Surgical system uses 'cocoon of air' to keep incision sites clean

Oct 17, 2011 Full story: Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

The Air Barrier System which aims to reduce infection by providing a cocoon of highly purified air around the incision site during surgery Many surgical procedures leave patients with a high risk of infection, especially after prosthesis implant operations like hip replacements.

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Pearl

San Jose, CA

#1 Oct 28, 2011
The use of ABS can greatly help reduce the risk of infection in lengthy operations like hip replacement. Also, the implant may be a source of infection, thus it is important to keep the area surrounding the incision site clean. However, device-related complications may arise and affect patients like what happened here http://www.hiprecalllaw.com .
Irene

New City, NY

#4 Aug 31, 2012
Thank you for this informative post. There have been various reports on possible problems after a surgery. Hip replacement is one of the most-discussed due to defective prostheses.

Refer to http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com for related inputs on surgery problems.
Jennel

Houston, TX

#5 Oct 31, 2012
Very alarming case, this should be given extra attention and should be prevented to avoid the growing number of complains against hip implants such as those DePuy hip implants cases that you can check at http://www.depuyrecallnewscenter.com

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