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New Device to Evacuate Surgical Smoke Developed

by Kathy Jones on  August 13, 2011 at 10:38 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
Nascent Surgical of Eden Prairie, Minnesota has developed a new device that can evacuate surgical smoke that arises from coagulation or use of Bovies and other electrosurgical devices.
 New Device to Evacuate Surgical Smoke Developed
New Device to Evacuate Surgical Smoke Developed
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The new device is called SQUAIR is placed at the incision site with the line of the incision running down the opening of the device.

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"Once surgery has begun and the vacuum-like unit is hooked up, the SQUAIR sucks up any smoke coming off the patient without any attention given to it by the clinicians," Medgadget reported.


Source: Medindia
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