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Neurosurgery

Minimally invasive technologies are opening up new options in the field of neurosurgery, especially in the diagnosis and therapy of defects of the intracranial ventricles and the skull base. Endoscopes with different viewing angles allow a view of the anatomy of the brain, which is not possible with a microscope. The use of special endoscopes, with or without working channels, and dedicated micro instruments enable the surgeon to perform more advanced operative interventions.

A wide variety of interventions can be performed by an entirely endoscopic procedure, e.g., the removal of intraventricular cysts or tumors or the creation of the transnasal access to the pituitary gland and the skull base.
Another field of application is the so-called endoscopically assisted micro­neurosurgery which utilizes endoscopes to perform high-risk interventions in order to inspect areas that cannot be directly visualized and thus greatly enhances the safety of neurosurgical interventions.

KARL STORZ offers a wide range of instruments for intracranial interventions as well as for approaches to and procedures in the skull base area, complemented with a special pediatric portfolio. The scope of products is rounded off with a high-speed motor system with a multitude of drill, craniotomy and perforator handpieces.

Highlights

Multimodal Visualization – NIR/ICG Vascular Fluorescence Endoscopy in Neurosurgery

The KARL STORZ NIR/ICG Vascular Imaging System enables live visualization of structural landmarks beneath the tissue surface, with no latency, using near-infrared (NIR) imaging to detect indocyanine green (ICG).

Neurosurgeons may benefit from enhanced endoscopic visualization of patient anatomy using NIR to detect ICG distribution in tissue. This enables intraoperative evaluation of tissue perfusion and vascularization, identification of critical neurovascular structures, differentiation of tissue planes between lesions and adjacent structures, and visual assessment of vessels and blood flow.

The 4 mm rigid NIR/ICG neuroendoscopes are available in 0°, 30° and 45° for visible white light (VIS) and NIR illumination and imaging.

LOTTA® System for Intracranial Neurosurgery

Special Features:

  • Two unique ventriculoscopes – sheath diameter 4.5 mm and 6.8 mm – for the entire range of endoscopic intracranial procedures
  • 6° angle of view for direct visual control of instruments after exiting the working channel
  • Perfectly coordinated instrument sets for LOTTA® and Little LOTTA®
  • A wide range of support features such as, for example, possibility of rotation in the sheath and instruments with length markings for controlled application

Visualization and Instruments for Keyhole Neurosurgery

  • À la carte concept for efficient compilation of a customized instrument set
  • VITOM® 3D system – a revolutionary solution for the visualization of microsurgical and open surgical interventions
  • Angled 2D telescopes with thin diameters for space-saving keyhole neurosurgery
  • TIPCAM®1 S 3D NEURO – 3D endoscopy in 0° and 30°
  • Delicate and ergonomic single-sheath micro instruments with straight or bayonet-shaped design
  • Unique TAKE-APART® bipolar forceps with various inserts

 

Visualization and Instruments for Endonasal Skull Base Surgery

  • À la carte concept for efficient compilation of a customized instrument set
  • Diverse 2D telescopes with different directions of view
  • TIPCAM®1 S 3D NEURO – 3D endoscopy in 0° and 30°
  • Continuous vision thanks to effective lens cleaning systems
  • Wide range of standard instruments such as curettes, dissectors, scissors, hooks and knives

Additional information on the specialty

Neuroendoscopic Colloid Cyst Resection

Neuroendoscopic Colloid Cyst Resection

Media type:
Doctor-to-doctor manuals
Languages available:
E
Version:
0.3 09-2014
Material number:
96025012E
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
ENDOCAMELEON® – Optimal vision in a matter of seconds

ENDOCAMELEON® – Optimal vision in a matter of seconds

Media type:
Video, Teaser
Languages available:
D, E
Version:
2017
Material number:
864E
Specialties:
Endoscopic Transmaxillary Approaches to the Skull Base

Endoscopic Transmaxillary Approaches to the Skull Base

Media type:
Doctor-to-doctor manuals
Languages available:
E
Version:
0.5 05-2017
Material number:
96025016E
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
Fluorescence Imaging – Near Infrared (NIR/ICG)

Fluorescence Imaging – Near Infrared (NIR/ICG)

Media type:
Video, Product Film, Teaser
Languages available:
US
Version:
2016
Material number:
953E
Specialties:
Pediatric Endonasal Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery – A Case-Based Manual

Pediatric Endonasal Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery – A Case-Based Manual

Media type:
Doctor-to-doctor manuals
Languages available:
E
Version:
1.5 09-2016
Material number:
96025015E
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
More Information. More Security. Guiding Neurosurgeons with Confidence.

More Information. More Security. Guiding Neurosurgeons with Confidence.

Media type:
Brochures
Languages available:
US
Version:
1.0 06-2018
Material number:
97029003U
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
NEW! Autoclavable Shuntscope

NEW! Autoclavable Shuntscope

Media type:
Brochures
Languages available:
US
Version:
1.0 07-2018
Material number:
97028004U
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
KARL STORZ Contracts Deliver Solutions to Healthtrust Members!

KARL STORZ Contracts Deliver Solutions to Healthtrust Members!

Media type:
Brochures
Languages available:
US
Version:
1.0 05-2018
Material number:
97018008U
Specialties:
The LOTTA® System for Intracranial Neuroendoscopy

The LOTTA® System for Intracranial Neuroendoscopy

Media type:
ENDOWORLD®
Languages available:
D, E, ES, FR, IT, RU, US
Version:
8.0 06-2016
Material number:
96022012U
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
All Instruments for Endonasal Skull Base Surgery

All Instruments for Endonasal Skull Base Surgery

Media type:
ENDOWORLD®
Languages available:
D, E, ES, FR, US
Version:
1.0 01-2018
Material number:
96022026U
Specialties:
Neurosurgery
VITOM® 3D clamping jaw for POINT SETTER Models 28272 VTP/PSG/PSK/PSF

VITOM® 3D clamping jaw for POINT SETTER Models 28272 VTP/PSG/PSK/PSF

Media type:
Product Package Leaflet
Languages available:
D, E, ES, FR, IT, PT, RU, CN, AR, JP, TR, US
Version:
2.0 12-2017
Material number:
97000155
Specialties:
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Extendable knife 28147 KS, 28164 M, 28164 KK

Extendable knife 28147 KS, 28164 M, 28164 KK

Media type:
Product Package Leaflet
Languages available:
US
Version:
2.0 01-2018
Material number:
96026326U
Specialties:
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Ventrikuloskope n. SCHROEDER 28164 LA/28164 LLA/28164 LS/28164 LLS/28164 LO/28164 LLO/28164 LP/28164 LLP

Ventrikuloskope n. SCHROEDER 28164 LA/28164 LLA/28164 LS/28164 LLS/28164 LO/28164 LLO/28164 LP/28164 LLP

Media type:
Product Package Leaflet
Languages available:
US
Version:
3.2 05-2018
Material number:
96026331U
Specialties:
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Balloon catheter 11577 B, 11583 BP, 28162 SBE, 28162 GBE

Balloon catheter 11577 B, 11583 BP, 28162 SBE, 28162 GBE

Media type:
Product Package Leaflet
Languages available:
D, E, ES, FR, IT, PT, RU, CN, AR, JP, TR, US
Version:
2.1 06-2018
Material number:
97000234
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Telescopes/ HOPKINS® telescopes

Telescopes/ HOPKINS® telescopes

Media type:
Product Package Leaflet
Languages available:
D, E, ES, FR, IT, PT, RU, CN, AR, JP, PL, TR, US
Version:
3.0 02-2018
Material number:
97000026
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