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2019 Big Book of Surgery Supplement - December 2018

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D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 • B I G B O O K O F S U R G E R Y. C O M • 7 3 Keep Blood Clots at Bay with this System Reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis with the VasoPress™ System from Zimmer Biomet. The system propels the venous blood out of the deep veins while the patient is undergoing surgical procedures or is immobile for an extended period of time. The pump weighs less than 5 lbs and is designed to conveniently attach to most footboards. Sleeves come in a variety of sizes for placement on the calf, thigh or foot. The sleeve fabric is breathable, reducing heat build-up and ensuring a comfortable, secure fit. For more information, contact your Zimmer Biomet rep, visit zimmerbiomet.com/surgical, use the enclosed reader service card or visit www.bigbookofsurgery.com. Help Keep Patients Safe With These Tourniquet Cuffs Reduce the risk of tourniquet-induced injury with Zimmer Biomet Disposable Contour Cuffs. The cuffs are designed to provide a superior fit along both the proximal and distal edges, resulting in less chance of post-op pain 1 . Studies show that wide, contoured cuffs may reduce the risk of tourniquet induced injury to soft tissues by lowering the inflation pressure required to secure a bloodless field 2 . The contour cuffs are packaged sterile and designed for one time use—no cuff cleaning and no cross-contamination. Available in a wide range of sizes, 18"-44", to fit a variety of limb sizes and shapes. 1. Estebe et. al. Tourniquet pain in a volunteer study: effects of changes in cuff width and pressure. 2000 2. Younger ASE, et al. Wide contoured thigh cuffs and automated limb occlusion measurement allow lower tourniquet pressures. Clin Orthop. November 2004; (428):286-293 For more information, contact your Zimmer Biomet rep, visit zimmerbiomet.com/surgical, use the enclosed reader service card or visit www.bigbookofsurgery.com Surgical Products Surgical Supplies Want to Save Money on Disposables? For all of your surgical disposable needs, head over to www.esutures.com. It carries not only every major brand of suture, but every major brand of surgical supply, with more than 1 million items in stock at low prices. You can purchase items by the box or individual unit. There are no contracts and no minimum order requirements. Orders placed by 4:30pm CST ship the same day. Need inventory fast? Overnight shipping is available. eSutures backs up its service with a 30- day money-back guarantee. For more information, call (888) 416-2409, visit www.esutures.com, email info@esutures.com, use the enclosed reader service card or visit www.bigbookofsurgery.com. S U R G I C A L S U P P L I E S

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