Urethral Stump Robotic Pro-tractor (USRP)

Brief Description

Applications:

This invention relates to facilitating the application of perineal pressure during the anastamotic portion of the rapidly growing minimally invasive robotic prostectomy, such as the DaVinci system. The procedure is currently done manually by an assistant in a way that is difficult, awkward and ineffective.

 

Advantages:

This invention is a simple and cost effective solution to ensure application of consistent pressure with ease, accuracy and compatibility with the robotic surgical system.

 

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
John FahnerVihtelic
Senior Licensing Manager
University of Rochester
585.276.6600
john.fahner-vihtelic@rochester.edu
Inventors:
Granville Lloyd
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