UNC Health Care Researchers, RF Surgical Systems, Inc., Report Positive Results from Largest Ever Multi-Center Study on Use of Medical Technology to Help Prevent and Detect Retained Surgical Objects

Published: Oct 06, 2010

BELLEVUE, Wash. & CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Researchers from UNC Health Care today reported positive, interim results from the largest ever prospective multi-institution study of any medical device aimed at helping surgical teams prevent and detect retained foreign objects in surgery. The ongoing study examined the use of radio-frequency detection technology (RF Surgical Detection System, RF Surgical) as an adjunct to the standard practice of manual counting.

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