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InstruSafe Launches New Surgical Instrument Trays

InstruSafe Instrument Protection Trays by Summit Medical, an Innovia Medical Company, announced its partnership with the new Senhance Surgical Robotic System with the release of two new trays to the market. The two new trays – an instrument tray and an endoscopic adapter tray – have both been validated specifically for the Senhance instrumentation.

“We are excited to expand our product offering to include trays that hold the new Senhance Surgical Robotic System instrumentation,” said Marcus Super, director of instrusafe sales and marketing for Summit Medical. “This is yet another example of how we continue to partner with innovative leaders in the surgical robotic system space and continue to build our reputation as industry leaders for instrument protection.”

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