This framework will be to supply single use trocars
to nhs scotland.
In the three port technique 10 mm trocars
- Aesculap B.
are the penlike access devices used in over seven million abdominal keyhole procedures performed annually, worldwide.
Soon we fell in love with the very promising new technique, but at that time mini trocars
and instruments were mostly disposable, and quite expensive, and worse, we needed to import them.
These include the classic closed entry, Hasson open method, safety (Sheathed) trocars
, Optical Veress and optical trocars
I use newer retropubic midurethral slings with smaller trocars
that have evolved from first-generation tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) slings.
Laparoscopic ports include a Structural Balloon Trocar
, a VersaStep Plus trocar
, and two Versaport trocars
According to need of various procedures two or three additional trocars
were placed under direct vision.
We do still use the metal trocars
where clinically necessary and safe to do so, however we will be moving towards a fully disposable stock as the metal trocars
become no longer serviceable.
The audit, carried out by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI), found Spire Cardiff Hospital was one of almost 20% of hospitals audited to be using sharp metal trocars
In the anterior transperitoneal approach four trocars
are usually inserted.
The USSC trocar
line at issue is the VERSAPORT PLUS trocars