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FDA clearances

The following devices have recently received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

Arthroscopic surgery fluid thermometer
The Ambient® ArthroWand® Collection from ArthroCare is a portfolio of radiofrequency devices designed to provide orthopaedic surgeons with accurate, real-time temperature monitoring of the circulating fluid within the arthroscopic surgical environment. The collection includes the Ambient Super MultiVac® 50, the Ambient Super TurboVac® 90
(C), the Ambient CoVac® 50, and the Ambient CoVac® 70. According to the manufacturer, the Ambient thermocouple technology allows surgeons to view current temperature measurements of the saline fluid in the shoulder and knee, when paired with the Quantum™ 2 Controller System.

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