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Breast Disease Diagnosis & Treatment Devices

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Sanarus Medical, Inc. | Comments

Sanarus Medical offers two new products utilizing their proprietary cryo technology, the Cassi™ Rotational Core Biopsy Device and the Visica™ Treatment System. Cassi is a hand-held large-core biopsy device that is fully automated and disposable post procedure. It uses Sanarus’ patented Stick-Freeze™ technology to quickly and efficiently perform accurate breast biopsies, and requires no capital expenditures.

Ultrasound Transducers for Breast Scanning

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | BK Medical | Comments

Ultrasound is important in making the surgeon’s evaluation more complete and should be an integral part of the workup for patients with breast disease, by easily and accurately targeting abnormalities and obtaining tissue samples. B-K Medical’s Type 8811 transducer is a broadband linear array with high frequencies unprecedented for scanning equipment of its class.

Breast Biopsy Systems

December 13, 2005 2:09 am | Bard Biopsy Systems | Comments

The VACORA™ Breast Biopsy System is the a 100 percent self-contained, vacuum-assisted biopsy system. This means that everything has been integrated into the handpiece including the world’s smallest biopsy vacuum, all tubing, fluid canister, battery power source, and the biopsy needle. The entire system weighs only one pound, providing exceptional handling and maneuverability during MRI, ultrasound, and stereotactic biopsy procedures.


Disposable Protection Products

December 13, 2005 2:08 am | Encompass Medical | Comments

Encompass Medical offers a wide range of disposable protective products including protective eyewear. The protective eyewear line includes face shields, StyleShields™, protective glasses, goggles, solid side shields, and face masks with splash shields. Encompass also offers an extensive line of protective apparel.

Powder-Free Exam Gloves

December 13, 2005 2:08 am | Comments

The Micro-Touch® Nitrile E.P.® is a textured, powder-free nitrile examination glove with an extended cuff for extra protection. FDA-approved for handling chemotherapy drugs, it provides excellent chemical and puncture resistance. The extended cuff provides extra protection over the wrist and arm for healthcare professionals in high-risk clinical settings when dealing with chemotherapy drugs, bodily fluids, and blood-borne pathogens.

Chlorination-Free Gloves

December 13, 2005 2:07 am | Sempermed Usa, Inc. | Comments

The Syntegra SIS Surgical Glove is manufactured with a patented styrene-isoprene-styrene copolymer that lacks processing accelerator chemicals, which have been identified as the cause of most glove-related sensitivities. A chlorination-free formula eliminates the slippery feel and strong odor often associated with chlorinated gloves.

Apparel Rental Programs

December 13, 2005 2:07 am | Nixon Uniform Service & Medical Wear | Comments

Nixon Uniform Service & Medical Wear specializes in cost effective, one-stop medical textile rental programs in the Mid-Atlantic market. Designed to uphold a professional image, support OSHA compliance efforts, and improve patient satisfaction, these rental programs meet the needs of today’s leading surgical facilities.

Latex Free Apparel

December 13, 2005 2:07 am | Safety-Med Products, Inc. | Comments

Protection Plus™ Apparel is a complete line of latex-free isolation and procedure gowns, lab coats, jackets, and coveralls. All of these products are available in a wide variety of styles, colors, and sizes to fit any application. Other products in the line include bouffant caps, surgeon’s caps, shoe covers, aprons and protective sleeves.


Medical Gloves With Emollient

December 13, 2005 2:07 am | Comments

Cardinal Health is now offering an advanced line of medical gloves made with Neu-Thera™, an emollient that is clinically proven to improve skin health and protect hands from irritation. The gloves are manufactures with a proprietary formula that protects, restores, moisturizes and soothes hands.

Disposable Bipolar Forceps

December 13, 2005 2:06 am | Comments

CLINIMED is currently offering a new line of Disposable Bipolar Forceps. These new instruments are compatible with all of the major manufacturers of equipment.

Hand Fixation System

December 13, 2005 2:06 am | Small Bone Innovations, Llc | Comments

The SBI Universal Hand System™ (UHS) is a multi-use modular hand fixation system. The UHS materials platform is ‘cold-worked’ 316L stainless steel, consisting of three implant modules (1.5 mm, 2.0 mm, and 2.4mm) with full instrumentation and a K-wire module with color coded titanium wires in various sizes and styles.

Detachable IV Pole

December 13, 2005 2:06 am | Skytron | Comments

The Ergon ICU Detachable IV Pole from Skytron takes the work and worry out of handling IV Solutions and Pumps during transport of patients to and from the ICU. The ICU Ergon Skyboom IV Pole is lightweight, portable and can be quickly detached and placed on the patient’s ICU bed for transport, significantly reducing the number of ICU staff required to move the patient as well as improving patient safety during transport.

Rotating Bipolar Forceps & Scissors

December 13, 2005 2:06 am | Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. | Comments

The multifunctional RoBi™ Rotating Bipolar Forceps and Scissors are designed to allow one-handed operation by endoscopic surgeons to perform secure grasping, blunt dissection, and bipolar coagulation of tissue between the jaws. Optimal bipolar grasping is made possible by a robust hinge that has been incorporated into the wide-opening jaws of RoBi hand instruments.

Custom Power Boom System

December 13, 2005 2:06 am | TRUMPF | Comments

The TRUMPF KREUZER Custom OR and Critical Care Boom System allows surgical and critical care staff, working with TRUMPF representatives, to determine optimal solutions that allow each boom to better meet the specific needs of each facility. Choosing from single or tandem arm systems, clinicians can determine equipment positioning, number of shelves, light selection, as well as communications, power and gas supply access.

Let There Be Light (In the OR)

November 11, 2005 9:43 am | Comments

One could say that Thomas Edison has spoiled us. Since the emergence of the electric light in the early Twentieth Century, we have become so accustomed to instant illumination that brief black or brown outs are not just inconveniences, but can completely cripple the homes, businesses and cities of modern man.


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