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.

Medline Twighline Spine Retractor System

Medline’s Konig Twighline spine retraction and distraction system provides the surgeon with instrumentation for exceptional access and visualization to the cervical spine during Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion (ACDF) procedures. The double-hinged, low-profile frame and side-loading blade attachment allow for optimal intraoperative adaption and handling. The retractor handles can be used with blades to create hand-held retractors for proper blade placement and engagement as well as smooth removal. The color-coded blades and depth gauge allow for easy blade length identification and selection in order to increase efficiency during the spine procedure. The radiolucent retractor blades facilitate intraoperative imaging which can allow for a more accurate diagnosis.”



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