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.

Symmetry Surgical Bovie Orca Smoke Evacuation Pencil

Symmetry Surgical Bovie Orca Smoke Evacuation Pencil

The Orca Smoke Evacuation Pencil is the latest Bovie smoke evacuation solution, a brand synonymous with electrosurgery. The Orca is a powerful, fully integrated, ergonomic, low-profile device providing optimal control and better protection for operating room personnel. The Joint Commission’s – Quick Safety Issue 56 December 2020 lists specific actions organizations should take to help patients and staff reduce the dangers of hazardous surgical smoke plume. Orca provides up to 55% greater smoke plume clearance than the leading competitor at an economic price point. It delivers quality and value combined in one device.



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