StarSurgical, Inc. announces TAWT (Trans Abdominal Wall Traction), a less invasive Wittmann Patch technique for acute closure and chronic giant ventral hernia repair. TAWT helps restore abdominal wall anatomy without component separation or bridging mesh, and it preserves the midline fascial borders for final closure.
Calzuro.com offers the latest Calzuro model. The new sole has improved traction plus optional Heel Strap Kit accessory. Calzuro continues to offer a design that promotes maximum comfort, resulting in less fatigue during long standing hours or on hard surfaces.
Healthmark offers a new USB Microscope that delivers improved image quality, and features which enhance the ability to closely inspect surgical instruments. This product helps ensure quality control for the CSSD by close visual inspection of reprocessed instruments. The USB microscope has a 2M pixels LENS and CMOS sensor along with a magnification ratio of 5x-270x.
Vision USA offers the Task-Vision Visor Handband loupe magnifier. According to the company, the product is distortion-free, optical-grade acrylic coated for abrasion resistance and increased light transmission. The lenses are prismatic for convergence (better to see with both eyes) and the lenses / powers are interchangeable. The headband is padded will flip up and you can set your own tension.
The Slimline Abduction Pillow from Innovative Medical Products, a global leader in patient positioning, is designed to assure greater patient comfort and easier nursing care after hip surgery. It has been used post-operatively for thousands of surgeries without a single reported dislocation. IMP’s Slimline Abduction Pillow is produced with a unique convoluted foam design for greater comfort. The pillow is 25” x 7.5” x 4”. Its universal design also accommodates most patients and is competitively priced.
The EssentiATM towel, manufactured by Precision Fabrics Group (PFG) in Greensboro, NC, is made from an innovative nonwoven fabric that does not generate the amount of lint or the loose fibers associated with cotton fabric. EssentiA does, meanwhile, have absorbency and drapability characteristics that are equal or superior to those of cotton.
Vidir Machine, Inc., leading manufacturer of vertical storage solutions, is releasing for the first time a new vertical storage product, the Bed Lift, that is revolutionary to the medical and hospital industry. The innovative Bed Lift will allow hospitals and medical facilities throughout North America to save valuable floor space and reduce clutter filled corridors allowing medical personal to focus on patient care.
Medisafe America offers the Sonic Irrigator-PCF. The product is tested and validated for cleaning da Vinci EndoWrist instruments using the same critical cleaning parameters as Intuitive Surgical’s manual cleaning method. With optional built-in Class II, low level thermal disinfection capability, users can save as much as 45 to 60 minutes off reprocessing time by combining cleaning and disinfection steps into one process.
Ansell offers The Disarm-It-All is the only counting and disposal box capable of single-handed removal of syringe needles, traditional scalpel blades, and beaver blades. The Disarm-It-All offers new safety features designed to reduce the risk of sharps injuries and exposure to bloodborne pathogens in addition to safely counting and disposing blades and needles.
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the introduction of its’ new line of Ultrasound Tables. Biodex has redesigned the optional side rails to tuck underneath the table when not in use to allow clear access to the tabletop, and they are now mounted flush to the table, thus eliminating discomfort and reducing the reach required by the sonographer. The new cardiac scanning cushion has been redesigned to drop down and release from either side of the table, with nothing protruding.
Cardinal Health offers the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge System, which is clinically proven to help eliminate one of the most common, yet preventable surgical errors: retained surgical sponges. The system is comprised of three components...
Cook Medical has launched a suite of salivary duct access products that offer minimally invasive options for the treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease. Minimally invasive treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease can reduce the need for invasive open surgery.
Healthmark now offers floor signs made with durable strength and long lasting adhesive. These UV protected industrial laminate materials are high-impact floor signs will last up to seven years without losing their top-layer traction or their color. Floor signs have clear printing and high visibility.
CS-iQ Sterile Processing Workflow Management Software from Steris promotes productivity, traceability, and compliance within the CS department to support ORs. As functionality is added by each module, the benefits increase; taking the entire perioperative workflow from reactive management to proactive planning and scheduling, and helping ORs achieve higher levels of performance.
New Pig Corporation introduces the Grippy Surgical Absorbent Mat with an adhesive bottom. It absorbs and retains up to three liters of liquid to help keep the OR floor clean and safe. The Grippy Surgical Absorbent Mat is deigned to not rip, tear or fray under heavy foot traffic and has been tested and certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) as a high-traction surface which can reduce slip and fall claims by as much as 90 percent when used as part of a Floor Safety Program.