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2013-04-24 23:03:58

AD Surgical brings in two new non-absorbable sutures for different clinical applications. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Today, AD Surgical announced the addition of Cable Nylon and Polyester sutures to its growing line of UNIFY® Surgical Sutures. UNIFY® Surgical Suture is a top-rated product with quality comparable to those of the market leader Ethicon®*, but at a significantly lower cost. "AD Surgical is excited to add two new non-absorbable, braided and coated surgical...

2012-12-06 08:28:17

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suture Express, the leading specialty distributor of suture, endomechanical and related surgical products, has filed an antitrust lawsuit in the United States Federal District Court for the District of Kansas against Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor, both broad-based wholesale distributors of medical and surgical supplies. The suit claims Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor abused their market power and engaged in anticompetitive...

FastStitch Device Could Be The Future Of Suture
2012-08-16 11:47:27

After a surgeon stitches up a patient's abdomen, costly complications -- some life-threatening -- can occur. To cut down on these postoperative problems, Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a disposable suturing tool to guide the placement of stitches and guard against the accidental puncture of internal organs. The student inventors have described their device, called FastStitch, as a cross between a pliers and a hole-puncher. Although the device is still in the prototype stage,...

2012-06-07 06:28:12

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc is pleased to announce the availability of two new reports focusing on Surgical equipment and devices. Surgical Equipment Market (Surgical Sutures, Surgical Hand Instruments and Electrosurgical Devices) - Global forecast, Market Share, size, growth and industry analysis (2010-2017) Transparency Market Research's new Surgical Equipment Market global forecast and market analysis confirms faster growth in emerging...

2012-05-31 02:26:22

ALBANY, New York, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Surgical Equipment Market (Surgical Sutures, Surgical Hand Instruments and Electrosurgical Devices) - Global Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis (2010 - 2017) [http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/surgical-equipment-market.html ]"; the global surgical equipment market was worth USD 5.2...

2012-04-05 23:00:23

Every type of medical specialty is covered with addition of 15,000 new products. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 ORSupply.com, a leading online marketplace for surgical supplies, recently completed an expansion that added 15,000 new product offerings, including dental, IV, wound care and X-ray supplies, as well as apparel. “No matter what your profession or niche, we have the supplies that you need,” said Brent Kramer, ORSupply.com Content Specialist. “We´ve got...

2011-11-29 07:34:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 6th Annual Canaccord Genuity Cardiovascular, Aesthetics & Metabolic Disorders Conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. D. Ashley Lee, executive vice president, chief operating office, and chief financial officer of CryoLife, Inc.,...

2011-08-29 12:59:19

Reconnecting severed blood vessels is mostly done the same way today – with sutures – as it was 100 years ago, when the French surgeon Alexis Carrel won a Nobel Prize for advancing the technique. Now, a team of researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a sutureless method that appears to be a faster, safer and easier alternative. In animal studies, a team led by Stanford microsurgeon Geoffrey Gurtner, MD, used a poloxamer gel and bioadhesive rather...

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Top-rated UNIFY® Surgical Suture features exclusive EasyPickâ“ž¢ classification system to simplify suture selection for surgeons. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Today AD Surgical and its affiliated company Applied Dental announced the release of a full line of UNIFY® Surgical Suture, a top-rated product with quality comparable to those of the market leader Ethicon but at a significantly lower cost. UNIFY® Surgical Suture features the exclusive...

2011-05-24 07:39:38

(Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- When skin or organs are damaged, the body naturally wants to heal itself.  Since the body cannot re-create healthy skin or tissue, it puts together new fibers that are not as functional as the original tissue, but that serve as a protective, useful barrier. Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to considerably reduce scar tissue caused by incisions. Results of animal tests and of an initial...