A unique light channel run the full length of the bougie, illuminating the oral cavity and pharynx for safe and proper insertion into the oesophagus and stomach
Once in place along the lesser curvature, the light guide transilluminates the stomach wall, while suction holds it in place, allowing the surgeon to see best path
The Gastric Light Guide includes 2 channels, a full-length light fiber and a suction or leak test, allowing all functions to be performed with one device and one insertion
The Gastric Light Guide gives the surgeon and anaesthetist critical visual guidance, reducing the risk of interoperative and post-procedure complications
More light – more safety The Gastric Light Guide is a unique and innovative product that offers the surgeon an optimal view of the gastric tube during sleeve gastrectomy reducing risk of intraoperative complications.
Surgical PhD & Laparoscopic Specialist from the Nasmed Medical Clinic, Warsaw, Poland. Inventor of the Gastric Light Guide.
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35+ years experience in medical devices with a focus in minimal invasive surgery, exec leadership roles including CEO & Patent Holder.
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Traditionally in sleeve gastrectomy, a standard 36Fr size bougie is used for calibrating the stomach sleeve and for a stomach leak test. As a conventional bougie is hardly visible through the stomach wall, I decided to develop a new one.
While performing a sleeve gastrectomy the light allows us to guide the tube directly towards to antrum. When the stomach is transected this system allows us to adjust the barrier wall to a lesser curvature to make a corridor sleeve avoiding sutures or areas that could delay later. We can see the light much better in green with ICG mode.
Our unique Gastric Light Guide which is now CE marked & an FDA Cleared Device, is an innovative illuminated bougie that provides a precise visual path for surgical procedures, Illumination occurs in white light or fluorescence imaging, ultimately to reduce surgical complications..
A new, innovative Gastric Light Guide bougie is promising to illuminate the slee...
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|Gastric Light Guide (Single-use EO sterilized)||GLG001|
-1000mm length PVC tube – does not contain latex
|Light Handle (Reusable – Aluminium)||Type 8|
Currently available in USA, Poland, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Korea (coming soon to Mexico, Panama, Colombia).
PATENT APPROVED | FDA CLEARED DEVICE
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