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WEDNESDAY, July 18 2018 | ROOM W205 C
The new Vertical Needle Holder (VNH) provides the surgeon with an implement to facilitate driving a needle suture in difficult conditions of long reaching tissues or limited space, such as when reaching down into the abdomen or into the base of tongue in which, the surgeon is required to handle and manipulate these instruments in relatively small and sometimes minute increments and degrees. The related needle is grasped in a position to function while the operator's hand is in a neutral and comfort position. The needle automatically moves into an ideal position between two target points in a straight vertical rather than elliptical motion as in conventional needle drivers. So, the VNH, available in multiple sizes, provides the following advantages:
The second instruments being introduced during the workshop is the Double-head Forceps. This innovative surgical forceps is adapted to grip tissue at two different sites in the same plane, which provides more tissue holding, or tissue spreading. This allows greater ease and precision in tissue handling for surgical procedures such as tissue and vessel dissecting and closing wounds by allowing a single surgeon to perform the procedure without help of an assistant and a second pair of forceps. This forceps, available in multiple sizes and designs, provides the following advantages: