SurgiSTUD Adds Hip, Knee, Shoulder, and Foot Training Models
SurgiSTUD (Surgical Training Utility Device), a leading manufacturer of non-cadaveric surgery training models, has added a full range of orthopedic models to its offerings. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, SurgiSTUD provides non-cadaveric surgery training models.
According to John Brambert, executive vice president of the company, these non-cadaveric models provide a consistent and repeatable training platform that can be delivered across the globe. “Customers can increase the number of training sessions while reducing the overall economic spend. They no longer have to delay training or medical education due to cadaver shortages. Furthermore, they can order customized models that can improve medical training by mimicking specified pathology and deformities they are training for. Training can be conducted in places beyond a lab since all of our models are synthetic.”
“We understand the need for cost-effective and consistent training models and made it our mission to find a solution that can provide medical professionals and R&D teams a safer and more affordable approach to medical education while maintaining the same educational experience as traditional cadavers."
“As the medical industry experiences delays, cancellations, and rising costs due to cadaver shortages, we can fill that gap by providing superior orthopedic surgery training and utility devices—in addition to our existing spine models.”
When OTW asked what was behind the decision to expand into orthopedics, Brambert explained, “Our company started out in the spine sector, where we have enjoyed success. The orthopedic market is three times larger, and our goal is to transfer our knowledge and success from spine into the orthopedics space.”
“Our milestones include launching products in the knee, hip, shoulder, and foot and ankle space. We’re actively working with small, medium, and large companies who present constant feedback that drives continual innovation. Our recently launched foot model has seen tremendous acceptance and growth in a very short period of time.”
“All of our orthopedic models can be ordered with normal anatomy or preselected deformities from our website. We can also replicate a patient’s exact pathology and deformity via a CT scan that can be 3D printed.”