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MDEA 2014 Winners: Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

 MDEA 2014 Winners: Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

 Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies 


ASSIST Silver low-adherent antimicrobial graft cover dressing. Manufactured and submitted by Milliken Healthcare Products LLC (Spartanburg, SC). ASSIST Silver is a graft cover dressing that combines Active Fluid Management technology with a low-adherent layer to provide optimal moisture balance, eliminate the need for additional low-adherent layers, and provide seven-day antimicrobial protection. Supply and design credit to Haywood Vocational Opportunities Inc. (Waynesville, NC).

 INTUITION Instruments for DePuy ATTUNE Knee System. Manufactured by DePuy Synthes, Joint Reconstruction (Leeds, UK). INTUITION instruments combine the surgical process with the implant options to allow surgeons to balance the soft tissue as well as control the implant position and fit for each patient. Entry submitted by and supply and design credit to DePuy Synthes, Joint Reconstruction (Warsaw, IN).

Zip Surgical Skin Closure. Manufactured and submitted by ZipLine Medical Inc. (Campbell, CA). Zip is a noninvasive skin closure alternative to sutures and staples for surgery and lacerations, offering time-savings, better cosmesis, lower infection risk, and greater patient comfort. It is easy to apply and patients can remove it at home. Supply and design credit to Innovative Drive LLC (Redwood City, CA). 

Other Finalists

ENSEAL G2 Articulating Tissue Sealers. Manufactured and submitted by Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. (Cincinnati).

MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 stapler. Manufactured and submitted by Cardica Inc. (Redwood City, CA). 
POWEREASE System of spine surgery instruments. Manufactured by Medtronic (Memphis).
Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products Readers' Choice Award

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