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Is a new procedure that induces weight loss by restricting food intake. With this procedure, the surgeon removes approximately 85 percent of the stomach laparoscopically so that the stomach takes the shape of a tube or "sleeve." It is larger than the stomach pouch created during Roux-en-Y bypass—and is about the size of a banana.
This is how a groin hernia is repaired laparoscopically (using keyhole surgery). The full name of the technique is the laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal mesh repair. 3 very small incisions (one hidden in the umbilicus) replace the single large incision of the conventional open approach.
NeedleSafe is a versatile needle recapper and syringe holder that eliminates the risk of needle stick injury by enabling single-handed recapping. Easily mounted horizontally or vertically on any smooth surface, it also recaps IV catheters and phlebotomy sets. FDA approved and OSHA compliant, NeedleSafe is durable and reusable, saving you from budget-busting safety needle-syringe systems.
As surgical weight loss becomes more common, doctors agree that behavior modification is critical to ensuring weight comes off and stays off.
DrapeTape™ is designed to deliver the highest level of performance and reliability to help the surgical prep team attach and securely hold in-place the cloth towels which are used to square-off a surgical site. Unlike other single-use paper towels with tapes already in place, DrapeTape™ is applied by the prep team to reusable or disposable towels in unlimited fold/ size/ configurations—whatever the surgical team requires.
Designed for the perioperative care of surgical patients with a short period (6 to 12 hours) of intubation, the Sage CHG Surgical Continuum System combines our FDA-approved 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) Cloths for preoperative skin preparation with our proven, comprehensive oral care system, now available with 0.