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Image: The RF Assure Detection System X (Photo courtesy of RF Surgical Systems).

Integrated Solution Detects Retained Surgical Sponges

A next-generation radio frequency detection system incorporates essential compliance support functions and improved scanning coverage for multiple surgical specialties.  More...
31 Mar 2015

Surface Technology Advances Safer Breast Implants

Biomimetic textured surfaces for silicone breast implants could reduce complications and host rejection, according to a new study.  More...
31 Mar 2015
Image: The Percuvance Percutaneous Surgical System (Photo courtesy of Teleflex).

New Laparoscopic System Makes Trocar Use Redundant

A novel percutaneous surgical system does not require introductory trocars, thus leaving only a tiny mark on the patient’s skin following the procedure.  More...
30 Mar 2015

Restricting Transfusions After Cardiac Surgery Shows No Benefit

A new study concludes that there is no health advantage if doctors wait until a heart surgery patient becomes substantially anemic before receiving a transfusion.  More...
26 Mar 2015

Injured Kidneys Are Viable Candidates for Transplantation

Injured kidneys from deceased donors may be more viable than previously thought, according to a new study.  More...
25 Mar 2015
Image: The IntelliSense orthopedic surgical drill (Photo courtesy of McGinley Orthopaedic Innovations).

Surgical Drill Eliminates Need for Manual Depth Gauging

A novel orthopedic surgical drill simplifies the drilling process, automatically providing the surgeon information on the location of the drill bit relative to the bone.   More...
18 Mar 2015
Image: The EarWell Infant Ear Correction System (Photo courtesy of Dr. Melissa Doft/ NYP).

Rigid Contouring Mold Corrects Infant Ear Deformities

A nonsurgical device safely and effectively corrects newborn ear deformities in just two weeks, a drastically shorter period of time than previously reported.  More...
17 Mar 2015

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