Surgical Equipment

Catheters

New Balloon Catheter Available Worldwide for Carotid and Renal Angioplasty Procedures

AVIATOR(TM) Plus Balloon Dilatation Catheter Rapid Exchange Facilitates Procedural Speed and Efficiency BALTIMORE, June 7 // -- Today at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Cordis Endovascular, division of Cordis Corporation, announced the worldwide launch of the Cordis AVIATOR(TM) Plus Balloon Dilatation Catheter for use in angioplasty procedures for patients with...

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Catheters

Ablation Frontiers Announces CE Mark and Commercial Launch of Novel Cardiac Ablation System

Regulatory Approval Clears Path Towards European Commercialization CARLSBAD, Calif., June 7 -- Ablation Frontiers, Inc., developer and manufacturer of three-dimensional catheters for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) announced today that in December 2006, it received the CE Mark for its Cardiac Ablation System consisting of a portfolio of anatomical based catheters and a uniquely designed...

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Device facilitates endoscopic lithotripsy procedures.

Designed to aid in treatment of kidney stones in ureter, PercSys Accordion® Stone Management Device consists of microcatheter with film occlusion that prevents stone migration and facilitates fragment removal throughout endoscopic lithotripsy procedures. During stone fragmentation, device enables distal rinsing of smaller fragments to keep field of view clear. Occlusion film can withstand...

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HD Camera System optimizes clarity for surgical operations.

Capable of capturing and displaying broadcast quality HD images in arthroscopic and other minimally invasive surgeries, 560 Series 3-CCD HD Camera System maintains HD resolution throughout entire image chain to promote clear, detailed surgical images. Solution is designed to interface with CONDOR(TM) Control System and its 660HD Image Management System, which enables capture and storage of HD...

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Endoscopic Systems combines imaging technology and automation.

Models EPK-i Video Endoscopic System and i-Flex scopes target physicians specializing in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. Model EPK-i offers 1.25 megapixels resolution, providing sharp endoscopic image for upper/lower GI tracks which helps improve diagnosis/treatment of GI conditions. Model i-Flex scopes help accelerate physician time to cecum, while...

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Synovis Life Technologies Receives U.S. Patent for Flow Coupler

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 10 // -- Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNO), a diversified medical device manufacturer, announced today it has received a U.S. patent for its Flow Coupler, the next generation of the company's Microvascular Anastomotic Coupler System. The Coupler is a mechanical device which connects small blood vessels more quickly and with equal or greater reliability than hand...

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Cardinal Health Introduces Its Avamax(TM) Advanced Vertebral Augmentation System at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Meeting

SEATTLE, March 2, 2007 - Cardinal Health, the leading provider of products and services supporting the health-care industry, today introduced its AVAmax(TM) Advanced Vertebral Augmentation System at the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) annual meeting. The system has unique components that offer major clinical advantages for physicians who perform vertebral augmentation, a...

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Europe's First Trilogy Tx System to Offer New Hope for Irish Cancer Patients

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 5 -- The newly opened Beacon Hospital in Sandyford, Dublin has ordered Europe's first Trilogy® Tx image-guided radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) as it strives to become an international center of excellence in oncology and neuro-oncology. The device will reside in Beacon Cancer Centre, a partnership of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Cancer...

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Biocomposite aids in bone rebuilding.

FDA-approved Plexur(TM) P incorporates overlapping cortical mineralized bone fibers with interconnected pores, which simulate bone structure, facilitate absorption of blood, and allow multiple pathways for bone forming cells to begin remodeling process. Available as granules and cylindrical plugs, porous and resorbable polymer scaffold is terminally sterilized and can be used to fill bony voids...

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Applicator delivers hemostatic powder to surgical wounds.
Applicators

Applicator delivers hemostatic powder to surgical wounds.

Consisting of plastic device with long, flexible tube, FlexiTip(TM) applicator is used with Arista(TM) AH Absorbable Hemostat to deliver Arista AH powder deep into hemorrhagic wounds and difficult to reach locations during surgery. Arista AH bellows applicator attaches to end of FlexiTip, creating reservoir of powder which flows through tube when bellows are compressed. Plant-based, flowable...

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