During total knee arthroplasty, there is a need to reduce the amount of time spent changing the battery of the saw used to cut the femur and tibia.
There is a need for a laparoscopic linear cutter that will always fully cut through the two sides of the tissue that it is separating.
There is a need for a more precise method of dissecting tissue that can cut as fast as the electrocautery without discharging sparks that can damage nearby tissue.
During the laparoscopic gastrectomies, there is a need for a better method of controlling the end of the gastric tube so that it can be inserted into the esophagus with fewer attempts.
There is a need for a more secure method of attachment of the CO2 tubes to laparascopes in order to prevent old or worn tubes from separating from the laparoscope during surgery.
During procedures that require heavy use of the electrocautery, there is a need to prevent the loss of functionality of the electrocautery when used for prolonged periods of time at a high power setting.
During thyroidectomies, there is a need for a more efficient method to hold open the incision.
For endoscopic procedures, there is a need to retrospectively view the surgery in order to enable surgeons to learn from previous operations.
During gastroscopies, there is a need to improve the camera’s image output in order to provide better control of the instruments.