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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.

Butterfly Bean Bag Positioner

David Scott Company created the Butterfly Steep Trendelenburg Gel Bean Bag.

Positioner in conjunction with a leading Boston-based Harvard Medical School surgeon. The polyurethane positioner is designed as an aid in securing patients when in steep Trendelenburg and is ideal for robotic surgery. This is the only steep Trendelenburg positioner that offers an integral gel layer for pressure management attributes, comfort and patient safety. The positioner has wings that support and cradle the patient around the upper arm and shoulders. These wings can be molded into the shoulders to secure the patient without the need for shoulder supports. The Butterfly has six individual, replaceable securing straps that anchor it to OR table side rails and offers IV access to the forearm, while the lower wings protect the patient’s hands.

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