TissuePatchThoracic

Tissuemed heads to Innsbruck for European Thoracic meeting

Next week, 28th-31st May, Tissuemed will be exhibiting at the 25th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery (ESTS). This year’s event is being held in Innsbruck, the capital of the Tirol, Austria. Over the last 25 years, this meeting has …

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Tissuemed supporting Cambridge International VATS Symposium

Later this week (16-17th October) Tissuemed will be supporting the 2nd Cambridge International VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery) Symposium. This event, organised by Mr Marco Scarci, Consultant Thoracic surgeon, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge is an interactive course, including simulations and live surgery. …

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TissuePatchThoracic – Q2 Feedback

Tissuemed has today released the latest feedback (to the end of Q2 2011) from thoracic surgeons using TissuePatchThoracic as part of their management of intra- and post-operative air leaks. David Mandley, responsible for clinical affairs commented; ‘In the second 3 …

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Poster presentation at European Thoracic Meeting

This years annual gathering of the European Society for Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) in Marseille saw a poster presentation from thoracic surgeons at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK. The team comprising Inger Oey, Kelvin Lau and led by David Waller …

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Tissuemed – European exhibitions

Next week Tissuemed will be attending two separate conferences and showcasing products within the TissuePatch family. This year’s annual meeting of the European Society for Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) will be held in Marseille, France, from 5 – 8 June. In …

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Digital Air Leak Assessment: New Clinical publication

One of the biggest challenges facing practitioners of Lung resection surgery, as readers of Tissuemed’s news output will know, is how to develop a treatment regime which prevents post surgical air leaks in a demonstrably effective way. The inputs into …

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TissuePatchThoracic for use in VATS surgery: New video

Dr Prof Marco Rovati from Universita degli Studi in Milan, Italy has produced an excellent video demonstrating use of TissuePatchThoracic in Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery. The video clearly demonstrates use of the VATS delivery system to insert the patch into the …

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Prolonged Air Leak in Lung Surgery: Does it demand a prophylactic approach?

According to the clinical literature air leaks occur in resective lung surgery in approximately 70% of cases. Of these, more recently it has been reported that 57% are grade 2 or 3. It’s also frequently reported that approximately 10% will …

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TissuePatchThoracic: Q1 feedback

Tissuemed has today released the latest feedback (up to the end of Q1 2011), collected from Thoracic Surgeons who are using TissuePatchThoracic as part of their management of intra- and post-operative air leaks. For Tissuemed, David Mandley commented; ‘Over the …

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More support for digital air leak measurement

In the most recent edition of the European Journal of Cardio-thoracic surgery (EJCTS), Brunelli et al publish results of a prospective observational study relating to the use of digital measurement of air flow post-lobectomy surgery as a means of predicting …

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