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Urology

Robotic Assisted Urologic Procedures

Urologists performing single-port robot assisted surgery depend on VTI’s Remotely Operated Suction Irrigation System (ROSI) to provide flexible suction and irrigation in these challenging procedures. Single-port robotic surgery allows Urologists to perform minimally invasive surgery through a single incision; however, rigid suction irrigation probes cannot be effectively angulated or manipulated within such narrow surgical fields.

The ROSI system with its flexible 24-inch suction irrigation probe allows for optimal angulation and improved reach within single-port robotic cases. The flexible probe can be inserted directly through the access gel port or placed through a port used for insufflation. The distal tip of the probe is then manipulated with the robotic instruments; suction and irrigation are activated using a foot pedal. ROSI has become a critical device in the toolbox of urologists performing single-port robotic surgery.

Single-Port Illustration

ROSI in Single Port Robotic Surgery

Surgical Procedures

–  Single port robotic prostatectomy

  Single port robotic partial nephrectomy

  Single port robotic nephrectomy

  Single port robotic pyeloplasty

Benefits

–  Eliminates need for a “plus one” port in single port robotic procedures

  Can be inserted directly through Gel Point access platform

  Increases surgeon autonomy via direct robotic control of suction and irrigation

  Slim, flexible profile allows ROSI to be dropped into and remain within the surgical field

  Flexible design, longer probe working length equals more access in surgical field

Clinical Studies Demonstrate:

– Surgeon-controlled suction [during robotic prostatectomy] allowed more surgeon autonomy without a negative impact on efficiency or safety issues requiring “bailout” suctioning by the bedside assistant whether urgent or otherwise.1

– During robotic prostatectomy, when historically compared to cases in which suction was provided by the bedside assistant (BAS), the mean operative time in cases where ROSI was used for suction and irrigation was shorter than in BAS group (149min vs 156 min, p<0.001).1

References:
1 Martinez O, et al. “Impact of Surgeon-Controlled Suction During Robotic Prostatectomy to Reduce Dependence on Bedside Assistance.” J Endourol. 2021 Apr 13. Epub ahead of print.

Catalog Details

 

Product Name

Box Quantity

Product Number
ROSI CONTROL UNIT 1 106400
ROSI TUBING SET 4 106410
POWER SUPPLY: ASSEMBLY AC-DC 1 200796
POWER CORD: HOSPITAL US 1 108110-US
CUFF: INFLATION 1 200812
LATCHING FOOT SWITCH FOR USE WITH 106400 1 201202

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