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An Ultraportable Device Platform for Aseptic Surgery in Field Settings1

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Debbie Lin Teodorescu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA 02139;
Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA 02115

Dennis Nagle, Madeline Hickman

Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA 02139

David R. King

Harvard Medical School Boston,
MA 02115;
Department of Surgery,
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA 02114

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033224Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online May 12, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(2), 020924 (May 12, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1164; doi: 10.1115/1.4033224 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 1

CAD of SurgiBox with torso surgical field module and surgical tray module, both with generic arm/material ports

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Fig. 2

(a) Intact rig, (b) rig with material ports, (c) rig with material ports and arm ports, and (d) sample shot of rig with PTrak sampling wand fixed immediately above level of xiphoid

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Fig. 3

Particle count at xiphoid from different rigs

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Fig. 4

Particle count at xiphoid and right flank over time




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