pro med instruments (PMI) launches DORO® Teflon® Skull Clamp and DORO® Multi-Purpose Skull Clamp in QR3 design.
Online PR News – 07-August-2014 – Freiburg / Germany – pro med instruments (PMI) launches DORO® Teflon® Skull Clamp and DORO® Multi-Purpose Skull Clamp in QR3 design. QR3 offers the best solution for the most secure, strong and stable connection of accessories on a skull clamp, even over multiple layers of sterile drape.
DORO® Teflon®- and DORO® Multi-Purpose Headrest Systems are me-chanical support systems which are used in head and neck surgery, allow-ing the patient’s head to be positioned and secured during surgery. They are used for cranial fixation and positioning of the patient in diverse posi-tions.
The DORO® QR3 Skull Clamp Aluminum was successfully launched in Oc-tober 2011 and was responded by very positive feedback from the market. By adapting its state-of-the-art Quick-Rail® design – the QR3 – to the DO-RO® Teflon® and Multi-Purpose Skull Clamp series, all the beneficial fea-tures become available for this further range of DORO® products.
For example the QR3 is Navigation-Ready. Navigation adaptors can easily be attached to the starbursts integrated in the Quick-Rail®, allowing the direct attachment of movement-sensitive navigation tracking devices close-ly to the patient’s head.
Due to the wider and deeper Quick-Rail® the surgeon can effortlessly lo-cate the Quick-Rail® under the surgical drapes during procedure to securely attach accessories directly to the skull clamp. The clear and large interface for connections saves time and effort.
Teflon® makes the skull clamp autoclavable
The PMI exclusive coating of the DORO® Teflon® Headrest System allows it to be reprocessed in an automated washer/disinfector. The complete headrest system conforms to the Infection Control Guidelines of the WHO, is machine washable, disinfectable and autoclavable.
One Skull Clamp - multiple possibilities
The special interfaces and the head support of the DORO® Multi-Purpose Skull Clamp offer the possibility to attach both, skull pins and/or gel pads to the skull clamp. This modularity allows rigid fixation with three or four skull pins as well as non-invasive positioning with up to three gel pads. The use of four skull pins reduces the pressure of the individual skull pin which may be highly advantageous in pediatric applications.
For additional information, please visit www.pmisurgical.com