Generic Medical Devices, Inc., the first company to design, develop, manufacture and supply quality surgical products marketed at generic prices, recently received FDA clearance for its GMD Universal Circumcision Clamp. The clamp is a Class II medical device intended for use in circumcision procedures generally performed on newborns and less frequently on older males.
These anastomosis leak testers are designed for intraoperative evaluation of colorectal anastomoses. Obturating tips and pressure regulating valves ensure optimal rectal inflation. Two compact and disposable leak testing kits are available, the Anastomosis Test Kit-OP for open surgery and the Anastomosis Test Kit-LP for laparoscopic surgery.
Angel of Water® CM-1 is a professional colon hydrotherapy system that offers a safe, hygienic and comfortable was to irrigate the colon prior to endoscopic exams, radiological exams and other medical procedures. Colonic irrigation with the CM-1 allows temperature-controlled purified water to flow, by gravity feed from the integral system reservoir through a sterile, single-use nozzle into the rectum in order to evacuate and cleanse colon contents.
The LumexAir II Low Air Loss Mattress System utilizes a high volume blower to provide excellent ventilation and reduce the moisture build-up that can cause skin maceration. The mattress system features an AutoFirm function to inflate the mattress quickly; a vapor-permeable, fluid resistant cover; three different pressure zones (head, body, and leg) combined with six comfort level adjustments for an individual fit; a pulsation feature that provides gentle circulation-stimulating massage; a slip resistant mat and securing straps; a panel lock function to prevent persons other than caregivers from changing settings; emergency CPR quick-disconnect for quick deflation and visible and audible alarms.
Sunnex has recently released a detailed brochure highlighting its line of MRI-compatible lighting solutions including the Celestial Star MRI surgical light and the PF MRI examination light. Constructed with a unique combination of nonmagnetic materials, these MRI-compatible lights are unaffected by the magnetism associated with MRI procedures, making them ideal for use in imaging centers, radiology departments and CAT/PET scan labs.
The Laparoscopic ProTech Tray is designed to secure and protect delicate and expensive laparoscopic instruments during sterilization, storage and transportation. The unique two level design of this Double Decker model means the tray will hold twice the number of instruments in the same amount of space.
Finally, full high definition digital video custom-made for the surgical environment. See it, try it hands-on at SAGES booth #812. The compact CXHD digital video recording/editing system gives superior image resolution (1920x1080 pixels) with effortless touch-screen technology and a unique Graphical User Interface.
Full-size procedure carts by InnerSpace are available in standard configurations such as GI Staple, Orthopedic, Vascular, Cysto/Urology, and more. The modular, inner-cell system and interchangeable storage accessories, such as trays and baskets with dividers, allows surgery departments to maximize storage capacity and efficiently manage supplies.
These surgical probes are ergonomically designed for intraoperative examinations. The 8814 is a surgical biplane transducer with precise needle guidance for biopsies, RF ablation and other interventional procedures. The 8815 probe offers compact size, easy handling and a multi-angled needle guide for easier access to difficult to reach areas.
The ENDO CLIP III 5mm endoscopic clip applier effectively affixes surgical mesh in minimally invasive procedures. The new clip applier builds on the proven technology of the original ENDO CLIP 5mm and has been designed with simplicity and reliability in mind. Features such as the digital clip counter, increased clip size and re-engineered jaw design make for an intuitive, easy-to-use instrument that consistently provides security.
The Solos Breast Endoscopy System allows physicians to examine the mammary ducts under direct visualization. It is capable of visualizing lesions at dramatically smaller sizes than is currently possible through mammography. The system employs advanced microendoscopes and optical technology to give physicians sharp, clear images of milk ducts where the majority of breast cancers arise.
Biodex Medical Systems has completely redesigned the popular Ultra Pro and Echo Pro tables to create a new concept in imaging tables: the Sound Pro. The Sound Pro table incorporates the imaging features of both the ultrasound and echocardiography tables combined. Fully loaded with ultrasound and echocardiography capabilities, the Sound Pro Combination Table offers a 30-inch width, 500-pound patient weight capacity and a height range from 23 inches to 39 inches; ideal for the bariatric market.
Siemens Medical Solutions recently introduced new capabilities in breast imaging for the ACUSON Antares ultrasound system. The new system’s premium editionl offers a breakthrough in breast ultrasound technology with a revolutionary elasticity imaging technology package, which is expected to enable physicians to accurately distinguish characteristics of breast lesions, more clearly demonstrating relative tissue stiffness or hardness, infiltration, and cystic regions.
Unlike conventional transbronchial needle aspiration biopsies, endobronchial ultrasound-guided TBNA’s breakthrough combination of maximum reliability and minimum invasiveness is expected to make it the biopsy method of choice for more accurate diagnosis and staging in the lung. Olympus’s BF-UC160F-OL8 endobronchial ultrasound-guided TBNA system features an innovative ultrasonic “hybrid scope” with linear-scanning ultrasound capability and a dedicated aspiration needle.
Parietex polyester mesh delivers all of the benefits of hydrophilic polyester, including tissue ingrowth and a collagen barrier to minimize visceral attachments, while providing patients with compliance and comfort. The mesh provides a three dimensional weave that creates the space needed for healthy cells to grow into the mesh.