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ENDOSCOPIC SURGICAL DEVICE · Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc, the US subsidiary of Karl Storz Endoskope GmbH & Co, introduces the 2-piece fan retractor for tissue retraction. The new reusable 5- and 10-mm fans are designed to provide atraumatic retraction of delicate tissues and are appropriate for use in laparoscopic nissen, bowel, or splenectomy procedures. They are easy to clean and maintain. For more information about this fan retractor, write, call, or fax KARL STORZ ENDOSKOPE AMERICA, INC, 600 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230-7600; Tel: 800;421-0837; Fax: 310:410-5527; Web site: http://www.karlstorz.com.
SURGICAL WOUND PREPARATION · Care-Tech® Laboratories, Inc, has introduced a new surgical scrub and preparation, Techni-Care®. It has proved to be 99.99% effective against gram-positive and gram-negative