Evaluation of a Surgeon-centered Laparoscopic Tool Design to Conventional Tools

  • Trejo, Hallbeck
  • Published 2005
Surgeon-centered design principles were employed to design an articulating laparoscopic tool. Evaluation of this tool by 38 expert laparoscopic surgeons demonstrated that they believed the new tool could significantly reduce back, shoulder, arm, wrist and hand pain and stiffness. They preferred the new design to conventional designs for comfort and general… CONTINUE READING