Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the world, and a lobectomy is often performed as part of the treatment plan. Our new simulation demonstrates how a video-assisted thoracic surgery, or VATS, is performed to successfully resect a lobe of the lung.
Laparoscopic Left Lateral Sectionectomy is becoming the gold standard for removing tumors in the left lobe of the liver, but the procedure still remains highly specialized and lacks standardization. Learn all the need-to-know anatomy and how the procedure can be safely performed in our latest simulation.
Obesity is becoming a major crisis worldwide, with rates almost tripling in the last 40 years. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a popular procedure for excessive weight when non-surgical interventions are unsuccessful. Learn more about this surgery in our latest simulation.
Laparoscopic IPOM repair of a recurrent ventral incisional hernia on Touch Surgery illustrates the intraperitoneal onlay mesh (IPOM) method.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the world. This simulation demonstrates how to perform a laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for a distal sigmoid carcinoma.
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy is a tricky business and they don’t always go as planned. Learn more about case variations and how to adapt in the operating room if the critical view of safety cannot be achieved.
Learn the surgical technique to remove the uterus through a minimally invasive approach. Using a natural orifice minimizes the number of incisions needed.
Learn how to perform a lateral lumbar interbody fusion and about the potential advantages it has over the posterior approach in the Touch Surgery™ app.
Touch Surgery’s™ new simulation demonstrates how to perform an open surgery to repair a ventral incisional hernia using Medtronic’s ProGrip™ self-gripping polyester mesh.
Our latest module, in partnership with the Breech Birth Network, demonstrates indications for intervention, maneuvers, and physiological mechanisms for breech birth.
Our latest module, in partnership with Global Surgery Amsterdam, demonstrates a manual split-thickness skin graft as part of the Safe Surgery 2020 initiative.
Learn how to perform an open mesh repair for the most common type of abdominal wall hernia.
Touch Surgery's simulated module takes you through a typical instrument tray you might use for a laparoscopic appendectomy.
Our latest simulation demonstrates how to ensure safe and effective patient positioning is adhered to. This simulation provides the key steps for positioning in supine, prone, lateral, lithotomy, sitting, Trendelenburg, and reverse Trendelenburg. As well as the management of position-associated risks, for example, the safety of at-risk soft tissue and neurovasculature.
Digital Surgery became part of Medtronic by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery We started our journey with a simple, yet bold mission: to help deliver more consistent and accessible surgical care for patients globally. Along the way, we digitized surgical procedures, creating a new way for surgeons to train via the Touch Surgery [...]
Touch Surgery Announced Winner of the Telegraph Tech 4 Good Pioneers 2019 Awards Hundreds of millions of pounds are to be spent on technological projects for social good, the government announced today, as the Telegraph held its first “Tech For Good” conference. Speaking at the event in London, Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for [...]
Tackling the root of the issue: Educational 3D Anatomy of the Maxillary Sinus Touch Surgery’s newly released dental implant surgery interactive resource, Anatomy for Maxillary Sinus Floor Augmentation, authored by Dr. Michael G. Newman, Dr. Irina Dragan, and Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, is the first of its kind. [...]
- Digital Surgery’s Touch Surgery Platform Receives the First-of-its-kind Centre Accreditation to Award CPD Points by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
Digital Surgery’s Touch Surgery Platform Receives the First-of-its-kind Centre Accreditation to Award CPD Points by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
Digital Surgery’s Touch Surgery Platform Receives the First-of-its-kind Centre Accreditation to Award CPD Points by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)Sassine Makhoul2019-10-18T09:33:27+00:00
Touch Surgery Platform Receives the First-of-its-kind Centre Accreditation to Award CPD Points by the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) Surgeons can now gain CPD points through the Touch Surgery mobile platform Focused on improving surgical performance and outcomes, Digital Surgery is proud to announce centre accreditation by the Royal College of [...]
Finally, software eats surgical video storage and management by Dr. Andre Chow, Chief Product Officer, and Co-Founder, Digital Surgery I still remember the day the grey-colored box - 1 TB of grey metal and wires - arrived in the mail. I had just started my surgical residency at a large academic hospital in [...]
Touch Surgery Winner of the Annual 2019 EdTechXGlobal All Star Awards Announcing the six most innovative, fastest-growing and impactful global companies transforming the future of learning and work LONDON, June 28, 2019 // Europe’s largest summit connecting the global learning community, EdTechXEurope, announced the winners of the 7th annual EdTechXGlobal All Star Awards on the 18th of [...]
The 6 health tech product principles we follow. by George Murgatroyd Touch Surgery, developed by Digital Surgery. Interactive surgery for all. Digital Surgery is a digital native company. It was born in the 2000s. We use and leverage digital tech to help save lives. When we released our c-section CGI simulation on Facebook, it [...]
Digital Surgery : Seeds in Fertile Soil Reflections from the inaugural Digital Surgery Summit by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery Just over one year ago, in my blog post, “The Dawn of Digital Surgery”, I reflected on the digital technologies that have transformed our day-to-day lives and outlined our company's ambitions to continue to digitize surgery [...]
Patient Information Videos: Labour and Delivery Being a mother is a tough, but rewarding job. Not a day goes by when we are not grateful for the hard work of mothers, and the sacrifices they make. Millions of women worldwide give birth every day, either vaginally or via Cesarean section. Childbirth is a life-changing [...]
[Infographic] A Randomized Controlled Trial of Skills Transfer: From Touch Surgery to Laparoscopic CholecystectomySassine Makhoul2018-12-06T14:46:42+00:00
Link to original study published in Journal of Surgical Research [Here].
- A New Paradigm in Visualizing Surgical Process Information: Introducing Digital Surgery’s Mixed Reality Partnership with Microsoft and the Holo External Fixation Application
A New Paradigm in Visualizing Surgical Process Information: Introducing Digital Surgery’s Mixed Reality Partnership with Microsoft and the Holo External Fixation Application
A New Paradigm in Visualizing Surgical Process Information: Introducing Digital Surgery’s Mixed Reality Partnership with Microsoft and the Holo External Fixation ApplicationSassine Makhoul2019-03-08T14:39:05+00:00
A New Paradigm in Visualizing Surgical Process Information: Introducing Digital Surgery’s Mixed Reality Partnership with Microsoft and the Holo External Fixation Application At Digital Surgery, we have spent over 5 years thinking about and designing products that disseminate the right surgical process information, to the right team member, at the right time. Our flagship [...]
World Economic Forum – The 4th Industrial Revolution - AI Powering Healthcare by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery To my untrained ear, the Tianjin dialect is distinct from the the local dialects of Beijing and Shanghai. A sense of urgency underpins every syllable, leaping off the front of the tongue. The pace of its spoken language [...]
Cognitive Computing in the OR: the Launch of GoSurgery by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery The digital revolution The world’s first electronic computer, dubbed the "Giant Brain" by the press, was announced in 1946. The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC), invented by J Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania, occupied [...]
Technological Transformation Round Table with the New UK Secretary of State of Health and Social CareSassine Makhoul2018-08-21T10:02:02+00:00
Technological Transformation Round Table with the New UK Secretary of State of Health and Social Care by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery This week I attended a roundtable meeting with the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock. Arriving at the Department of Health, I saw a number familiar faces: Ali Parsa [...]
What I will tell the Prime Minister when I see her to celebrate the 70 years of the NHS- as a doctor, clinical entrepreneur and patientSassine Makhoul2018-07-20T16:44:16+00:00
What I will tell the Prime Minister when I see her to celebrate the 70 years of the NHS- as a doctor, clinical entrepreneur and patient! by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Digital Surgery I remember my first day as a foundation year doctor, 10 years ago. I was in bright and early to take over [...]
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Announces Touch Surgery™ to Pilot Innovative Video-based Endoscopic SimulationsSassine Makhoul2018-06-02T06:57:22+00:00
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Announces Touch Surgery™ to Pilot Innovative Video-based Endoscopic Simulations Four Interactive App-based Simulations Will Be Showcased in the ASGE’s Learning Center Throughout Digestive Disease Week 2018 in Washington, DC Downers Grove, IL, May 30, 2018 – The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) in collaboration with Touch [...]
A Technological Revolution in Healthcare by Manish Chand, Consultant Colorectal and Endometriosis Surgeon MBA PhD, Senior Lecturer, Director MS Advanced MIS University College London There is no doubt we are entering a new phase of surgical evolution, influenced by the uptake of increasingly complex technology. What is less clear is whether this represents a further [...]
DIGITAL SURGERY™ Partners With Leading London Hospitals to Bring Operating Room to 21ST Century First Initiative in Building a Digital Ecosystem to Support and Augment the Surgical Team in the Operating Room LONDON - May 16, 2018 - Digital Surgery, a health tech company shaping the future of surgery through the convergence of surgical [...]
The Dawn of Digital Surgery by Jean Nehme, co-founder at Touch Surgery Four years ago, my co-founder Andre and I stepped out of clinical practice for the same reason we joined it — to improve patients’ lives. After years spent in surgical training, studying and honing our craft, we were surprised by procedural inconsistencies across surgery, the [...]
Blockchain technology in health care: A primer for surgeons by Alexander W. Peters, MD, Brian M. Till, John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, FACS and Salim Afshar, MD, DMD, FACS Blockchain technology — the platform underpinning Bitcoin, a global digital payment system — has attracted more than $1.2 billion of investment from some of the world’s leading corporations for its security [...]
Data-driven Human-centric Surgery By Julio Mayol, Professor of Surgery, Chief Medical and Innovation Officer, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria San Carlos, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain. Luis Sánchez-Guillén, Colorectal Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Hospital General Universitario de Elche. Universidad Miguel Hernández. Elche, Alicante, Spain. Technology has had a tremendous impact on both [...]
Emotion, Cognition, Behavior and the Brain Science of Learning How Technology Can be Leveraged to Optimize Training by Todd Maddox, Ph.D. and charles nduka, M.D. Continuous learning is the rule not the exception in modern day society. It is more common for individuals to hold multiple distinct jobs in their career, than to hold the same job from initial hire [...]