Showcasing Key Products at UK Cardiothoracic Congress

Tissuemed exhibited at the Annual Meeting of UK CardioThoracic surgeons (SCTS) held in Birmingham this week(13-15th March 2016). In addition to attracting delegates from our shores, the meeting had a distinctly international feel, with visitors and notable guest speakers from around the world, evidence that it’s becoming one of the major events in its specialty.

On show was TissuePatch™ sealant film, a product with application across numerous specialties, but which was originally designed to prevent post-operative air leaks, an occupational hazard during lung surgery. By avoiding complications associated with post-surgical air leak the product offers the potential to reduce healthcare costs. associated with prolonged hospital stay.

For Tissuemed, Dr David Mandley commented; “This meeting was an excellent opportunity for us to engage with Cardiothoracic surgeons and talk about how TissuePatch is becoming an ever more important part of the Thoracic surgery tool kit”.

Also presented was the Dufner range of innovative thoracoscopic instruments, distributed by Tissuemed in the UK.

Peter Maver, Head of Sales stated; “We’re delighted to be the UK distributor for Dufner’s range of Cardiothoracic and Neurosurgery instruments. Dufner has an outstanding product offering, the Cardiothoracic range being widely used and acknowledged by the surgical community. The instruments were developed in partnership with Thoracic surgeons, including Dr Henrik Hansen and Dr Rene Petersen, recognised luminaries in the field, who run outstanding VATS training in Copenhagen, Denmark.”

For further information on TissuePatch™ and Dufner’s instrument range contact Tissuemed’s sales team by email or call us via 0113 2000500.