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32 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2016 Bariatric Times • August 2016 Products and Services Search here for products by category and subcategory. Search here for products by category and subcategory. Search here for products by category and subcategory. *Companies highlighted in blue have advertisements in this issue of Bariatric Times. have advertisements in this issue of Bariatric Times. ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BANDING A POLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. LAP-BAND ® AP System Based on advanced technology and proven performance, the LAP-BAND ® AP is d esigned for reliability with 360° OMNIFORM ® technology. After more than 850,000 procedures worldwide, the LAP- B AND ® A P System still stands for being a safe, minimally invasive solution for healthy weight loss. ASSOCIATIONS AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY The ASMBS is a non-profit organization with the purpose of advancing the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases. ASSOCIATIONS CONTINUED A MERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY FOUNDATION T he mission of the ASMBS Foundation is to raise funds for conducting research and education; increasing public and scientific awareness and understanding; and improving access to quality care and treatment of obesity and severe obesity. • Walk from Obesity The Walk from Obesity is the nation's largest gathering of individuals affected by obesity. In cities all across the country, those focused on addressing obesity will join forces and walk to raise money for research, education, prevention, and treatment of obesity. • LEAD Awards http://asmbsfoundation.org/lead/ • United We Step Challenge http://asmbsfoundation.org/united-we-step/ HERNIA REPAIR W . L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. G ORE ® B IO-A ® T issue Reinforcement A 3D bioabsorbable mesh for hiatal hernia repair, with optimal porosity for rapid cellular infiltration and vascularization to g enerate quality tissue. BEDS Complete Systems p y Biosynthetics y ETHICON INC. ETHICON SECURESTRAP ™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device The ETHICON SECURESTRAP ™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device allows for appropriate tissue capture and penetration to provide superior holding strength at various deployment angles. The unique, absorbable "strap" design uses 2 points of fixation to straddle mesh pores and fibers, including large-pore constructions. It delivers secure mesh fixation during the tissue integration period and helps prevent mesh migration. The strap design securely fixates a variety of meshes, including large-pore constructions. The unique polymer blend is essentially absorbed within 12–18 months. Fixation Devices ETHICON INC. ETHICON PHYSIOMESH ™ Flexible Composite Mesh Physiologically designed to complement your patient's every twist and turn. Surgeons can view anatomy of the abdominal wall through the mesh, and there are absorbable markers for orientation. ETHICON PHYSIOMESH mesh has sufficient memory for ease of deployment and clings to the abdominal wall to ease in placement and positioning. It is also trimmable and ready to use out of the package. Mesh Mattresses BURKE INC. Tri-Flex II (2) Bariatric Hospital Bed 1000 lbs. capacity, quick width expansion, patient exit monitor and weight indicator. Trendelenberg, cardio chair functions and folds for transport/storage. Impulse Drive Patented center of bed drive system provides safe and easy maneuverability through variable acceleration and positioning. MEASUREMENT TOOLS Scales BURKE INC. Tri-Flex II (2) Air 1000 lbs. capacity bariatric transport air mattress system. Alternating pressure, low air loss, width adjustment for transport. ACCREDITATION PROGRAMS AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR METABOLIC AND BARIATRIC SURGERY ACS/ASMBS Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and ASMBS have joined together to create a unified accreditation and quality improvement program (MBSAQIP) with the goal of providing an inclusive, value-based program that improves patient safety, decreases cost of care, improves access to care, and includes every surgeon providing metabolic and bariatric surgery. CINÉ-MED, INC. Bariatric Summit Explore leading edge clinical and technical innovations related to the advanced management and treatment of severe obesity. This course is designed to address the AMBS/IOM patient care, and medical knowledge competencies. Visit www.bariatricsummit.com for more info. ANESTHESIA HOVERTECH INTERNATIONAL AirWedge ™ Adjustable Positioning Device The AirWedge is an adjustable positioning device that inflates to lift and position the head and chest of a supine patient for easier ear to sternal notch positioning. OBESITY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION The Obesity Medicine Association is the largest organization of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to preventing, treating, and reversing the disease of obesity. Members of the Obesity Medicine Association use comprehensive, individualized treatment plans to help patients achieve sustainable results and improve their overall health. DETECTO 6800 - Bariatric Scale The 6800 scale utilizes Detecto's model 750 weight display that can be mounted on a wall or desk. A 24 inch (61 cm) square, textured rubber, low-profile weighing platform. The lightweight design and carrying handle provides the perfect system for all portable weighing needs. 800 lb capacity. 6857 / 6854 DHR Bariatric Scale Heavy-duty, yet lightweight, the 6854/6857DHR bariatric scale's design and integral wheels make it easy to move. Engineered specifically for weighing obese and unsteady patients, it features a 2-ft- square platform. DETECTO's MedVue digital weight indicator displays weight, height, and BMI simultaneously by raising the digital height rod. 600lb and 1,000lb capacities.