New Products & Services

October 15, 2004

Computer labels withstandchemicals, extreme temps

Computer labels withstandchemicals, extreme temps Beverly, MA-Computer Imprintable Label Systems offers a new line of full-color labels designed for use in the laboratory/medical setting. Color coding may be incorporated into the labels for diagnostic kits, reagent compounds, and specimen samples.

The labels are resistant to chemicals, solvents, moisture, and extreme temperatures, the company says. Front-end labels for medical equipment can be improved with the inclusion of full-color logos or backgrounds that match the color of products.

Variable data, including barcodes, can be added by the end user with a personal computer and laser or thermal transfer printer.

System for soaking endoscopesfilters disinfectant fumes Deep River, CT-PCI Medical Inc. provides a new Compact Ductless Fume System for soaking flexible endoscopes. The system's carbon filter neutralizes fumes from glutaraldehyde, orthophthaladehyde, and other disinfectants.

A molded soak tray included with the system holds a flexible hysteroscope or cystoscope in the correct position while also holding a half-gallon of disinfectant. The insert is easily removed, and the base tray is used when soaking multiple scopes.

Two countertop sizes are available. Both can be placed onto an optional custom cart for mobility.

For more information, call (800) 862-3394 or visit http://www.pcimedical.com/

Book offers explanationsof urology-related problems Mount Dora, FL-A new book for patients, "Better Living Through Urology: 21st Century Solutions to Age-old Problems," provides clear, comprehensive explanations of urologic health concerns.

Written by urologist Jack Cassell, MD, the book discusses a number of urologic problems and offers answers to patients' "most embarrassing, problematic, and painful questions," the publisher says. Topics include how certain foods affect the urinary tract; how frequency of ejaculation affects prostate health; how to avoid kidney stones; and why certain herbal remedies may delay the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

For more information, call (352) 383-3773; http://www.acornpublishing.com/

Extended length coverfits laparoscopic transducers Kalona, IA-CIVCO Medical Instruments offers a laparoscopic cover to fit standard 10-mm laparoscopic transducers (with a 12-mm trocar).

The sterile and viral barrier protects the patient and health care professional from the dangers associated with cross-contamination. The cover also offers distortion-free scanning and is conveniently packaged with sterile surgical lubricant and probe clips.

For more information, visit http://www.civco.com/

Disposable wipes comein new size, count Orangeburg, NY-Sani-Cloth Wipes Extra-Large Germicidal Disposable Wipes from Professional Disposables International are available in a new wipe size and count.