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FreeHand reduces operating time

FreeHand robotic camera holder reduces operating time in laparoscopic surgery

Clinical results presented by Salisbury District Hospital surgeons at the 26th International Congress of EAES also show reduction in length of stay and adverse events

LONDON, 4th June 2018: OR Productivity Ltd (ORP) announced the results of a clinical study of the FreeHand robotic camera holder presented at the 26th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES). Conducted by the surgical team at Salisbury District Hospital the study compared the use of the FreeHand system with manual camera holding in laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery (fundoplication.) The results demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in operating time of 36 minutes as well as a trend towards fewer adverse events, shorter length of stay and less post-operative clinic visits.

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FreeHand at the ALSGBI 2017

The FreeHand team are looking forward to the 2017 ALSGBI meeting in Cardiff on the 9th and 10th November.

Come and visit us on stand 21 to see the new FreeHand which is on display for the first time in the UK. You can also use the classic FreeHand system in the LapPass training area where there will be 7 FreeHand V1.2 systems paired with top quality camera systems.

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FreeHand at the ACS 2017

The FreeHand system will be exhibited at the American College of Surgeon 2017 clinical congress. You will be able to see the classic FreeHand v1.2 and, for the first time, the new FreeHand v2.0.

The systems will be found on the Mediflex (, stand 349 and on stand 1431.

For the first time our extended product range will be on display and will demonstrate the increased applicability and ease of use for the system in robotically assisted laparoscopy. With the new version the FreeHand platform provides a solution for the complete range for laparoscopic surgical procedures in a smaller versatile package.

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OR Productivity plc Shareholder Meeting

The company is pleased to be hosting a shareholder meeting at our offices in Guildford. The meeting is being held on the 22nd June 2017 and will start at 10.00AM.

At the meeting the company will present our progress including news on the following areas:
• New products
• New Intellectual Property
• New Clinical Studies
• Commercial Plans

We will also be hosting a video conference for those shareholders who cannot attend in person.

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2017 Virtual Reality Show

The Virtual Hospital

The FreeHand team were at the London 2017 Virtual Reality (VR) show where a medical seminar was held to discuss the potential impact that virtual reality could have on the healthcare industry. Alongside the conference there were presentations from key technology providers including Microsoft, with their new HoloLens product, and an array of content developers that make use of this growing platform.

Microsoft with their HoloLens headset is not alone in the market place, the likes of Facebook (Oculus Rift), Sony (PlayStation VR), Samsung, LG and Google all having entered the fray offering a mixture of consumer and commercially focused products.

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Operating Theatre Summit 2017

FreeHand is at the Operating Theatre Summit being held at Old Trafford, Manchester today (23rd May 2017) alongside Olympus. We are here demonstrating how the Freehand technology integrates with cutting edge camera and display products.

At the Operating Theatre Summit experts will be providing insights into:

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