Covidien is showcasing some of its most innovative surgical products at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) annual clinical congress being held at McCormick Place in Chicago this week. Key featured products include the new Sonicision™ ultrasonic incision and hemostasis device as well as the company’s iDrive™ Ultra powered stapling system.
Surgical Innovations has issued its 6 month financials which suggest the company has plenty of reasons to be cheerful as it looks forward to the fruits of new product approvals and distribution agreements in the U.S.
Laparoscopic surgery instruments may need to be larger than the access portal through which they are delivered, which means some degree of internal assembly could open up possibilities for more useful devices. Now the way is clear as FDA issues its first such clearance.
Torax’s LINX system of magnets acting to support the oesophageal sphincter gains FDA clearance.
UK medical device company Surgical Innovations has gained FDA clearance for its Pretzelflex™ laparoscopic retractor.
By bathing the operating room in a dim green light, surgeons can still see the monitors while others avoid the hazards of cables and can continue to read labels.
Californian Stapler Company Cardica has suspended enrollment in its European clinical trial of the MicroCutter XPRESS 30 due to a small subset of deployments where the XPRESS 30 did not perform satisfactorily in thicker tissue.
UK Surgical Devices Company Surgical Innovations Ltd has received confirmation that it has been successful in its bid for a portion of the government’s Regional Growth Funding initiative.
Surgical Innovations (SI) has been crowned SME Manufacturer of the Year at the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business awards.
Aesculap has released the Cinch Organ Retractor for laparoscopic surgery, a device designed to retract organs during reduced and single-port surgery.