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Sheathed bipolar sealer for spine surgery
Medtronic, Inc. has introduced the Aquamantys® SBS 5.0 Sheathed Bipolar Sealer to provide hemostatic sealing capabilities for both incised soft tissue and epidural veins in a single device. The SBS 5.0 uses Transcollation® technology, a combination of radiofrequency energy and saline that has been shown to reduce blood loss and improve visualization when used during spine procedures, according to Medtronic.

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Foot and ankle solutions
Wright Medical’s ORTHOLOC™ 3Di Ankle Fracture System
(A) featuring polyaxial locking technology is a single-tray ankle fracture solution designed to address a wide range of fracture types and classifications. The system provides multiple anatomically contoured plates and a comprehensive set of instrumentation designed to enable the surgeon to match the appropriate implant construct with the patient and fracture type.

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