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Diagnosis and therapy in the thoracic region would be inconceivable without endoscopy today. Originally only used for diagnosing pleural disorders, the endoscope is now an integral component, even in major surgical procedures. Taking advantage of autofluorescence, bronchoscopy is useful for the early detection of lung tumors. Distending mediastinoscopes are used to perform extensive lymph node dissection with therapeutic intent.

The range of products available from KARL STORZ for thoracic endoscopy comprises endoscopes and instruments for endoscopic or endoscopically assisted thoracic surgery, medical thoracoscopy, mediastinoscopy as well as rigid and flexible bronchoscopy, including procedures performed with fluorescence imaging.

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IMAGE1 S 3D – A Dimension Ahead

The IMAGE1 S 3D camera platform provides surgeons with excellent depth perception. Furthermore, the 3D stereoscopic imaging system is particularly valuable for activities that demand a high degree of spatial perception. Thanks to the modular system design, existing 2D systems can be upgraded to 3D.

  • 3D system featuring video endoscopes with a diameter of 10 mm
  • Easy toggle between 3D and 2D
  • Easy integration into the IMAGE1 S platform
  • Three innovative visualization technologies for easy tissue differentiation in 2D and 3D:
    - CLARA: Homogeneous illumination
    - CHROMA: Contrast enhancement
    - SPECTRA*: Spectral color shift and switch

* not for sale in the U.S.

Headlight KS70

Special Features:

  • Long service life with a battery lifespan of up to 18 hours facilitates use in the OR
  • Optimal wearing comfort due to balanced, lightweight design and ergonomic headband
  • High-performance LED in combination with liquid lens technology for optimal depth illumination
  • Luminous field can be focused using the focus ring – adjustable from 30-150 mm at a working distance of 400 mm
  • Light intensity in maximum mode is 32,000 Lux
  • (working distance 400 mm / illuminated field diameter 30 mm)

HEINE Optical 6 mm Set

For medical thoracoscopy

The HEINE 6 mm set allows minimally invasive medical thoracoscopy to be performed with a technique based on the 4 mm 30° HOPKINS® telescope. With these instruments, the proven concept of mounting various working elements on the HOPKINS® endoscope could be transferred from bronchoscopy to thoracoscopy.

Special Features:

  • Powder blower for application of talc powder under visualization
  • Suction tube for fluid aspiration under optical control; also acts as a protective sheath for the HOPKINS® telescope at the start of the procedure
  • Dissection electrode for the division of adhesions without requiring a second access
  • Forceps for precise cutting of biopsies under optical control

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NIR/ICG Fluorescence Imaging an OPAL1™ Technology from KARL STORZ

NIR/ICG Fluorescence Imaging an OPAL1™ Technology from KARL STORZ

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2016
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914E
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AUTOCON® III 400 Teaser

AUTOCON® III 400 Teaser

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Video, Product Film
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2016
Material number:
948E
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Medical Thoracoscopy

Medical Thoracoscopy

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Doctor-to-doctor manuals
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Version:
1.0 11-2015
Material number:
96085004E
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Thorax
Thoracic Esophagectomy - Transthoracic Esophageal Resections and Reconstruction

Thoracic Esophagectomy - Transthoracic Esophageal Resections and Reconstruction

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Doctor-to-doctor manuals
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1.0 07-2013
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96085006E
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Thorax
Medical Thoracoscopy

Medical Thoracoscopy

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Version:
2007
Material number:
658
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Thorax
HAVe 1

HAVe 1

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3.0 02-2017
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96011026E
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Highlights 2016 Thorax - Quarter 4

Highlights 2016 Thorax - Quarter 4

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1.0 02-2017
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96081008E
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Highlights 2017 Thorax - Quarter 1

Highlights 2017 Thorax - Quarter 1

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1.0 01-2017
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The KARL STORZ E-Series: Ergonomic – Elegant – Efficient

The KARL STORZ E-Series: Ergonomic – Elegant – Efficient

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Highlights 2016 Thorax - Quarter 3

Highlights 2016 Thorax - Quarter 3

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1.0 07-2016
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96081007E
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Suction and irrigation coagulation cannulas Models 10971 EN, 10971 ENL, 25370 xx, 25735, 25736, 26879 CNS, 26879 NL, 37270 xx, 37370 xx, 37470 xx, 40170 xx, 49200 U,
50203 Dx, 50203 Ex, 50251 xx, 37270 GC, 37370 GC, 37470 GC, 40170 LB, 40270 LB

Suction and irrigation coagulation cannulas Models 10971 EN, 10971 ENL, 25370 xx, 25735, 25736, 26879 CNS, 26879 NL, 37270 xx, 37370 xx, 37470 xx, 40170 xx, 49200 U, 50203 Dx, 50203 Ex, 50251 xx, 37270 GC, 37370 GC, 37470 GC, 40170 LB, 40270 LB

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HF Cable Series 277, 278, 279, 26002, 26004, 26005, 26006, 26176, 27176, 20530070, 20530071, 847000, 847002

HF Cable Series 277, 278, 279, 26002, 26004, 26005, 26006, 26176, 27176, 20530070, 20530071, 847000, 847002

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Sterile Drape for VITOM® 3D Exoscope Model TH 001

Sterile Drape for VITOM® 3D Exoscope Model TH 001

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96206289D – E-Series Equipment Cart

96206289D – E-Series Equipment Cart

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Video Mediastinoscope distending: 10972 SP/SPS non-distending: 10971 MV/MVS

Video Mediastinoscope distending: 10972 SP/SPS non-distending: 10971 MV/MVS

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Single port video-assisted thoracic surgery: advancing scope technology

Human Medicine

Thorax

Calvin S.H. Ng (corresponding author), Randolph H.L. Wong, Rainbow W.H. Lau and Anthony P.C. Yim

European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (2014) 1–1doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezu236