Manufacturers can optimize functionality, use and volume to deliver high-performing, high-quality single-use surgical instruments to customers.
Steve Santoro, MicroSurgeons and hospitals increasingly need single-use surgical instruments — as they offer several distinct advantages over reusable products.
Disposable instruments designed for single-use don’t need to undergo expensive and time-consuming cleaning, sterilization and reprocessing. Reusable instruments such as articulating laparoscopic devices with sophisticated, intricate parts also can be difficult to clean and thoroughly disinfect, thus increasing the risk of infection to patients.
Single-use medical instruments are pre-sterilized and individually packaged. Health providers can dispose or recycle them after use.
Unlike their reusable counterparts, single-use instruments aren’t subject to wear an…