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Children’s special anatomic and pathological characteristics require instruments that are appropriately adapted to them in every respect – because children are more than just little adults. In close collaboration with leading physicians worldwide, KARL STORZ has developed a special product range for this patient group, with products that are perfectly tailored to the needs of the youngest patients.

By doing so, KARL STORZ is setting new standards in pediatrics, involving the fields of neuroendoscopy, ENT, anesthesia and emergency medicine, thoracic surgery / bronchoscopy, gastroenterology, laparoscopy, urology, and proctology. For patients, smaller diameters mean less scar formation and less postoperative pain. For users, shorter instruments and greater stability ensure safety and ergonomics. As a result, both surgeons and patients benefit from our special pediatric portfolio.

Highlights

Instrument Set for Pyloromyotomy

KARL STORZ offers a complete instrument set for pyloromyotomy featuring instruments that are specifically designed for this indication.
Percutaneous pyloric knife with knife insert for single use:

  • Optimal cutting every time
  • Integrated ratchet mechanism allows the knife insert to be locked in 8 positions (1.5 mm steps) and extended to the desired length in a controlled manner in order to achieve the required cutting depth.

GEIGER Percutaneous Pyloric Grasper

  • Grasping forceps for stabilizing the pylorus during pyloromyotomy

The instrument set for pyloromyotomy also includes various pyloric spreaders and graspers that are suitable for both percutaneous applications and for use with a trocar.

E.P.Si.T. – Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment

The pilonidal sinus is an acute or chronic inflammatory process in the subcutaneous adipose tissue, often occurring in the sacrococcygeal region1. E.P.Si.T. – Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment – proceeds in two phases. In the first – diagnostic – phase, the sinus cavity and the sinus tracts are examined. The aim of the second – therapeutic – phase is to ablate the abscess cavity and to eliminate the fistula2. Both phases are performed under direct endoscopic control.

Special Features:

  • E.P.Si.T. can be performed in an outpatient setting
  • Ablation of the abscess cavity and elimination of the fistula under direct vision
  • High patient satisfaction3
  • Straightforward, safe, effective and reproducible method of treatment3
  • Instruments can also be used to treat anal fistulas (VAAFT technique)


Sources:
1 AWMF Summary of the S3 Guidelines 081/009: Sinus pilonidalis

2 Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment: A Prospective Multicentre Trial. P. Meinero et al., 2016

3 Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment, Giarratano G et al., 2017

Brazilian and argentinean multicentric study in the surgical minimally invasive treatment of pilonidal cyst

Human Medicine

Proctology

Silveira Mendes C R, Santana de Miranda Ferreira L, Salim L

Brazilian archives of digestive surgery 2019 Oct

Short-term outcomes of endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment

Human Medicine

Proctology

Kalaiselvan R, Liyanage A, Rajaganeshan R

Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2019 Aug

The endoscopic treatment of pilonidal sinus disease: a short-term case-series study

Human Medicine

Proctology

Khafagy A, Al Haddad E, AlSabah S

Annals of Saudi Medicine 2019 May-Jun

Preliminary report on endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment in children: results of a multicentric series

Human Medicine

Proctology

Pini Prato A, Mazzola C, Mattioli G, Escolino M, Esposito C, D'Alessio A, Abati LC, Leonelli L, Carlini C, Rotundi F, Meinero PC

Pediatric Surgery International 2018 Jun

Outcomes of endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment (EPSiT): a systematic review

Human Medicine

Proctology

Tien T, Athem R, Arulampalam T

Techniques in Coloproctology 2018 May

Endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment versus total excision with primary closure for sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease in the pediatric population

Human Medicine

Proctology

Sequeira JB, Coelho A, Marinho AS, Bonet B, Carvalho F, Moreira-Pinto J

Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2018 Oct

Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment: Long-Term Results of a Prospective Series

Human Medicine

Proctology

Giarratano G, Toscana C, Shalaby M, Buonomo O, Petrella G, Sileri P

Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2017 Jul-Sep

Endoscopic pilonidal sinus treatment: a prospective multicentre trial

Human Medicine

Proctology

Meinero P, Stazi A, Carbone A, Fasolini F, Regusci L, La Torre M

Colorectal Disease: The Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland 2016 May

The New RoTaLock™ Trocar

The TAN RoTaLock™ trocar is a self-retaining trocar that was specially developed for neonatal surgery/pediatric laparoscopic surgery.

Special Features:

  • Distal tip of the cannula enables fixation directly under the abdominal wall and prevents the cannula from slipping out of the abdominal wall
  • Due to the short length of the sheath, the distal tip of the cannula does not hinder opening of the jaws
  • One-piece sealing system for single use, now also available as a sterile version
  • Available in sizes 3.5 mm and 6 mm

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