David Earle, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, PolyTouch's Medical Advisor commented: "When I first saw the device, I was intrigued. It had the potential to really improve the way both specialists and general surgeons perform laparoscopic hernia repair. When I first used the device, I was convinced."
As previously reported, PolyTouch announced on April 26th, the appointment of Karl A. LeBlanc, MD, MBA, FACS, as Medical Advisor. Additionally, PolyTouch announced April 12th, the appointment of Morris E. Franklin Jr., MD, FACS, as Medical Advisor. On January 25th, PolyTouch announced the appointment of William Edelman as Chairman of the Board.
About PolyTouch Medical Ltd.
PolyTouch Medical was founded in March 2009 and is located in the Misgav
Venture Accelerator, Israel. Realizing the need for an improved method for
mesh deployment and placement, PolyTouch has developed PatchAssist (patents
pending), a novel and proprietary mesh deployment and placement device
initially targeting laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR). PatchAssist is
a standalone surgical mesh placement device that is compatible with all
common hernia meshes enabling the surgeons to choose their preferre
|SOURCE PolyTouch Medical Ltd.|
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