The Smart Magazine About Medical Technology Innovations

#22 - FIME 2016 Special Issue

Cutting Above and Beyond Objection

The CABO Safety Scalpel Cartridge (Courtesy of Southmedic)

The CABO safety scalpel cartridge allows the surgeon to use his/her favorite scalpel handle. It is loaded with polymer-coated blade for the sharpest and smoothest cutting edge available, reducing drag and trauma, according to the Canadian manufacturer Southmedic.

The cartridge system provides a safe and easy way to use and dispose of used blades. Opening and closing is simple with the locking/unlocking mechanism. The clear plastic sheath offers complete visibility and incorporates a convenient thumb rest. The sheath retracts fully to expose the entire blade. The CABO cartridge’s innovative features meet OSHA’s (U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration) guidelines for needle stick safety.

About the Author

Celia Sampol has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She worked in Brussels and Washington for national medias (Agence France Presse, Liberation, Europolitics). She's the editor-in-chief of NauticExpo e-magazine and MedicalExpo e-magazine.

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