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Bratislava Medical Journal Vol.121, No.5, p.370–372,2020

Title: Design of abdominal retractor
Author: M. Cambal, B. Hucko, M. Zemanova, M. Cekan, F. Horvat, O. Chlebo, M. Bachraty, B. Hrbaty, P. Labas

Abstract: INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this paper is to present the development and design of an abdominal retractor which allows a single person to perform operations and the fixation of the operation instruments can be done with one hand. The additional devices make the operation more comfortable for surgeons.
METHODS: Conventional measuring devices have been designed and applied for determining axial forces in a surgeon’s forearm during operations. The same forces must be transmitted by the frame of the retractor. Thus a simple truss structure of a retractor was done. Several types of fixations have been proposed and tested using the rapid prototyping. Finally, the abdominal retractor was manufactured from stainless steel.
RESULTS: The simple-to-use abdominal retractor was built. The standard surgery instruments were modified due to the fixation system of the frame. A wide variety of additional useful devices, such as a lamp, video camera etc., were also proposed.
CONCLUSION: The present abdominal retractor is user-friendly and all components are easily sterilized by conventional methods (Fig. 7, Ref. 6)

Keywords: abdominal retractor, stainless steel retractor, standard surger, fixation system of the frame, lamp, video camera, conventional methods
Published online: 29-Apr-2020
Year: 2020, Volume: 121, Issue: 5 Page From: 370, Page To: 372
doi:10.4149/BLL_2020_060


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