Stratasys Ltd. announced that optimized manufacturing pre-settings for its Objet30 OrthoDesk and Objet Eden 3D Printers have been added to the latest release of 3Shape Implant Studio Implant Planning and Surgical Guides Design software. 3Shape Implant Studio implant planning and guided surgery software is designed to bring together implant planning, prosthetics, and drill guide design to provide a cost-efficient solution that saves chair-time and improves patient experience.
Schaerer Medical, a Swiss manufacturer of surgical tables for over 100 years, features the Arcus Heavy Duty Surgical Table. The unique cantilevered design allows for 53” of imaging access, more unobstructed imaging area than even slide top tables. The low heights achieved by the Arcus are excellent for bariatric or robotic surgery.
Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of regulatory-compliant, medical-grade power protection and connectivity solutions, has introduced self-locking outlet covers to prevent unauthorized electrical device connections in healthcare environments. With easy “push-in” installation and removal requiring a Phillips head screwdriver, the outlet covers provide optimum security, adaptability, and compliance with safety regulations.
The CHROMOPHARE F Generation with Precision Beam Technology from Berchtold is a patented, ultrathin, highly maneuverable design focusing 650 beams of overlapping light into a homogenous column with ideal depth of illumination and superior shadow control. Precision Beam Technology combines the power of 104 LEDs with reflector technology to multiply and redistribute light onto the surgical field.
The Stallion Elite surgical headlight from Bryton is a cordless headlight with an extremely high output LED light source of 200,000 Lux. According to the company, it is as bright as a fiber optic light, but without cables.
Healthmark Industries has introduced a new labeling system with two-part labels and a premium label gun. The label gun offers fast and simple drop-in loading, an accurate and precise label feed, clean and easy insertion and removal of the ink-roller, and a one-piece robust and resistant plastic housing for full coverage and protection of the label roll inside.
SurgiTel’s next-generation Mini LED headlight is a mobile and portable, battery operated alternative to shadow and glare producing overhead lights. Co-axial lighting provides the surgeon well rendered lighting even in deep cavities. It uses patented technology to provide a powerful beam at a low weight.
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...
Encompass Group, LLC introduces Essentials Staff Apparel to its line of nonwoven products. Essentials Staff Apparel delivers all the basic features and in two color options: Blue and Wine. Essentials Staff Apparel is a cost-effective way to reduce cross-contamination and minimize costs associated with loss or theft of reusable products. Colors can be used to differentiate between departments, visitors, and patients.
Medline Industries, Inc., offers 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.
Calzuro.com offers the latest Calzuro model. The new sole has improved traction plus optional Heel Strap Kit accessory. Calzuro continues to offer a design that promotes maximum comfort, resulting in less fatigue during long standing hours or on hard surfaces.
Vidir Machine, Inc., leading manufacturer of vertical storage solutions, is releasing for the first time a new vertical storage product, the Bed Lift, that is revolutionary to the medical and hospital industry. The innovative Bed Lift will allow hospitals and medical facilities throughout North America to save valuable floor space and reduce clutter filled corridors allowing medical personal to focus on patient care.
DSM a global leader in biomedical materials science and regenerative medicine, announced it has developed a novel ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) membrane technology. Initial use of the proprietary membrane technology will be in peripheral stent graphs used to treat peripheral artery disease. Dyneema Purity membrane technology is a new entrant into the material space and serves as an alternative to currently used ePTFE films (polytetrafluoroethylene).
Kimberly-Clark Health Care's MICROCOOL Surgical Gowns are designed to provide fluid resistance, microbial resistance, flame resistance, and lint and abrasion resistance. The company's patented microporous fabric is composed of a thin yet strong layer of breathable film enclosed in layers of soft, nonwoven fabric.
CS Medical is pleased to announce that the company now offers TEE probe storage cabinets. The TEE probe is essentially a type of endoscope. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) require endoscopes to be hung vertically in a manner that will protect them from contamination.
AirClean Systems is pleased to announce the release of their latest probe storage solution. The CleanShield Endoscope Storage Cabinet provides a proper dedicated storage area that protects delicate endoscopes from potential damage and minimizes environmental contamination of the disinfected endoscopes. CleanShield is constructed completely of thermally fused polypropylene that can be disinfected easily and is non-hygroscopic.
Suction-Easy is a simple, safe, and very effective form of immediate oral suction from EM Innovations. A unique double-valved design allows continuous one-handed operation while the other hand directs the suction tip throughout the patient's oropharynx. A consistent vacuum force is applied with each squeeze of the bulb and the material drawn into the bulb is expelled into a 1,000 cc collection bag. Suction-Easy allows excellent visibility to remain throughout the procedure.
Because of the cost and complexity associated with capital equipment purchases for the operating room, hospitals must carefully evaluate what their investments will bring in terms of improved productivity and efficiency. While it is nice to have state-of-the-art equipment complete with cutting-edge features and capabilities, it does more harm than good to make the investment if the equipment cannot be leveraged properly...
Nuvo offers the Nuvo VistOR MS LED Surgical light. The VistOR MS LED light provides 120,000 lux, excellent shadow control, unique pattern adjustment, and the Nuvo sterile handle controls. According to the company, this product is available in a single-, dual-, or triple-ceiling mounted system.
AliMed VeriClean O.R. Table Straps are the only Amsco-style straps with welded seams available today. No stitches, no punctures, no place for bacteria to hide—every inch of the resilient, thermoplastic-urethane surface can be disinfected to reduce the risk of cross-contamination. Traditional straps have stitched seams with perforations and thread fibers—a breeding ground for bacteria and extremely difficult to completely disinfect.
Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Integra LifeSciences Corporation to sell its Confluent Surgical product line. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2014, subject to receipt of regulatory approvals...
Berchtold’s Combination Mounting Solution maximizes room design customization while reducing installation construction expenses. Combination Mounting allows for multiple pieces of surgical support equipment to share a single mounting position versus requiring multiple mounts. Examples include booms, surgical lights, lead shields, monitors and other accessories.
The New Hybrid D-HELP from New Wave Surgical is the only system designed to keep the laparoscopic and robotic lens defogged and clean from start to close and comes with removable batteries for better disposal options.
Nuvo introduces the Nuvo VistOR MS LED Surgical light. The VistOR MS LED light provides 120,000 lux, excellent shadow control, unique pattern adjustment, and the Nuvo sterile handle controls. According to the company, this product is available in a single-, dual-, or triple-ceiling mounted system.
Scintillant Surgical Light from Engineered Medical Solutions is a sterile, single-use, focused illumination device to help improve visualization. This battery powered light can be used with the supplied accessories and does not require a bulky external light source, thus eliminating the need for clumsy cords and awkward headgear. The device can also be used independently as a hand-held light source.