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Fiberoptic Retractor Light

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Omni-Tract Surgical | Comments

The Omni-Bright™ light is a single-use, fiber optic cable that clips easily to any retractor, be it hand-held or table-mounted. With a ten-foot cable, the light positions (and repositions) easily during surgery providing supplemental light precisely where needed. Open procedures that benefit from increased visualization include spine, vascular, cosmetic, orthopedic, gynecological and general surgery.

Reusable Electrosurgical Pencil

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Comments

The 12-use lifespan E-Z Pen™ Electrosurgical Pencil provides optimal performance for surgical teams and promotes cost efficiencies for hospitals. A built-in count down mechanism displays the number of uses left and "lock-out" failsafe functionality prevents use once the lifespan has expired. Hospitals can use the pencil with E-Z Clean electrodes in 100 percent of surgical cases at comparable costs to what they are paying now for a mix of stainless steel and coated electrodes.

ESU with Bipolar Resectoscope

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Comments

The AUTOCON® II 400 Electrosurgical Unit (ESU) offers specially modulated bipolar and monopolar C-Cut modes that result in less bleeding. The result is reproducible coagulation current and high cutting efficiency that reduces the need for subsequent coagulation. The Bipolar Resectoscope uses the same principles as monopolar units, but includes an active electrode and a path for the current to return to the generator without requiring a neutral electrode/patient return pad.


Cut/Coagulate Electrosurgical Platform

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Gyrus Acmi | Comments

The PK™ Technology platform allows surgeons to perform a variety of procedures with a broad range of devices that cut, coagulate and seal to minimize blood loss and shorten procedure times. PK Technology provides unique, pulsed, low-voltage RF energy to resect rapidly at low temperatures virtually eliminating tissue charring.

Fluid-Resistant Face Masks

February 15, 2007 7:17 am | Comments

Secure-Guard® multi-color fluid resistant masks have been specifically designed to provide both comfort and protection. Comfort has been built into every detail of Cardinal the masks, from the ties and bindings to the inner facing. The masks have been improved to offer better breathability while still offering the highest level of fluid resistant protection (passes ASTM F1862 for synthetic blood penetration at 160mmHg).

Slip-Resistant Surgical Gowns

February 15, 2007 7:17 am | Kimberly-Clark Health Care | Comments

SECURE-FIT is a technology designed to protect caregivers from fluid contamination, which can result from glove slip-down during surgery. SECURE-FIT refers to the patented, slip-resistant coating on the sleeve of select ULTRA Non-Reinforced and MICROCOOL Surgical Gowns. Caregivers can feel confident that they are wearing a surgical gown with SECURE-FIT because of its visually distinctive deep blue coloration on the sleeves.

Antibiotic-Impregnated Catheter

February 15, 2007 7:16 am | Cook Surgical | Comments

The Cook Spectrum® antibiotic-impregnated five-lumen central venous catheter is designed to both improve multiple treatment administration and provide increased protection against hospital-based catheter-related bloodstream infections. This latest version of the Cook Spectrum catheter incorporates five separate, non-communicating vascular access lumens within a single catheter body.

Cleanable Computer Keyboards

February 15, 2007 7:16 am | Comments

Medigenic infection resistant computer keyboards are designed to combat the growing problem of hospital acquired infections. These keyboards not only can be easily cleaned, but also alert hospital staff when they need cleaning. The flat design of the keyboards allows for easy cleaning as well as excellent tactile response.


Cold Therapy Ice Packs

February 15, 2007 7:16 am | Precept Medical Products, Inc. | Comments

These Premium Cold Packs are durably constructed of three layers: a soft outer, an absorbent middle, and an impervious inner plastic bladder. The absorbent layer lessens the patient’s exposure to perspiration from the bladder as the ice melts. The secure plastic clip is completely enclosed within the ice bag, and is securely attached to the bag by a plastic sleeve or “clip-slip.

Spinal Surgery Table Extension

February 15, 2007 7:16 am | Allen Medical Systems | Comments

The Allen® Spinal System attaches to an existing OR table, providing an advanced spinal platform for a fraction of the cost of a standard spinal table. The system’s carbon fiber frame provides unhindered C-Arm access. The Wing Sets and C-Prone Head Positioner are designed to manage skin integrity issues and adjust for a customized fit for each patient.

Intraoperative 3D Imaging System

February 15, 2007 7:16 am | TRUMPF | Comments

The BrainLAB BrainSUITE® iCT is an integrated intraoperative 3D imaging solution combining technologies from TRUMPF Medical Systems, BrainLAB and Siemens. The system integrates BrainLAB’s VectorVision® sky navigation system, the radiolucent TRUMPF JUPITER surgical table and Siemens SOMATOM CT scanning system.

Scope Cleaning Device

February 15, 2007 7:15 am | Ruhof Corporation | Comments

InstruSponge™, an enzymatic sponge on a flexible wand, is designed to clean all flexible and rigid scopes as well as cannulated take-a-part instruments. The device’s sponge is impregnated with the proprietary Endozime® AW Triple Plus with APA cleaning solution and ready to use. Simply dip the sponge in water to activate the enzymes.

Surgical Cavity Illuminator

February 15, 2007 7:15 am | Lumitex, Inc. | Comments

The latest versions of the LightMat® Surgical Illuminator features an integral adhesive that makes it easier to handle and use and provides a thinner profile for ORs and ASCs. The LightMat device is a patented, flexible fiber optic panel that attaches easily to most surgical retractors and can be inserted directly into the surgical cavity.

Tying Technology & Safety Together

January 12, 2007 10:00 am | Comments

Suturing. It is among the most basic, yet critically important, skills that a surgeon or OR nurse can have. When all is said and done, the integrity of the sutures in internal tissue, the fascia and those closing the surgical site can mean the difference between a successful surgery with full patient recovery or one marked by countless and potentially life threatening complications.

OR Cleaning & Supply System

January 12, 2007 9:59 am | Microtek Medical, Inc. | Comments

Originally developed by a registered nurse, the CleanOp® system with Mojave™ is designed to improve OR room turnover by making it safer, easier and faster. Significantly decreasing turnover time, reducing costs, and enhancing infection control technique, the CleanOp system includes remarkable, new super absorbent Mojave table linens, as well as disposable supplies, hardware, and essential staff training.


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