Many infections occurring after prosthesis implantation and other highly-invasive procedures are caused by skin bacteria shed into the operating room air. Nimbic Systems has created a technology to reduce the presence of these organisms so you can make every incision in an ultraclean and controlled environment. The Air Barrier System (ABS) is an innovative approach which shields incisions from airborne bacteria in the operating room. Even in a dynamic and unpredictable environment such as the operating room, physicians can rely on the localized shielding effect of the Air Barrier System.
The Air Barrier System is a portable device for use in a surgical operating room that produces a directed, non-turbulent flow of air to the surgical site. The air flow from the device is HEPA-filtered to reduce the presence of particulate matter and microorganisms at the surgical site during hip arthroplasty and posterior spine surgery. The ABS Nozzle is intended to be used only where:
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