Integra announced launch of light source for use in surgical procedures

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced the introduction of the Luxtec(R) MLX 300W Xenon light source for use in surgical procedures, the latest addition to Luxtec's extensive line of illumination systems.

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced the introduction of the Luxtec(R) MLX 300W Xenon light source for use in surgical procedures, the latest addition to Luxtec's extensive line of illumination systems.
The Luxtec(R) MLX 300W Xenon light source system has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration to be marketed in the United States. The Luxtec(R) MLX 300W Xenon light source, along with a robust group of companion light sources, light guides and recording options, will be marketed globally through the Integra Surgical sales network.

The Luxtec(R) MLX light source is the culmination of many years of development and expertise. It provides an unprecedented 1,000 hour lamp warranty, an increase of over 50% from current technology. The Luxtec(R) MLX light system also provides new Smart Fan Technology, which enhances system cooling and improves unit performance. New touchpad controls offer surgeons unmatched repeatability and precision in light output on the surgical site. The Luxtec(R) MLX light source can accommodate most fiber optic surgical headlights.

Most surgical procedures require directed white light to visualize blood vessels, muscle tissue and specific anatomical features. Over 60,000 surgeons worldwide use Luxtec(R) light sources for optimal surgical site visualization.

Bob Perrett, President of the Integra Medical Instrument Group said, The MLX light source takes the Luxtec(R) surgical lighting products to new levels of brightness, control and operational cost savings, and will become the focus and centerpiece of Integra Surgical Illumination sales. The quality and color correctness of this light is remarkable and differentiated from even higher powered units.