Medical Device Projects
  Suture Anchor Tissue Retractor MDOF Laparoscope
Suture Anchors are required for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in cancellous / osteoporotic bone found in Indian patients. The metal prototypes are being produced at CMTI Bangalore.
Patent filed: V. Krishnaswamy, R. Ghyar, D. Bhatia, B. Ravi, "Suture Anchor for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair".
Laparoscopic Retractor is meant for use in Cholecystectomy to retract organs hindering the surgery site. It reduces the need for an additional instrument & assistant.

Development team includes Lata Chawla, BETiC, IIT Bombay; and Dr. Rasik Shah, Hinduja Hospital. The rapid prototypes were fabricated at Imaginarium, Mumbai.It is undergoing function test and improvement.

Patent filed: L. Chawla, R. Ghyar, R. Shah, B. Ravi, "Device for retracting organ/tissue for laparoscopic surgery".
Novel Laparoscopic Instrument provides an additional degree of maneuverability, reducing the risk of tissue damage and surgeon fatigue.

Development team includes Sritam Rout, BETiC, IIT Bombay; and Dr. Suresh Deshpande, Swarup Hospital, Kolhapur

Current status: Rapid prototype has been fabricated and undergoing function testing.

Patent filed: S. Rout, R. Ghyar, S. Deshpande, B. Ravi, "Multi Degree of Freedom Laparoscopic Instrument".