FDA Updates Information on Respirator Decontamination Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reissuing the Emergency Use Authorizations for decontamination systems that are authorized to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for use by healthcare personnel (HCP) to prevent exposure to pathogenic biological...

First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of BCL System

CairnSurgical, Inc., an innovator striving to make breast cancer surgery more precise, announced that the first patient has been treated in its U.S. pivotal trial of the Breast Cancer Locator (BCL) System at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Rush Oak Park Hospital Adopts Surgical Workflow Technology, ExplORer Surgical, Increasing Team Confidence and Reducing OR Challenges

ExplORer Surgical, the only comprehensive intraoperative case support and workflow platform, has reinvented the way surgical support teams prepare and complete effective surgeries with two-way video for case support and remote proctoring to create a digitized playbook.

AORN Releases 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has published the 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice with six revised guidelines.

Alimed SecureFit™ Trendenlenburg Positioning System (TPS)

The Alimed SecureFit Trendenlenburg Positioning System(TPS) is a novel, reusable positioning system for Trendelenburg procedures. Developed and tested in conjunction with Massachusetts General Hospital, the SecureFit TPS’ proprietary design combines a uniquely contoured surface geometry to resist sliding with a viscoelastic gel pad to redistribute pressure and protect the patient. No bindings provide unobstructed chest and IV access, and the scapula region is cradled to protect the brachial plexus. The convenient reusable unit offers a simple, consistent, positioning method for laparoscopic, open and robotic procedures, takes less than a minute to set-up and is easy to clean to speed OR turnover.



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