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.

Johns Hopkins Graduate Invents Human Passage Chamber that Kills Viruses and Bacteria

Valcon Engineering today released the Pathogen-Killing, Human Passage Chamber. These chambers are offered in different models to suit light human foot traffic locations, such as homes and offices, and high traffic locations, such as amusement parks, shopping centers, and social venues. Sales, marketing, and strategic partnership information can be found at

“This chamber & technology can greatly reduce social distancing anxiety and will allow social venues to offer peace of mind to their customers.” Replied Rohullah Latif, a graduate of John Hopkins University and Co-owner of Valcon Engineering. “Virus and bacteria can live on human skin/clothes/hair for up to 2 days and can spread. This chamber can help reduce the spread of illnesses.”

Research strongly supports Far-UVC light’s ability to kill viruses and bacteria while remaining safe to skin and eyes. Valcon’s patent-pending passage chamber supports Far-UVC lights, Agitation Systems, HEPA filters, Fever Monitoring, and Controlled Dosage Systems. Subjects walk through the chamber, and within seconds, their clothes, skin, and hair are disinfected. The system emits no harmful chemicals and currently meets applicable U.S. government regulations. Valcon is launching programs throughout the country.



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