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2017 Trade Show Calendar

Come see our products at the following shows in 2017: STS Annual Meeting January 22 – 24, 2017 Houston, Booth #845   AANS/CNS Section Spine Summit March 9 – 10, 2017 Las Vegas, Booth #1102   AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting March 15 – 17, 2017 San Diego, Booth #5626  ... Read more »

Cytoreductive surgery (SRC) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis: Our initial experience and technical details

Koray Topgül,1 Mehmet Bilge Çetinkaya,2 N. Çiğdem Arslan,3 Mustafa Kemal Gül,4 Murat Çan,5 Mahmut Fikret Gürsel,5 Dilek Erdem,4 and  Zafer Malazgirt5 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Go to: Abstract Objective: The aim of this study is to present our initial experience in peritoneal carcinomatosis treatment and the technical details of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy... Read more »

NEW LAPAROSCOPIC ARTICULATING ARM

As surgeons tend to gravitate towards minimally invasive surgery when possible, Thompson has focused on providing new, innovative, products for laparoscopic surgery. We have expanded our selection of Scope/Instrument Holders and designed the holders to be used with our sterile mount Elite II Rail Clamp or NEW Infinite Height Rail... Read more »

NEW S-LOCK ANGLING HAND HELD ADAPTER

The S-Lock Angling Hand Held Adapter quickly and easily allows any Thompson Retractor S-Lock® blade to become a hand held retractor. Ideal for when initial exposure requires hand held retractors, or when retractors must be hand held for constant repositioning. · Convert retractor blades to hand held retractors · Allows... Read more »

NEW THYROID BLADE KIT

The Thompson Thyroid Blade Kit features a simple yet comprehensive blade selection designed to provide excellent exposure to the thyroid. The blades were carefully selected through years of experience working with surgeons using the Thompson Retractor for thyroid exposure. The Thyroid blade kit is recommended to be used with the... Read more »

FOCUS: THE THOMPSON RETRACTOR FOUNDATION

Dr. Erik Hansen performing a tumor removal with a donated Pediatric System, Kenya. If you would like to find out if you or someone you know is eligible to receive a donation, please contact Stephanie Myers at stephanie.myers@thompsonsurgical.com for an application.

RECAP: PRODUCTS INTRODUCED IN 2014

RADIOLUCENT HPB BLADES: · Better visualization during cholangiograms with radiolucent blades · Easily achieves upper, asymmetrical costal margin retraction · Uncompromised exposure of the biliary system HINGED RING FRAME: · Sterile mount unilateral table attachment · Robust extension arm joint holds ring securely · Can be utilized as a circle... Read more »

ANNUAL QUALITY SURVEY

by Erica Parkinson, Sales Manager  SURVEY RESULTS ARE IN Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out our Annual Customer Survey, your feedback is invaluable and a huge factor to our continued success at Thompson. As we strive to meet our customers’ needs, the survey results implemented... Read more »

R+D HIGHLIGHTS: HIP RETRACTOR

Thompson Surgical has excelled as the provider of Uncompromised Exposure for various open surgeries but has yet to introduce a retractor for hip replacement surgery. Our development team sees great potential in converting and redesigning the Thompson Retractor to work for hip replacement surgery exposure. We look forward to keeping... Read more »

R+D HIGHLIGHTS: DRAKE MITRAL HOOK

Cardiothoracic surgeons will benefit from the soon-to-be-released and patented, Drake Mitral Hook. Developed to improve chord lysis and division of rheumatic tissue and enhance subvalvular exploration for restrictive tissue, the Drake Hook is unlike any other product on the market. The hook contains a unique cutting groove which helps facilitate... Read more »

THOMPSON TIPS: LITE WAND XE + RETRACTOR LITE XE

by Stephanie Myers, Research + Development / Product Manager USING ONE OF OUR LIGHT ACCESSORIES AND EXPERIENCING DIMINISHING LIGHT OR DIMNESS? Thompson Lite Wand Xe and Retractor Lite Xe lighting accessories are excellent products that help provide Uncompromised Exposure by increasing visibility in the operative field, reducing shadows from overhead... Read more »