by Surgical Specialty
European Association for
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)
Thank you to all of our friends who visited us at the 2017 EACTS meeting in Vienna.
We look forward to seeing you again next year in Milan, Italy.
Longer Length VATS Instruments
The new longer-length VATS instruments are approximately 3” (9 cm) longer in length than the original lengths of these instruments.
SCANLAN® Reliance Bulldog Clamps
Reliable, Surgeon-Controlled Vessel Clamps
The Scanlan® Reliance Bulldog Clamp has been designed to provide secure, robust clamping pressure to assist in the temporary occlusion of vessels. Manufactured with the highest quality stainless steel, its 1 x 2 DeBakey jaws ensure a firm yet atraumatic clamping pressure.
A unique suture port allows optional suture tagging to enhance surgical location and recovery.
SCANLAN® Rocco Nodule Clamps
Developed in cooperation with Gaetano Rocco, MD, FRCSEd, FEBTS, FCCP
Developed to assist the surgeon in the excision of small peripheral (outer third of the lung) nodules
SCANLAN® Rib Cutter
May be used for:
- Chest wall resections
- First rib resections
- Resecting the costal cartilage during some Pectus procedures
Scanlan International, Inc.
is proud to be a sponsor of the following scholarship programs.
AATS Summer Intern Scholarship 2017 Scanlan Family Scholars
The AATS Summer Intern Scholarship program was established to introduce the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery to first and second year medical students in a North American medical school and to broaden their educational experience by providing an opportunity to spend eight weeks during the summer working in a North American Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.
Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) and Scanlan International, Inc. are pleased to offer a Traveling Mentorship Award for a woman medical student or general surgery resident to visit a WTS member for an elective period to gain exposure to women cardiothoracic surgeon mentors for enrichment and education. Applicants are responsible for contacting potential mentors and securing arrangements prior to submitting an application.
Christian Luna underwent the first pulmonary homograft replacement in Peru 20 years ago (age 15) for a severely hypoplastic main pulmonary artery.
Today, he is a grateful husband and father of two!
The instruments were donated through SCANLAN® Life Programs and the gifted hands of Dr. Aubyn Murath and his CardioStart Compassion Surgery Team.