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Posts from Month: June 2017

Human matter found on reusable medical tools in a Texas hospital

There have been several news stories in recent times of reusable instruments in hospital operating rooms being found to have human matter still on them after disinfection. A recent case occurred in San Antonio, Texas, back in April.

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Throat cancer: How is it diagnosed?

This article will take a closer look at throat cancer, examining a common procedure used as part of the diagnostic process – laryngoscopy.

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OBP Medical Announces SURE-SCOPE Regulatory Approval in Australia

Innovative, single-use, one-piece laryngoscope with integrated LED light source reduces cost, improves efficiency, eliminates infection risk caused by reusable laryngoscope blades and handles LAWRENCE, Mass., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for SURE-SCOPE®….

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Hysteroscopy 101: Why single-use tools are important

When a woman experiences a medical issue related to her uterus – persistent uterine bleeding, for example – her gynecologist may recommend a medical exam known as a hysteroscopy.

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Risks associated with tummy tuck surgery

There are risks associated with the tummy tuck procedure. 

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