Navigation Links
The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Becomes the World's First to Use the Leonardo 3D Vision™ System
Date:2/21/2012

WAUWATOSA, Wis., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Surgical Solutions, LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3D Vision™ System was successfully conducted in a surgical robotic procedure. This revolutionary system provides stereoscopic 3D visualization to personnel at the bedside -- as well as the entire surgical robotic team -- during the surgery. The Leonardo 3D Vision™ System was used in conjunction with the daVinci® Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical®). 

"Today's case demonstrates a culmination of years of research and development that bring a new level of 3D visualization to the operating room," said Dr. Husam Balkhy, Chairman, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Director, Center for Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at The Wisconsin Heart Hospital.

Dr. Balkhy and his medical team utilized the Leonardo 3D Vision™ System while performing a beating heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass (TECAB). This event marks a major milestone in the expansion of stereoscopic 3D visualization within the robotic and video-assisted surgical fields and is a breakthrough in the availability of high-quality surgical imaging. This technology can be used with other cases using the daVinci® Surgical System, including urology and gynecology procedures.

"For me, having such wonderfully crisp 3D images to work with is exciting and extremely helpful," added Dorothy Krienbring, Dr. Balkhy's first assistant. "It allows me to introduce instruments and supplies into the chest with safety and with much more accuracy. Using this system allows all of us to see the anatomy in spectacular detail. The Leonardo system is a major step forward in the field of endoscopic surgery."

In addition, the Atlanticus 3D Recorder™ (a component of the Leonardo 3D Vision™ System) was used during the case to digitally record stereoscopic 3D-HD video for presentation at symposia, other clinically-oriented events, and teaching purposes.

"The versatility of this system is impressive, and the opportunity for optimized teaching that it represents is sure to provide enhanced safety as well as substantial cost and time savings to the operative and surgical training arena," Balkhy said.

About 3D Surgical Solutions
3D Surgical Solutions, LLC, based in metro Atlanta, GA, is dedicated to providing stereoscopic 3D solutions to the surgical and medical community. The company develops and markets advanced stereoscopic 3D systems providing superior imaging, versatility, and a cost-effective transition from 2D to stereoscopic 3D video environments. Currently, the firm is engaged in a private equity offering to provide funding for expansion and growth. 

About Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare (WFH) is a Catholic, not-for-profit organization with more than 100 health and shelter organizations in Wisconsin, Iowa, Colorado, and Illinois.  Started by the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters more than 130 years ago and formally incorporated in 1983, WFH has corporate services offices in Wheaton, Illinois and Glendale, Wisconsin. 


'/>"/>
SOURCE 3D Surgical Solutions, LLC
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Canopus BioPharma Strengthens its CB1400 Platform Technology for Mucositis and Oncology Treatments Through License Agreement With Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
2. First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center
3. ATS Medical and Wisconsin Heart Hospital Announce First Human Robotic Endoscopic Aortic Valve Replacement in the Midwest
4. Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin One of Two Pediatric Hospitals in Nation to Implement EOS Scanner
5. Wisconsin Statewide Smoke-Free Law May Prompt Smokers to Quit
6. Charters Wisconsin, Oregon Customers Already Benefiting From FCCs Efforts to Expand Medical Services via Broadband
7. University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center to Acquire ViewRay Radiation Therapy System
8. Sanmina-SCI Kenosha, Wisconsin Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Devices
9. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $617 Million in Wisconsin
10. Many Heart Attack Patients Dont Get Best Emergency Treatment
11. The Heart, Diabetes, And Weight Loss Centers of New York Introduce the New Science of Metabolic Diagnosis and Weight Management
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... NEW YORK , December 7, 2016 ... Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: JAZZ ), Anthera Pharmaceuticals ... DNAI ), and AveXis Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Biotechnology Sector Index fell roughly 37% to reach a level ... While it is down by approximately 14% for the year, ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... BROOKLYN, N.Y. , Dec. 6, 2016  Licenders is bringing ... . This new location in Park Slope at 203 13 th ... Brooklyn clientele. "Our goal is ... Our treatment plans are designed to get children right back to ... products are 100% all natural and safe for the whole family," ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 6, 2016 Diabetes & Obesity Drug Development ... obesity disease cluster is currently dominated by therapeutics indicated ... diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and the majority of the pipeline, ... is attributable to these indications. While products indicated for ... there are a large number of these products in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/7/2016)... Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 ... ... Dermatology is proud to announce that its fully redesigned website, which launched October ... well as a sleek responsive design and easy-to-navigate layout. Visitors and patients can ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... The medical profession is well aware that ... One major study analyzing heart attacks among 138,602 people recorded a 35% higher number ... We would all agree of course–no time of year is a good time for ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... ... “The Road To Restoration”: an informative and enlightening book for those who believe ... hands. “The Road To Restoration” is the creation of published author, Thomas Fitzhugh Sheets, ... that you could reach out for, and grab, on the old carousels. If ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... Soquel, Caloifornia (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 ... ... to present the fifth annual Business Architecture Innovation Summit in Reston, VA on ... the world who will share a range of experiences from a cross-section of ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and GeneOne ... Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The collaboration will accelerate MERS-CoV vaccine development ... in the event of a future outbreak. , IVI and GeneOne held a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):