Cardiovascular Surgery

EndoCAMeleon® HOPKINS® Telescope

Adjustable in Every Aspect

The variable direction of view 0° – 120° allows adjustment of the viewing direction to any OR situation. This makes the EndoCAMeleon® particularly suitable for use in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery and atrial ablation.

Special Features:

  • HOPKINS® telescope with rod lens system and a rigid 10 mm sheath
  • Designed for use in anatomically narrow working spaces
  • Less frequent repositioning of holding arms

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.

Reusable Retractors for Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting

KARL STORZ offers completely reusable systems for the minimally invasive endoscopic removal of the radial artery and the great saphenous vein in bypass surgery. These sets consist of a retractor and additional instrumentation.

Special Features:

  • Resterilizable and completely reusable – providing significant cost savings
  • Various models for artery and vein harvesting that are specifically adapted to the anatomy
  • HOPKINS® telescope for visualization of the operative field in excellent image quality

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)


3D Visualization for Open Heart Surgery

The VITOM® 3D system provides many surgical disciplines with a revolutionary solution for the visualization of microsurgical and open surgical interventions. Application possibilities are similar to that of the operating microscope. The most important functions are controlled via the IMAGE1 PILOT which is mounted to the OR table in close proximity to the surgeon.

  • Small, light and compact
  • Lower acquisition costs and creates synergistic effects with endoscopy by using the same video tower
  • Ergonomic work
  • Improved workflow – the OR team can view the procedure in the same image quality as the surgeon

5 mm HOPKINS® Telescopes for Heart Surgery

Imaging systems such as the endoscopy unit are increasingly used to aid cardiovascular surgery. More and more interventions are being performed in a minimally invasive fashion. KARL STORZ offers telescopes with a diameter of 5 mm for this purpose.

  • HOPKINS® rod lens system for best possible image quality
  • Optimal brightness, contrast and detail features
  • Highest imaging fidelity of surface, structure and depth


Visualization System for Open Heart Surgery

The VITOM® system is a complementary solution to OR illumination cameras, loupes and operating microscopes. It offers the possibility to display open surgical procedures in a high quality manner. Moreover, the VITOM® system is an excellent teaching and training aid and is ideally suited for documenting surgical procedures.

  • Optimal application possibilities for heart surgery as well as pediatric heart surgery
  • Visualization with great depth of field and optimal magnification
  • Compact design requiring minimal space in the OR
  • Compatibility with IMAGE1 S camera platform