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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The complete product and supplier directory for the surgical market, the 2014 Surgical Products Buyers' Guide features information on equipment, systems, services, and supplies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) QED Medical offers the C3 LED Portable Headlight System. The C3 features an even, defined, brilliant field of intensity; an adjustable spot size; variable intensity control; and 7.5 hours of continuous use on high intensity from a lightweight, Li-ion battery pack.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) 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.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) Thermoflect Heat Reflective Technology can prewarm surgical patients and warm patients throughout the surgical journey even in procedures lasting an hour or less. Thermoflect Heat Reflective Technology patient warming products offer a simple solution to hypothermia. The patient warming products are based on technology pioneered by NASA.