VATS – Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery) and MICS (minimally invasive cardiac surgery) describe minimally invasive surgical methods in pulmonary and cardiac surgery. They boast significant advantages over traditional open surgery.

Classic procedures require a median sternotomy, while VATS/MICS operations are minimally invasive.

  • Less blood loss
  • Reduced post-operative discomfort
  • Faster recovery times
  • Lower risk of infection
  • Less traumatic surgery qualifies a larger number of patients
RZ offers specialised instruments and endoscopes for video-assisted access and minimally invasive surgery.

VATS Vascular Instruments

MIS instruments

Optics and trocars

The special design and adaptation to the specific anatomy and accesses in the thorax are what make these instruments special.
The long shaft and force transfer using a special mechanism enable access to deep-seated structures.

VATS suture instruments and aorta punch

VATS suture instruments and aorta punch

 VATS ring handle instruments

VATS ring handle instruments

Special techniques and instruments are required for operating in small spaces and on the thoracic region.
The special design featuring the handle manufactured using a golf ball surface improves handling and allows fatigue-free work.

Flexible trocars and short optical systems enable optimal access to the thorax. The high-resolution Full HD optical system visualises the structures in detail for assisted thoracoscopy.

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