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Electrosurgical Generator for GI Surgery

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Bovie Medical Corp. | Comments

Designed with input from GI clinicians, the ICON GI™ electrosurgical generator for gastroenterological procedures offers many features including intuitive touch-screen interface, physician preference database and common sense messaging. It has a digital platform and all the connectors necessary to integrate it into the GI suites of the future.

Low-Voltage Tissue Treatment System

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Gyrus Acmi | Comments

The PK™ Technology platform allows surgeons to perform a wide range of tissue treatment procedures with maximum precision and safety. The system provides low-voltage RF energy to resect rapidly at low temperatures and with minimal thermal spread, virtually eliminating charring. It also combines the safety of saline with “seal-as-you-cut” tissue resection and vaporization for treatment of BPH and bladder tumors.

Bariatric Instruments

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Comments

Spectrum Surgical has introduced a full line of bariatric instruments. These instruments are available in many patterns with lengths of up to 18 inches for improved reach in bariatric patients. Instruments include Tungsten Carbide needleholders, scissors, suction tubes and more. They are made in Germany using the finest German stainless steel and backed by Spectrum’s lifetime guarantee.


Bariatric Surgery Drapes

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Comments

The Convertors® Bariatric Surgical Drape is specifically designed to meet the needs of the two most common bariatric surgeries: Roux-en-Y Gastric By-Pass and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding. This surgical drape has been engineered with the support of a leading bariatric surgeon and is designed to accommodate the unique demands of these surgical procedures.

Adhesion Barrier for Abdominal & Pelvic Surgery

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Genzyme Biosurgery | Comments

Seprafilm® Adhesion Barrier is a bioresorbable membrane comprised of chemically-modified HA-CMC. It is intended for use following open abdominal or pelvic surgery, including bariatric procedures, serving as a site-specific, temporary adhesion barrier that physically separates tissue and organs during healing.

Bariatric Positioner

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | David Scott Company | Comments

David Scott has expanded its BeanBag positioner product line with the addition of the 46-inch by 46-inch Bariatric BeanBag with a “U” shaped shoulder cutout. All of the Vacuum-Pac BeanBag positioners are constructed of a black urethane film that repels staining better than vinyl. In addition, the BeanBag’s unique Valve System is replaceable if compromised.

Tableside Fluoroscopy System

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Comments

The AXIOM Luminos TF tableside fluoroscopy system is designed to accommodate the growing population of obese and bariatric patients. The system can support up to 600 pounds in the locked horizontal position and 500 pounds with table movement. Additionally, a spacious 55-cm wide opening between the imaging table and intensifier enables larger patients to fit easily within the system, providing for more comfortable positioning.

Large Patient Positioning Accessories

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Allen Medical Systems | Comments

Allen Medical Systems carries a comprehensive line of OR table accessories to support the positioning needs of large and obese patients. These accessories include Armboards, Table Width Extenders, Security Straps and Nissen Straps rated for patients weighing up to 1000 pounds. In addition, the company provides the Ultrafin™ Stirrups which are rated for patients up to 800 pounds in weight as well as large pad sets for the table and the accessories.


Motorized Patient Handling System

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Stretchair Patient Transfer Systems, Inc. | Comments

The 675 Motorized Stretchair® is a unique self-contained motorized patient handling system with a riding platform for the caregiver. With a 675-pound weight capacity and 28-inch seat width, the new patient transport system features TEMPUR-MED® pressure management cushions, integrated handset and joystick controller for all powered functions including sit-to-stand lift seat assist, chair-to-stretcher articulation, and vertical lift.

In-Line Suction Filter

October 11, 2006 7:08 am | Buffalo Filter | Comments

The ALL Day In-line Filter is rated for multiple procedures so it can be used throughout the entire day. Manufactured with ULPA filtration media rated 99.9995% efficient at 0.1 micron, this filter easily connects with wall suction to filter airborne particulate created from tissue ablation during electrosurgical and laser procedures.

Computer-Powered Endoscopic Stapler

October 11, 2006 7:08 am | Power Medical Interventions Inc | Comments

Designed for use in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, this computer-powered endoscopic stapler for consists of a multi-patient Power Linear Cutter (PLC) used in conjunction with the SurgASSIST® system. SurgASSIST is a fully automated surgical stapling platform comprised of a microprocessor driven power unit, a flexible shaft and a variety of Digital Loading Units® or DLU’s.

Medical Grade Color Printer

October 11, 2006 7:07 am | Sony Electronics | Comments

The UP-55MD medical grade A5 size color printer is equipped with the company’s exclusive ImagePort™ Interface feature, allowing the user to simultaneously save images onto a pocket-sized USB storage device while the image is being printed. The ImagePort interface automatically saves images to a removable storage device with each print.

Adjustable Wire Shelving System

October 11, 2006 7:07 am | Comments

The Super Adjustable Super Erecta™ 2 wire shelving system features patented corner releases along with posts that provide a visual guide for quickly positioning shelves without tools. Like the original “Metro Shelf,” this shelving system is ideal for both stationary and mobile applications, or as part of a high density, active aisle systems like the company’s Top Track and HD qwikTRAK.

Surgical Caps & Hoods

October 11, 2006 7:07 am | Precept Medical Products, Inc. | Comments

These surgical caps and hoods are designed to provide comfort as well as the appropriate coverage during medical situations. Surgical caps include the Softec™ cap made of a hi-loft non-woven material, the Super Soft Cap made of DuPont’s Softesse™ material and the Kaycel surgical cap made from a scrim-reinforced tissue for maximum absorbency.

Endoscopic Camera Platform

October 11, 2006 7:07 am | Pointe Conception Medical | Comments

The EndoHub_1.0™ low cost camera platform for endoscopy has applications in general surgery and the doctor’s office. The platform includes a 480p single and 720p output three CCD camera head and control unit with an integrated image capture system. The three CCD camera output is selectable between 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios.


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