has acquired US-based medical device maker Megadyne
Medical Products, Inc.
has recently been awarded the A' Design Award in the scientific instruments, medical device and research equipment design category for its ZIP Pen[R] Smoke Evacuation device.
According to Megadyne
, hospitals in the United States create 4 billion pounds of waste every year.
We created the 12-use E-Z Pen to provide hospitals and surgical centers with a cost-effective, reusable tool for electrosurgery incorporating a unique safety feature that prevents additional use after the lifespan has expired," said Michael Hintze, vice president of marketing for Megadyne
Once interest was sparked with the education sessions and posters, a Megadyne
Smoke Evacuation Pen was purchased and surgeons began using the machine.
Make: PowerGrip, SKF, MEGADYNE
, FENNER, PIX, DUNLOP
was established in Australia in July 2000 after being approached by Salt Lake City-based Megadyne
Medical Products Inc.
The Zip Pen[TM] from Megadyne
offers a unique and innovative design that allows surgeons to experience comfortable and precise electrosurgery, while minimizing the hazards of inhaling surgical smoke.
, Nascent Surgical and Stryker offered their input on the issue.
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