Sage Products has introduced an FDA-approved, alcohol-free chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) formula in an applicator cloth to help protect against surgical site infections (SSIs). The new two-percent CHG cloths have been shown to reduce microorganisms on the skin, including MRSA, VRE and other antibiotic-resistant organisms.
The Natural Orifice Linear Cutter (NOLC) enables surgeons to perform procedures through the gastrointestinal tract (GI) without cutting or puncturing the skin of the abdominal wall. This has the potential to advance laparoscopic surgery, as well as the emerging Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) field.
Among the most basic and important skills a surgeon has is the ability to close a wound, whether it be caused by accident or during surgery. This has been the case since the dawn of surgery as a profession. Once the work has been done and the patient treated, the closure of the surgical site can be almost as critical to the patient’s outcome as the success of the surgery itself.
Booth # 3355 Allen Medical has developed and extensive line of technologically advanced surgical positioning accessories to improve patient outcomes and caregiver safety, while enhancing our customers efficiency. The products include spine, leg, arm and wrist positioning systems for spinal, urological, gynecological and orthopedic procedures performed using open or laparoscopic/arthroscopic techniques.
Booth # 2776 ScanMo racks are a flexible racking system designed for both angled and horizontal placement of its baskets. Baskets and trays (storage modules) are placed at an angle so that sutures can be used in a gravity feed manner. Products are clearly visible, neat and organized. Storage modules are designed around the European Standard of 40x60 cm.
Booth # 2469 This radiolucent armboard with secure positive locking rail mounting system features a built-in mounting mechanism allows for easy vertical up and down movement, adjusting the armboard to level of O.R. Table surface without changing the pad. The armboard provides easy 180-degree rotation when mounted on either side of O.
Booth # 2417 The EC1730bl is a dual-chambered warming cabinet with independent touch keypad controls. The upper fluid compartment holds up to 30 liters and can be set to warm either irrigation or injection fluids. Temperature range for injection fluids is 95 to 110 degrees F, while the range for irrigation fluid is 95 to 150 degrees F.
Booth # 2869 Linemaster’s new Infrared Wireless Footswitch eliminates the nuisance of wires, while invisible infrared light waves emit 360 degrees of signal.
Booth # 1411 The TAB-Stay, a Tension-Adjustable-Blade Stay, when used with the Lone Star Retractor Ring, provides exposure similar to that obtained by a hand-held retractor but with self-retaining technology and convenience. It is suitable for surgery cases requiring deeper tissue retraction such as hernia repair, head/neck procedures and certain urological surgeries.
Booth # 2264 Blue Diamond BeanBag/Vacuum Pac Positioners are very easy to use. Simply attach the suction line and it quickly molds to the patient, disconnect the line and it will retain its molded shape. After surgery, a simple push the release button returns the BeanBag will to its original shape.
Booth # 1855 The Encore HydraSoft® latex surgical glove is powder-free and features a hand-friendly coating that moisturizes the skin. The glove’s innovative, hydrating coating technology helps to maintain the skin’s natural barrier function while helping to prevent the onset of contact dermatitis and delivering the most-consistent skin hydrating performance compared to similar alternative surgical gloves.
Booth # 2445 The Convertors® pediatric print face mask system (patent pending) offers an entire line of pediatric print facial protection products in both adult and child sizes. This face masks system was developed to encourage children to wear their masks when recommended, while assisting in the implementation of an effective Respiratory Etiquette program.
Booth # 1375 With tools ranging from the electrosurgical generator to active electrodes to return electrodes, MEGADYNE is a full solution electrosurgical provider. By continuing to add innovative products to its product line, MEGADYNE has established its position as an end-to-end electrosurgical provider featuring a complete circuit of Electrosurgical care.
Booth # 3173 At 30 inches wide and less than 3.5 inches thick, the low profile, Akton® polymer-topped, high-density viscofoam Action® G2 Bariatric Table Pads provide shear and pressure reduction for patients weighing up to 500 pounds. These clinically tested pads feature a very low-profile design that allows greater surgeon access plus patient stability.
The Powered Shoulder Arthroscopy Positioner provides safe and speedy shoulder arthroscopy set-ups, particularly when combined with the Auto Beach Chair Function of the 6700B Hercules and 3600 Utraslide Surgical Tables. Both tables also feature removable back and leg sections, making shoulder arthroscopy set-ups even easier.