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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.

VTI Disposable Teardrop Suction Tubes

vtiThe single-use Teardrop Suction Tubes deliver superior fine suction by utilizing a teardrop thumb-control. The suction tubes are available in sizes 6FR to 14FR and help achieve the clear visual field necessary for all delicate surgical procedures.

The tubes have a tapered cannula that reduces clogging while the 30 degree pre-bent tube helps prevent kinking. VTI’s always-sterile, disposable suction tubes come with cost savings compared to replacing difficult-to-clean reusables in which the narrow channels become clogged with blood and tissue, posing a cross contamination risk to patients, according to a press release from VTI.

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