Buffalo Filter, part of Filtration Group Corporation Life Sciences Group, is dedicated to ridding the world's surgical environments of the hazards associated with surgical smoke plume exposure. Our team of dedicated resources consistently develops innovative solutions to manage this plume in a safe and effective manner without disrupting the surgical team's practice. With input from surgeons, nurses, surgical technologists, anesthesiologists, aesthetic practitioners, veterinarians and others involved in surgical procedures, we strive to provide solutions that protect those that care for us during our time of need.
In addition, our Clear the Air™ program can help your facility become “smoke free” by working closely with your administration and medical team providing assistance with the following:
Policy Development and Implementation Assistance
Educational Offerings (CME and CEU sponsored programs)
On-site Clinical Needs Assessment
On-site Equipment Needs Assessment
We remain steadfast in our dedication to improving healthcare safety through the management of environmental risks and for those that have entrusted us with their operative safety needs, we sincerely thank you.
Our dedication to operative safety has led to the development of non-surgical plume related technologies designed to improve outcomes for staff and patient in the years to come. In addition to our direct distribution efforts, we also partner with industry leaders through OEM partnerships. Through these partnerships, our mutual clients are able to obtain our portfolio of safety solutions while consolidating their purchasing efforts. To learn more go to Private Label/Custom Design.
Within this website you will find clinical studies, editorials, and other articles as well as tools that you can utilize to help your facility move towards a surgical “smoke free” policy that will reduce the risk of plume exposure for your team. Surgical smoke plume is a byproduct of surgical devices interacting with human and animal tissues as incisions are made, bleeding is controlled, and samples are removed, among other applications. Surgical plume contains biological, physical (respiratory) as well as chemical exposure hazards. To learn more about the hazards of surgical smoke go to Education and Articles.