Skills Training For Robotic Surgery

May 17, 2011 1:09 pm | Mimic Technologies Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mimic’s dV-Trainer™ is a “flight simulator” for robotic surgery designed to allow efficient on-demand training for surgeons learning to use the da Vinci® Surgical System. Mimic’s dV-Trainer™ is designed to teach system awareness, EndoWrist® manipulation, and basic skills such as needle handling and energy management.

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Life-Like Suturing Training Models

May 17, 2011 1:08 pm | 3-Dmed Surgical Trainers | Product Releases | Comments

3-Dmed®, makers of the Minimally Invasive Box Training System (MITS) & Accessories introduces LifeLike BioTissue High-fidelity product line for laparoscopic and open suturing skills training. The LifeLike BioTissue Models include : Femoral Artery Saphenous Vein Thoracic Aorta Cardiac & Vascular Anastomosis Kit Bowel Micro Vessels Double-Layer Skin According to the company, LifeLike BioTissue Models are ideal for use in  Basic & Procedural Hand Suturing - Vascular Anastomosis, Bypass, Coronary Anastomosis, Bowel Anastomosis, Microsurgery and Laparoscopic Suturing training.

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Simulation Software

October 12, 2010 6:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Simbionix Ltd., a subsidiary of Simbionix USA Corporation, a provider of medical education and simulation technology, announces the receipt of FDA clearance for the PROcedure Rehearsal Studio™ Software. The PROcedure Rehearsal Studio software is intended for use as a software interface and image segmentation system for the transfer of imaging data from a medical scanner such as a CT scanner to an output file.

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Touch-Enabled Simulator

July 7, 2010 7:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

SensAble Technologies, a manufacturer of haptic devices and 3D modeling solutions, announced that its customer, BioDigital, working in partnership with surgeons at NYU Langone Medical Center, has created the first medical simulation application for teaching residents the high-technology procedure for lung resection of the right upper lobe, most commonly performed to treat resectable lung cancers.

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Trauma Surgery Simulator

May 21, 2010 7:53 am | Simulab Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Simulab offers the TraumaChild, a high-fidelity soft tissue simulator designed to train advanced trauma surgical skills. This simulated five-year-old breathes, bleeds and has replaceable tissues for a first cut experience. According to the company, the system can train on procedures such as: Cricothyroidotomy Percutaneous Tracheostomy Needle Decompression Pericardiocentesis Chest Tube Insertion Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage Additionally, features include: Anatomically correct five year old body form with articulating head Replaceable tissues bleed when cut, enhancing realism and obscuring student's vision Airway system powered by internal ventilator; providing an airway response to the trachea, lungs & thoracic cavity Anatomically and tactilely correct tissues are easy to replace and offer each student a first cut experience Designed with the course coordinator in mind with simplified cleaning and maintenance of replaceable parts Product components include: TraumaChild Body Form Replaceable Tissues Ventilator User's Guide/Instructor's Guide Maitenance Kit, including skin conditioning powder and arterial fluid Dissected DPL Sample Carrying Case For more information, visit www.

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Large Body Training System

May 21, 2010 7:50 am | 3-Dmed Surgical Trainers | Product Releases | Comments

The Large Body System with Removable Monitor from 3-D Med is designed to remove the monitor from the trainer and set it on the included pedestal. This allows the user to drape the trainer and locate the monitor for best viewing visibility. The body is torso-like in size with 14 ports that provide flexibility for training and demonstration.

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Laser Lead Extraction Simulation System

May 18, 2010 6:25 am | Spectranetics Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Spectranetics Corporation introduces a new advanced Laser Lead Extraction Simulation system. The new simulation system is intended to augment traditional procedural training for physicians on laser-assisted lead extraction procedures by permitting hands-on practice with extraction tools and techniques in multiple case scenarios in a virtual operating environment.

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Advanced Venipuncture Arm

May 18, 2010 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Limbs and Things recently introduced the new Advanced Venipuncture Arm. According to the company’s website, the are features: The AV Arm Harness that allows the arm to be easily strapped to a person's shoulder enabling Simulated Patient scenarios to be practiced in training sessions.

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ProMIS Surgical Simulator

May 17, 2010 6:54 am | Haptica Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ProMIS surgical simulator from Haptica now includes: Colectomy, Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy and ObGyn modules. The ability to allows for single site surgery. The ability to produce metrics on FLS and standard curriculum tasks. Fore more information, visit www.

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LapSim® System

May 17, 2010 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The LapSim® System from Surgical Science, Inc. is a surgical simulation and training platform with basic skills task training and anatomical camera training for procedures such as cholecystectomy, GYN, suturing and anastomosis, and appendectomy. Team training applications are compatible in all modules, as well.

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Case Cart Repair And Restoration

February 26, 2010 5:44 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. provides On-Location Case Cart Repair and Restoration services. Any make, any type, and any model case cart can be completely refurbished by Spectrum’s certified technicians in their dedicated on-location repair lab. Spectrum’s service capabilities include inspection, lubrication, minor or major adjustments, replacement of shelves, bumpers, latches, doorstops, nuts, bolts, hinges and caster repair or replacement.

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'Mixed Reality' Surgical Simulator

September 18, 2009 10:07 am | Haptica | Product Releases | Comments

ProMIS™ from Haptica enables users to use real instruments on both virtual and physical models in the same unit while providing accurate, comprehensive feedback on performance. Utilizing a ‘mixed reality’ or hybrid approach, ProMIS Modules range from Basic Laparoscopic Skills to procedures such as LapAppendectomy and LapColectomy and ProMIS meets the ACS & ACGME RRC requirements for simulation.

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Laparoscopic Procedure Simulator

September 15, 2009 12:21 pm | Simulab Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Simulab introduces EDGE, the next generation in reality-based laparoscopic training. Using laparoscopic instruments integrated with five sensors, EDGE measures the time, path, and force for each exercise. Results are based on actual haptics, providing quantifiable results to its users. Edge features: Laparoscopic instruments integrated with five sensors tracking time, path, and force.

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Basic Surgical Skills Development Platform

September 2, 2009 6:28 am | Simulab Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Untitled Document Simulab introduces Basic Open Surgical Skills (BOSS), a flexible platform for basic surgical skill development. Its ergonomic design creates a realistic environment for improving skills and provides an easy-to-clean platform for synthetic or cadaveric task modules.

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Surgical Instrument Repair Services

August 24, 2009 5:13 pm | Mobile Instrument Service | Product Releases | Comments

Mobile Instrument is able to repair, refurbish, sharpen and perform preventive maintenance on all manufacturers' stainless steel and minimally invasive surgical instruments, both onsite and at its national repair center. The company also offers: Repairs for sterilization containers, rigid scopes, flexible scopes, power equipment, video equipment and diamond knives.

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