Even in the hands of the most experienced and skillful surgeon, a scalpel is still a dangerous piece of equipment—a razor sharp steel blade sticking out from a slender and occasionally slippery handle. As careful as the surgeon or OR nurse may be, given the frequency that scalpels are used in surgery, the risk of an injury and possibly infection from a used or dirty blade is quite pervasive.
Booth # 107 The AQUAGEL Pressure Management System is a unique line of surgical patient positioning devices that are the result of in-depth research. The AQUAGEL system features a dual-layer technology that reduces patient skin shear, one of the key causes of OR-induced decubitus ulcers.
Booth # 607 Automated Medical Products designed and developed the first Articulating Dissector to place a Lap Band® around the esophageal junction with the stomach. They introduced Nathanson Hooks Liver Retractors to the United States for use during laparoscopic procedures. Automated Medical offers the Iron Intern® retractor holder, available in a single and a double arm.
Booth # 117 Endozime® AW Triple Plus instrument cleaning solutions feaures a unique formulation of protease, amylase, lipase, carbohydrase and proprietary enzymes with A.P.A. (Advanced Proteolitic Action) and rust inhibitors. A.P.A. greatly increases protein enzyme activity to provide a faster more thorough penetration into hard-to-reach places on surgical instruments and scopes.
Booth # 212 The powder-free, latex Encore HydraSoft® gloves use hand- friendly moisturizers that hydrate the skin. The gloves also feature Ansell’s patent-pending SureFit™ technology to provide superior operating room procedure barrier protection.
LTI’s xenon lamps provide the bright, pure white light needed in today’s demanding surgical operations at a more affordable price. Available in both 175W and 300W configurations, these lamps fit all leading surgical headlamp and endoscopy light sources. With rugged ceramic, metal and sapphire construction, LTI’s xenon lamps are safe and highly reliable.
Allen Medical® Systems carries a comprehensive line of positioning accessories to support and accommodate large patient. The product line includes armboards, table width extenders, security straps and Nissen straps rated for patients weighing up to 1000 pounds. In addition, the company provides the Ultrafin Stirrups rated for patients up to 800 pounds as well as large pad sets for the table and the accessories.
The Dale® Abdominal Binder is an adjustable post-operative support made from a stretch material that evenly distributes compression to brace abdominal muscles, encourage mobility, and promote muscle redevelopment. Featuring paneled construction which prevents riding, roping and folding over, this support encourages activity, facilitates diaphragmatic breathing and splints the wound for coughing.
This set of three O’Brien instruments was developed to simplify the Lap Band® gastric banding procedure. The O’Brien Introducer is designed to introduce the band into the abdominal cavity. The O’Brien Placer then assists in passing the Lap Band behind the esophagus. Finally, the O’Brien Closer facilitates the closing of the Lap Band.
Three Bariatric ProTech Trays have been introduced to secure and protect bariatric instruments during sterilization, storage and transportation. The unique two level design of the bariatric laparoscopic model enables it to hold twice the number of instruments in the same amount of space. These trays are manufactured of anodized aluminum that is lightweight but incredibly strong and is compatible with multiple forms of sterilization.
The Easy Lock Socket eliminates many problems associated with attaching accessory clamps to surgical tables because it can be attached anywhere along the rail, even if the rail end or notches are not accessible. The Easy Lock Socket attaches by simply placing the clamp edge over the top of the side rail and pivoting downward to engage the spring-loaded trigger lock.
The EZ Slide 3501B top slide surgical table provides 21-inch top slide with the precision positioning of an imaging table, significantly reducing patient set-up times, the need to reverse patients and/or use of time consuming special positioning devices. The table provides excellent imaging flexibility and an impressively versatile range of full body imaging and articulation functions for general purpose and specialty surgical procedures, including powerful 700-pound lift and 600-pound articulation capacity.
The Cmax General Surgical Table has unique, highly advanced features that enhance its safety, clinical versatility, efficiency, reliability and ease of use. An 18-inch powered longitudinal slide provides full-body C-arm access without having to reverse patient orientation on the table. With up to an 1100-pound (500kg) patient weight capacity, the Cmax table can accommodate bariatric patients.
The fully articulating MARS Surgical Table offers a patient weight capacity of 790 pounds and maintains stability at full capacity even at extreme positioning angles. The 9.8 inches of longitudinal slide, head-to-toe X–Ray channel, 100 percent C-arm access and TRUMPF’s full line of modular carbon fiber components provide superior intra-operative imaging capabilities.
The Siegel MAST Intraoperative Leg Positioner enables the OR staff to be more productive. Eliminating the need for a second assistants to hold the leg during knee procedures, it allows surgeons and staff to focus on the patient instead of leg positioning. The positioner allows the surgeon to place the leg in any position required during knee surgery and have it automatically lock in place.