IAHCSMM Announces Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) announced the election results for four board of director positions.

Medtronic Recalls Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Humbles Trenwrap™ from Innovative Medical Products

The Humbles TrenWrap™ positioning pad system securely anchors a patient wherever desired on the operating table prior to positioning in Trendelenburg for robotic and laparoscopic surgeries. The system’s Pre-Load™ Rail Clamps secure the straps of the positioning base pad, locking the pad tightly in position to the OR table’s side rails. The TrenWrap™’s proprietary Phase 4™ adhesive material applies directly to the patient’s skin, affixing the patient to the TrenWrap™ positioning pad system. In accordance with AORN guidelines, the TrenWrap™ system eliminates tucking sheets under the patient to hold the patient’s arms in place during surgery.



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