Healthmark Industries has announced that they are now offering a product called “BactiQuik." It is a new prepackaged 1 ML vial of microbial suspensions that can be quickly and easily mixed with “Artificial Test Soil” (ATS) to perform validation testing for disinfection and sterilization.
Daylight Medical is pleased to announce its rollout of SKY 6Xi, a disinfection technology for mobile devices. SKY 6Xi uses high intensity (254 nanometer wavelength) ultraviolet light in the “C” spectrum (UVC) at close proximity to thoroughly disinfect a mobile device.
The XLT-125 LED Surgical Headlight from Enova Illumination provides superior co-axial articulation with/without loupes and has an adjustable aperture to create a spot size ranging from 2” to 6” in diameter. The light itself is 125,000+ lux of pure white homogenous light for true tissue rendition and deep cavity illumination and comes with attachable lenses/filters to customize color temperature and polarization.
DePuy Synthes Power Tools announced the global launch of the Anspach EG1 High Speed Electric System, a next generation high-speed electric drill with multiple attachments and accessories, designed for use in neurosurgery, otology, and spinal procedures. The new Anspach EG1 High Speed Electric System includes a high-speed drill with 30 percent more power than the Anspach XMAX and EMAX 2 Plus systems.
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 mat’s patented anti-splash and containment design keeps fluid from ever hitting the floor. It collects, contains, and rapidly evacuates contaminated fluid using standard wall suction.
Medisafe NIAGARA SI-PCF is the first high capacity, da Vinci validated, pass-through Washer Disinfector. Revolutionary 3-in-1 cleaning technology provides sonic-irrigation, high capacity lumen flushing, and impingement washing. According to the company, it is tested and validated to clean 20 da Vinci EndoWrist instruments.
The reliable Ritter M9 UltraClave from Midmark features an intuitive display and prompts to help users easily select appropriate cycles for unwrapped items, pouches, packs, or handpieces. When sterilization is complete, the patented automatic-opening door quietly opens to dissipate steam, providing fast and efficient instrument drying.
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.