DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE Total Knee System

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced that DePuy Synthes has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use.

Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies Inc.

Royal Philips has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies Inc., a provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Camber Spine Expands Patent Portfolio with SPIRA Lateral 3.0

Camber Spine has received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its SPIRA Lateral 3.0 interbody fusion implant.

UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at 12 Feet Distance in 5 Minutes

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced that its UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer achieved greater than 99.99%, or 4log10, inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 5 minutes at a distance of 12 feet (3.65 meters).

Action Products Offers Table-length Fluid Management Mat

Under the Action umbrella of OR-focused offerings is a line of fluid management absorbent floor mats featuring the DryMax Triple. The patented, three-segment, table-length design offers dual-side absorption, along with maximum coverage and capacity. Its construction absorbs and retains 15 liters of water or 6 liters of NaCl.

Clinicians can create a flexible barrier for water intensive areas or wrap the shroud of expensive tables to keep them free from fluids. They can ensure a safe work environment for staff with these “no-hassle, easy clean up, single-use mats,” according to a press release. The releases also states that the mats conserve resource consumption, such as cleaning and disposal of linens and hidden labor costs.

“Action has always been supportive of the perioperative nurses and these products protect them from slips and falls, decreases clean-up and turn-over times, while saving capital equipment expenses,” says Rick Olin, national OR sales director of Action Products Inc.’s medical products group.

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