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Head & Neck Surgery is Patient Critical 

Unfortunately, adverse events can occur during head & neck surgery and patient's quality of life after surgery can be impacted.

With our unique head and neck solution we are committed to supporting surgeons in preserving the patient's quality of life.

Solutions for head and neck.

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NIM VITALTM


PROTECTING PATIENTS’ NERVES AND SENSES IS MORE THAN VITAL

NIM Vital™ is the next generation of nerve monitoring technology that gives you a strategic advantage* and greater confidence when monitoring nerve function.5**

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LigaSure™ Exact Dissector

BETTER DISSECTIONAND A COOLER JAW PROFILE7

The LigaSure™ Exact Dissector is built on reliable LigaSure™ vessel sealing technology; Its jaws deliver radiofrequency (RF) electrosurgical energy to seal vascular structures (vessels and lymphatics) or tissue bundles.

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EleVision™ IR Head&Neck

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EleVision™ IR Head&Neck offers a complete solution enabling surgeons to perform white light surgery, fluorescence surgery and fluorescence imaging to help in parathyroid gland localisation and to assess perfusion.

Synergy of Novel Technologies Enhancing Patient Safety Thyroid Surgery x RECORDINGS AVAILABLE BELOW

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QUALITY OUTCOMES IN THYROID & PARATHYROID SURGERY - (35:30)

Professor Neil S Tolley MD FRCS DLO, Senior ENT-Thyroid Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Executive Member - British Association of Thyroid & Endocrine Surgeons
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INTRAOPERATIVE BLOOD CONTROL AND PRECISE DISSECTION IN THYROIDECTOMY – THE ROLE OF VESSEL SEALING - (61:36)

Prof Gabriele Materazzi Associate Professor of General Surgery, Associate Professor of General Surgery, University of Pisa Chief of Endocrine Surgery Unit Department of Surgery Pisa, Italy
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NERVE INJURY IN THYROIDECTOMY AND THE USE OF NERVE MONITORING - (34:13)

Prof. Marcin Barczyński, MD, PhD, FEBS-ES, President-Elect, European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) Department of Endocrine Surgery, Third Chair of General Surgery, Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Kraków, Poland
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PARATHYROID DAMAGES IN THYROIDECTOMY AND THE USE OF FLURESCENCE TECHNOLOGY WEBINAR. - (29:33)

Prof Frédéric Triponez, Professor of Thoracic and Endocrine Surgery Head of Surgery Department, University hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
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EleVision™ IR Head & Neck system, also named Visionsense VS3 Iridium including IR Fluorescence Vision System, is CE Marked by VisionSense, a Medtronic Company.

See the device manual for detailed information regarding the instructions for use, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and potential adverse events.

*More robust EMG information.
**Compared to visualization alone.

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Benmiloud F, Rebaudet S, Varoquaux A, Penaranda G, Bannier M, Denizot A: Impact of autofluorescence-based identification of parathyroids during total thyroidectomy on postoperative hypocalcemia: a before and after controlled study Surg (United States) 163: 23–30, 2018.

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Christakis I, Zacharopoulou P, Galanopoulos G, Kafetzis I-D, Dimas S, Roukounakis N: Inadvertent parathyroidectomy risk factors in 1,373 thyroidectomies—male gender and presence of lymphadenopathy, but not size of gland, independently increase the risk Gland Surg 6: 666–674, 2017.

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Dionigi G, Bacuzzi A, Rausei S, et al.: The technique of intraoperative neuromonitoring in thyroid surgery. Surg Technol Int. 2010;19:25-37.

* Compared to conventional ligation, LigasureTM technology has been shown to reduce blood loss by an average of 35%.

** Based on 17 papers published between 2008 and 2016 on Colorectal, Hysterectomy, and Thyroidectomy procedures. Represents a weighted area of data.

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Based on internal report #US170824 global Value Dossier for LigaSureTM technology. October 26, 2017.

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Thomusch O, et al. Intraoperative neuromonitoring of surgery for benign goiter. Amer J Surg. 2002;183(6):673-8.

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Based on internal report #RE00114823, Validation labs: surgeon evaluation of LigaSureTM exact dissector, nano-coated. July 18 to 26, 2017.

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Based on internal report #RE00107711 Rev A, Market research: thermal profile comparison of LigaSure™ exact dissector and the Ethicon Harmonic Focus™*+ conducted on porcine tissue. August 2017.