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Surgical sponge counter

Summary Information: Surgical sponge counter

Surgical sponge counter: A surgical sponge counter is a system for tracking surgical sponges to prevent accidental retention of sponges in the body. The system includes a scanning device to detect a signalling tag implanted into each sponge by the manufacturer. The system may include a method for calculating the amount of liquid (e.g. blood) absorbed by the sponge during surgery.

Types Of Surgical sponge counter

These devices are types of the medical device Surgical sponge counter:

  • Sponge counter bag

Other Names For Surgical sponge counter

  • Radiofrequency identification sponge counter system

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