EDGe Surgical Granted U.S. Patent for Next-Generation Awl-in-One Tap

Awl-in-One Tap is a single-use spinal surgery instrument with disposable neuromonitoring EMG system and digital depth measurement built in.

Getinge Expands Servo Ventilator Platform

Getinge announced clearance from the U.S. FDA of several new software options for the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators.

Merrow Launches Recyclable PPE

Merrow Manufacturing is set to debut a “revolutionary” new line of closed loop, Net Zero PPE, personal protective equipment that includes medical gowns, surgical caps and scrubs woven with REPREVE recycled polyester – made from 100% recycled post-consumer content (plastic bottles).

Lexington Medical Achieves 10,000 Surgery Milestone for Endostapling Devices

Lexington Medical, a U.S.-based medical device company delivering minimally invasive surgical stapling solutions, announced that the company has achieved over 10,000 successful surgeries with the AEON Endostapler in multiple countries.

Ecolab – Equi-Soft™ Foam Hand Soap

Ecolab has launched Equi-Soft™ Foam – a new mild antimicrobial hand soap for the healthcare environment. Using benzalkonium chloride as the active ingredient, Equi-Soft™ Foam delivers the efficacy of a medicated soap with the mildness of the market leading non-medicated soap.1,2 This Triclosan-free formula empowers healthcare workers with an alternative for diverse antimicrobial hand soap needs. Unlike harsh soaps that can impede hand-washing compliance, Equi-Soft™ Foam is formulated to be gentle to skin and is also paraben-free and dye-free to reduce risk of irritation. It kills standard healthcare micro-organisms as well as MDR Acinetobacter, VRE, CRE and multiple strains of MRSA. It is also compatible with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) products and is available in multiple dispensing options including Ecolab’s Nexa platform.

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