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Washer/Decontamination Units, Surgical Instrument

Definition : Washer/decontamination units designed for automatic or semiautomatic washing (i.e., eliminating dirt and/or stains) and physical removal (i.e., physical decontamination) of organic debris such as blood, fat, bone from surgical instruments, reusable respiratory devices (e.g., anesthesia sets), and other critical devices. These units typically consist of a corrosion-resistant chamber containing baskets or trays for the soiled instruments; some can accommodate instrument trays and/or dedicated racks. The equipment performs a cycle of operations typically including water prewash, enzyme treatment, detergent wash, heated rinse, and drying; the process includes mechanical removal of contaminants by water jets and/or ultrasound energy and may include thermal disinfection (usually using water from 60 to 95 degrees Celcius [140 to 203 degrees Fahrenheit]). Surgical instrument washer/decontamination units are frequently used as an adjunct to manual cleaning of surgical instruments before sterilization; they provide some level of disinfection by killing or inactivating several types of microorganisms. They are available in stand-alone and wall-recessed configurations, typically for use in central supplies departments of healthcare facilities.

Entry Terms : "Surgical Instrument Washer/Decontamination Units"

UMDC code : 21171

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Buxton Medical Equipment Corp

Company Type: Parent

Buxton Medical Equipment Corporation, established in 1980, is a manufacturer of quality sterilizers and washing equipment for hospitals, laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, and research facilities.

CellPoint Scientific Inc

Company Type: Parent

CellPoint Scientificis a developer and manufacturer of laboratory equipment used in life science research. CellPoint's products are designed and manufactured in-house with an emphasis on quality, reliability and ease of use.

Cenorin LLC

Company Type: Parent

Since the mid 1970's, healthcare facilities have appreciated the quality, service, and functionality of Cenorin products. We are a team of professionals, versed in the realities of the high-pressure, cost-conscious healthcare environment, dedicated to creating and implementing effective, value-driven solutions.

CleanStart Surgical

Company Type: Parent

EDRO Corp

Company Type: Parent

EDRO Corporation is more than a machinery manufacturing company. While we design and produce some of the world's most advanced high-capacity washing and drying machines, it is the quality and technology we build into them that sets EDRO apart. Our in-house production capabilities include extensive metal working and mechanical and electronic assembly. Our commitment to continual product improvements through field research has resulted in washing and drying technologies that improve laundry operation efficiencies.

Intuitive Surgical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) is the global technology leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The Company's da Vinci Surgical System offers surgeons superior 3D HD visualization, enhanced dexterity, greater precision and ergonomic comfort for the optimal performance of MIS. The da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even complex procedures such as heart valve and cancer surgery through 1-2 cm incisions.

Quip Laboratories

Company Type: Parent

STERIS Corp

Company Type: Parent

STERIS is a global leader in infection prevention, contamination control, surgical and critical care technologies, and more.STERIS is the world's pre-eminent infection prevention, decontamination, and surgical and critical care company, with a long list of first-to-market products and industry-leading service innovations and thousands of customers in more than 60 countries. While the corporation was founded as Innovative Medical Technologies in 1985 and renamed STERIS in 1987, our history dates back to 1894 with the founding of American Sterilizer Company, a long-time, global leading innovator of sterilization products.

Stero

Company Type: Parent

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