During arthroscopic procedures, there is a need to reduce the amount of contaminated saline solution used for irrigation that flows back out of the joint and spills on the floor and the surgeonsÕ legs and feet.
During repair of tibia fracture with an IM nail, there is a need for better way to ream out the tibial diaphysis that does not require the surgeon to strain by reaching up high.
During operations with surgeons of significantly different heights, there is a need to make a comfortable operating height for all surgeons to operate simultaneously.
During endoscopic surgeries, there is a need to make the endoscopic equipment and TV monitor system easier to transport.
In the operating rooms, there is a need to reduce the interference of the overhead lights with surgeon and nurse mobility.
For some complicated surgeries, there is a need to keep all surgical instruments within an easily reachable distance of the scrub nurse at his/her side table.
During total knee arthroplasties, there is a need to reduce the risk of surgeon skin contact with blood splatter in order to prevent the spread of blood borne illnesses.
While using some electrocauteries, there is a need to prevent surgeons from being electrically shocked on the hand from the connection between the instrument and the power cable.
During open abdominal and thoracic surgeries, there is a need for a way to illuminate deep in the chest cavity without sacrificing the comfort or maneuverability of the surgeon.