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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.

Mepilex Transfer Ag

Molnlycke Health Care’s Mepilex Transfer Ag is a wound contact layer that minimizes infection while providing less-painful healing, the company says. “Mepilex Transfer Ag uses the bacterial-reducing power of silver,” says Josh Way, product manager at Molnlycke Health Care uS. “It is ideal for treating exuding and difficult to dress wounds.” The dressing uses the company’s Safetac technology, which is designed to adhere gently to dry tissue but not to moist wound surfaces. It also molds to the skin’s irregularities, covering more skin surface and spreading peel force on removal to help prevent skin stripping. Mepilex Transfer Ag also provides a combined rapid and sustained antimicrobial effect and has a flexible foam technology designed to absorb and transfer exudate away from the wound.

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