A team across two continents to open up keyhole surgery

Gasless laparoscopic surgery, pioneered in India to provide an alternative way of lifting the patients abdomen to carry out surgery to rural areas without the need for gas.  The current equipment used is cumbersome, difficult to maintain and hard to sterilised.  A collaborative research team of surgeons, engineers and designers from the UK and India have come together to design a new gasless laparoscopy lift device which is easier to use, lighter and easier to maintain.

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