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Retractors in Medical News

Prototype, 7-foot-tall sanitizer automates disinfection of hard-to-clean hospital equipment

...erial infections among and between patients in hospitals. Drawing on her experience in the operating room, where many batches of surgical clamps, retractors and scalpels have been sterilized, decontaminated and safely re-used for decades, Asiyanbola put together a team to end what she calls the "wasteful a...

NTU and Insightra Medical Inc. release their first joint venture medical device

...med single-handedly. The conventional surgical retractors are typically bulky and involve metal arms that ho...pen the surgical wound. The disadvantages of these retractors include causing excessive trauma to delicate wound...ting partner. The global market potential for such retractors is estimated at $2.5 billion, for which conservati...
Retractors in Medical Products

Richardson Retractors

Description: Richardson Retractors...
Company:Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp.

Iris Retractors

Description: A miotic pupil is a commonly encountered complication in cataract surgery. Should a small pupil remain unresponsive to routine topical agents, many surgeons advocate the use of flexible iris retractors to gently stretch and retain the iris for maximum visibility during the procedure. These bright...
Company:Katena Products, Inc.

Expose® Retractors

Description: Introducing the widest offering of single-use instruments on the market. Available in standard 32cm lengths and long 43cm lengths for Bariatric Surgery. Dual action tips provide maximum opening. Extended insulation covers the pivot points to reduce the chance of alternative burn sites. A ...
Company:CONMED Corporation

Cobra Retractors

Description: A general purpose instrument for use around the femur and acetabulum....
Company:Innomed, Inc.

BD Visitec Iris Retractors

Description: ...
Company:BD Ophthalmics

Weitlaner-Locktite retractors

Description: Weitlaner-Locktite retractors, blunt, 11 cm total length....
Company:Fine Science Tools, Inc.

Meyerding Laminectomy Retractors

Description: Meyerding Laminectomy Retractors, self-retaining....
Company:Codman

Markham-Meyerding Hemilaminectomy Retractors

Description: Markham-Meyerding Hemilaminectomy Retractors, self-retaining, Right....
Company:Codman

Rigid Neck Rake Retractors

Description: Rigid rake retractor, 3 blunt prongs....
Company:Robbins Instruments, Inc.

Omni-Flex Hip Retractor System

Description:...nt, hands-free exposure for total hip replacement. Fully adjustable to accommodate individual surgeon techniques on any patient of any size. Hand-held retractors can easily be attached to the frame....
Company:OMNI-TRACT SURGICAL

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Retractors in Biological News

Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified

... issues." In the first study, researchers used the daVinci Robot and "operated" on a mannequin. They found that, by applying simple instruments and retractors commonly used for tonsillectomy, the robotically controlled camera and instruments could be inserted through the mouth into the throat and voice box. ...

Penn Researchers Use Robotic Surgery

... issues." In the first study, researchers used the daVinci Robot and "operated" on a mannequin. They found that, by applying simple instruments and retractors commonly used for tonsillectomy, the robotically controlled camera and instruments could be inserted through the mouth into the throat and voice box. ...
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