RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
With advances in modern day operating techniques and surgical expertise, the demand for optimum operating lights has become even greater. Continuously evolving technology has allowed surgeons to perform operations more precisely than ever. From precise lighting to shadow minimisation, operating lights need to be able to perform under pressure.
A groundbreaking, non-occlusive airway dilation balloon is set to arrive on the UK market. The device, called ‘The Trachealator’, can be used on both adults and children for treating airway stenosis and allows continuous ventilation in patients, due to its innovative design and construction.
Abbott has announced the European launch of its Amplatzer Talisman PFO Occlusion System to treat people with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) – a hole in the heart that doesn't close following birth – who have experienced a stroke and are at risk of having another. The new Talisman PFO occluders come pre-attached to the delivery cable, designed to reduce preparation time for doctors and making the system easier to use.
A new imaging innovation has been installed to deliver sharp and clear imaging of tumours, for individualised patient radiotherapy treatment planning, as cancer rates are expected to rise.
The recently launched PENTAX Medical Slim DEC™ Duodenoscope (ED32-i10; OE-A65) serves paediatric patients and adults with narrow anatomies. It also delivers consistent therapeutic performance, while ensuring a reduced risk of cross-contamination and outstanding visualisation.
Institut Curie, one of Europe’s leading cancer research centre, has introduced the Versius Surgical Robotic System as part of a two-year clinical study partnership. The Versius system will initially be dedicated to gynaecological cancer surger with a focus on minimally invasive hysterectomies.
Join GOJO, the inventor of Purell, at the 14th annual Infection Prevention Society (IPS) conference, stand 37. This year, the event takes place at the Bournemouth International Centre, from 17th – 19th October 2022.
Apis Assay Technologies, a UK company specialising in molecular diagnostics, is launching a new advanced subtyping kit for breast cancer, a huge step forward for precision medicine and personalised healthcare.
Novus med is a leading UK medical device distributor specialising in bringing international products to surgery that are designed to offer improved ways of working, while adding value to healthcare providers.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust has announced the installation of a ground-breaking new robotic-assisted surgical system, allowing for a wider range of minimally invasive procedures to be carried out than ever before.
CMR Surgical (CMR) – the global surgical robotics business – has launched partnerships with two tele-mentoring companies – Teladoc Health and SurgEase Innovations – to enhance its ongoing training support for surgical teams using the Versius Surgical Robotic System.
Wassenburg Medical has expanded its decontamination portfolio into the field of room and surface disinfection.
Well-trained and motivated healthcare staff are key to creating an institutional safety climate and reducing healthcare associated infections (HCAIs).
The change to single-use valves and single-use accessories has been on the horizon in endoscopy decontamination for the past few years, especially with the challenges of track and trace and new communicable viruses. This has led to hospital Trusts and their infection control teams investigating the options of single-use consumables.
JET PRO, from TRISTEL, combines chlorine dioxide’s sporicidal power with residual efficacy. The product delivers a sporicidal foam that continues to kill bacteria and enveloped viruses for up to eight hours after just one application with any spreader – even sustainable, plastic-free wipes.
BIOHIT HealthCare has announced the launch of its new website, designed to reflect the company’s vision, mission and values, while making it easier than ever for customers and partners to find the information they need. Visitors to the site can now quickly navigate to the disease area or products of interest, and there is also a resource section to provide rapid access to brochures, webinars, case studies and blogs.
Peracetic acid is a hazardous chemical — when used as a disinfectant in endoscopy, accidental spillages can produce gas vapour that is hazardous with acute exposure. Workers who exceed exposure limits can experience eye irritation and damage, breathing issues, skin irritations and potential fluid build-up in the lungs.
JUNE MEDICAL now offers 5 mm Semi-Blunt hooks for its Galaxy II range of surgical retractors. Offering the perfect balance between the existing razor sharp and precise Sharp hook and the more forgiving Blunt hook, the new atraumatic Semi-Blunt combines a reliable hold with less sharp penetration, staying where it is placed and allowing higher loads under more tension.
Brandon Medical, a British designer, manufacturer and exporter of medical technology, reports that its ‘black box’ innovation for SMART* operating theatres has helped deliver double-digit growth in UK revenues.