Harvard Healthcare launches single-use hip arthroscopy instruments
11 Nov 2010
Harvard Healthcare will be unveiling
their first single-use hip arthroscopy access system at MEDICA 2010,
together with a unique range of handheld disposable arthroscopic/
With hip arthroscopy surgery growing at a major rate across
the globe, Harvard Healthcare’s innovative product range is at the
forefront of the sector; with their keyhole surgery system offering an
alternative and less painful option for patients over open invasive
Developed in collaboration with a leading international hip
arthroscopist, the complete single-use hip access system provides
easy access into the joint, eliminating the need for costly reusable
hip arthroscopy instruments and reduces the problems and infection
risks associated with cleaning and re-sterilising narrow lumen
Harvard Healthcare arthroscopy instruments
Harvard’s disposable hand-held instrument range will also be
showcased at the event. Replacing traditional scissor-handle style
devices, Harvard’s products offer a pen-like alternative, including
a squeezable grip option — affording the surgeon a more precise,
ergonomic and intuitive solution.
Sue Allison, Business
Director at Harvard Healthcare, said: “With the UK currently
performing over 3500 hip arthroscopy procedures each year, we
understand the importance of the market as well as the shortcomings.
We are hoping MEDICA will offer us the opportunity to meet with
potential business partners from across the world to discuss the
potential of working together to provide a sound solution for
Also on display will be Harvard’s range of
sports injury equipment, including ActiveWrap, their range of thermal compression supports used for heat and ice therapy
which have been designed in conjunction with orthopaedic physicians
and physical therapists.
Information will also be available
on Harvard’s non-leak cannula which can be used independently or
with existing cannulae. The non-leak cannula will optimise fluid
management and the surgeon’s operative view.
Healthcare will be in hall 16 on stand G10 at Medica 2010 which is
taking place between 17–20th November 2010.