Medtronic of Canada launches Stealthstation virtual endoscopy tech: 3 insights

Written by Rachel Popa | July 11, 2018 | Print  |

Medtronic of Canada's StealthStation S8 and StealthStation ENT surgical navigation systems are now licensed for sale in Canada.

 Here’s what you need to know:

1. Both the StealthStation S8 and StealthStation ENT use proprietary electromagnetic (EM) tracking technology.

2. The StealthStation ENT includes virtual endoscopy tech, which simulates a view of sinus cavities once inaccessible with a traditional endoscope. Virtual endoscopy also allows surgeons to practice their patients' surgeries through loading their preoperative data into the system.

3. The StealthStation S8 provides new advanced visualization tools, allowing the surgeon to use data intraoperatively.

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