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oneSOURCE Creates Free Resource Page with Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Today, oneSOURCE, an RLDatix company and leading healthcare management solution, announced a new COVID-19 vaccine resource page to assist healthcare professionals during the initial administration phases of the vaccine.

STERIS to Acquire Cantel Medical

STERIS plc and Cantel Medical Corp. announced that STERIS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cantel, through a U.S. subsidiary. Cantel is a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental Customers.

NEC Releases ‘WISE VISION Endoscopy’ in Europe and Japan

NEC Corporation has announced the development of “WISE VISION Endoscopy,” an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan and is expected to soon be available in Europe.

Accessory Allows Alternative Technique in Ankle Arthroscopies

accessoryFor surgeons who require arthroscopic ankle procedures from a posterior approach or who need to use an alternative surgical tech-nique because of a patient’s anatomy, Innovative Medical Products has designed the De Mayo Ankle Distractor “ladder” accessory.

The attachment fits the end of the De Mayo Ankle Distractor frame and consists of six rungs or levels of elevation from which the ankle strap can be attached – the higher the rung or position allows for more distraction of the ankle. Unlike some other ankle distractors, the design of the IMP ankle distractor and accessory helps to prevent patients from sliding off the operating table.

The De Mayo Ankle Distractor gives the surgeon a better ap-proach to the surgical site while distracting the joint space to insert the surgical scope and instruments. The distractor is unlike other ankle distractors by reducing the counter pressure placed against the thigh in a typical procedure. Such pressure can lead to post-operative complications. The De Mayo Ankle Distractor is reliable and designed for all patients. Its ergonomic design allows the surgeon to face the ankle at the end of the OR table rather than working from the side of the ankle •



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