Systems technology in the operating theatre: a prerequisite for the use of advanced devices in surgery.

@article{Schurr2000SystemsTI,
  title={Systems technology in the operating theatre: a prerequisite for the use of advanced devices in surgery.},
  author={Marc O. Schurr and Gerhard F. Buess},
  journal={Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 3-4},
  pages={179-84}
}
The development of endoscopic techniques has significantly changed surgery. The increasing complexity of devices being used has increased the demand for improved ergonomics and functionality. Since the early 1990s the development of system solutions for the operating room (OR) has been a topic of major interest for surgeons and industry. The first integrated surgical workplace system was introduced by Dornier (Orest) in 1994. Several other solutions are now commercially available. Their common… CONTINUE READING