CareFusion announced availability of the ClipVac hair removal system from Surgical Site Solutions, Inc., designed exclusively for a new innovative clipper handle from CareFusion. The ClipVac system connects to CareFusion’s new surgical clippers and is designed to improve the current hair removal practice by using vacuum technology to capture hair clippings as the hair is cut at the source.
CompView Medical announces the NuBOOM S. The NuBOOM S provides HD images to surgeons during minimally invasive surgery, while providing an equipment organizational system that removes trip hazards and clutter to improve staff and patient safety. The NuBOOM S is the third in the family of NuBOOM models.
Symmetry Medical Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Symmetry Surgical, is launching the Symmetry Sharp Kerrison. According to the company, the product is a first-of-its-kind, patented surgical instrument designed with discerning surgeons and healthcare professionals in mind, providing a sharp tip every time.
Megadyne Medical Products recently launched the new Mega Soft Universal Patient Return Electrode. It is the first and only universal patient return electrode approved for use on all patient sizes, 350 grams and up with no maximum weight limit. The new universal design also allows the pad to be used either side up, so the peri-operative team can locate the cable to the area most convenient to the electrosurgical generator.
Berchtold recently introduced the OPERON D Series surgical tables. According to the company, the tables feature state-of-the-art technologies designed to improve patient and staff safety. By providing industry-leading weight capacity, better imaging access, and a full range of motion, OPERON is designed to increase surgical positioning options, while improving patient care and productivity for clinical staff.
Ultrasound-guided biopsies are more accurate and safer with Toshiba’s Smart Fusion ultrasound technology, giving clinicians a worry-free experience to focus on what matters most. Smart Fusion syncs previously acquired CT and MR images with live ultrasound side by side on a single screen, helping to locate lesions and aiding in ultrasound-guided procedures.
The new Aplicare 2-in-1 CHG Skin Cleansing Kit is an easy-to-use kit for reducing bacteria on the skin prior to surgery. Two single use packs, attached via a perforated seal, contain the essentials for the two pre-procedural CHG showers recommended by AORN.
Buffalo Filter is pleased to announce the VisiClear Surgical Smoke Plume Evacuator. VisiClear offers the latest in technology, resulting in a quiet, safe, and intuitive surgical smoke plume evacuator.
The GAMMEX Non-Latex PI Micro surgical gloves from Ansell offer exceptional dexterity, tactical sensitivity, and at the same time, outstanding strength and barrier protection. It is ideal for delicate procedures without the risks associated with natural rubber latex sensitization.
The GStirrup is a patient positioning tool which easily slips over footrests on your current exam table. The GStirrup provides the patient with comfort and stability when doing in-office procedures in the lithotomy position. No tools are required, and it is portable between offices and exam rooms.
Innovative Medical Products has announced the Humbles TrenWrap -- a new positioning pad system with two unique features that will securely anchor a patient prior to positioning in Trendelenburg and reverse Trendelenburg for robotic and laparoscopic surgeries. First, the system’s Pre-Load Rail Clamps secure the straps of the positioning base pad, locking the pad tightly in position to the OR table’s side rails.
The GAMMEX Non-Latex PI White surgical glove from Ansell is powder-free and made from synthetic polyisoprene. Wearers experience exceptional fit that also provides tactile sensitivity and dependability. This glove delivers all the performance characteristics of natural rubber latex without the risk of natural rubber latex sensitization.
The BASS Medical comprehensive fluid management solution keeps the operating room floor dry during high fluid volume procedures such as shoulder and knee arthroscopy. The BASS FIN is a smaller version of the BASS without suction. The “FIN” can be taped to the BASS to form an L-Shape that keeps fluid off the floor during lateral and beach chair position shoulder arthroscopies.
Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of regulatory-compliant, medical-grade power protection and connectivity solutions, has introduced self-locking outlet covers to prevent unauthorized electrical device connections in healthcare environments.
The BARRIER EasyWarm from Mölnlycke Health Care active self-warming blanket has 12 air-activated warming pads consisting of 100 percent natural material such as active coal, clay, salt, water, and iron powder. The blanket maintains an average temperature of 44 degrees Celsius for up to 10 hours, raising skin temperature to a maximum of 42 degrees Celsius.