Type: Emerging Technology Posters

New magnetic device that enables and facilitates reduced port surgery

Alberto Rodriguez-Navarro, MD, Homero Rivas, MD, Ignacio Robles, MD, Alex Escalona, MD, Steven Schwaitzberg, MD. University of Chile, Stanford University, Catholic University of Chile, Cambridge Health Alliance Harvard Medical School, Levita Magnetics. Objective To evaluate a new magnetic-based device that facilitates reduced-port techniques in laparoscopic surgery.   Description and method of use A novel magnetic […]

Abrasion Assessment of Staple Line Reinforcement Materials in the Thorax of a Canine

Michael Soltz, PhD, Ludovic Boure, DVM, Clayton Ramey, DVM, Elizabeth Contini, BS, Dwight Bronson, MS, Tim Ebner, BS, Gerald Hodgkinson, PhD. Covidien. AIM The goals of this project were to develop a surgical animal model to assess the abrasiveness of buttressed and non-buttressed staple lines in the thorax of a canine and utilize the model […]

Endoscopic assisted trans-gastric and colorectal full thickness resections are enabled by a novel 5 mm surgical stapler

Radu Pescarus, MD, Eran Shlomovitz, MD, Ahmed Sharata, MD, Maria Cassera, BS, Kevin M Reavis, MD, Christy M Dunst, MD, Lee L Swanstrom, MD. Providence Portland Medical Center and Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, Oregon. Introduction and objectives: Recent enthusiasm for endoscopic full thickness resection (EFTR) has resulted in various […]

The Enhanced Utility of Laparoscopy in Trauma

Srinivas H Reddy, MD, Melvin E Stone, MD, Jacquelyn Shaw, BS, Sheldon Teperman, MD, Harry M Delany, MD. Jacobi Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Background:  The role of laparoscopy in trauma has long been a subject of debate. One of the earliest published reports of using this modality was for confirmation of […]

Development of Simulation-Based Suturing Training for da Vinci(r) Surgery

Liron Leist, VP, Research, and, Development, Hadar Segal, Senior, Team, Leader, Maya Bloch, Product, Manager. Simbionix USA. Objective of the technology Robotic surgery is expected to continue to comprise a growing part of surgery. The demand for surgeons to implement a robotic surgery program in their hospital is growing, leading to the growing need for […]

Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) Electrical Stimulation Improves Sleep Quality and Work Productivity in Patients with Refractory GERD.

Nicole Bouvy (1), Nicolaas F Rinsma (1), Alex Escalona (2), Jelle P Ruurda (3), Jose Conchillo (1), Arjan Bredenoord (4), Mark van berge Henegouwen (4), Philip Chiu (5), Michael Booth (6), Albis Hani (7), D N Reddy (8), Andre Smout (4), Justin Wu (5), Peter D Siersema (4). 1Maastricht Uni Med Ctr. 2Pontificia Uni Catolica […]

Development of a Virtual Reality Electrosurgery Skills Trainer(VEST(c)) to Supplement FUSE

Brian F Allen, PhD, Jaisa Olasky, MD, Hussna Wakily, Daniel B Jones, MD, MS, Suvranu De, ScD, Steven Schwaitzberg, MD. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Harvard Medical School. Objective of the technology The Virtual Electrosurgical Skills Trainer (VEST) applies the malleable tools of virtual reality and physical simulation to create a guided, safe, interactive platform to teach […]

Early results of using Integrated Bipolar and Ultrasonic Energy Devices in Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Erica Sutton, MD, Kelsey Lewis, BS, Michael Hughes, Jr., MD, Patrick Bone, BS. Hiram C. Polk, Jr. Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY; Olympus America, Incorporated, Center Valley, PA. Objective of the Technology The Thunderbeat™ platform is designed to integrate the benefits of ultrasonic energy and bipolar technology into a single multi-functional […]

Indocyanine green fluorescent imaging for the detection of parathyroid gland: a preclinical study

Yong Joon Suh, MD, Jung Woo Woo, MD, Young Joon Chai, MD, Hyungju Kwon, MD, Se Hyun Paek, MD, Eunyoung Kim, MD, Il Yong Chung, MD, Kyu Hyung Kim, MD, Su-jin Kim, MD, June Young Choi, MD, Kyu Eun Lee, MD, PhD, Yong Taik Lim, PhD, Yeo-Kyu Youn, MD, PhD. Department of Surgery, Seoul National […]

Torsional Mode Hemorrhoidectomy : a new procedure for the management of hemorrhoidal disease

Paraskevas Theodossiou, PhD, Consultant, of, Surgery, George Alvanos, Anastasia Katselli, Palaiologos Doulgeroglou, Domna Fanidou. Athens General Hospital. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to introduce a new technique in hemorrhoidectomy using a Torsional Mode Ultrasonic Scalpel. This is the world’s first study. The goals of this study were to describe and evaluate the applicability […]

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