The MAQUET Spinal Positioning Device provides optimal patient positioning for various types of spinal surgeries. This carbon-fiber frame and radiolucent pad system allow for 360-degree imaging of the spine and is adaptable to any MAQUET mobile or system-based surgical table. This positioning device has a patient weight capacity equal to that of up to 1000 pounds and its open frame and unique pad design reduce pressure on the patient’s abdomen.
Biodex offers C-Arm Tables designed to optimize patient positioning. The Surgical C-Arm Table 846 features a motorized actuation of height and free-float X-Y tabletop, making it ideal for pain and cardiovascular applications. Three-axis motorized positioning plus X-Y free-float, make the Surgical C-Arm Table 840 optimal for cardiovascular procedures.
The Arthroscopic Traction Assist provides proper positioning and suspension of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery. This prefabricated device eliminates pressure sores caused by traction. It is made of orthopedic grade polyethylene plastic and is foam lined for patient comfort. The autoclavable device is complete with eyelet, positioning cord and a pre-sewn cotton stockinette.
The HELIOS fiber optic surgical lighting and camera system is a 300-watt xenon fiber optic light system that provides bright light with a color temperature of 6000 degrees K and is optimized for true tissue color rendition. It has a variable light intensity control that allows zero to 100 percent illumination.
The X8000 Light Source complements the Stryker 1188 HD Camera by enhancing its picture with clean, pure light that enables Stryker’s high-definition video equipment to capture the most brilliant and detailed visualization in the surgical market today. The X8000 is powered by a 300-watt xenon elliptical bulb and features Align-Lock™ technology with an improved user interface.
The SheerVision FireFly Infinity Surgical Headlight is twice as bright as many LED headlights with 54,000 Lux of light. With ultra-lightweight comfort and superior light uniformity the Infinity is a single affordable package. Featuring hands-free, powerful illumination the system includes two five-hour batteries and a rapid charger.
The Stryker Visum® Surgical Light Systems provide an ideal combination of brightness, maneuverability and shadow resolution. With superb illuminating intensity from each lighthead, these lights are engineered to provide brilliant white light without sacrificing color accuracy. When positioned at the ideal distance from the surgical field, the Stryker Visum 600 provides a 28-inch solid column of light, which means that the light should not have to be adjusted during surgery.
The Vision XL is a surgery and examination light that includes a 16-inch diameter elliptical re?ector design for improved shadow reduction. This light has a large, pre-focused pattern with homogenous light distribution. The Vision XL has a removable sterilizable handle and an additional positioning handle mounted on perimeter.
The Bright Star LED Rechargeable Lighting System is portable and offers a number of headset viewing options. It features both an adjustable knob and cushioned head loupe for greater comfort and convenience. Featuring bright, direct LED light, dual pivot points, an on/off switch and rechargeable AA batteries, the headset is available alone or with 1.
The Dale® PediDucks Neonatal-Infant Tracheostomy Tube Holder is ready to use and provides fastener tabs that are shaped to easily fit into the flange of any size trach tube and has a rounded hook-and-loop back tab fastener for sizing. Featuring a neck band with a duck pattern, this latex-free holder has a moisture repellent lining and is a very effective way to secure tracheostomy tubes.
The Allen® EZ I.V./Irrigation Tower has “Lift-Assist” which neutralizes irrigation bag weight. Four independently adjustable hooks each safely support up to 10,000 cc of fluid. Comfortable, quick-release knobs permit vertical adjustment of hangers from 5.5 feet to 8.5 feet. This nurse-friendly design makes it easy for all personnel to change irrigation bags.
The EVOLVE SLV office use surgical laser system utilizes contact tissue vaporization, producing immediate relief not found with older minimally invasive technologies such as Microwave and Radio Frequency. The highly portable system produces up to 120 watts of power delivered through an optical fiber, and draws110 Volts from standard power outlets, making it suitable for use in a physician’s office or OR.
The TITAN UltraGrip Cables feature a new handle design that encourages cable removal by the handle and discourages removal by pulling on the actual cable. The pre-bent handle positions the cable to avoid strain without extending to far beyond the light source, reducing the risk of accidental contact.
MAQUET modular mobile or system surgical tables are versatile enough to meet the patient positioning requirements of a wide range of surgical procedures. These tables are designed in collaboration with leading surgical institutions to meet specific preferences and workflow requirements. The highly engineered solutions are designed for their intended purposes, providing superior patient access and associated comfort for the patient and the entire surgical team.
There is no denying that the surgical field is in the midst of a technological revolution. New and better surgical systems and medical devices are being developed, tested and brought to market at a staggering rate and simply keeping abreast of the latest innovations can be a trying experience. This is by no means a bad thing, of course.