Medical Device Projects
  Tissue Retractor MDOF Laparoscope Tissue Stiffness
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".

Tissue Stiffness Measuring Device helps in diagnosing diabetic foot ulcer patients. A plastic probe pushes and indents the foot skin, while recording and characterizing the tissue. Development team includes Amit Maurya and Rupesh Ghyar, BETiC, IIT Bombay; and Dr. Rajani Mullerpatan, MGM Hospital.
Current status: The device includes mechanical, electronic and software components, all of which have been developed and assembled. It has been tested by Dr. Rajani's team on both healthy and diabetic patients and the data is being analyzed.

Patent filed: A.Maurya, R. Ghyar, R. Mullerpatan, B. Ravi, "Tissue Stiffness detection device for Diabetic foot".