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 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 gastroscopies, there is a need to improve the camera’s image output in order to provide better control of the instruments.