Cohera Medical Receives IDE Approval to Begin First No-Drain Clinical Study of TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive in the U.S.December 14, 2012 3:09 pm | News | Comments
Cohera Medical, Inc.®, a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to begin the first no-drain clinical trial for its TissuGlu® Surgical Adhesive product in the U.S.
CooperSurgical announces the release of the new Carter-Thomason II Port Closure System, designed to ensure safer, quicker port site closure for average to obese patients undergoing a range of laparoscopic procedures. The system is comprised of two precisely engineered components including the advanced Suture Passer and Suture Guide.
Tronex recently unveiled its new line of Non-Sterile Elastic Bandages. The 100-percent latex-free bandages feature custom-blended fabrics and leading weave density. This results in superior clinical benefits, including consistent compression hold, durability, elasticity, patient comfort, and convenience.
Onyx Medical Inc. introduces the iPRUM, a thoracic WiFi portable drainage system. It can be remotely controlled via PC or smart phone to monitor and control air and fluid volumes over time. The iPRUM is quiet, lightweight (2 lbs) and portable.
Doctors in Houston reconstructed a newborn girl's chest after she was born with one-third of her heart lying on her stomach and beating outside of her body. Surgeons worked for six hours to create space in little Audrina's chest for her heart and stretched her skin to cover the hole.
Cardinal Health expanded its Jackson-Pratt Surgical Wound Drain category, which now includes a more comprehensive selection of surgical wound drain systems. It includes wide variety of PVC and silicone drains, bulb and three-spring reservoirs, and accessories to meet specific patient needs.
They came from the remotest parts of Indonesia, taking crowded overnight ferries and riding for hours in cars or buses — all in the hope that a simple and free surgical procedure would restore their eyesight.
Covidien has introduced the iDrive Ultra Powered Stapling System. The system is a fully powered, reusable, battery-operated endoscopic surgical stapler. Featuring one-handed push-button operation, it eliminates manual firing force and improves maneuverability when compared to traditional endomechanical staplers.
ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the introduction of AQUACEL® Ag BURN dressing, a new wound dressing for the management of partial thickness burns (PTBs) and donor sites. AQUACEL® Ag BURN dressing incorporates the company’s proprietary Hydrofiber® Technology, which has been shown in an in-vitro study to lock in fluid and trap bacteria and to contour closely to uneven wound surfaces.
Baxter International Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication of ARTISS [Fibrin Sealant (Human)] to include adhering tissue flaps during facial rhytidectomy surgery (face-lift). ARTISS is the only premixed, ready-to-use fibrin sealant specifically indicated for tissue adherence in facial rhytidectomy and burn surgeries.
The DrainTow® closed suction wound drainage system provides rapid deployment of the surgeon’s choice of drains in laparoscopic or open surgical procedures. The DrainTow® traction obturator: Maintains pneumo during drain insertion for speed and precision. Provides smooth atraumatic passage through tissue in open surgery.