Halyard Health, formerly Kimberly-Clark Health Care, announced recently that it is the first and only manufacturer to receive 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of their sterilization wrap portfolio with all standard sterilization modalities. ...
Masks, face shields, and surgical helmet systems effectively safeguard both doctor and patient from cross contamination yet they impair the ability of medical teams to communicate effectively. Specialty headsets from the Eartec Company overcome this limitation by providing instantaneous wireless voice communications.
At the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 30-Dec. 5 in Chicago, Siemens Healthcare presented two new clinical applications for angiography. ...
DePuy Synthes Spine* today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the VEPTR®/VEPTR II™ Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib Devices for the treatment of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome (TIS), a rare congenital condition where severe deformities of the chest, spine or ribs impair breathing and lung growth in children.
3M announces the next generation of its iconic Littmann brand stethoscopes: the 3M™ Littmann® Classic III™ Stethoscope. The innovative design and consistent production quality give medical professionals a reliable tool to achieve their best.
Urologists now have new options for stone extraction devices when performing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), as Cook Medical is launching the Perc NGage® and Perc NCompass® nitinol stone extractors today ...
Surgical Products readers have selected the A.T.S 4000 Tourniquet System from Zimmer as the November/December Readers' Choice product.
The use of electronics in the operating room, hospitals or doctors’ offices are becoming the norm with doctors and nurses carrying around many different types of gadgets to record patient information. How do they keep their gadget germ free and sterile in an environment that must remain sterile and safe?
Spectra254, a developer of high-power, easy-to-use, affordable UVC light decontamination systems, announced that results from an independent laboratory study finds Spectra254’s 1000 Series ultraviolet light system to be 99.9 percent effective in killing an Ebola surrogate virus.
J-Plasma is a transformational, helium-based, gas plasma technology that offers remarkably low thermal spread, a high level of precision with versatility across multiple surgical specialties.
2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, MIS Products, Encision’s AEM EndoShield Burn Protection SystemNovember 21, 2014 11:32 am | by Surgical Products Staff | Comments
According to Encision, their new AEM EndoShield Burn Protection System provides advanced AEM monopolar energy with guaranteed elimination of stray energy burns to patients.
Robotic FloShield, is a new standard in maintaining unparalleled visual clarity during laparoscopic surgery.
Encompass Group, LLC, announces Brilliance® Gel Fiber Pillows to offer patients and residents the experience of a down filled pillow with the advantage of a hypoallergenic polyester gel fiber. The Pillow Factory division of Encompass Group is the market leader in healthcare pillows.
The Quantum Shoulder Positioning System "Beach Chair" features fast no-lift mounting and simplified setup and removal.
2014 ESP Award Winner - Second Place, Tables, Positioning and Accessories, Frontier Medical Innovation’s GStirrupNovember 19, 2014 12:01 pm | by Surgical Products Staff | Comments
The GStirrup from Frontier Medical Innovations is a patient positioning tool that provides safety, stability, and comfort to patients’ legs when in the lithotomy position.