Advancements in infection prevention have greatly increased the surgeon’s ability to give their patients the best possible care. SurgiClear from Covalon Technologies integrates two well-known antimicrobials (chlorhexidine and silver) into the film dressing’s soft silicone adhesive. The dual antimicrobial silicone adhesive kills 99.99 percent of bacteria and suppresses re-growth of microbes on the patient’s skin, maintaining a preferred environment for wound healing.
The 2View Specimen Mammography Container is designed to reduce the incidence of re-excision in partial mastectomy surgery cases by providing 90-degree orthogonal views without the risk of damage from manipulation. Furthermore, it recently received patent number 8162140B2 in 2012. The specimen travels from the OR, through Radiology, to Pathology, and untouched by human hands.
NDS Surgical Imaging has expanded its family of advanced LED backlight surgical displays with the release of the new 24” Radiance G2, 55” Radiance G2 and 24” EndoVue monitors. The benefits of LED backlight technology are many. LED displays consume less power, thereby reducing energy costs. NDSsi stabilized the LED backlight at 500 cd/m² for the life of the product with the introduction of its 26” Radiance G2 High-Bright display.
DePuy Synthes CMF (Craniomaxillofacial), a leader in skeletal and soft tissue repair and reconstruction and part of the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, announced the launch of TRUMATCH CMF Solutions for facial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, distraction, and cranial reconstruction.
Scintillant Surgical Light from Engineered Medical Solutions is a sterile, single-use, focused illumination device to help improve visualization. This battery powered light can be used with the supplied accessories and does not require a bulky external light source, thus eliminating the need for clumsy cords and awkward headgear. The device can also be used independently as a hand-held light source.
Waterloo Healthcare is now offering a complete line of side load glove box dispensers to help you fight the spread of HAIs. Manufactured from lightweight yet durable aluminum, these glove box dispensers will stand up to the test of time. They are available in four different configurations and finishes, a standard crème textured powder coat, or one of the three premium architectural wood grain applications.
The new Great White Platinum Stirrups from SchureMed have the following notable features: higher weight capacity, a larger boot to comfortably fit larger lower legs, an innovative handle design, three axes of movement, among more.
Ecolab Healthcare is announcing the availability of Express Gel Hand Sanitizer, a new waterless hand sanitizer for healthcare professionals that kills 99.99 percent of pathogens tested within 15 seconds. The product’s mild, 96 percent biobased formula dries quickly for easier gloving, helps maintain skin moisture, and helps enable hospitals to meet sustainability goals by reducing consumption of non-renewable resources.
Steris offers Prolystica 2X concentrated instrument cleaning formulations, which are proven solutions for manual cleaning and for automated washing systems. Prolystica 2X products are flexible, fast-acting formulations for all cleaning needs. Prolystica chemistries are meant to provide superior cleaning, rinse away easily and are biodegradable. They help maintain and protect instrument/device surfaces and functions.
The TELETOM Equipment Management System from Berchtold is a modular, custom-configurable boom that allows facilities to tailor its design to specific clinical environments. Clinicians make the determination for the placement of services and accessories, complementary equipment, length of arms, and positioning capabilities to optimize available space, and maximize both clinical efficiency and effectiveness.
CoolShirt Systems offers the CoolDog, a.k.a. the SafetTemp TEC, a new "iceless" personal cooling system. The CoolDog operates quietly and is under two feet high to easily stay out of the way of staff. OR Surgeons and staff won’t perspire, suffer heat-induced fatigue or lose concentration. This easy-to-use “iceless” unit cools or warms, and is compatible with any CoolShirt that uses water.
Encompass Group, LLC, is pleased to offer an exciting new choice to hospital and extended care patients. DreamAngel pillows offer exceptional patient comfort along with the protection required in a healthcare setting. The pillow interior is filled with premium 100 percent hypoallergenic down alternative fiberfill (made in the United States with recycled materials).
A.M. Surgical, Inc. announced today the launch of the Stratos Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System. The Stratos Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System is used for the surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The Stratos offers a minimally invasive surgical approach to relieve the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and results in a smaller incision, less pain, and a quicker return to work and normal activities when compared to traditional open carpal tunnel release surgery.
Megadyne Medical Products released a new adult monitoring patient return electrode featuring a five-meter-long cable designed for easier use in operating room settings featuring surgical booms. These single-use pads provide an easy, cost-effective option for patient safety during electrosurgery.
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. offers its CelluTome Epidermal Harvesting System. According to the company, it gives an automated, precise and reproducible process of harvesting autologous non-damaged epidermal tissue. The CelluTome System allows for a simplified and convenient way to harvest epidermis and provide autologous epidermal micrografts.