GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform News

2014

EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: Tripartite - Transanal TME: A New Era in Rectal Cancer Surgery

June - On June 30th, Applied Medical hosted the clinical symposium Transanal TME: A New Era in Rectal Cancer Surgery at the Tripartite Colorectal Meeting in Birmingham, UK. Over 300 colorectal surgeons attended this event to learn about transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME), an exciting new approach to rectal cancer surgery. A global panel of experts presented on the history of taTME, global results, technical tips for taTME, and standardization of rectal cancer care pathways. Click here to view the presentations from this symposium!


EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: SAGES - The Future of Transanal Surgery: TAMIS and Beyond

April - On April 3rd, Applied Medical hosted The Future of Transanal Surgery: TAMIS and Beyond, a clinical symposium and hands-on workshop, at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) in Salt Lake City, UT. Nearly 100 surgeons attended this exciting discussion on recent breakthroughs in transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS), led by a global panel of experts. Following the didactic session, attendees participated in a hands-on TAMIS workshop utilizing the GelPOINT path transanal access platform. Click here to view the presentations from this event!

2013

PRODUCT ADVANCEMENT: GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform

GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform

November - Applied Medical launches the latest GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform, which features a new access channel to accommodate a wider variety of patient anatomies. In addition, the GelSeal cap and introducer have been enhanced to increase versatility.

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EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: ESCP - The Future of Transanal Surgery: TAMIS and Beyond

September - On September 25th, Applied Medical hosted The Future of Transanal Surgery: TAMIS and Beyond, a clinical symposium and hands-on workshop, at the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) in Belgrade, Serbia. Nearly 250 colorectal surgeons attended to learn about evolving techniques in transanal surgery, including TAMIS and transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME). Following the didactic session, attendees participated in a hands-on TAMIS workshop utilizing the GelPOINT path transanal access platform. Click here to view the presentations from this event!

2011

PRODUCT LAUNCH: GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform

GelPOINT Path Transanal Access Platform

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - October 20, 2011 - Applied Medical announced today the full market release of GelPOINT path transanal access platform. The GelPOINT path enables insufflated access through the anus and into the rectum and lower sigmoid colon for surgical procedures, such as Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), flap revision and fistula repair.

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