The REALIZE Adjustable Gastric Band is a surgical implant for weight reduction and improvement in obesity-related health conditions in individuals suffering from morbid obesity. In a gastric band procedure with the REALIZE Band, a soft, adjustable silicone band is wrapped around the stomach to create two chambersa small upper stomach with a narrow opening to the lower stomach.
EZC Medical recently released two new airway management product to improve visualization during intubation. The Intubaid, is a simple stylet that enables providers to see during endotracheal intubations. The Intubaid fits within most endotracheal tubes and laryngeal masks to provide video-assisted visualization of the laryngeal inlet.
At Ansell, we understand how much responsibility rests in your hands. That’s why we work hard to develop innovative surgical gloves like our powder-free Encore® line. The Encore® family includes a glove for every need and provides the superior barrier protection of latex while decreasing risks that may be associated with powder.
Peaches Uniforms has partnered with film and television actress Katherine Heigl to launch an exciting new line of healthcare uniforms and scrubs for women. The Katherine Heigl Collection brings a high level of style and sophistication to medical professionals who value looking good as much as they value their work.
With such noteworthy advances in surgical technology over the past few decades as minimally invasive surgery, the use of lasers and now the growing potential of NOTES, certain surgical techniques, while still extremely useful, can appear a bit outdated. The basic technology behind electrosurgery, for instance, has seen very little change since it was first developed and harnessed over 80 years ago.
IMP now offers patient positioning head donuts and chest rolls to complement their TUFFease line of gel products. The adult head donut measures eight by three by two inches and the chest roll measures sixteen by four inches. Both pressure reducing gel positioners are in stock and ready for immediate shipment.
The MorphBoard Extension Kit System is designed for use in Anterolateral Hip procedures. It transforms the distal end of the OR table to allow a narrow extension for the non-operative leg while the operative leg is dropped off the back of the table for adequate femoral exposure.
Terminal® Brand Biohazard Bench-Top Keepers can be used to collect contaminated non-sharp waste without having to make unnecessary trips to a central biohazard container. Plastic lined to avoid leaking, the Bench-Top Keepers keep work areas neat and clean economically. These containers are available in two convenient sizes.
Qosina announces the addition of three hydrophilic in-line IV filters to our inventory. These filters remove particles and microorganisms and have reliable air elimination. Each filter is comprised of a hydrophilic primary membrane composed of polyethersulfone (PES) and a hydrophobic 0.1µm PDVF vent membrane.
This unique L-Block with integral Dose Calibrator Shield features a color LCD Display with a CCD Camera. The adjustable camera allows the user to view the work area and tailor the image for wide angle or close-up views. The benefits of the camera/display combination are twofold. It eliminates the potential fogging problem often associated with lead glass caused by the synthesis process of radiopharmaceuticals.
COUNTERZORB™ Ultra Absorbent Mats have been designed to protect counter tops and surfaces from liquid spills, chemicals and contaminants. Each mat has a unique six-ply construction with a polyethylene backing that is water and chemical resistant. With its multiple layers of fine fiber absorbent pockets, these mats possess greater liquid retention than course fiber towels.
Mini Tank Holders provide a safe, convenient and economical way to carry M6 oxygen cylinders. The holders attach to the handles and frame of a wheelchair and automatically position the tank so as to not interfere with the user’s head or back. Each holder has two pockets and can be used for carrying two M6 cylinders or one cylinder and miscellaneous oxygen supplies such as tubing.
Sroufe offers two new Sher Brand inlays, the 4200 Tri-Laminate Diabetic Insole and the 4210 Bi-Laminate Diabetic Insole. Both insoles are full length foot orthoses designed to protect the feet of individuals with diabetes and those in danger of skin breakdown and ulceration from diabetes.
NFPA approved Digital Clock Timers keep time in a clear, easy-to-read format for OR settings. The large red digits are easy to read in any lighting condition, unlike the typical smaller blue-green digits. The flush wall mount display is over 170 percent larger than most brands and is visible at more than three times the average maximum viewing distance.
The Curved Spatula laparoscopic electrode is the latest addition to Megadyne’s line of E-Z Clean Disposable Laparoscopic Electrodes. The curved spatula is available in standard stem for use with hand controlled electrosurgical pencils or as split stem for use with a foot-control cord. E-Z Clean is a patented, green nonstick coating that minimizes eschar build-up on electrode tips, allowing them to be used with lower power settings, which reduces excess smoke and thermal necrosis.