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Product description and innovation synopsis:
The Clean Wave Kerrison Punch from gSource has a slider with a wavelike shaped design which allows cleaning utensils to easily reach through the recesses and openings between the slider and main body for cleaning prior to sterilization. The punch has a forward angled foot plate which provides precise and controlled cutting action. It also features a thin foot plate design, 8 inch shaft length and 1mm-5mm bite sizes. A bone ejector is incorporated into the design of the 2mm-5mm bite sizes.
What sets this product apart from others available in the industry?
The wavelike shaped design of the slider sets the Clean Wave Kerrison Punch apart from standard spinal punches which do not have this feature. In addition to allowing for easy cleaning between the slider and main body, the wavelike shape of the Clean Wave Kerrison Punch also helps to reduce friction between the slider and main body, providing a smooth function.
How does this product benefit the surgical team and aid in better outcomes?
In most spinal punches, tissue and debris can collect and remain trapped between the main body and slider. This build-up can impede the smooth function of the instrument and prevent proper sterilization as a result of not being completely cleaned prior to sterilization. The design of the Clean Wave Kerrison Punch allows for cleaning utensils to easily reach between the main body and slider. The instrument also has a satin finish which helps to reduce glare.