GASOC #MedTech Conference, 14th September 2019

Leeds hosted The Global Anaesthesia, Surgery & Obstetric Collaboration (GASOC) annual conference on Saturday 14th September 2019.

This year’s theme was Global Medical Technology.

Professor David Jayne, Clinical Director of GHRG-ST, Dr Jesudian Gnanaraj, Principal Investigator in India were both invited to present at the event.  Other speakers included Tim Beacon from Medical Aid International and Professor Jenny Dankelman from Delft University of Technology.

Abstracts from the group were submitted to the conference, we had 2 presentations and 5 posters accepted.   James Chandler won best oral presentation for, A digitally driven fabrication approach to allow affordable on-site manufacture of a novel upper gastroscope handle and Millie Marriott Webb won 3rd prize for her poster, A collaborative approach to re-design of a lift device for Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgery (GILLS) in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).  These abstracts will be published in Tropical Doctor.

GHRG-ST had a stand at the event showcasing our laparoscopic innovations for LMICs