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.

Olympus Supports Safety Actions Regarding Surgical Smoke

Olympus has announced its support of The Joint Commission’s recommended safety actions for managing the hazards of exposure to surgical smoke for health care staff in operating rooms.

Exofin Fusion Redesign Receives FDA Approval

Chemence Medical, a leader in medical cyanoacrylate devices and products, announced the U.S. Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) approval of the company’s redesigned exofin fusion skin closure system.



IMAGE1 S Rubina from KARL STORZ combines vivid 4K resolution with patient friendly NIR/ICG imaging. Specialized dual-chip technology lets the surgeon toggle seamlessly between white light and near infrared. With several versatile imaging modes – monochromatic, overlay and intensity map – Rubina takes the guesswork out of bile duct identification and perfusion assessment. It also provides a powerful tool for sentinel lymph node mapping, when used in accordance with the ICG drug labeling. Safe and simple, NIR/ICG does not disrupt workflow or impose stressful time constraints.



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