bedside. Four educational “when to use” icons have been added to the Sani-Hands Bedside Pack to help healthcare staff communicate critical opportunities for patients to practice hand hygiene.
Encompass Group, LLC introduces Essentials Staff Apparel to its line of nonwoven products. Essentials Staff Apparel delivers all the basic features and in two color options: Blue and Wine. Essentials Staff Apparel is a cost-effective way to reduce cross-contamination and minimize costs associated with loss or theft of reusable products.
New to DeRoyal’s product offering: GeniStrong Specimen Retrieval Solutions provide a solution for endoscopic specimen retrieval needs. Available in multiple sizes to support an array of laparoscopic surgical procedures, this single-use product offering is latex-free, versatile, and easy-to-use.
Kimberly-Clark offers INTEGUSEAL Microbial Sealant. According to the company it's been shown to seal and immobilize skin flora that preps miss—including MRSA, S. epidermidis, and E. coli—keeping them from migrating into the surgical incision. It is effective against common and dangerous skin pathogens throughout a surgical procedure.
The Tri-Pull Secure Shoulder Solution from Innovative Medical Products employs three proven systems to confidently secure, distract, and ensure precise rotation control of the shoulder during surgical procedures without compromising the sterile field.
The Pink Pad - Pigazzi Positioning System from Xodus Medical is designed to mold to the patient's body, providing stability and maintaining patient position throughout the procedure. Its for single patient use, and it decreases potential cross contamination with reusables.
CareFusion Corp. unveiled the only pretzel-shaped laparoscopic retractor in the North American market, which aids in minimally invasive surgeries. The new Snowden-Pencer pretzel-shaped laparoscopic retractor provides a large surface area that is ideal for retracting or moving large organs and other structures to provide greater visualization and access to the surgery site.
Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance is designed to transform spine surgery from freehand procedures to highly-accurate, state-of-the-art robotic procedures, with less radiation—even for minimally invasive surgery (MIS), scoliosis, and other complex spinal deformity cases. It is powered by clinically validated technology and meant for a wide range of clinical applications.