Reflects Robust Growth of Client Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci(R) System
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chamberlain Group, producers of anatomically accurate surgical trainers, today announced their new Uterine Robotic Surgery Trainer.
The trainer is a lifelike, full-scale model of the human uterus and vaginal canal. It is composed of Chamberlain's proprietary polymer that looks and feels like living tissue, has appropriate elasticity and can be cut and sutured.
The Uterine Trainer has a replaceable uterus which permits unlimited practice. Chamberlain Group co-founder Lisa Chamberlain noted that while the trainer is primarily designed for robotic skill training, it may also be utilized for any abdominal approach training including laparoscopy.
Highly accurate, mimetic tissue anatomical trainers provide a more realistic and cost-effective alternative to traditional training in the operating room, with animals, or with cadavers.
Physicians using the new Uterine Trainer may practice robotic skills used in myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroid tumors), hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) and sacrocolpopexy (correcting vaginal vault prolapse). Following a practice myomectomy using the trainer, the physician may perform a colpotomy (separating the uterus from the vagina) which is a skill performed during a hysterectomy. The remaining vaginal canal may then be affixed to mesh and a sacrocolpopexy performed by attaching the mesh to the available sacral tissue.
Trainers Developed for Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci(R) Surgical System
According to Ms. Chamberlain, the Uterine Trainer was developed in direct response to the company's client, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISRG), a recognized pioneer and leader in robot
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