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The Art of Creating a Consistent Sleeve Through the Science of Innovation.
Using Technology to Achieve Consistency in Sleeve Gastrectomy, Featuring Amit Trivedi, MD.
Medtronic’s new universal trocar platform, designed for standardization and high-performance in and out of the OR. The redesigned platform offers greater flexibility, as all obturators fit through the same cannula, and can also allow SKU reduction by over 20%.
We are improving the following product families to better meet your procedural and economic needs:
The Clearify™ visualization system is an all-in-one system that enables optimal visualization throughout your procedure for a smoother laparoscopic and robotic surgery case flow.
The Clearify™ system is multifunctional, intuitively designed and is used at the surgical site to:
With the Clearify™ system, you may avoid:
The LigaSure™ Maryland jaw is a versatile multifunctional device with the functionality of a Maryland dissector, atraumatic grasper and cold scissors combined with the safety and confidence of LigaSure technology.([FOOTNOTE=Based on independent surgeon feedback collected during Medtronic-sponsored labs conducted on April 16-18, 2013 and April 30- May 3, 2013. Validation Report R0035742.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
The Maryland jaw dissector, designed for both open and laparoscopic surgeries, has the added benefits of:
The Sonicision™ system is the industry’s first and only cordless, ultrasonic dissection system offering the widest portfolio and ease of standardization.
The Sonicision™ 48 cm device is the longest advanced energy device for the largest patients. The streamlined design features a quick and simple set up that increases OR efficiency.
When compared with the competition, the Sonicision™ device offers:
The GastriSail™ gastric positioning system is the only three-in-one surgical device designed for enhanced consistency in the sleeve gastrectomy procedure.([FOOTNOTE=Bench top testing, cadaver lab with surgeons, Comparison of GastriSail™ versus Standard bougie in Sleeve Gastrectomy in a Cadaver Model Report #PCG-025_rev 1 1/13/15.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
Its advantages include:
The Endo GIA™ Reinforced Reload with Tri-Staple™ technology is the only endo stapling device on the market preloaded with buttress material to provide OR efficiency.
The Reinforced Reload provides:
The proprietary Endo Stitch™ device can save 45-70% of laparoscopic suturing time compared to conventional suturing.([FOOTNOTE=Nguyen NT, Mayer KL, Bold RJ, et al. “Laparoscopic suturing evaluation among surgical residents.” J Surgl Res. 93(1):133-136 (2000).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Stringer NH. “Laparoscopic myomectomy with the Endo Stitch™ 10-mm laparoscopic suturing device.” Gynecol Laparosc. 3(2):299-300 (1996).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Adams JB, Schulam PG, Moore RG, Partin AW, Kavoussi LR. “New laparoscopic suturing device: initial clinical experience.” Urology. 46(2): 242-245 (1995).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Pattaras JG, Smith GS, Landman L, Moore RG. “Comparison and analysis of laparoscopic intracorporeal suturing devices: preliminary results”. J Endourol. 15(2):187-192 (2001).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) The unique barb and loop design of the V-Loc™ wound closure reload speeds closure by eliminating the need to tie knots and may save 35-42% of intracorporeal suturing time.([FOOTNOTE=Omotosho, P., B. Yurcisin, et al. “In vivo assessment of an absorbable and nonabsorbable knotless barbed suture for laparoscopic single-layer enterotomy closure: a clinical and biomechanical comparison against nonbarbed suture.” J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21(10): 893-7 (2011). *Supporting evidence from a pre-clinical model],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])*