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FDA Updates Information on Respirator Decontamination Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reissuing the Emergency Use Authorizations for decontamination systems that are authorized to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for use by healthcare personnel (HCP) to prevent exposure to pathogenic biological...

First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of BCL System

CairnSurgical, Inc., an innovator striving to make breast cancer surgery more precise, announced that the first patient has been treated in its U.S. pivotal trial of the Breast Cancer Locator (BCL) System at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Rush Oak Park Hospital Adopts Surgical Workflow Technology, ExplORer Surgical, Increasing Team Confidence and Reducing OR Challenges

ExplORer Surgical, the only comprehensive intraoperative case support and workflow platform, has reinvented the way surgical support teams prepare and complete effective surgeries with two-way video for case support and remote proctoring to create a digitized playbook.

AORN Releases 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has published the 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice with six revised guidelines.

Medline Industries: SensiCare Latex-Free Line

Medline’s SensiCare with Aloe Vera revolutionized the industry as the first synthetic polyisoprene surgical glove in the world. Unlike other companies that rely on third-party suppliers for their polyisoprene needs, Medline manufactures its own raw material. The gloves are made from Isolex™, a proprietary synthetic polyisoprene. This material has a molecular structure virtually identical to natural rubber latex without the harmful latex proteins. As a result, SensiCare surgical gloves are softer, more elastic and more comfortable to satisfy clinical needs and support safety initiatives. SensiCare with Aloe Vera is a powder-free, latex-free glove that contains pure, freeze-dried aloe vera that helps add moisturizing properties. In response to market demand for SensiCare with Aloe Vera, Medline expanded its polyisoprene portfolio to eight different SensiCare options, including a number of specialty surgical glove ranges to meet the needs of facilities across the country.

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