In a press release, Stryker has announced the release of System 7 which it claims represents the next generation of heavy duty surgical power tools for use in total joint procedures.
Stryker introduced the first cordless heavy duty power tools in 1982, and builds on its thirty year experience with the heavily featured new System 7 which it claims offers the latest in advanced cutting technology, resulting in the most dependable and highest performing power tool system ever from Stryker.
Enhancements built into System 7
- Quieter sagittal saw than previous generations
- Battery Life: Stryker SmartLiFE™ Li-Ion batteries with exclusive ACP Technology™ provide a longer, more reliable battery life (small battery runs 220% longer, large battery runs 183% longer), increasing efficiency in the operating room
- More torque: An innovative rotary handpiece offers substantially increased torque, providing optimum performance with an improved power-to-weight ratio (29% reduction in overall weight)
- Telemonitoring: Integrated SORN Remote Device Management enables the transfer of device usage data to remote Stryker support teams to help monitor and recommend ongoing maintenance – reducing down time in the operating room
- Efficient processing: Sealed sterilization containers minimize processing time and reduce the use of blue wrap, creating a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution
- Preventive maintenance: ProCare 7 program that provides preventative maintenance to ensure peak performance throughout the system’s lifecycle.
“Stryker understands that the most effective and successful surgical procedures involve surgeons who are highly confident in the equipment they use,” said Jim Heath, President, Global Instruments. “Our quality-driven research & development team worked with surgeons, biomedical engineers and other healthcare professionals to incorporate their input and enhance our power tools for total joint procedures.”
SOURCE Stryker, PR Newswire