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Cadaveric Masterclass in Nerve Surgery

19th June 2017
by DTR Medical Ltd

Our range of Single-use fine instruments including our straight and curved Vannas Scissors and DeBakey Atraumatic Dissecting Forceps were used at The British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Cadaveric Masterclass in Nerve Surgery at The Manchester Surgical Skills Centre 15th June. The Masterclass provided an excellent opportunity for Consultants and Senior Trainees to…

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Hospitals are using more disposable devices to cut costs

5th March 2014
by DTR Medical Ltd

Hospitals are using more disposable devices to cut costs By Doug Smock Published: March 2nd, 2012 One of the upshots of the trend toward cost reduction in medical plastics is greater use of disposable products. “It seems counter intuitive that it saves money to dispose of products after a single use,” one medical expert told…

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‘vCJD’ research study prompts UK Health Agencies to consider risk posed by cross contamination by surgical instruments

12th December 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

A recent study of 32,000 anonymous samples from appendectomies found 16 which tested positive for Variant Creutzfeldt – Jakob disease (vCJD) – a degenerative brain disease related to BSE otherwise known as “Mad Cow Disease”. From this research, it was estimated that 1 in 2,000 people in the UK may be carriers of the disease.1…

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CJD inquest at Irish hospital highlights single-use benefits

19th July 2013
by DTR Medical Ltd

As reported by RTE News Ireland, concerns have been raised over possible CJD contamination during neurosurgery at Beaumont hospital supposedly caused by insufficient sterilisation of reusable surgical instruments. Allegedly, the instruments were not put through the normal, rigorous isolation and sterilisation processes that are necessary when there is a chance of CJD contamination1. This case…

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