Laparoscopy is a medical procedure in which a small incision is made in the abdomen, and a tiny camera is inserted. It can be used to diagnose medical conditions and is also a minimally invasive surgical technique.

To increase the visibility inside the abdominal cavity and create space between the organs, the abdomen is insufflated (filled with gas). CO2 is the most common gas used for insufflation.

This research group is studying the effects of pressure variation on post-surgical complications. With this pressure transducer, they will monitor the pressure in different areas of the abdomen during surgery.

APPLICATION NOTES
Bluetooth portable pressure gauge to monitor intraperitoneal CO2 pressure during robotic/laparoscopic surgeries on human patients. Live data recorded on FlowVision 2.0 and exported as .csv logs. Data was used to assess the link between regional pressure variation during operation and postoperative ileus.

A sterile tubing system and filter will be installed to prevent condensable liquid from contaminating the device. Recommended to elevate the device above the operating table to prevent liquid contamination.

OPERATION PARAMETER
— Pressure range: 20-25 mmHg gauge (above atmospheric pressure)
— Gas: CO2
— Communication: Bluetooth connection with FlowVision 2.0

REPRESENTATIVE PART NUMBER FOR THIS APPLICATION
— PB-1PSIG-D-BT / RANGE (30 mmHgG)

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