Navigation Links
Autonomy(TM) Lapro-Angle(TM) Articulating Laparoscopic Instruments Granted CE Mark
Date:8/4/2008

Leader In Single Port Access Surgery Achieves Another Milestone

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Endo, a pioneer in the rapidly emerging Single Port Access (SPA) surgery market, is pleased to announce that it has been granted a CE Mark for its innovative Autonomy(TM) Lapro-Angle(TM) Articulating Laparoscopic Instruments.

In traditional laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon makes four to six "keyhole" incisions, inserts instrumentation into each "keyhole" and performs the surgery. This represented a major advance over the pain, scarring and long recovery times associated with open surgery. Nevertheless, the patient is left with the cosmetic, pain and recovery time issues associated with four to six incisions.

According to Woojin Lee, president and founder, "Single Port Access surgery has been called 'scarless surgery.' In single port surgery, only one incision is made through the umbilicus (belly button) instead of four to six incisions. All of the instruments go through this single 'keyhole.' To maneuver effectively in such a restricted space, the surgeon must have highly maneuverable instrumentation. Traditional straight laparoscopic instruments are inadequate." Continued Lee, "With the ability to articulate, rotate and lock, our Autonomy(TM) Lapro-Angle(TM) instruments vastly improve the surgeon's dexterity in tight spaces. We believe that our Autonomy(TM) Lapro-Angle(TM) instruments will be the enabling technology that drives the rapid uptake of this major advance in surgery.

Recently, the 11th donor kidney was removed through a Single Port Access procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. According to the clinic, the return to work time for single port surgery donors is about 17 days vs. 51 for traditional multi-incision laparoscopic procedures. Lee commented, "This shows that even complicated, delicate procedures can be performed utilizing the single port approach. We believe that a large proportion of the 2.5 million
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cambridge Endo
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Novare Announces First Ever Single Port Laparoscopic Kidney Removal (Nephrectomy) Using RealHand(TM) HD Instruments
2. Young Physicians Demanding Advanced Laparoscopic Energy Instruments
3. Encision Launches Next Generation of EnTouch(R) Handles for Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures
4. Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons Names Starion Instruments 2007 Innovator of the Year
5. Advanced Instruments Introduces Worlds Fastest High Throughput Freezing Point Osmometer
6. Nikon Instruments Launches New Eclipse Ti-E Fully-Integrated, Motorized Inverted Microscope
7. Advanced Instruments Acquires Mart Microbiology B.V.
8. Nikon Instruments Introduces NIS-Elements Software for Eclipse Ti-E Live-Cell Applications
9. Neogen Acquires Assets of Rivard Instruments
10. Nikon Instruments Partners With Koshland Science Museum to Create the Museums First-Ever Microbe Lab
11. Nikon Instruments Launches Fully-Automated A1 Confocal Laser Microscope Series
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... separated from its properties? On July 29, the prestigious ... the first Cheshire Cat experiment, separating a neutron from ... CA, and Vienna University of Technology. , Chesire Cat"Well! ... Alice in Wonderland, "but a grin without a cat! ... my life!" Alice,s surprise stems from her experience that ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Second generation biofuels are a ... fossil fuels. However, as natural gas is very cheap, this ... are not as valuable as they could be in comparison ... financing projects, has made it difficult for renewable energy developers ... off the ground. For these reasons, certain companies have shifted ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014  Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a ... and related consulting, applauds the Editorial Board of ... position in opposition to current federal law on ... The New York Times also announces a series ... the issue called "High Time:  An Editorial Series ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 Genera ... feedstock supply innovation and supply chain advancements, has ... management systems, Energy Grange™ and Supply ASSURE™. ... and in-the-field testing aimed at consolidating and simplifying ... to landowners, farmers and feedstock end users. , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties 2The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties 3The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties 4Renewable Waste Intelligence: Could Renewable Chemicals Be the Future for the Renewable Energy Industry? 2Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS) Applauds New York Times Editorial Board Stance on 'Repealing Prohibition, Again'; NYT Editorial Is Bell Weather of Change 2Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS) Applauds New York Times Editorial Board Stance on 'Repealing Prohibition, Again'; NYT Editorial Is Bell Weather of Change 3Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 2Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 3Genera Energy Introduces Proprietary Feedstock Management Systems 4
... completed phase of the new Children,s,Hospital campus, PITTSBURGH, ... opened its new 10-story, state-of-the-art John G. Rangos,Sr. Research ... new,premier pediatric campus., With more than 300,000 square ... hub of pediatric health research for the region. The ...
... October 29, Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (Nasdaq: ROSG ), ... today its,management will present at Oppenheimer 19th Annual ... Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York,City., About MicroRNA, ... small,RNAs that act as master regulators and have ...
... at ImClone Brings Substantial,Oncology Drug Development Expertise, ... ("Senesco" or the "Company") (NYSE Alternext US: SNT),announced ... 55 to its board,of directors. Senesco,s board of ... are independent., (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081029/NY42202 ), ...
Cached Biology Technology:Opening Dedication of the New John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at the New Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus in Lawrenceville 2Opening Dedication of the New John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at the New Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus in Lawrenceville 3Rosetta Genomics to Present at Oppenheimer's 19th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Rosetta Genomics to Present at Oppenheimer's 19th Annual Healthcare Conference 3Senesco Appoints Harlan W. Waksal, M.D., to Board of Directors 2Senesco Appoints Harlan W. Waksal, M.D., to Board of Directors 3
(Date:7/28/2014)... An international team of researchers led by the University ... rice. , The genetic information will enhance scientists, and ... as well as enable the development of new rice ... environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges. , ... Oryza glaberrima ) and evidence for independent domestication," was ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Reactions among minerals and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments ... they provide energy for the deep biosphere, and may ... little is known about how minerals influence organic reactions. ... have demonstrated how a common mineral acts as a ... need for toxic solvents or expensive reagents. , At ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... mechanism in part of the brain that is key to ... type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The findings are published ... National Academies of Sciences . , "We,ve discovered that ... the hypothalamus known as the ventromedial nucleus sets a ... the blood," said lead author Sabrina Diano, professor in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Generating a genome to feed the world: UA-led team sequences African rice 2Generating a genome to feed the world: UA-led team sequences African rice 3Generating a genome to feed the world: UA-led team sequences African rice 4Mineral magic? Common mineral capable of making and breaking bonds 2Mineral magic? Common mineral capable of making and breaking bonds 3Glucose 'control switch' in the brain key to both types of diabetes 2
... are primary producers of ammonia in Houston,s atmosphere, and cars ... according to a new study by researchers at Rice University ... air quality draws minimal oversight from the Environmental Protection Agency ... it means to life in and around the metropolis. ...
... N.Y. DNA and protein sequencing have forever ... of these complex biomolecules has revolutionized drug development, ... evolution and development. But, one major molecule in ... biopolymers. Today, for the first time ...
... A tiny piece of a critical receptor that fuels the ... discovered by University at Buffalo scientists as a promising new ... on the NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptor is being published online Oct. ... time that this site has been shown to be useful ...
Cached Biology News:Ammonia gets overdue overview 2Ammonia gets overdue overview 3Uncharted territory: Scientists sequence the first carbohydrate biopolymer 2Uncharted territory: Scientists sequence the first carbohydrate biopolymer 3New drug target for Alzheimer's, stroke is discovered by University at Buffalo scientists 2
EoProbe Eosinophil Staining Kit, 1 Kit...
... A.P. Johnstone and M.W. ... book describes step-by-step methods ... immunologically relevant molecules, the ... highly specific analytical probes ...
B.D. Hames and D.M. Glover (1996) • This issue covers T-Cell antigen receptor genes; T-Lymphocyte signal transduction; B-Cell activation antibody engineering and the complement system and other ...
Request Info...
Biology Products: