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A New Tool To Fight Against Surgical Site Infections

October 15, 2009 7:08 am | Comments

INTEGUSEAL* Microbial Sealant: A Tool in the Fight Against Surgical Site Infections Prepping and draping are important parts of your pre-op routine, but no prep protocol can completely sterilize a patients skin. Its the pathogens left behind that are the leading cause of surgical site infections.

Virtual Surgery

October 15, 2009 7:08 am | Comments

Informatics Virtual-Reality Engineering informatics deals with customer requirements data and product lifecycle data; manufacturing informatics focuses on process data concerning factory design and layout, machining and assembly processes; whereas healthcare informatics is concerned with data for demographics, patient records, Picture Archiving and Communications Systems, remote healthcare monitoring, diagnosis, treatment planning and surgery planning.

Autofluorescent Endometriosis: Part 2

October 8, 2009 6:18 am | Comments

Demonstration of the use of autofluorescent laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosis from Steven F. Palter, MD's prize winning video.


Hyperfluorescent Endometriosis

October 8, 2009 6:17 am | Comments

Demonstration of the hyperfluorescent endometriosis with autofluorescent laparoscopy from Steven F. Palter, MD's prize winning video. Check out more details about Dr. Palter's use of autofluorescence in the September issue of Surgical Products .

Robotic Kidney Cancer Surgery

October 8, 2009 6:17 am | Comments

New robotic surgery procedure pioneered at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to remove tumors from kidneys in a minimally invasive way.

Cool Shirt On "Modern Marvels"

October 8, 2009 6:16 am | Shafer Enterprises, LLC | Comments

The following video is where Cool Shirt / Shafer Enterprises is featured on the Modern Marvels Underwear show on the History Channel. This is the last 6 minute segment of the show. If you have any questions visit our website at www.coolshirt.

Interactive 3D Operating Room Planner

October 8, 2009 6:13 am | BERCHTOLD Corporation | Comments

For Berchtold Corporation, AEI Digital's designers created the "virtual showroom," enabling users to easily design a customized layout of the room by using simple computer controls. It is designed to operate on a laptop computer, and provides Berchtold's sales force with a unique way to demonstrate the full range of its operating room systems to potential customers, including surgical specialists.

Surgical Team Develops Time Out Checklist

October 1, 2009 5:30 am | Comments

The surgical team at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla created and implemented a new check list for the Time Out process based on the World Health Organization's three part check list. The hospital designed the check lists to be specialty-specific to address the unique issues of each surgical specialty.


Infection Prevention In The Operating Room

October 1, 2009 5:29 am | Comments

View a clip from Envision's "Infection Control in the Operating Room" healthcare training video for hospital and ambulatory surgery staff. Based on AORN recommendations and infection control standards the full program can be used to train all healthcare professionals who provide pre-, intra-, or post-operative care to surgical patients.

Robotic Aortic Lymph Node Dissection

September 24, 2009 6:19 am | Comments

M Patrick Lowe MD (Gynecologic Oncologist) Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and Todd Tillmanns MD (Gynecologic Oncologist) Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, The West Clinic, Memphis, TN The surgical video details a robotic aortic lymph node dissection in a patient with endometrial cancer with the Standard da Vinci system.

Expandable Tissue Anchors

September 24, 2009 6:19 am | Comments

USGI Medical designed the Incisionless Operating Platform™ (IOP) to enable Incisionless Surgery. Combining the flexibility of endoscopy with the therapeutic benefit of laparoscopy, the IOP offers a stable operating platform, access for multiple, robust, flexible surgical tools and durable Expandable Tissue Anchors to predictably approximate and permanently affix tissue, important requirements for Incisionless Surgery that traditional endoscopes and endoscopic instruments do not provide.

Single Port Laparoscopy/SILS/LESS Laparoscopic Surgery TriPort Insertion

September 24, 2009 6:17 am | Comments

This video illustrates the multi-channel TriPort from Advanced Surgical Concepts used during a Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site (LESS)/ single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS). This single port allows the entire procedure to be performed through one single incision in the belly-button.


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