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The Vycor ViewSite
Brain Access System

The Vycor ViewSite Brain Access System

With the Vycor ViewSite System, neurosurgeons have precise access to and visualization of the surgical field during brain and spinal surgery. This makes it possible for the clinician to have binocular vision during both the procedure and monitoring of the underlying brain tissue. The system is designed to be integrated with various neuronavigational systems and will reduce the risk of retraction injury and other complications that can occur when surgeons attempt to locate tumors using traditional devices and instruments.

The result: easier access, lower focal pressures, improved visualization and reduced surrounding injury. In essence, promoting streamlined surgery for the surgeon and a faster recovery process for the patient.

Dr. Langer will be the first physician in the United States to use Vycor’s newly FDA approved brain access system, and he will train his fellow colleagues on the “less is more technique.”

"Roosevelt Hospital is delighted to be the first institution in the United States to use Vycor’s brain access system," stated Dr. David Langer, Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. (www.esurgeon.com/langer).  “The newly designed retractors will allow neurosurgeons to have more precise access to the surgical field, as well as increased binocular vision of underlying tissue during brain surgery.  Consequently, by using Vycor’s new surgical access system, it will greatly reduce retraction injuries and other complications that can occur when surgeons are locating tumors.” 

About The Vycor ViewSite Brain Access System:

Vycor Medical was founded on this basic challenge: "There must be a better way". A better way to access surgical locations without unduly damaging surrounding tissue. A less invasive means to perform critical procedures, so that collateral trauma can be minimized and postoperative recovery accelerated. And a better breed of surgical access instrumentation for enhancing performance, safety and results — such as the Vycor ViewSite™ Surgical Access Systems, our premiere product line.

The Vycor ViewSite Brain Access System was designed to promote minimally invasive surgery, minimize brain tissue disruption during the surgical procedure, and promote beneficial procedural outcomes.  The devices were designed to be used with standard clamps that already exist in the OR as well as integrated with neuronavigational equipment. 

Vycor Medical (http://www.vycormedical.com) is a medical device company that focuses on innovative devices in neurosurgery.  Vycor is registered with the Food and Drug Administration as a medical device company and is ISO 13485:2003 certified.


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