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A Retrospective Chart Review to Evaluate Clinical Outcomes of the BioBrace® Implant

6/10/2024
A Retrospective Chart Review was undertaken to evaluate safety and clinical outcomes of the BioBrace® Implant across various applications.
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Dr. D’Hondt Presentation - The Inherent Stability of Robotic Vision

5/20/2024
Robotic surgery pitfalls and tips are shared in this short video excerpt.
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What Are the Clinical Benefits of Using Low Stable Pressure?

2/21/2024
Dr. Alex Mottrie from Belgium discusses the many benefits of stable low pressure surgery and explores intelligent integrated flow systems.
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A Case Study Using CompleteControl™

2/12/2024
Dr. Kamran Ayub, USA, presents a case study of a 54-year-old woman which utilizes the CompleteControl™ Sphincterotome's orientation capability.
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The Value of Low Pressure in Complex Reoperative Surgery and Surgery on High BMI Patients

1/11/2024
Dr. Rana Pullatt presents clinical footage and discusses the value of operating at low pressure in high BMI patients.
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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair with Biobrace® Augmentation

12/6/2023
Dr. Maqdes presents his approach to rotator cuff repair using BioBrace®
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Reasons To Choose Gore® Viabil® Biliary Endoprosthesis

10/30/2023
Dr. Pitea shares his favorite aspects of the GORE® VIABIL® stent, which includes easy deployment and low risk of migration.
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Hospital Execs Zero in on Length of Stay

10/12/2023
As the financial struggles continue for many hospitals and health systems, C-suite leaders are honing in on capacity and lowering length of stay to improve their bottom line.
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Long-Term Follow-Up of Focal Cartilage Defects Repair with CartiMax® Viable Cartilage Allograft in a Goat Model

9/11/2023
CartiMax® VCA is a unique allogeneic graft matrix that offers putty-like handling properties and contains viable, functional chondrocytes.
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Successful Relief of Biliary Obstruction With Normalization of Serum Bilirubin - Case Review

9/8/2023
This case illustrates the benefits of important design features in a clinical setting.
 
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Characterization of a Novel Bio-Inductive Biocomposite Scaffold for Tendon and Ligament Healing

9/1/2023
A study showing that initial strength of BioBrace® and resultant host tissue ingrowth may serve to optimize the balance between the local biomechanical and biological healing environment.
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Dr. Mounzer Presentation - Clinical Efficacy of Current Biliary Stenting Options

8/15/2023
Dr. Mounzer discusses current biliary stenting options and reasons he chooses the GORE® VIABIL® Stent.
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Case Review of Patient Presenting With Adenocarcinoma

7/8/2023
Dr. Pitea reviews the ERCP procedures and other factors in this interesting case.
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Rotator Cuff Tears at Risk

6/5/2023
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams discusses ways to improve strength and thickness during rotator cuff tear and augmentation procedures.
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Complex Case Reviews of Ankle Fractures With Flexible Syndesmotic Anchor Fixation

5/31/2023
Dr. McKenzie presents a complex case review and discusses use of the Hercules® Knotless Syndesmosis Implant System
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BioBrace® for MPFL Reconstruction

5/30/2023
Dr. Hiemstra presents on patellofemoral instability and discusses case studies.
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Technique Overview for Full Thickness Rotator Cuff

5/3/2023
Dr. Gill presents on technical issues, his approach, and rehabilitation.
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Shoulder Vrthroscopy™ Live Virtual Surgery

5/2/2023
Dr. Goel and Dr. Wong present VRthroscopy™ technology, a new and innovative way to virtually educate surgeons on shoulder arthroscopy.
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Surgical Repair of a Jones Fracture Utilizing Novel Compression Screw Design

4/25/2023
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Why I Use BioBrace®

1/20/2023
Dr. Burns presents his technique for using BioBrace® and tips and pearls.
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The Secrets of a Successful Surgical Smoke Evacuation Program

1/9/2023
An article from Outpatient Surgery Magazine, a division of AORN.
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A Novel Distal Biceps Rupture Repair Technique Utilizing a Biocomposite Scaffold

1/5/2023
A PubMed abstract describing a technique to successfully augment a distal biceps tendon repair using the BioBrace®.
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UC Davis Health Adopts Low Pressure Surgery Systemwide

12/30/2022
The medical center is first in the nation to implement low pressure as standard for all laparoscopic surgeries.
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New York’s Surgical Nurses Will Soon Be Smoke-free in Their Operating Rooms

12/20/2022
An article by AORN staff.
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Surgical Repair and Augmentation of a Midsubstance Chronic Achilles Tendon Rupture with a Novel Biocomposite Scaffold

11/14/2022
An abstract on a case report showing outcomes of using BioBrace® to augment the repair.
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Surgical Repair and Augmentation of a Large Type-2 Re-tear of the Rotator Cuff with a Novel Biocomposite Scaffold

10/25/2022
An abstract on a case report suggesting the use of a biocomposite rotator cuff augment can provide a viable option for revision rotator cuff repair.
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Maximizing Value with a Modern Procurement Methodology

8/1/2022
Empowering financial decision makers with evidence-based information from a publication, this case study featuring Hall® Powered Instruments.
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Avoiding Trouble with Hip Access

5/18/2022
Dr. Westermann presents on iatrogenic cartilage injuries and tools available to help prevent this.
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Review of Outcomes of Low vs. Standard Pressure Pneumoperitoneum in Laparoscopic Surgery

4/20/2022
A PubMed abstract on the study of outcomes before and after implementing low-pressure pneumo.
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A Simplified Approach to Biliary Stenting - Case 1

4/15/2022
Dr. Baron presents a case of a 66-year-old woman who underwent a whipple and has presented with worsening jaundice.
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A Simplified Approach to Biliary Stenting - Case 2

4/15/2022
Dr. Irani presents a case of a 66-year-old woman with post hepatectomy fatigue, jaundice, and elevated bilirubin.
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A Simplified Approach to Biliary Stenting - Case 3

4/15/2022
Dr. Irani presents a case of a 67-year-old male diagnosed with unresectable distal cholangiocarcinoma that had an existing covered stent and returned with severe symptoms.
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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Technique Using a Bio-Composite Scaffold for Tissue Augmentation

3/16/2022
A PubMed abstract proposing a successful, reproducible technique for the implantation of BioBrace® for rotator cuff augmentation.
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Knee Medial Collateral Ligament Augmentation With Bioinductive Scaffold: Surgical Technique and Indications

3/16/2022
A PubMed abstract on MCL surgical technique and indications by Drs. Matthew R LeVasseur, Colin L Uyeki, Patrick Garvin, Sean McMillan, and Robert A Arciero.
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Low-Pressure Laparoscopy Using the AirSeal® System Versus Standard Insufflation in Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer

3/14/2022
A PubMed abstract on a multicenter, retrospective study to evaluate the benefits of a low-pressure insufflation system vs. standard insufflation system.
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ACL and Inside Out Meniscus Repair

12/20/2021
Dr. Kakatkar, India, presents a complex case requiring ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair.
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My ACL Graft Choices

12/13/2021
Dr. Sherman reviews grafts in-depth for various procedures.
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Bankart Repair Techniques

11/13/2021
Dr. Babhulkar, India, discusses Bankart cases and key take home messages for Bankart repair procedures.
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Tibial Spine Repair

11/12/2021
Mr. Ajuied presents a case presentation on tibial spine repair.
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Failed ACL Repair in Young Adolescent

11/10/2021
Dr. Pedro Beja da Costa reviews a case of a failed repair, the second procedure, and post-op recovery.
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The Next Frontier for Rotator Cuff Augmentation? Strength + Bio-Induction

10/1/2021
A study with current overviews of RCR augmentation and the introduction a novel bio-composite scaffold.
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Shoulder Instability in Pandemic Times

9/29/2021
Professor Verborgt, Belgium, reviews posterior instability pearls and pitfalls.
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Chronic PCL and Posterolateral Instability

9/23/2021
Dr. Lagae of Belgium presents a chronic PCL case and then discusses his posterolateral corner technique.
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Dynamic Anterior Stabilization with The Long Head of the Biceps

9/22/2021
Dr. Azevedo of Portugal discusses the DAS procedure.
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Clavicle Autograft for Moderate Bone Loss Bankart Augmentation

9/13/2021
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams discusses complex cases for anterior stabilization and the indications and techniques to consider for moderate bone loss.
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Low-Pressure Versus Standard Pressure Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (PAROS Trial)

8/19/2021
A PubMed abstract on a phase III, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial.
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SCR Made Simple: SDSI Demonstration

8/16/2021
Watch Dr. Laskovski's live SCR demonstration for the 2021 SDSI course and see his simple, reliable repair.
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Understanding Plumeport Activ®

6/7/2021
Dr. De Groote, Belgium, discusses PlumePort ActiV® which is a first line of defense for safe, effective removal of surgical smoke plume during laparoscopic procedures.
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Potential Benefits of AirSeal® in Pediatric Thoracoscopic Surgery

6/3/2021
In this one minute video, Dr. Steven Rothenberg discusses the benefits of using AirSeal® for pediatric thoracic insufflation.
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How AirSeal® Supports Low Impact Colorectal Surgery

6/1/2021
In this short video excerpt, Dr. Wolthuis of Belgium discusses the benefits of using AirSeal® in his colorectal procedures.
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AirSeal® in Low Impact Robotic Cystectomy

5/18/2021
In this short video excerpt, Dr. Decaestecker of Belgium discusses use of AirSeal® in his cystectomy procedures.
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AirSeal® in Gynecological Laparoscopy

5/17/2021
In this webinar excerpt, Dr. De Landsheere briefly discusses the benefits of using AirSeal® for low impact gynecology.
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AirSeal® in Bariatric Surgery

5/13/2021
In this short video excerpt, Dr. Dandrifosse discusses the pneumoperitoneum stability and other benefits she sees with using AirSeal® for bariatric surgery.
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Individualizing Knee Reconstruction Using the Infinity™ System

5/12/2021
In this three surgeon panel, Dr. Spalding shows hamstring and BTB examples, Dr. Sherman presents ACL and All-Inside ACL procedures, and Dr. Verdonk demonstrates a PCL procedure.
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CartiMax®: A Novel Single Stage Cartilage Treatment Option

5/4/2021
Dr. Jones presents scientific data, case examples, 2-year outcomes, and rehabilitation guidelines for CartiMax® Viable Cartilage Allograft.
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Using Plumeport Activ® with AirSeal® in Robotic Surgery

3/29/2021
Dr. De Groote, Belgium, discusses steps for using PlumePort ActiV® to desufflate the abdominal cavity with AirSeal®.
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Breathing Life Into Surgical Smoke Safety

3/9/2021
An AORN article on a nurse's devastating lung cancer diagnosis, which inspired an impassioned plea for evacuation legislation.
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The Impact of the Airseal® Valve-Less Trocar System in Robotic Colorectal Surgery

2/15/2021
A PubMed abstract on a single robotic surgeon retrospective review.
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Comparison of the Safety and Efficacy of Valveless and Standard Insufflation During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

2/10/2021
A PubMed abstract on a prospective, randomized, multi-institutional trial to compare the safety and efficacy of conventional vs valveless insufflation.
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A Five-Step Evidence-Based Practice Primer for Perioperative RNs

11/1/2020
A PubMed abstract on an article detailing the five-step EBP process and valuable insights into EBP for perioperative RNs.
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The Impact of Low Pressure Pneumoperitoneum in Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

10/14/2020
A PubMed abstract on a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial to prospectively evaluate the utility of lower pressure pneumoperitoneum by comparing 8 mmHg and 12 mmHg during RARP.
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Surgical Smoke: A Risk Too Real to Ignore

9/14/2020
An article on mounting evidence that surgical smoke may pose a serious risk to health care workers.
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Study on Influencing Factors and Control Strategies of Surgical Smoke Concentration Distribution

9/4/2020
A study showing the cleanliness level of an OR and the effectiveness of surgical smoke systems.
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Surgical Repair of a Jones Fracture Using Novel Compression Screw Design

9/1/2020
A case study by Dr. Steven Arndt using the 5MS® CoLag® Jones Fracture Screw.
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Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial on Comparison of Standard CO2 Pressure Pneumoperitoneum Insufflator Versus Airseal®

8/7/2020
A PubMed abstract on a study comparing surgical outcomes between AirSeal® and standard insufflators in patients undergoing the most frequently performed laparoscopic procedures.
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ACL Reconstruction and LET

7/23/2020
Dr. Joshi from India presents his ideas on these procedures.
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All-Inside Meniscus Repair Using Zone Specific® II

7/23/2020
Dr. Tapasvi, India, presents his technique and outcomes using the Zone Specific® II cannula.
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Recognizing the Femoral Tunnel in Remnant-Preserving ACL Reconstruction

7/23/2020
Prof. Chien-Sheng Lo from Taichung presents on how he recognizes the femoral tunnel in remnant-preserving ACL Reconstruction.
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Technique Tips for ACL Reconstruction Using the Infinity™ Knee System

7/14/2020
Mr. Spalding discusses technique tips using the Infinity™ Knee System, including using the guides, reamers, fixation, and accessories for various ACL procedures.
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Less is More: Clinical Impact of Decreasing Pneumoperitoneum Pressures During Robotic Surgery

6/22/2020
A PubMed abstract on a study to investigate the effects of decreasing insufflation pressure during robotic gynecologic surgery.
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Prospective Randomized Study Evaluating the Usefulness of Surgical Smoke Evacuation for Breast Surgery

5/25/2020
A PubMed abstract clarifying the usefulness of smoke evacuation in reducing the quantity of environmental pollutants found in OR air and reducing the occupational exposure of staff.
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Osteochondral Lesions of The Ankle

5/4/2020
Dr. Williams takes a deep dive on treatment for OC lesions of the ankle, including the use of CartiMax® Viable Cartilage Allograft.
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Treatment of Multiligamentous Knee Injuries with the Infinity™ Knee System

4/28/2020
Dr. Baer discusses injuries with complete disruptions of the tibiofemoral articulation.
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Same Day Discharge After Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

10/8/2019
A PubMed abstract on evaluating the success rate, safety, and cost implications.
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Clips in Ampullectomy and Polypectomy Closures and Bleeding

10/3/2019
Dr. Mullady outlines the use of hemostasis clips in ampullectomy and polypectomy procedures for closure and bleeding control.
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Missouri Osteochondral Preservation System (MOPS℠)

9/18/2019
Dr. Cook discusses tissue viability and his studies and outcomes.
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All-Inside ACL Reconstruction: When is it a Must?

9/18/2019
Dr. Gelber of Spain discusses when All-Inside ACL Reconstruction is a must, the progression of techniques, and how he uses the new Infinity™ Knee System.
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Complex Patellar Instability

9/18/2019
Dr. Hiemstra discusses the treatment of patellar instability, focusing on difficult cases.
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A Shortwire Solution

9/18/2019
Dr. Samarasena presents on the benefits of a shortwire solution in ERCP procedures.
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ACL Revision

8/29/2019
Dr. Sherman presents on his entire bag of tricks when approaching ACL Revision cases.
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Two Stage Revision ACL Reconstruction

8/29/2019
Dr. Sherman presents on evaluation and management of tunnel widening.
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Arthroscopic SCR with Minimally Invasive Harvested Fascia Lata Autograft

8/6/2019
Dr. Azevedo presents clinical data and then shows video examples of this technique.
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Tips And Tricks for Colon EMR

7/18/2019
Dr. Siddiqui outlines the assessment of polyps, the tools used in colon EMR procedures, performing a colon EMR, and how to handle possible adverse events.
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PCL Injuries and Reconstruction

6/19/2019
Dr. Barenius from Sweden discusses functions of the PCL, injury classifications, and tips for repair. Special attention is paid to placement, guides, fixation, and post op.
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Cuff Augmentation for Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears

6/18/2019
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams reviews considerations, patient selection, tendon reinforcement, grafting, and technique options for large rotator cuff tears.
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Complex Elbow Reconstruction

6/14/2019
Dr. Kobayashi presents on complex elbow reconstruction with next generation soft tissue repair devices.
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Awareness of Surgical Smoke Hazards Among Gynecologists

6/2/2019
A PubMed abstract on a study highlighting the effects of surgical smoke on carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, and infection in gynecologists.
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Comparison of Carbon Dioxide Absorption Rates in Gynecologic Laparoscopy with a Valveless vs Standard Insufflation System

5/21/2019
A PubMed abstract on a randomized controlled trial to compare CO2 absorption rates in different systems.
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CartiMax® Retention in a Cadaver Knee Model

5/11/2019
A study to determine the retention and implant integrity of CartiMax® putty in chondral thickness defect under cyclic mechanical testing.
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Cellular Characterization of CartiMax®

5/11/2019
A study where samples of Viable Cartilage Fibers were thawed, digested to isolate cells, and stained with antibodies for specific cell surface markers present on the chondrocytes.
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Viability Characterization of CartiMax®

5/11/2019
In this study, cryopreserved viable cartilage fiber samples were thawed, rinsed, and assessed for cartilage viability.
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Health Effects of Ultrafine Particles

5/1/2019
A PubMed abstract on a systematic literature review update of epidemiological evidence.
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Repair or Reconstruction for Lateral Ankle Instability

4/29/2019
Dr. Carreira discusses Brostrom Repair while Dr. Glazebrook focuses on an allograft Anti-Roll technique.
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Improved Outcomes Utilizing a Valveless-Trocar System During Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP)

3/23/2019
A PubMed abstract evaluating the effect of valveless trocar systems on intra-operative parameters, peri-operative outcomes, and postoperative complications.
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Surgical Smoke in Dermatology: Its Hazards and Management

3/12/2019
A PubMed abstract to outline the health hazards of the smoke by-product of electrosurgery and lasers, and to provide details about safety measures and smoke evacuation systems.
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Feasibility of Robot-Assisted Prostatectomy Performed at Ultra-Low Pneumoperitoneum Pressure of 6 mmHg and Comparison Of Clinical Outcomes vs Standard Pressure of 15 mmHg

2/7/2019
A PubMed abstract on the study of 600 consecutive RALP procedures performed by a single surgeon, half at 6mmHg and the previous half at 15mmHg.
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Reduction in Postoperative Ileus Rates Utilizing Lower Pressure Pneumoperitoneum in Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

1/2/2019
A PubMed abstract on a study comparing differences in postoperative outcomes between pneumoperitoneum pressures of 15 mmHg and 12 mmHg.
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Investigation of Surgical Smoke Symptoms and Preventive Measures in Turkish Operating Rooms

1/1/2019
A descriptive study to investigate surgical smoke symptoms in OR staff and the adequacy of preventive measures in the OR.
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The Protocol of Low-Impact Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: The Combination of Mini-Laparoscopy And Low-Pressure Pneumoperitoneum

8/29/2018
A PubMed abstract with the aim of minimizing the surgical invasiveness and the risks related to CO2 insufflation on the peritoneal environment.
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Double-Layer Cuff Repair

3/19/2018
Professor Boileau, France, presents his balanced and anatomic double-layer cuff repair technique.
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Surgical Smoke Nearly Killed Me

2/9/2018
An AORN article on an orthopedic surgeon who needed a double lung transplant and his crusade to warn others about the dangers of plume.
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Low-Impact Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is Associated with Decreased Postoperative Morbidity in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

11/2/2017
A PubMed abstract of a study to assess the safety and feasibility of cholecystectomy performed by mini-laparoscopy with low- and stable-pressure pneumoperitoneum, and to compare with standard LC.
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Clinical Performance of GORE® VIABIL® Short Wire Biliary Endoprosthesis in the Treatment of Malignant Strictures

9/1/2017
This document provides summaries of scientific literature pertaining to the stent's performance.
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Biceps as Augmentation for Massive Cuff Tears

8/14/2017
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams presents on using the biceps as an augmentation tendon graft for massive rotator cuff tears.
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Recent Advances in the Management of Rectal Cancer: No Surgery, Minimal Surgery, or Minimally Invasive Surgery

6/27/2017
A PubMed abstract highlighting TAMIS and TaTME as options.
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A Prospective, Randomized, Clinical Trial on the Effects of a Valveless Trocar on Respiratory Mechanics During Robotic Radical Cystectomy

6/12/2017
A PubMed abstract on a pilot study of RARC procedures using a valveless vs standard trocar.
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Low Pressure Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy with the AirSeal® System at OLV Hospital

6/2/2017
A PubMed abstract from a prospective study examining effects of pneumoperiotneum during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).
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Robotic Partial Nephrectomy performed with AirSeal® Versus a Standard CO2 Pressure Pneumoperitoneum Insufflator: A Prospective Comparative Study

4/1/2017
This clinical article summary provides key takeaways from the study performed by Drs. F. Annino, L. Topazio, D. Autieri, T. Verdacchi, M. De Angelis, and A. Asimakopoulos.
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Low Pressure Gynecological Laparoscopy (7mmHg) with Airseal® System Versus a Standard Insufflation (15mmHg)

1/30/2017
A PubMed abstract on a pilot study to evaluate feasibility of performing benign gynecologic pathology low pressure (7mmHg) laparoscopy with AirSeal® and to study benefits in terms of postoperative pain when compared to a standard insufflation group (15mmHg).
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Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (Tatme) for Rectal Cancer: Step by Step Description of the Surgical Technique for a Two-Teams Approach

11/20/2016
A PubMed abstract that presents the standardized and refined technique after performing more than 300 operations at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.
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A Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) Project to Improve Pain After Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair

10/26/2016
A PubMed abstract on the improved outcomes of incisional hernia repair patients.
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Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision: Technical Aspects of Approaching the Mesorectal Plane from Below

10/25/2016
A PubMed abstract on detailed stepwise description of the approach with technical pearls.
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Comparison of Suture Tape on Tendon Abrasion

9/1/2016
A comparison of abrasiveness on tendon of two different brands of suture tape.
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State of the Science: A Concept Analysis of Surgical Smoke

6/10/2016
A PubMed abstract on a principle-based concept analysis involving four general principles used to define surgical smoke and identify implications.
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Secondhand Smoke in the OR? Precautionary Practices Lacking for Surgical Smoke

6/10/2016
A PubMed abstract on study findings to raise awareness on the use of exposure controls.
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Comparison of Pneumoperitoneum Stability Between a Valveless Trocar System and Conventional Insufflation: a Prospective Randomized Trial

4/27/2016
A PubMed abstract on a single-center, randomized controlled trial in patients undergoing renal surgery in valveless vs conventional systems.
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Minimizing Ports During Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

4/20/2016
A PubMed abstract on retrospectively analyzed data on robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomies.
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Examining Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Low-Pressure Pneumoperitoneum During Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

4/8/2016
A PubMed abstract of a study assessing the safety and clinical outcomes of performing RARP utilizing LPP 12 mmHg with locally confined adenocarcinoma of the prostate.
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Ultimate Failure Load of TenoLok® Tenodesis Anchors

1/1/2016
An biomechanical testing summary showing adequate fixation.
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Optimal Dissection for Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision Using Modified CO2 Insufflation And Smoke Extraction

11/17/2015
A PubMed abstract showing the comparison of standard insufflation to an AirSeal® platform.
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Can Efficient Smoke Evacuation Limit Aerosolization of Bacteria?

7/1/2015
A PubMed abstract on a study using an experimental model of porcine tissue embedded with Serratia marcescens to determine the extent of viable bacteria present in surgical plume.
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Laparoscopic Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) for Rectal Cancer

7/1/2015
A PubMed abstract on the laparoscopic approach to the procedure.
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Arthroscopy for Subscapularis Repair

4/28/2015
Dr. Jeffrey Abrams discusses subscapularis tears and his technique for repair. He also addresses biceps tendon instability in this lecture.
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The History and Truth About Pasta Lesions

4/21/2015
Dr. Alessandro Castagna of Italy covers the history of PASTA, how to classify and diagnose a PASTA lesion, and treatment options.
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Utilization of a Novel Valveless Trocar System During Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy

3/1/2015
A PubMed abstract on a study to evaluate the effect of a valveless trocar system on perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing RALP.
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An Evaluation of All-Suture Anchors on Glenoid Bone in Patients Having Surgical Stabilization for Atraumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability

2/1/2015
An update on a pilot study undertaken at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI).
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AirSeal® System Insufflator to Maintain a Stable Pneumorectum During TAMIS

1/19/2015
A PubMed abstract on the use of TAMIS as a tool to treat a chronic anastomotic fistula after restorative rectal resection.
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Adjustable Loop Button Displacement in Laxity

1/1/2015
A comparison of adjustable loop button displacement properties under cyclic loading conditions incorporating laxity.
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Surgical Smoke in Dermatologic Surgery

12/1/2014
A PubMed abstract on a study to assess the use of smoke management in dermatologic surgery and provide data on the amount and chemical composition of surgical smoke.
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Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Surgical Smoke for Surgeons and OR Personnel

11/25/2014
A PubMed abstract that reviews surgical smoke hazards and protecting OR personnel, with the objective to promote surgeon acceptance to adopt measures to minimize the hazards.
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Chemical Composition of Surgical Smoke Formed in the Abdominal Cavity During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

4/27/2014
A PubMed abstract on a study to assess the exposure of patients to organic substances produced and identified in surgical smoke.
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Cancer Risk of Incremental Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Electrocautery Smoke for Mastectomy Personnel

2/4/2014
A PubMed abstract on a study that investigated the concentration of PAHs in mastectomies to estimate the cancer risk for surgical staff.
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A Prospective, Randomized Evaluation of Acellular Human Dermal Matrix Augmentation for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

1/1/2014
A summary of a peer-reviewed study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of acellular human determal matrix augmentation of large cuff tears in comparison to standard repair.
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Fixation Strength Comparison of All-Suture vs. Traditional Rotator Cuff Anchors in Porcine Bone

1/1/2014
A summary of the ultimate load-to-failure results in porcine bone for Y-Knot® RC All-Suture Anchors compared to traditional 5.5mm fully-threaded rotator cuff anchors.
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HPV Positive Tonsillar Cancer in Two Laser Surgeons

11/18/2013
A PubMed abstract on a case report suggesting that HPV transmitted through laser plume can result in subsequent squamous cell carcinoma.
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Prospective Comparison Between the Airseal® System Valve-Less Trocar and a Standard Versaport Plus V2 Trocar in Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

2/5/2013
A PubMed abstract on a study of transperitoneal and extraperitoneal robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy results.
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Benchtop Evaluation of Pressure Barrier Insufflator and Standard Insufflator Systems

1/27/2013
A PubMed abstract on the objective evaluation of different insufflator systems.
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Cyclic Loading Comparison of Single-Loaded All-Suture Anchors in Cancellous Bone Environment

1/1/2013
A review of cyclic loading test results for all-suture anchors in a decorticated environment as reported in the Journal of Arthroscopy.
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Fixation Strength Comparison of Rotator Cuff Anchors in Porcine Bone

1/1/2013
A summary of the ultimate load-to-failure results as reported in the Journal of Arthroscopy for select 5.5mm rotator cuff knot-tying anchors, including the GENESYS CrossFT®.
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Fixation Strength Comparison of Rotator Cuff Anchors in Porcine Bone

1/1/2013
A summary of the ultimate load-to-failure results as reported in the Journal of Arthroscopy for select 5.5mm rotator cuff knot-tying anchors, including the CrossFT®.
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Surgical Smoke - A Health Hazard in the Operating Theatre

3/23/2012
A PubMed abstract on a study to quantify exposure and a survey of the use of smoke extractor systems in UK plastic surgery units.
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The Barrier-Free Trocar Technique in Three Laparoscopic Standard Procedures

1/8/2012
A PubMed abstract on a study testing the barrier-free AirSeal® trocar in clinical laparoscopic practice.
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Surgical Smoke and Ultrafine Particles

12/3/2008
A PubMed abstract on a study to quantify the particle number concentration in surgical smoke during different surgical procedures.
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