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HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

April 23, 2013 10:35 am | by Olympus | Olympus America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Olympus Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System delivers value to surgeons and patients by reducing surgical errors and improving the speed, accuracy, and precision of surgical tasks such as dissection, grasping and suturing when compared with traditional 2D surgical systems.

MiSeal Reposable Thermal Ligating System

April 23, 2013 10:09 am | by Microline Surgical | Microline Surgical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microline Surgical, Inc. launched an enhanced version of its MiSeal Reposable Thermal Ligating System. MiSeal is the first and only reposable device that simultaneously seals and divides soft tissue using direct thermal energy, offering surgeons the ability to achieve exceptional patient outcomes at a considerable cost advantage.

Universal Large Bone Saw Blade Design

April 22, 2013 9:49 am | by Brasseler USA Surgical Power & Accessories | Brasseler USA | Product Releases | Comments

Brasseler USA Surgical Power & Accessories introduces its new universal large bone saw blade design that allows current customers who have Stryker System 7, 6, 5, 4 and 2000 to stock one inventory of compatible replacement saw blades at factory direct prices, without sacrificing quality.

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PlumePen

April 17, 2013 9:57 am | by Buffalo Filter | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter’s PlumePen electrosurgical pencil features a sleek compact design that combines precision surgical smoke plume management with electrosurgery in one device. Featuring Flexible Plume Capture (FPC) TechnologyTM, the extendable/retractable capture port lets surgeons customize the placement of the smoke evacuation inlet for optimum visibility.

Retractors For Spine Surgery

April 16, 2013 9:32 am | by Millennium Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

Millennium Surgical has announced an extensive offering of US and German made retractors for use in spine surgery. Cloward-style blade retractors for use in cervical procedures are offered in three styles, with long angled lip, short angled lip, and without lip.

Instrument Tray Rack

April 10, 2013 10:23 am | by Healthmark Industries | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Healthmark Industries announces the new Osteotome Rack to its Protech instrument trays line. The innovative design keeps osteotome tips from damage during transportation and reprocessing. These racks make it easy and safe for handling in and out of the OR.

Right Procedure, Right Device

April 3, 2013 9:05 am | by Covidien | Articles | Comments

Devices used in advanced surgical approaches such as MIS may result in an upfront increase in surgery/supply costs; however, they are crucial to reduce the post-operative, post-discharge clinical and economic burden.

GeniSis Veress Needle

April 2, 2013 9:26 am | by DeRoyal | Product Releases | Comments

DeRoyal now offers the GeniSis Veress Needle as part of its comprehensive endoscopic portfolio. Available in two standard sizes (120mm & 150mm length) the GeniSis Veress Needle provides maximum savings for laparoscopic abdominal access and insufflation.

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MIRA-i CS Retractor System

March 29, 2013 9:50 am | by Maquet | Product Releases | Comments

Maquet Medical Systems USA and Maquet Cardiovascular announced the launch of the MIRA-i CS Retractor System, an innovative, modular system designed to provide unsurpassed cardiothoracic access during minimally invasive revascularization procedures.

Salivary Duct Access Products

March 27, 2013 9:43 am | by Cook Medical | Cook Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Cook Medical has launched a suite of salivary duct access products that offer minimally invasive options for the treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease.

Disarm-It-All

March 22, 2013 9:49 am | by Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

Ansell introduces a new product of the Sandel brand of healthcare safety devices. The Disarm-It-All is the only counting and disposal box capable of single-handed removal of syringe needles, traditional scalpel blades, and beaver blades.

STRIP-T'S

March 18, 2013 9:50 am | by Kapp Surgical Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Self-adhesive STRIP-T’S from Kapp Surgical Instruments are designed to organize all surgical tubes, scopes, and instruments attaching any place on the surgical field.

Hands-Free Transfer Tray

March 15, 2013 9:44 am | by Aspen Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

Aspen Surgical announces the launch of its Bard-Parker Hands-Free Transfer Tray. The transfer tray provides surgeons and operating room staff with a method for organizing and passing surgical instruments safely and effectively.

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Sealed Container And Inserts

March 13, 2013 9:41 am | by Case Medical | Case Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

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.

AORN Survey: Better SSI Prevention Strategies Needed

March 11, 2013 9:05 am | by IrriMax | Articles | Comments

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a concern for 96 percent of operating room nurses responding to an industry survey at the recent Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 60th Annual Congress in San Diego. Adding to that concern is the need for new and better infection prevention strategies which the majority (92 percent) of respondents think is very important.

Bariatric Instruments

March 1, 2013 10:22 am | by gSource | Product Releases | Comments

gSource introduces bariatric instruments.  With their extra long length, they are useful for larger patients.

Vermont Lye Victim Gets New Face At Boston Hospital

February 27, 2013 11:06 am | News | Comments

Doctors at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital say 44-year-old Carmen Blandin Tarleton underwent the surgery earlier this month. A team worked 15 hours to transplant the facial skin, including the neck, nose, lips, facial muscles, arteries, and nerves.

Monopolar Enabled Handheld Laparoscopic Instruments

February 27, 2013 10:06 am | by Aesculap | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap offers over 100 patterns of monopolar enabled handheld laparoscopic instruments. The Sovereign monopolar line of reusable scissors, forceps, graspers, and dissectors are designed to meet both the high performance expectations of surgeons and today’s rigorous reprocessing environment.

RetractorPlus And AspiratorPlus

February 26, 2013 10:03 am | by Pano-Vac Surgical Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Pano-Vac Surgical Instruments, Inc. announces the launch of our new products that are useful in general surgeries and dentistry, RetractorPlus and AspiratorPlus.

Surgical Instrument Metal Detector

February 25, 2013 9:50 am | by Wizard Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Wizard Industries has released the new Wizard 4 Laser Line Surgical Instrument Metal Detector, the first to utilize laser indication. The new tool provides pinpoint accuracy for recovering valuable surgical tools during operating room inspection and surgical drape disposal.

Heart Catheterization Surgery With Radial Stent Approach

February 21, 2013 10:49 am | by YouTube | Videos | Comments

Typically, for stent placement, the femoral artery in the groin, is the standard access site. Dr. Stephen Tann shows why the radial approach an Interventional cardiologist is a much better process because the small artery in the wrist is an access site, improving patient safety and comfort.

Miracle Scissors

February 20, 2013 9:28 am | by Advanced Medical Innovations | Advanced Medical Innovations (AMI) | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Medical Innovations offers its line of Mayo and Metzenbaum Miracle Scissors. A cam mechanism has been incorporated to make sure the scissors’ jaws are always together and will cut consistently every time without splaying.

ICD Leads: Thinner May Not Be Better

February 15, 2013 2:55 pm | by Chris Kaiser | Articles | Comments

The failure and subsequent recall of two popular brands of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) leads may have more to do with size than mechanics, Italian researchers suggested.

Sealing And Cutting Device

February 15, 2013 9:06 am | by Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aesculap, Inc. announces its Caiman 5 sealing and cutting device. Caiman 5 features a proprietary hinged jaw which provides balanced tissue compression proximally and distally.

PlumePen

February 14, 2013 2:33 pm | by Buffalo Filter | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter’s PlumePen electrosurgical pencil features a sleek compact design that combines precision surgical smoke plume management with electrosurgery in one device. Featuring Flexible Plume Capture (FPC) TechnologyTM, the extendable/retractable capture port lets surgeons customize the placement of the smoke evacuation inlet for optimum visibility and the most effective capture regardless of blade length.

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