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Dr Mol uses Leica M320 Microscope at Netcare Union and Clinton Hospitals

Efficient clinic and surgery microscope for ENT Leica M320 F12 for ENT The Leica M320 F12 with LED - a highlight for ENT applications. The Leica M320 F12 bundles apochromatic optical quality with cutting-edge LED illumination and high-definition imaging technology. Ease of use and flexible, smooth maneuverability are additional characteristics of this microscope. With the Leica M320 F12, Leica Microsystems has created a new industry standard with a variety of unique benefits for ENT surgeons. Download Brochure Couple of things Dr Mol Likes about the Leica Microscope is: Small head, its not very bulky, nice finishing in terms of very [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Get Your Hip Replacement and Walk the Same Day

John O’Shaugnessy recently did something very special with his five-year-old daughter Aria.  The Calgary dad crouched down and tied the little girl’s first pair of hockey skates. “She just started Timbits hockey,” O’Shaugnessy said. “I’m more excited than she is.” The father-daughter moment was all the more sweet because a year earlier, O’Shaugnessy believes it just would not have been impossible. The 40-year-old had been suffering from hip pain so severe, most activities were off limits. Doctors told him both of his hip joints would need to be replaced. “I had been fit for most of my life [...]

September 28th, 2017|

WoundClot Research

A study undertaken by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research found that about 25 percent of battlefield deaths were “potentially survivable,” and plus minus  90 percent of those died primarily due to blood loss . The ability to stop  the flow of blood and help the body form a blood clot is critical in emergencies—both on the battlefield and in any kind of medical emergency . But in some scenarios there are obstacles. For example, perhaps there aren’t enough hands to get the bleeding of multiple patients under control, or the injuries are in places (like the neck) where [...]

August 16th, 2017|

Samsung Introduces BodyTom Elite® CT Scanner

FDA Clears Newly Upgraded System Providing Superior Image Quality and Enhanced Functionality Samsung’s BodyTom®, the world’s first portable, full-body, 32-slice CT (computed tomography) scanner, just got even better. The BodyTom Elite® is the newly upgraded BodyTom, which received FDA 510(k) clearance on June 14, 2017. Incorporating a fresh new visual design, upgraded software, hardware and workstation the BodyTom Elite will make its mark as the go-to premium advanced full-body mobile CT scanner. “We reengineered the BodyTom Elite so that it more seamlessly integrates into any OR, Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology or Radiology Suite, and provides a [...]

August 3rd, 2017|

Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa Congress

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER On behalf of the organising committee for the Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa and the local Organising Committee, may I invite you to attend the 26th SNSA Annual Meeting to be held in Umhlanga Rocks, Durban from 3 – 6 August 2017, with the theme “Unity in Diversity”. The meeting will be held at The Coastlands Conference & Hotel which offers onsite cost effective comfortable accommodation for your convenience. We promise to offer a stimulating meeting with a varied academic programme including pre congress workshops. On Thursday 3 August there [...]

July 27th, 2017|

Intamed and Leica Saving Lives in Africa

Intamed recently delivered and installed a New Leica OHX Proveo M320 Neuro and ENT Microscope in Africa and had the pleasure of assisting to save 3 lives within 36 hours of uncrating the system. The Intamed team personally delivered the Leica OHX Proveo M32 Neuro and ENT Microscope and assisted with installation and training , which we were told was a first for the local team of surgeons and engineers in the hospital. Within 30 minutes of uncrating, the Leica Microscope was being used to save a life. The very next day a [...]

June 7th, 2017|