The Stryker Visum® Surgical Light Systems provide an ideal combination of brightness, maneuverability and shadow resolution. With superb illuminating intensity from each lighthead, these lights are engineered to provide brilliant white light without sacrificing color accuracy. When positioned at the ideal distance from the surgical field, the Stryker Visum 600 provides a 28-inch solid column of light, which means that the light should not have to be adjusted during surgery.
The Vision XL is a surgery and examination light that includes a 16-inch diameter elliptical re?ector design for improved shadow reduction. This light has a large, pre-focused pattern with homogenous light distribution. The Vision XL has a removable sterilizable handle and an additional positioning handle mounted on perimeter.
The Bright Star LED Rechargeable Lighting System is portable and offers a number of headset viewing options. It features both an adjustable knob and cushioned head loupe for greater comfort and convenience. Featuring bright, direct LED light, dual pivot points, an on/off switch and rechargeable AA batteries, the headset is available alone or with 1.
The Dale® PediDucks Neonatal-Infant Tracheostomy Tube Holder is ready to use and provides fastener tabs that are shaped to easily fit into the flange of any size trach tube and has a rounded hook-and-loop back tab fastener for sizing. Featuring a neck band with a duck pattern, this latex-free holder has a moisture repellent lining and is a very effective way to secure tracheostomy tubes.
The Allen® EZ I.V./Irrigation Tower has “Lift-Assist” which neutralizes irrigation bag weight. Four independently adjustable hooks each safely support up to 10,000 cc of fluid. Comfortable, quick-release knobs permit vertical adjustment of hangers from 5.5 feet to 8.5 feet. This nurse-friendly design makes it easy for all personnel to change irrigation bags.
The EVOLVE SLV office use surgical laser system utilizes contact tissue vaporization, producing immediate relief not found with older minimally invasive technologies such as Microwave and Radio Frequency. The highly portable system produces up to 120 watts of power delivered through an optical fiber, and draws110 Volts from standard power outlets, making it suitable for use in a physician’s office or OR.
The TITAN UltraGrip Cables feature a new handle design that encourages cable removal by the handle and discourages removal by pulling on the actual cable. The pre-bent handle positions the cable to avoid strain without extending to far beyond the light source, reducing the risk of accidental contact.
MAQUET modular mobile or system surgical tables are versatile enough to meet the patient positioning requirements of a wide range of surgical procedures. These tables are designed in collaboration with leading surgical institutions to meet specific preferences and workflow requirements. The highly engineered solutions are designed for their intended purposes, providing superior patient access and associated comfort for the patient and the entire surgical team.
There is no denying that the surgical field is in the midst of a technological revolution. New and better surgical systems and medical devices are being developed, tested and brought to market at a staggering rate and simply keeping abreast of the latest innovations can be a trying experience. This is by no means a bad thing, of course.
The 585 Lithotomy Underbody Blanket offers a new approach to warming patients undergoing procedures involving the pelvic cavity, including C-sections, colorectal surgery, TURPs and others requiring peritoneal, abdominal or low limb access. The 585 Lithotomy Underbody Blanket is positioned on the procedure table before the patient arrives.
The V-Core Full Core Breast Biopsy Instrument offers a less traumatic method of obtaining large, intact, diagnostic quality specimens in a simple, easy-to-use device. This innovative device utilizes a patented, end-coil harvesting mechanism that encapsulates the specimen, then cores and captures it in the cannula.
Ranfac has announced the release of a Bracketing System designed to prevent accidental shearing during biopsies. In trying to reduce the high incidence of positive margins and the need for reexcision or mastectomy after single hooked wire excisions, a system of placing multiple hooked wires around the perimeter of a lesion before excision has become common.
The patent pending Lumpectomy Orientation System provides a quick, easy and certain orientation of excisional breast biopsies. Labeling is done by the surgeon as soon as the specimen is out, improving compliance by getting accurate orientation. Tissue samples are oriented without the use of sutures, specifically using pins that can be inserted through the tissue sample.
The Rotocut G1 Morcellator is a state-of-the-art standard-grip morcellator that is set on the abdominal wall and offers direct power transmission and significant handling advantages for surgeons. The fully autoclavable morcellator comes in both 12-mm and 15-mm sizes and allows changes between cutting blades to be made intraoperatively.
Seprafilm® Adhesion Barrier is a bioresorbable membrane comprised of chemically-modified HA-CMC. It is intended for use following open pelvic or abdominal surgery, serving as a site-specific, temporary adhesion barrier that physically separates tissues and organs during healing. Approximately 24 to 48 hours after placement, the membrane becomes a gel that is slowly resorbed within 7 days, the critical tissue healing period.