The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi buys the NEW Eschmann T20-m+ for use in Neurosurgery.
The T20-m+ has large castors allowing easy manoeuvrability with or without the patient on the table. The table also has a powered 250mm traversing table top which will assist in easy patient positioning especially in neurosurgery. The table can be put into a chair position using the powered handset.
Mortara Quinton Q-Stress System
NAIROBI HEART CLINIC at Karen Hospital Replaces their Q4500 with the MORTARA Quinton Q-Stress
The Nairobi Heart Clinic was the first to buy a Quinton Excercise Stress system in 1985. The Q4500 with the treamill has lasted the Clinic until now 2014. The clinic ordered their replacement in December 2014 and received the new replacemnt in January 2015 when we had the pleasure to commission the new system.
The older system Quinton Q4500, still continues to work and is being used in their Town Clinic in Nairobi.
ESCHMANN Aquired by STERIS Corporation
Eschmann Holdings Limited, also known as Eschmann Equipment, manufactures and markets surgical equipment to healthcare sector. The company offers operating tables, electro-surgery units, surgical suction units, bench top autoclaves, and surgical trolleys. Additionally, it provides theatre lights, smoke evacuators, and disinfectant products. The company was founded in 1830 and is based in Lancing, United Kingdom with an additional office in Singapore.
As of February 10, 2014, Eschmann Holdings Limited operates as a subsidiary of STERIS Corporation.
STERIS is the world’s pre-eminent infection prevention, decontamination, and surgical and critical care company, with a long list of first-to-market products and industry-leading service innovations and thousands of Customers in more than 60 countries.
STERIS brand names for Healthcare products include SYSTEM 1E, Amsco, Hamo, Reliance, V-Pro, Cmax, Easymax, Harmony, Kindest Kare, Alcare, Verify, Cal Stat, Roth Net, Little Sister, T-Series, E-Series, VPx, Surginox and XLED.
First Eschmann Automated Arthroscopy Shoulder Support and the First T30a 5-section Powered Operating Table in East Africa
The Mombasa Hospital was the FIRST Hospital in East Africa to buy the Eschmann T30a 5-section Powered Operating Table along with accessories for various surgery including Nuerosurgery (Mayfield attachments) as well as the FIRST Eschmann Dynamic Leg Placement Holder (DLPH) and they have STANDARDISED it for all their operating theatres. They were also the FIRST Hospital to buy the automated Shoulder Arthroscopy backrest in East Africa.
The T30a is designed for general, specialist and orthopaedic procedures. The modular design enables interchangeable table top section for fast set up between cases. The process reduces manual handling.
The Hospital's thetare staff were trained by Ashcott's engineers on using the accessories, and patient placement as per the surgeons requirements for various surgery.
The Hospital had the first Eschmann operation table in East Africa build in August 1955 and we appreciate their loyaty and support to our Eschmann.