DeRoyal® Presents the ProShield ProShield is the answer to proactively addressing the FDA's safety communication to reduce cross contamination. It is the most value-laden, single-use endoscope transport system on the market that improves handling protocols and helps reduce the amount of scope transport damage.
These Passport trocars can be used in both an armed/bladed or unarmed/blunt manner—the patented SmartTip design offering both double-shielded tip and blunt-entry trocar in a single product. The bladed tip requires less force for penetrating the abdominal wall, while the blunt-entry tip is designed to protect entry into the abdominal cavity.
Operating rooms (OR) that integrate open surgery and image-guided minimally invasive techniques are commonly known as Hybrid Operating Rooms (Hybrid OR). These all-inclusive surgery suites can help physicians perform more complex procedures and can improve patient care, increase efficiency and save costs.
Hip-Op is a 3D surgical planning system for total hip replacement originally conceived at the Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli (Bologna, Italy) and currently developed by the Bio-Computing Competence Centre.
An Ohio woman is recovering after her scalp was ripped off in a factory accident. WEWS's Bob Jones reports.
Mary Richardson of Steward Health Care explores the advantages of MAKOplasty®, a robotic, partial knee replacement surgery. MAKOplasty® enables surgeons to perform less invasive procedures on both the hip and the knee that are known to have much speedier recovery times. We meet two patients who have seen, first-hand, the benefits of this innovative surgical option.
CNN's Brooke Baldwin and Elizabeth Cohen discuss the connection between a traveling lab tech and the disease outbreak.
Weight loss surgery might not reduce healthcare costs after all, according to a report published in the Archives of Surgery. Comparing nearly 850 obese individuals who underwent bariatric surgery to 850 who did not, researchers found that health care expenditures were not reduced in the first 3 years following the operation.
The overhauled United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) kidney transplant allocation guidelines will likely remove a controversial age-matching component from its algorithm, researchers said here.