Bariatric Times

AUG 2016

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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40 Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2016 Bariatric Times • August 2016 A POLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. OverStitch ™ Endoscopic Suturing System T he OverStitch ™ E ndoscopic Suturing System enables advanced endoscopic surgery by allowing physicians to place full-thickness sutures using a flexible endoscope. With the a bility to provide secure tissue approximation, the OverStitch System has multiple applications, including revisional b ariatric procedures and repair of GI defects O RBERA ® M anaged Weight Loss System O RBERA ® i s an incision-less, non-surgical weight loss solution designed for adult patients suffering from obesity, who are not appropriate for or considering invasive s urgery, but for whom diet and exercise or pharmaceutical interventions have not worked. The ORBERA ® Intragastric Balloon is part of the ORBERA ® Managed Weight Loss System, a comprehensive, non-surgical two- part program that includes a balloon filling space in a patient's stomach to reinforce proper portion control. Once the balloon is in place, the patient receives an individually tailored support program through a support team of experts—which may include a dietitian, psychologist, and exercise p hysiologist—to help keep them motivated, coordinate their program, and help them work through weight loss barriers to meet their long-term weight loss goals. Coaching takes place over 12 months, even though the balloon is removed after six months. The program is designed to help the patient develop sustainable, healthy habits that will help keep weight off over time. SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION E merging Technologies g g g CROSPON LTD. EndoFLIP EndoFLIP is used to size sleeves created during sleeve gastrectomy procedures, and to measure hiatal opening to assess risk of post- operative reflux. operative reflux. CROSPON LTD. EndoFLIP EndoFLIP is used to size sleeves created d uring sleeve gastrectomy procedures, and to measure hiatal opening to assess risk of post- operative reflux. operative reflux. THOMPSON SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC Thompson Laparoscopic Products Steadier than human hands • Frees up staff • Quick and easy set up • Sterile mount rail clamp attachment Thompson's laparoscopic products offer versatility and customization, providing multiple configuration possibilities for holding scopes and laparoscopic instruments. THOMPSON SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC Thompson Obesity Retractor Thompson's Bariatric (Obesity) Retractor features: • Superior strength • Easy set up • Bilateral rigidity • Variety of large blade sizes THOMPSON SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC Thompson Obesity Retractor Thompson's Bariatric (Obesity) Retractor features: • Superior strength • Easy set up • Bilateral rigidity • Variety of large blade sizes Endoscopic Instrumentation p AUTOMATED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORP. Iron Intern ® Single- or double-arm automatic retractor holder used in open and laparoscopic procedures. Steiber Rib Grip Kit Provides a superior exposure of the entire abdomen in bariatric patients. Steinberg Lap-Band ® Introducer Simplifies the introduction of Lap-Band ™ while minimizing potential damage. Open p AUTOMATED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORP. Giulianotti Thyroid Surgery Retratcor Retractor designed for robotic surgery of the thyroid. This new retractor system provides unique support for the robotic procedure designed by Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti, MD, FACS. Iron Intern ® Single- or double-arm automatic retractor holder used in open and laparoscopic procedures. Nathanson Hook Liver Retractor Set of three retractors designed to retract the liver during laparoscopic surgery. Retractor Systems and y Port Reducers AUTOMATED MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORP. Iron Intern ® Single- or double-arm automatic retractor holder used in open and laparoscopic procedures. Steinberg Lap-Band ® Introducer Simplifies the introduction of Lap-Band ™ while minimizing potential damage. BOEHRINGER LABORATORIES, LLC ViSiGi 3D ® Sleeve Calibration System ViSiGi 3D ® is the first three-in-one sleeve calibration system that streamlines decompression, delineation and dissection. With more than 60,000 clinical cases, ViSiGi 3D ® maintains an excellent safety record while demonstrating a reduction in OR time, the risk of inadvertent stapling of tubes and esophageal perforation. ThickSense ™ Laparoscopic Tissue Caliper ThickSense ™ Laparoscopic Tissue Caliper is the only device that provides an objective measurement of tissue thickness during bariatric, colorectal and thoracic surgeries. ThickSense ™ standardized the current technique in choosing the appropriate staple cartridge, therefore reducing the risk of staple-line bleeding and increasing surgeons' confidence level. M EDTRONIC Clearify ™ Visualization System T he Clearify ™ s ystem is an all-in-one, multifunctional solution that enables optimal visualization throughout your procedure. The system defogs, cleans and protects your scope as well as white-balances and cleans the trocar. With the Clearify ™ system, surgical performance and patient safety are brought to the forefront. OLYMPUS VISERA 4K UGH The VISERA 4K UHD "Big Screen Surgery" S ystem delivers four times the resolution of HD for the only integrated imaging chain allowing a 55" screen –plus better light and color-- for increased precision for the whole team. Visualization in the red spectrum can m ean better differentiation of anatomical features from bleeding. Laparoscopic p p Staplers p MEDTRONIC Endo GIA ™ Reinforced Reloads with Tri- Staple ™ Technology The Endo GIA ™ Reinforced Reload with Tri- S taple ™ T echnology is the only endoscopic stapler currently in the market with a preloaded buttress material that can save time and reduce waste in the OR. 1 1. "Survey of tissue reinforcement users to determine waste and time loss attributed to separately loaded buttress materials in the OR." Online U.S. national sample of 125 surgeons and 125 OR nurses. Covidien- sponsored study by ORD International, 11/9/11. GastriSail ™ Gastric Positioning System The GastriSail ™ gastric positioning system is a three-in-one surgical device for the a pplication of suction, decompression and to serve as a sizing guide for gastric and bariatric procedures, such as sleeve gastrectomy. It is the only device on the market with a flexible sail and LED lights market with a flexible sail and LED lights that has the ability to promote more consistent sleeve creation 1 and greater procedural efficiency 1 when compared to a standard bougie. 1 . Bench top testing, cadaver lab with 4 surgeons, Comparison of GastriSail ™ versus Standard Bougie in Sleeve Gastrectomy in a Cadaver Model Report #PCG-025_rev 1 1/13/15. ETHICON INC. Powered ECHELON FLEX ™ GST System Trust the most chosen Endocutter in bariatric surgery. Movement matters—a better grip on movement. The Powered ECHELON FLEX ™ GST System is uniquely designed with better grip to provide the least tissue slippage of any endocutter for outstanding stapling performance. Ethicon Intraluminal Circular Staplers (ILS) Ethicon Intraluminal Circular Staplers (ILS) provide confidence through compression. Ethicon Circular Staplers allow a surgeon to control the amount of compression force applied to tissue depending on the clinical situation. Our adjustable staple height technology accommodates compressed tissue thickness from 1.0mm to 2.5mm—no other circular stapler is indicated for a wider range. Suturing Devices and Systems g y APOLLO ENDOSURGERY, INC. OverStitch ™ Endoscopic Suturing System The OverStitch ™ Endoscopic Suturing System enables advanced endoscopic surgery by allowing physicians to place full-thickness sutures using a flexible endoscope. With the sutures using a flexible endoscope. With the ability to provide secure tissue approximation, the OverStitch System has multiple applications, including revisional bariatric procedures and repair of GI defects.

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