Covidien introduces its Leak Compensation software feature for the Puritan Bennett 840™ ventilator system to provide continuous levels of mechanical ventilation to patients requiring respiratory support, regardless of the level of gas leakage that might occur in the circuit or past a patient interface device in the clinical setting.
B. Braun Medical inc. has created the Contiplex® FX system to answer the need for simple, cost-effective ultrasound guided Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (CPNB). The latest generation of B. Braun PNB products is intended specifically to support providers who no longer utilize a Dual Guidance or stimulation approach, as well as blocks that can be performed without the aid of stimulation.
Puritan Bennett 840 Neonatal ventilator Covidien announces that three new platforms for its Puritan Bennett™ 840 ventilator ― the Puritan Bennett 840 Neonatal ventilator, the Puritan Bennett 840 Universal ventilator and the Puritan Bennett 840 Pediatric-Adult ventilator ― are now available in the United States.
Adenna Explorer is an 8 mil thick, 9½ inch long, powder-free latex exam glove designed to provide extra protection and stronger resistance to wear and tear on the job. The glove fingers are almost double in thickness when compared to regular exam gloves.
Calzuro has announced the latest model of their original shoe, which can be repeatedly washed, bleached and even steam sterilized up to 300 degrees F. With a new bottom sole for improved traction and a modified Heel Strap Kit accessory, Calzuro offers a design that promotes maximum comfort and durability, resulting in less fatigue during long standing hours or on hard surfaces.
Spectrum Labs' full line of OR imaging drapes are made from soft anti-stat polyethylene, to avoid obstructing the view. The camera drape product line includes Universal Camera Drapes and Tear Tip Camera Drapes. The drapes' stretch openings provide a tight seal, which lowers repairs costs caused by repeated soaking in sterilant.
The Stretchair is a multi-functional combination stretcher/chair, specifically aimed at simplifying the task and reducing the number of attendants required to efficiently and safely move patients of great bulk and weight to or from various hospital locations for diagnosis, treatment, or other procedures.
Detecto introduces the 6857DHR bariatric scale, a heavy-duty, yet lightweight scale with a balanced design and integral wheels that make it easy to move. The 6857DHR is engineered specifically for weighing obese and unsteady patients and features a 24" (610mm) square, low-profile platform with non-skid surface and sturdy handrails with padded grips.
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.
New Wave Surgical’s Defogging Heated Endoscopic Lens Protector system (D-H.E.L.P) provides optimum visualization during laparoscopic or robotic surgery. The compact unit affixes to patient drapes allowing quick access to the defogging/cleaning system using only one hand.
Olive Medical offers the True HD Medical Camera. The complete camera system includes the TCK1 HD camera head and 24mm coupler, OVB1 camera control unit, and OHD1 surgical display and is compatible with all other systems on the market.
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).
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.
Cook Medical’s Women’s Health division introduces the Guardia™ AccessET Curved Embryo Transfer Catheter, featuring Cook’s patented EchoTip® technology. The catheter’s echogenic band allows the catheter tip to be seen more clearly under ultrasound, which can allow for more accurate embryo placement.
The device’s new design simplifies jugular deployment, minimizes trauma and is compatible with full line of IVC filters. Physicians can now navigate even the most tortuous anatomy with greater speed and safety with the next-generation inferior vena cava (IVC) filter delivery system introduced by Cook Medical at TCT 2009.
Capsa Solutions' extensive line of anesthesia, malignant hyperthermia and procedure carts feature the company's innovative entry management system (EMS), which ensures compliance with auto-relocking and audit trail capabilities. The carts employ multiple mobile power solutions which run the latest hardware for extended periods of time.
Armstrong Medical has introduced its newly designed All Aluminum Medication Cart Packages. The medication carts feature lightweight aluminum construction, double-wall construction, stabilizing frame and bumper, 14 colors to chose from, and much more. Packages include accessories such as lockable cassettes, patient bins, bin dividers, and more.
The Allen® Accessory Cart provides convenient storage for most surgical table accessories. Six rails and a deep bin afford plenty of storing space and optional accessory hooks allow quick and easy storage. The weighted base makes the cart tip-resistant and reduces potential vibration during transport.
Results from the initial clinical trial of the ClariVein® catheter, used in a new minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins, have been announced. The device combines mechanical and chemical modalities to accomplish vein treatment in an in-office setting. Steve Elias MD FACS FACPh was the principal investigator of this IRB-regulated trial conducted at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, NJ.
Diversified Plastics, Inc. announces a new urethral sling introducer in which the company helped with engineering and injection molding components. The introducer is to be used by surgeons to place a sling around the bladder and/or the urethra to treat stress incontinence and must fit well in the surgeon's hand to provide the proper torque to easily glide the sling into place and secure it.
ETHICON, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, presents BIOPATCH® Protective Disk with CHG (chlorhexidine gluconate) to be applied around catheters to reduce the risk of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs). According to the company, the product offers: The ability to be placed directly on the skin at the point of catheter insertion and provide 7 days of continuous active antisepsis.
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.
Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. introduces their Peel Pouch Rack. The rack is designed to support peel pouches on edge and separate the pouches during steam sterilization. This easy-to-use modular solution provides a convenient means to organize, sterilize and store peel pouches.
New to DeRoyal’s product offering: GeniStrong Specimen Retrieval Solutions provide a solution for endoscopic specimen retrieval needs. Available in multiple sizes (Medium, M/L, Large & *custom sizes) to support an array of laparoscopic surgical procedures, this single-use product offering is latex-free, versatile, and easy-to-use.
Medela, Inc’s Vario 18 AC, Vario 18 AC/DC or Vario 18 AC/DC C/I are used for aspiration, ears, nose and throat, gastroenterology and tracheostomy. It can be used in wound drainage, in airway support, and respiratory support. The Vario 18 removes surgical fluids, bodily fluids, tissue, bone, gases and infectious materials.
Patient Safety Gear, Inc. has introduced the G-sleeve, designed to eliminate the risk of potential injury when treating mastectomy, lumpectomy with lymph node removal and dialysis. The G-sleeve is an alerting tool used to signal that there is to be no blood draws, blood pressure or intravenous on the patient.
The Lumex® AltaDyne Five-Inch Alternating Pressure / Low Air Loss Overlay System is a portable, less costly option for alternating pressure mattress replacement systems in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. It is an effective pressure management option for both homecare and long-term care settings alike.
KIMBERLY-CLARK Gastric Lavage solution rapidly and effectively cleanses the stomachs of patients suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding, accidental poisoning, or drug overdose. The system is designed to alleviate patient exposure to toxins and help prevent caregiver exposure to patient body fluids.
The Standard Via-Guard® from SurgiMark, Inc. offers clog-free Tip and AdjustaFlo® Poole suction in one instrument. It clears fluids faster, saves time, eliminates excess SKUs, and lowers costs. The Vascular-Pediatric Via-Guard® extends the unique features to a wide range of use covering most suction requirements.
The Platinum Series Suction Regulators provide high performance suction control and carry a 12 Year Warranty due to their workhorse design and durable materials of construction. The regulators incorporate the companies latest technological advances, such as Self Cleaning Technology and the patented, virtually indestructible XL gauge.
Microline Surgical, Inc., a manufacturer of reposable instruments for minimally invasive surgery, offers its MiSeal™ Reposable Thermal Ligating System. MiSeal is the first and only reposable device that simultaneously seals and divides soft tissue and vessels using direct thermal energy, offering surgeons the ability to achieve exceptional patient outcomes at a considerable cost advantage.
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.
The MicroSpot Fractional Laser was designed to improve on traditional CO2 lasers. Its innovative fractional technology results in less pain and quicker recovery times for patients. The device performs resurfacing and rejuvenating procedures in less time than traditional lasers, often requiring only one visit.
The Precision Air Products Life Island family of integrated isolation room ventilation systems provide HEPA filtered laminar airflow, to protect patients, visitors and healthcare workers from airborne micro-organisms. Life-Island Systems filter breathing air through a HEPA filter that is 99.99% efficient at removing bacteria carrying particles (0.
The Airsonett Airshower® air purification system minimizes cross contamination of germs and bacteria, and reduces the risk of airborne infection for faster relief and treatment. The unit delivers “clean room” air directly to the breathing zone of a patient within three minutes after the unit begins operating with little, if any, remixing with surrounding air.
Ethicon, Inc. introduces the ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device, the first fixation device to feature an absorbable “strap” design. The unique, absorbable “strap” design of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ offers surgeons several advantages when performing hernia repair procedures.
Ethicon, Inc. introduces the ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device, the first fixation device to feature an absorbable “strap” design. The unique, absorbable “strap” design of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ offers surgeons several advantages when performing hernia repair procedures.
The Dale® Bendable ArmBoard for stabilizing and securing IV and arterial lines can be bent and re-shaped many times and has a soft, padded cover for comfortably holding a patent’s wrist in any desired position. Featuring two soft elasticized straps that attach using Velcro®, this all-in-one system eliminates taping and allows easy access to the radial artery.
The MONOJECT PREFILL ADVANCED I.V. Flush Syringe for Sterile Delivery features a proprietary design that prevents the plunger tip from bouncing back, virtually eliminating syringe induced reflux. Both saline and heparin syringes are manufactured with the same unique features that aid in proper flushing technique and minimize reflux.
BERCHTOLD Corporation introduces an automated No Touch Transfer System, NTTS, which facilitates movement of a patient’s IV equipment and fluids throughout a hospital facility. The NTTS utilizes the lifting and lowering mechanisms of the hospital bed or boom to transfer an integrated IV pole between locations without the need for manual movement of equipment or fluids.
Microtek brand probe covers offer innovations such as Isosilk latex-free material for imaging needs where disease and contamination control is a high priority. Microtek General and Endocavity Probe Covers are also available in sterile or non-sterile packs. They are telescopically folded, and contain sterile gel and medical grade tape strips with latex free rubber bands for customized fitting.
Kubtec announces the Digiview 250®, a flat panel detector. This low dose, high-resolution detector is ideal for neonatal, pediatric and extremity imaging. The Digiview 250 weighs less than seven lbs., has a high resolution - 96µ pixel size, 14 bit contrast with a 20 cm x 25 cm active imaging area and integrates with any existing X-ray source.
December 7, 2009 Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) introduced its portfolio of products designed to manage dose radiation at this year’s 95th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. One of the new products is the EasyDiagnost Eleva.
Cygnus Medical has introduced the Operating Room Set-Up Kit with Fiber-Free Mop System. Cleaning an operating room requires tools that remove particles at the microscopic level. String mops leave behind thousands of fibers that can become airborne, increasing the risk of hospital acquired infections.
Ruhof’s new line of autoclavable instrument trays, kidney dishes and bowls are made of medical grade polypropylene that can withstand the high temperatures of autoclaving without cracking, discoloring, rusting, staining, and denting. According to the company, this new line features: Reusable.
The Test® Instrusponge™, an absorbent swab on a flexible wand that is available in various sizes. It feeds into the internal channels of scopes, providing what the company feels is a more accurate indication of remaining bioburden. An Ultrasnap swab tube.
The Karl Storz OR1® Icon-Driven A/V Control System Interface provides efficient operation and monitoring of all operating room components from a single touchscreen and allows user- and operation-specific equipment parameters to be programmed easily from outside or within the sterile area. The A/V Interface uses easy-to-use icons to provide intuitive graphic representations of all OR 1® image sources and available displays.
GE Healthcare has introduced the OEC 9900 C-Arm Wireless Service Platform (WSP),which allows clinicians to wirelessly send images from the C-arm at any time without having to move equipment. WSP also improves workflow efficiency and allows for near real time consultation between surgeons and radiologistsin the OR.
In response to rising concerns about hospital acquired infections as it relates to the recent shift to electronic records, iKey has developed a series of cleanable medical keyboards and a mouse designed to reduce cross contamination. The new liquid-proof keyboards feature low-profile silicon rubber keys that can withstand bleach cleaning, and are easily sprayed or wiped down for complete disinfection.
Caldera Medical's Desara® Sling System for stress urinary incontinence offers surgeons outstanding flexibility and ease of use. Desara® can be used with any surgical approach including transvaginal, suprapubic and transobturator. Caldera offers a line of reusable instruments, allowing the surgeon to choose the best approach for each patient.
The Double Grasper is a reusable device that can be used to grasp and hold tissues for approximation, and in preparation for suturing or stapling. Features include: Two independently operated jaws on either side of a shared central plate. Subtle yet effective teeth on each jaw to prevent slipping and sliding.
Surgical Repair Technologies (a division of Sohniks Endoscopy) is a state-of-the-art, FDA-registered complete repair facility located in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and specializes in the repair of all makes and models of flexible and rigid endoscopes, orthopedic power equipment, Phaco emulsification instruments and all instrumentation commonly used in modern surgical procedures.
With a sleek compact design, the PlumePen Electrosurgical Pencil combines precision surgical smoke plume management with electrosurgery in one device. With an extendable/retractable capture tube, the PlumePen allows surgeons to customize the placement of the smoke evacuation inlet for optimum visibility and the most effective capture regardless of blade length.
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.
OmniGuide, Inc. announces it has expanded its BeamPath® CO2 laser fiber technology into the Gynecology (GYN) market with the availability of the flexible BeamPath-GYN. The BeamPath-GYN fiber is designed to enhance the safety and precision needed by surgeons in gynecology and is suitable for procedures such as laparoscopic endometriosis treatment, lower genital condyloma and dysplasia, and myomectomy.
Power Sources Unlimited offers the Cincon TR30RAM Series of 30 Watt, wallmount, medical grade, AC/DC switching power adaptors that are now compliant to CEC Level IV Standards. The TR30RAM Series boasts: Acceptance of a universal 90-264VAC input. Interchangeable AC plugs. Fully-regulated single outputs ranging from 5VDC to 24VDC.
The Luxtec® MLX 300W Xenon light source is the culmination of many years of development and expertise. It provides an unprecedented 1,000 hour lamp warranty, an increase of over 50 percent from current technology. The Luxtec MLX light system also provides new Smart Fan Technology, which enhances system cooling and improves unit performance.
Designed for surgical illumination, the ONE HEADLIT battery powered system has a tether-less design, allowing surgeons complete freedom in the operating room. The unique ultra-lightweight design offers unparalleled comfort. ONE HEADLIT provides superior quality when compared to conventional light systems, with an optical navigation engine that is color-balanced for surgery and allows for light aperture, direction and intensity adjustments.
NDS Surgical Imaging’s ScaleOR™ provides universal video format conversion with a modular design to accommodate analog or digital signals. ScaleOR converts input video and scales it for up to three simultaneous output formats: 3G-SDI, DVI-D, and DVI over single fiber. The user has control over advanced features such as RGB gain, brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, zoom and scaling settings through the on-screen-display menu.
First marketed in 1994, the ENDO STITCH 10-mm single use automatic suturing device has application in endoscopic procedures as it affords surgeons the ability to perform extracorporeal and/or intracorporeal knot tying including running and interrupted sutures. Sutured needles are available in a variety of suture material, sizes, and lengths (7-inch or 48-inch) delivered by the ENDO STITCH Single Use Loading Unit or the ENDO STITCH Triple-Stitch Single Use Loading Unit.
CareFusion now distributes Minimally Invasive Devices, Inc.’s FloShield™ product line for laparoscopic surgeries. CareFusion is the exclusive external distributor for FloShield and will market and sell the products alongside its own line of V.Mueller® and Snowden-Pencer® surgical instruments.
The CARESCAPE CIC Pro assimilates real-time and historical patient data from multiple monitoring sources for caregivers. This product integrates data to view a single patient, or up to 16 patients, per display. Clinicians can view near real-time parameters, manage patient information and view a one-hour trending of parameters to make informed treatment decisions.
Welch Allyn has teamed with Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System to standardize their facilities with FlexiPort® blood pressure cuffs, a single-patient disposable cuff that travels with the patient throughout their stay. In doing so, the system, which includes the Seattle and American Lake Divisions and all community-based outpatient clinics, will help reduce the risk of spreading infectious disease and decrease their overall costs.
As part of NDSsi’s value segment, the EndoVue is a high-definition display that features digital and analog HD video inputs and many other key benefits. Its compact and lightweight design allow for easy installation on a cart or boom. The new EndoVue™ is an affordable alternative to a full-featured surgical display but can still accommodate high-definition signals from a variety of medical imaging sources, including endoscopes, ultrasound, PACS, and vital signs.
Miltex is offering three new sterile and disposable Endometrial Biopsy Cannula products and Sampling Sets for OB/GYN applications. The Endometrial Biopsy Cannula are offered in both a SoftFlex and FirmFlex style for easy one-step sampling. The SoftFlex™ is ideal for standard or routine patient sampling applications where a more flexible cannula is desired by the clinician.
Sanarus Medical offers two new products utilizing their proprietary cryo technology, the Cassi Rotational Core Biopsy Device and the Visica Treatment System. Cassi is a hand-held large-core biopsy device that is fully automated and disposable post procedure. It uses Sanarus’ patented Stick-Freeze technology to quickly and efficiently perform accurate breast biopsies, and requires no capital expenditures.
Ranfac has announced the release of a Bracketing System designed to prevent accidental shearing during biopsies. In trying to reduce the high incidence of positive margins and the need for reexcision or mastectomy after single hooked wire excisions, a system of placing multiple hooked wires around the perimeter of a lesion before excision has become common.
EDGECO introduces a cost-efficient stretcher for ER and general hospital use. Providing a basic fixed height, these stretchers ease mobility with their convenient hand holds on each corner. According to the company, features include: Long-life polyurethane, double-ball-bearing swivel casters that ensure quiet movement.
0 Innovative Medical Products announces the Multi-Groove Base Plate, eliminating the need for OR personnel to move a patient into an exact orientation on the base plate without compromising patient stability during hip surgery. The multiple-groove plate gives OR personnel more flexibility and positioning options than a single-groove plate.
The Solor vest is designed with clinician comfort in mind. Using warming technology powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery, the vest features two temperature settings. A single battery charge lasts up to six hours, and additional batteries are available separately so users can easily swap out a depleted battery for a fully-charged unit.
The Disc-FX is a minimally invasive discectomy system with a multi-functional access system for maximum treatment options and enhanced patient outcome. The Disc-FX system includes the patented, navigational Trigger-Flex® Bipolar System used extensively in endoscopic spine surgery. It is an accessory for the patented Surgi-Max® Radiowave energy source that has been clinically proven to provide maximum precision, versatility and safety.
The Pink Pad - Pigazzi Positioning System from Xodus Medical is designed to mold to the patient's body, providing stability and maintaining patient position throughout the procedure. Its for single patient use, and it decreases potential cross contamination with reusables.
The Allen® Spinal System attaches to an existing OR table, providing an advanced spinal platform for a fraction of the cost of a standard spinal table. The system’s carbon fiber frame provides unhindered C-Arm access. The Wing Sets and C-Prone Head Positioner are designed to manage skin integrity issues and adjust for a customized fit for each patient.
Instrument Specialists Inc. offers the Alumi-Hand, designed to make hand positioning easy during hand surgeries by keeping a patient’s hand and fingers flat and immobilized while the anti-tilt tab prevents rotation of the arm. Made of pliable aluminum and non-latex foam, the Alumi-Hand is sterile, radiolucent and available in three sizes.
The AirMatt allows staff to laterally transfer patients on a comfortable cushion of air without lifting. With no weight limit, the system can be used throughout the hospital in any application where a patient needs to be moved from surface to surface. The entire system weighs only 18 pounds and fits conveniently into a small storage and carrying bag on wheels.
TransMotion Medical TM11 motorized mobile procedure chairs convert from chair to stretcher with easy push-button control. The chairs enable patients to go from admission to discharge on one surface, no transferring required. According to the company, features include: Reduced risk of falls and injuries.
Sher Brand 481 and 483 Tri-Laminate Orthotics feature a nylon top cover and antimicrobial agent. The laminates are attached to a semi-rigid polypro shell for maximum support and also feature a leather base. These orthotics can be molded to fit a patient’s foot by using a heat gun to heat the shell and then shaping accordingly.
The | 958 post surgical bra was designed by a plastic surgeon to be the only all inclusive post surgical bra to help aid in the recovery of breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, breast reduction, mastectomy, lumpectomy & general surgery. Featuring a soft lace trim with the comfort of adjustable Velcro® shoulder straps that expand up to an extra four inches, the | 958 bra is hand crafted and constructed of cotton, lycra spandex, and is latex free with Velcro front closure.
Advanced Medical Innovations unveiled the Neutray™ Sharps Passing Tray for hands-free transfer of sharps during a surgical procedure. It has been specifically designed to handle many of the different styles of sharps used in today’s operating room.
Keeping both patients and clinicians safe from wirestick injuries Each year medical device facilities have a requirement to update their Exposure Control Plan. This update must include the evaluation of new safer technologies. Many infection control managers and OR supervisors evaluate safety scalpels, newer methods of suturing or closing wounds etc.
Environ-mate DM6000 Series Suction-Drain Systems offer low-cost, practical solutions to fluid waste management concerns. The compact, wall-mounted units collect fluid directly from the suction field and dispose of it directly into the sanitary sewer. The healthcare staff is isolated from exposure to suctioned fluids, and cost is minimized due to reduced requirements for disposable supplies.
Simulab offers the TraumaChild, a high-fidelity soft tissue simulator designed to train advanced trauma surgical skills. This simulated five-year-old breathes, bleeds and has replaceable tissues for a first cut experience. According to the company, the system can train on procedures such as: Cricothyroidotomy Percutaneous Tracheostomy Needle Decompression Pericardiocentesis Chest Tube Insertion Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage Additionally, features include: Anatomically correct five year old body form with articulating head Replaceable tissues bleed when cut, enhancing realism and obscuring student's vision Airway system powered by internal ventilator; providing an airway response to the trachea, lungs & thoracic cavity Anatomically and tactilely correct tissues are easy to replace and offer each student a first cut experience Designed with the course coordinator in mind with simplified cleaning and maintenance of replaceable parts Product components include: TraumaChild Body Form Replaceable Tissues Ventilator User's Guide/Instructor's Guide Maitenance Kit, including skin conditioning powder and arterial fluid Dissected DPL Sample Carrying Case For more information, visit www.
Nursing CE Portal provides users with a growing library of web-based continuing education courses that offer the latest and most important information regarding perioperative nursing. The dynamic, accredited courses are designed specifically for perioperative nurses by the nation's leading experts.
The Large Body System with Removable Monitor from 3-D Med is designed to remove the monitor from the trainer and set it on the included pedestal. This allows the user to drape the trainer and locate the monitor for best viewing visibility. The body is torso-like in size with 14 ports that provide flexibility for training and demonstration.
Olympus has announced the addition of a broad line of advanced, dissolvable sinus spacing and hemostat products to its already extensive ENT product portfolio. These products include spacers, foams and powders available in either plant-based or chitosan polysaccharide polymers. The plant-based and chitosan compositions have been formulated to improve post sinus surgery recovery, comfort and healing.
The VERSALOK rotator cuff anchor was developed to provide greater versatility in rotator cuff repair. The device allows surgeons the ability to address various tear pathologies with one implant and a variety of suture passing configurations including single row, dual row and suture spanning. The VERSALOK anchor expands by 29 percent post-deployment to provide solid fixation under the cortical bone.