Better for us---our profit margins and better for the patients---cheaper, more affordable.
From Codman and Johnson & Johnson
Bactiseal Universal Shunt (New product) and ICP monitoring devices. Also many other products including spine instruments and aneurysm clips/applicators.
Contact Luther Obuotor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Also Ethicon products have a Territory Manager based in Abuja.
Contact Fabian Umeh, email@example.com
From Emzor Hesco and B Braun/Aesculap
Instruments and consumables including shunts, pituitary equipment and histoacryl glue. Chinyere Okorie, firstname.lastname@example.org. 08037412215. They sell the GAV shunt system (gravity assisted valve). Small and low profile so very good for babies with thin scalp.
From Implants International
Acrylic cement for cranioplasty. Spinal cages and pedicle screws and anterior cervical cages and plating systems.
Mohan Emmanuel, 00441642769080
From Dimsal Investments
Variety of instruments, machines such as bipolars, ultrasound, ECG and endoscopes.
Dr Salawu, 08034184110, email: email@example.com
From the WFNS as you should know
For the basic neuroinstrument set, bipolar instrumentation and a microscope.
Contact Mrs Janette A. Joseph, Director
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Central Office
5 rue du Marché, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland
Tel: +41-22-3624303 Fax: +41-22-3624352
Being product specific, see below
1. Sterile surgical drapes and gowns (Crown and Reed, Abuja: 0808514462)
2. IOBAN drape sheets to prevent surgical site infection (3M, USA. See www. 3M.com)
Contact Adebisi FamakinwaSales Consultant,3M Healthcare.Tel: +234 8023123913, 7028370904e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Surgicel hemostat (Codman, UK)
4. Bone wax (Emzor Hesco, Abuja, representing B Braun: 08037412215)
5. Brain cannula (Single Use Surgical, UK) Check http://www.susl.co.uk/ for suction cannulas as well as disposable Kerrison rongeurs. I am impressed with their products.
6. Duraguard (Forth Medical, UK). Justin Pahl, 07775801577
7. Duraseal/ Floseal (Baxter, UK). Aaron Dallimore, 07825365929
8. Tissel (Baxter, UK). Aaron Dallimore, 07825365929
9. Patties (Chelmer Surgical Supply, UK)
10. Wooly balls (Neurotechnics, UK)
11. Ligaclips (Ethicon, UK)
12. Skin staples (Adroit International, Abuja: 08029505007) or (Emzor Hesco, Abuja representing B Braun: 08037412215)
13. Lumbar drain and lumbo peritoneal shunts (Codman as above)
14. Ventriculo-periotoneal Shunts (Codman as above) or CHHABRA shunts from India
15. CSF drainage bags (Lumbar: Integra, UK and cranial: Codman or Cardinal Health, UK)
16. Raney Clips and applicators (Emzor Hesco, Abuja, representing B Braun: 08037412215)
Please email me with details of other people who you know and what they supply so the list can be as comprehensive as possible.