Getinge Announces Medical Device Recall

Getinge has announced a global medical device recall related to specific Sevoflurane vaporizers for Flow Family Anesthesia systems. To date, no patient or operator adverse events have been reported. Getinge has reported to relevant authorities according to applicable...

Research: Medical Instrument Processing Personnel May Be Exposed to Tissue, Blood and Patient Fluids Despite PPE

“This pilot documented substantial splashing and droplet dispersal during manual cleaning of medical instruments, and personnel got wet even though they were wearing all the recommended PPE,”

New Scrubs Made of Bacteria-Killing Textile

Livinguard, a Swiss-based leader in self-disinfecting hygiene technology, has launched an apparel line of permanent self-disinfecting scrubs, underscrubs and lab coats utilizing its EPA-registered bacteria-killing textile. Livinguard scrubs, that continuously...

Finnish Startup Surgify Shares New Bone Cutting Technology

Finnish startup Surgify – that recently launched an all-new and innovative surgical technology that allows surgeons to perform surgical operations on bones faster and safer – has seen its first use cases on patients, according to a news release. The first surgeries...

CIVCO ASTRA Automated Probe Disinfection

CIVCO ASTRA Automated Probe Disinfection

ASTRA automated high-level disinfection systems for transesophageal (TEE) and endovaginal/ endorectal ultrasound probes help simplify compliance with disinfection guidelines and manufacturer instructions. The ASTRA disinfects up to two probes at once, reprocesses probes in 10-16 minutes without sleep cycles and electronically documents the full disinfection cycle history. ASTRA helps reduce long-term operating costs by offering three reusable, industry-leading disinfectant options: Revital-Ox RESERT HLD (hydrogen peroxide), CIDEX OPA and MetriCide OPA Plus. ASTRA ensures the correct use of disinfection consumables and tracks all necessary disinfectant and test strip information.



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