Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Ethicon) announced the launch of HARMONIC ACE +7 Shears with Advanced Hemostasis (HARMONIC ACE+7), the first purely ultrasonic device with a 7 mm sealing indication. HARMONIC ACE+7 combines the precision and multi-functionality expected of HARMONIC with reliable large vessel sealing; a benefit combination that does not exist in any other product.
2014 ESP Award Submission: The AUTOLITH Touch System and AUTOLITH URO-Touch System from Northgate Technologies, Inc.May 21, 2014 11:08 am | by Northgate Technologies, Inc. | Northgate Technologies Inc. | Comments
The AUTOLITH Touch System and AUTOLITH URO-Touch System from Northgate Technologies, Inc. are bipolar electro-hydraulic lithotripsy systems designed for effective fragmentation of urinary and biliary stones via natural body channels, laparoscopically or percutaneously. They safely uses bipolar electrical energy in saline to fragment stones using small flexible bipolar probes.
The GStirrup from Frontier Medical Innovations is a patient positioning tool that provides safety, stability, and comfort to patient’s legs when in the lithotomy position. It can be attached to any exam table in seconds with no tools required.
Mitek Sports Medicine, a leader in orthopaedics sports medicine and a part of the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, announced it has added the RIGIDFIX Curve Cross Pin System, the first of its kind, designed specifically for use with the anteromedial (AM) portal approach to enable a more anatomic ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction.
Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is pleased to offer cleaning brushes for flexible bone reamers. The brushes are constructed of white medical-grade, anti-microbial bristles and 31” rigid stainless steel rods/shafts, in diameters of 3mm, 5mm, and 7mm. Spectrum’s bone reamer cleaning brushes are reusable and are packaged in units of three.
Aplicare Sterile Skin Antiseptic povidone-iodine products are available in sponge sticks, swabsticks, prep pads, and packets. They meet key guidelines and practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) to help improve patient safety.
undORwear, Inc. offers its undetectable thermal undershirt. The shirt is a warm base layer that is worn under operating room scrubs. It is designed to keep the wearer's core warm regardless of the OR temperature and will be unseen under scrubs with its undetectable design. The shirt is also moisture wicking, and its eco-friendly anti-microbial technology inhibits bacterial growth.
The 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 the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.
SurgiMark’s disposable, multifunction Via-Guard suction sets provide enhanced patient care, eliminate cross-contamination, consolidate inventory, and increase efficiency. The one-of-a-kind Vascular/Pediatric Via-Guard suction set is the industry standard for many procedures, including orthopedics and neurosurgery.
Ansell provides a complete portfolio of safety solutions designed to address sharps injuries in the operating room and ensure compliance with OSHA, AORN, and the American College of Surgeons.
NDSsi has developed a new surgical display designed to bring the latest imaging technology to cost-sensitive emerging markets. Offering an advanced feature set including LED-backlight technology, the 21” EndoVue SE delivers the image quality of a high-definition (HD) surgical display in an affordable solution. The 21” EndoVue SE display provides medical-grade reliability, and is specially engineered for multiple applications within any OR setting.
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.
Kimberly-Clark Health Care is now offering its Kleenex Clean Hands Care Patient Kit to hospitals and healthcare facility customers. The kit contains a bottle of Kleenex hand sanitizer, a Kleenex tissue pocket pack, and Kleenex wet wipes for the face and hands. The kit also includes a patient guide to hand hygiene and a door hanger to remind staff and visitors to wash and sanitize their hands when entering or exiting their room.
Opticomm-EMCORE offers its lines of HDBaseT extenders, in the form of the compact, stand-alone c-linx Series and the rugged card-based Optiva OTC Series products. With Emcore’s CATx technology, video sources such as media players, Blu-ray, DVD players, laptops and video cameras can transmit over a single, reliable CATx cable to a display or projector.
Key Surgical, a leader in sterile processing, operating room, and instrument care supplies, offers a new Scope Cleaning Brush to its product line. This new brush is a welcome addition to an already wide variety of Key Surgical scope cleaning brushes and is the longest available at 240cm.