VTI offers the new Flexible Drop-In Doppler probe for use in laparoscopic and robotic procedures for positive identification of vasculature.
Ecolab Inc. announced the availability of the Vari-Lens2 line of microscope drapes that help optimize visual accuracy for surgeons while maintaining an effective sterile barrier. The design enhancements of the Vari-Lens2 products include an easier to maneuver objective lens cover and an angled, glass lens that provides durable scratch resistance and improved light transmission to enhance definition while at the same time reducing glare.
Case Medical offers the SteriTite universal sealed container and MediTray inserts. They are designed to provide an easy-to-use, cost-effective system for sterilization, organization, instrument protection, and storage of surgical devices.
The Aplicare sterile skin antiseptics from Clorox Healthcare are sterilized after the product has been placed in the packaging, offering a distinct difference from products with non-sterile formulas. Each lot of sterile Aplicare povidone-iodine is sterilized to a 10-6 assurance level.
Medicus Health announces the release of its new antimicrobial anti-fatigue mats with no slip. According to the company, it eliminates the hazard of floor mats that slide around on smooth floor surfaces.
LoupeCam (by VizVOCUS) introduces the new ProHD camera for surgical loupes and headlights. This nickel-size camera, weighing only 0.4 oz, offers a 3.0 MP sensor, a built-in microphone and HD video recording 1280x720p directly to your laptop, with support for Windows and MAC (Parallel & VmWare).
Vision USA offers the Task-Vision Visor Handband loupe magnifier. According to the company, the product is distortion-free, optical-grade acrylic coated for abrasion resistance and increased light transmission.
Lista International Corporation offers modular drawer storage cabinets. According to the company, these versatile solutions create a space-efficient workspace which also provides for clean, safe, highly organized storage of hospital supplies and equipment.
AirClean Systems VP50 Endocavity Ultrasound Probe Workstations allow effective and efficient disinfection of transvaginal ultrasound probes while protecting the technician from potentially harmful exposure to high level disinfectant vapors.
Cardinal Health offers “blue” double-gloving systems in support of safety initiatives. The system includes a “blue” foundation with a light-colored overglove. Our undergloves - Protexis PI Blue with Neu-Thera and Protexis Latex Blue with Neu-Thera Surgical Gloves - are powder-free, available in synthetic polyisoprene (PI) and natural rubber latex (latex), and are blue in color.
Medline Industries, Inc., introduced the first-of-its kind surgical procedure pack identification system to help improve OR efficiency, eliminate waste, and enhance patient safety. Featuring easy-to-read color-coded labels and forms, Medline’s EMPOWER system features easy-to-read, color-coded outer packing labels and matching color-coded insert forms that easily identify each pack and reduce the chance of selecting the wrong pack.
Bleach-Rite Spray is a one-step, intermediate level disinfectant containing 0.525% or 1:10 dilution of sodium hypochlorite from Current Technologies. EPA registered Bleach-Rite Spray is stabilized and the expiration date is stamped on every bottle. Wipe down high-touch areas such as light switches, IV poles, carts, trays, bedrails, doorknobs, commodes, BP cuffs, and counters quickly and efficiently.
QED Medical introduces the C3 LED Headlight & Conversion Kit. Users can bring LED to existing BFW Halogen II, BFW Halogen III, QED Medical Centauri 2, and High Q Dental’s Centauri portable headlights with a simple conversion from Halogen to LED.
TYRX’s AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope is a polypropylene mesh pouch/sleeve specifically designed to aid in the stabilization of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs), such as pacemakers or defibrillators (ICDs), as well as to help prevent surgical site infections associated with CIEDs.
Current Technologies offers the Mini Hype-Wipe bleach towelettes. According to the company, they have rapid kill times, including a one- minute kill time for TB, Strep, Salmonella, Pseudomonas, Norovirus, RSV, H1N1, ESBL, CRKP, Rotavirus, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and a two-minute kill time for MRSA, VRE, and Staph. They also enable quick, convenient disinfection of equipment such as glucometers and urinalysis or blood chemistry devices.