During a laparoscopic colectomy, there is a need for the surgeon to be able to remove the colon intact without creating an incision larger than 4″ in order to minimize patient recovery time.
A way to hold the mesh flush against the abdominal wall when trying to fasten the two together during a hernia repair
A need during laproscopic surgery to increase ease of use when introducing gauze into abdominal cavity without gauze getting stuck in trocar
A need to reduce the amount of material waste from laparoscopic stapler
In a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, there is a need to reduce the time that the surgeon spends switching between a needle driver and a scissor
During laparoscopic cholecsytectomies, there is a need to ensure that bile and gallstones do not come into contact with the abdominal cavity during the extraction of the detached gallbladder in order to reduce the chances of infection.
A less strenuous way to observe the monitor during a laparoscopic hysterectomy while operating the uterine manipulator
A way to cut the tissues on the surface of the uterus without moving the whole scope during hysteroscopies
There is a need to maintain the stability of the on-screen image when the patient is coughing during gastroendoscopy