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July 8, 2013 2:55 pm | by Mike Schmidt, Editor, Surgical Products | Articles | Comments

A product’s performance doesn’t mean much if it doesn’t justify the cost to acquire and utilize it. When it comes to surgical imaging equipment, value is often best understood when considered within the context of purchase price and financing terms.

Bed Lift

July 8, 2013 10:28 am | by Vidir Machine, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Calzuro Footwear

July 8, 2013 10:05 am | by Calzuro | Calzuro.com | Product Releases | Comments

Calzuro.com is pleased to announce 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.

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Environ-mate DM6000 Series

July 3, 2013 10:26 am | by MD Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

MD Technologies offers compact, wall-mounted Environ-mate DM6000 Series units. They are designed to eliminate costs of both disposable canisters and waste disposal, offering tremendous savings.  Most (~80%) fluid management cost is for canisters. Environ-mate units silently dispose of fluid from suction field directly to sewer, isolating staff from exposure.

Laboratory And Medical Zipper Bags

July 3, 2013 10:07 am | by Minigrip | Product Releases | Comments

Minigrip offers laboratory and medical zipper bags that include Lab Guard specialty medical bags with patented TearZone EZ-Open Feature. The company’s trademark Color Line colored zipper is well recognized by laboratory and medical professionals as representing the utmost in quality.

Visor Handband Loupe Magnifier

July 2, 2013 9:53 am | by Vision USA | Product Releases | Comments

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. The lenses are prismatic for convergence (better to see with both eyes) and the lenses / powers are interchangeable.

Suction Canister Systems

July 2, 2013 9:22 am | by Dynarex Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Dynarex Corp. has introduced Suction Canister Systems made of durable plastic designed for collecting and retaining aspirated materials. These canisters have self-sealing filters with increased flow which eliminate damaging backflow to the suction regulator.

Surgical Procedure Pack Identification System

June 26, 2013 9:49 am | by Medline Industries | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

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.

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GeniStrong Specimen Retrieval Solutions

June 26, 2013 9:42 am | by DeRoyal | Deroyal | Product Releases | Comments

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.

The Protector

June 25, 2013 9:56 am | by Innovative Medical Products | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Medical Products has developed ‘The Protector,’ a unique approach for pressure redistribution and to assist in the prevention skin chafing. The Protector is an easy-to-apply gel guard that adheres to the skin and serves as a defense from sources of irritation.

Innovative Medical Products Porta-View

June 21, 2013 3:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Porta-View from Innovative Medical Products lets surgeons view X-ray films right next to the operating room table. The sturdy, maneuverable stand frees surgeons, especially those performing delicate, intricate procedures, from having to leave the O.R. table to view X-rays.

Long-Sleeved Scrubs

June 21, 2013 9:57 am | by Medline Industries | Medline Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Medline Industries, Inc. has introduced the PerforMAX pOweR line of long-sleeved scrubs to help reduce the risk of infection by providing a protective barrier between the patient and a healthcare worker's bare arms. The long-sleeves are sewn directly into the short sleeves of the scrub top to create a layered look.

Disposable Cart And Equipment Covers

June 19, 2013 10:33 am | by Healthmark Industries | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Disposable Cart and Equipment Covers from Healthmark Industries come in clear plastic, for when you want contents visible, and opaque, for when you want contents out of sight. These tough polyethelene plastic covers protect carts and contents from dust and infection.

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ivNow

June 18, 2013 9:44 am | by Enthermics Medical Systems | Enthermics Medical Systems | Product Releases | Comments

The ivNow from Enthermics Medical Systems maintains precise temperatures of injection/irrigation fluids. This small, convenient unit can be placed on a countertop, or mounted on a wall or pole. The ivNow automatically detects the IV bag when it is placed on the unit and quickly warms the product to 40°C/104°F.

2014 Buyers' Guide

June 17, 2013 4:58 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

The complete product and supplier directory for the surgical market, the 2014 Surgical Products Buyers' Guide features information on equipment, systems, services, and supplies.

Conductive Fabric Warming Blankets And Mattresses

June 12, 2013 12:33 pm | by Augustine Temperature Management | Product Releases | Comments

The HotDog conductive fabric warming blankets and mattresses from Augustine Temperature Management meet SCIP normothermia guidelines. Air-free warming is recommended by orthopedic surgeons for improving patient safety in implant surgery.

Protexis Latex Hydrogel Surgical Gloves

June 12, 2013 10:31 am | by Cardinal Health | Cardinal Health | Product Releases | Comments

The new Protexis Latex Hydrogel surgical gloves from Cardinal Health are powder-free, made from natural rubber latex, and their exclusive coating makes them easy to don. Hydrogel is a hydrophilic coating bonded to the interior of the glove, which enhances donning lubricity.

Improving Patient Safety With Unique Device Identification

June 7, 2013 3:42 pm | by Warren Ward-Stacey, Sales Director, PRISYM ID | Blogs | Comments

Medical device manufacturers should welcome the proposed ruling for Unique Device Identification (UDI); however, being compliant by the effective date (based on classification) for some organizations may be a concern. UDI aims to identify errors involving medical devices and provide more rapid resolution of device problems.

GAMMEX Non-Latex Surgical Glove

June 7, 2013 2:59 pm | by Ansell | Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

Ansell's GAMMEX Non-Latex surgical glove is powder-free and made from latex-free neoprene. This product is designed to be a ideal choice for both latex-sensitive (Type I) and chemical-sensitive (Type IV) allergies of healthcare professionals and patients.

D-HELP

June 7, 2013 1:37 pm | by New Wave Surgical | New Wave Surgical | Product Releases | Comments

(2013 ESP Award Nominee) 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.

GAMMEX Non-Latex PI White Surgical Glove

June 7, 2013 9:55 am | by Ansell | Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

The GAMMEX Non-Latex PI White surgical glove from Ansell is powder-free and made from synthetic polyisoprene.  Wearers experience exceptional fit that also provides tactile sensitivity and dependability. This glove delivers all the performance characteristics of natural rubber latex without the risk of natural rubber latex sensitization.

ECT Patient Gown

June 5, 2013 11:55 am | by ECT Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

(2013 ESP Award Nominee) The innovative, reusable U.S. Patented ECT Gown increases patient satisfaction, improves nursing efficiencies, and address patient safety while helping to reduce cost for hospitals.

Product Q&A: Ansell's Gammex Non Latex Sensitive Surgical Glove

June 5, 2013 9:35 am | by Ansell | Articles | Comments

Ansell utilizes proprietary technologies and formulations to offer a wide variety of gloves that provide optimal protection, comfort, and safety to meet any personal or surgical need. To ensure the highest degree of safety, Ansell surgical gloves provide a secure protective barrier validated by extensive quality controls. Each glove is designed with a high level of tear resistance, as well as resistance to alcohol-based hand disinfectants.

Tri-Pull Secure Shoulder Solution

June 3, 2013 10:44 am | by Innovative Medical Products | Innovative Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

(2013 ESP Award Nominee) IMP’s Tri-Pull Secure Shoulder Solution employs three proven systems (Phase4 Gel Splint, Reznik Universal Shoulder Positioner, De Mayo RoTractor) to distract and control precise rotation of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery. The RoTractor delivers incremental amounts of arm rotation while maintaining shoulder distraction at the same time.

GAMMEX Non-Latex Sensitive Surgical Glove

June 3, 2013 10:30 am | by Ansell | Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

(2013 ESP Award Nominee) GAMMEX Non-Latex Sensitive is a major innovation in non-latex, chemical accelerator-free glove technology. The SENSOPRENE formulation allows for superior sensitivity while maintaining glove strength, offering unprecedented comfort and tactility with advanced allergy protection (against both latex and chemical allergies) for healthcare workers and patients.

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