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. As a result, energy delivered to the tissue’s surface creates a clean, even seal, free of charring, reducing the need to seal tissue twice.
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.
At a time many Americans devote to counting their blessings, a group of underprivileged patients in Veracruz, Mexico are thankful to be regaining the most critical aspects of rural life – their mobility and livelihood.
Olympus offers the Thunderbeat, a single multi-functional instrument with ultrasonic, bipolar energies, allowing a surgeon to simultaneously seal and cut vessels up to and including 7 millimeters in size with minimal thermal spread.
A multipurpose medical catheter can both monitor heart functions and perform corrections on heart tissue during surgery. The device marks the first time stretchable electronics have been applied to a surgical process known as cardiac ablation, a milestone that could lead to simpler surgeries for arrhythmia and other heart conditions.
MAQUET Cardiovascular offers the MEGA 7.5Fr. 30cc and 40cc intra-aortic balloon (IAB) catheters. These catheters will allow clinicians to provide patients with hemodynamic support, regardless of their height. The design of the MEGA IAB family provides benefits for patients and clinicians–MEGA’s balloons displace blood in the aorta during diastole, resulting in improved augmentation and unloading.
April 23, 2012 TRU-Vu Monitors, Inc. has just released a new 22-inch Medical-Grade LCD display that is optimized for a wide range of medical applications from near-patient monitoring and endoscopic systems to surgical operating rooms. The new MM-22C is a widescreen (16:10 aspect ratio) high-definition (720p HD) color LCD monitor with an ultra-wide 178º x 178º viewing angle, quick response time and brilliant color reproduction.
Megadyne's Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator is now even easier to use with a new faceplate interface for improved access to all modes. The original generator was designed specifically to be easy to use; this latest version has been further simplified as its push-button functionality now offers intuitive, dedicated buttons to activate each function and mode.
Invuity has introduced a new line of surgical devices that provide surgeons enhanced visibility during spinal surgeries. The instruments integrate Invuity's Eigr technology, enhancing visualization by bringing illumination inside the incision. The spinal instruments line features the Eigr Saber, a single-use, low-profile, ergonomic, hand-held illumination device with integrated suction.
Dr Craig G Rogers at the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a robotic partial nephrectomy using a robotic Doppler probe (Vascular Technology) for identification of hilar vessels and confirmation of parenchymal ischemia.
Dr. Jesse Jupiter Chief, Hand and Upper Extremity Service Massachusetts General Hospital, MA Dr. Jupiter describes his experience and opinion on using HemaClear for surgical procedures, especially on the elbow. For more information, visit http://hemaclear.com/ .
Video showcasing the innoport device. The InnoPort, a product of Innovia LLC, facilitates performance of laparoscopic surgery through one incision, instead of multiple incisions, with the goal of minimizing pain, scarring, and recovery time for patients. The device's simple, hollow, cone-shape design grants physicians unrestricted access to the abdominal cavity with up to three rigid, curved, and/or articulating 5mm instruments.
MacPherson Medical Inc. has launched a novel multi-purpose surgical instrument tray that is designed to eliminate unnecessary prep time in the operating room. Made of Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers, the Stat-Mat® Minor surgical tray reduces instrument set-up time from as much as 10 minutes to only 10 seconds, plus it protects instruments from damage and ensures fast and accurate instrument count.
Stallion Headlamps from Bryton Corp. are surgical light sources that can provide light consistently for up to 9 hours. According to the company, the technology uses minimal energy and produces zero heat, giving surgeons the freedom to move during a procedure with ease comfort. The system’s cordless design also contributes to safety for the whole surgical team by removing the possible dangers that come with fiber optic cables.
The disposable Standard Via-Guard® from SurgiMark, Inc. alternates clog-free Tip and adjustable Poole suction in one unique instrument.
The Vascular-Pediatric Via-Guard® offers atraumatic Tip and adjustable Poole suction in one versatile instrument covering most suction requirements.
The Standard Via-Guard® atraumatic Tip and AdjustaFlow® Poole suction features 2-in-1 performance covering most suction requirements.
SurgiQuest’s Ultra Low Profile AnchorPort® SIL Kit is used to perform a laparoscopic single incision cholecystectomy.
This video demonstrates an anal fistula repair using the Lone Star Retractor System for Colorectal Procedures with Ernesto Drelichman, MD.
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