Arxiu d'etiquetes: Pectus Excavatum

Ventura Medical Technologies attends the III Workshop and International Meeting on Chest Wall Pathology

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Ventura Medical Technologies attended the III Workshop and International Meeting on Chest Wall Pathology which was held on 27th and 28th September 2013 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This meeting was organized by the Centrálogo and the Houssay Hospitals, and it was sponsored by the “Chest Wall Interest Group” (CWIG), offering the opportunity to bring together the world leading experts with experience in the study of various diseases affecting the chest wall.

Ventura Medical Technologies was present at this event to support one of the most important guests, Dr. Bardají, inventor of the new minimally invasive procedure to solve the Pectus Excavatum disease, who, together with a professional team of our company has developed an implant called Pectus Up, which avoids the complications which arose from the prior procedures. Dr. Nuss, inventor of the surgical method previous to Dr. Bardají technique, together with other thoracic surgery specialists from different countries worldwide were also present in this event.

The III Workshop included performances of “Live Surgery” and various conferences related to chest malformation. Surgical procedures to solve different problems such as Pectus Excavatum, Pectus Carinatum, non-surgical treatments such as the “Thoracic Brace” and “Vacuum Bell” were presented and conferences about congenital and acquired diseases such as benign and malignant tumors and severe infections of the chest wall were performed.

Invitados-Internacionales

Most important personalities, in the field of thoracic surgery, at the event.

VENTURA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES attends the 52 CONGRESS OF THE SPANISH SOCIETY OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY

Ventura Medical Technologies participates in the 52 Congress of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Surgery (SECIPE)  which will take place on 15th, 16th and 17th May in Palma de Mallorca.

In order to achieve the high scientific level of previous editions, SECIPE proposes a forum to treat those current scientific issues with relevant interest within the field of pediatric surgery, chasing the high rating of the speakers and attendees so that they have ideal space for communication and dissemination.

Among the many areas covered in the congress, Ventura Medical Technologies provides, in the field of pediatric thoracic surgery, the Pectus Up new surgical kit, being a revolutionary method that offers a minimally invasive solution for treating the congenital deformation Pectus Excavatum.

Pectus UP  is a set of implants and tools made with the aim of treating this pathology through a new surgical method invented by Dr. Carles Bardají called Taulinoplastia, substantially reducing the risk of the surgery and minimizing complications of those affected by this ailment.

A BVENTURA’S PROJECT HAS BEEN SELECTED AS AN EXAMPLE OF A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BY ESADE AND UNIÓ FOR ITS PARTNERS PROGRAM

The BVentura’s project “Automotive and health sector joined in innovation: new device for Pectus Excavatum” has been selected as an example of public-private partnership (PPP) by ESADE and La Unió – business association of health and social institutions -, through the Observatori of PPP in health and social policies promoted by its partners program.

In 2006, BVentura conducted a new strategic plan to focus on the diversification of the group and to use the resources that had been developed by the automotive industry.After considering different sectors the company opted to move towards medical technologies. Following the strategy defined, BVentura signed a collaboration agreement with the Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí (CSPT) to co-develop a new surgical device called “Pectus Up”. This project was supported by ACC1Ó – competitiveness for the companies of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The Observatori, in its third edition, has selected Bventura’s project, which is called: “Automotive and health sector together in innovation: new device for Pectus Excavatum” as the project is in a mature state of development and has achieved the expected results for public policy programs. The project was presented by B.Ventura through its medical division “Ventura Medical
Technologies” and the CSPT.

The aim of the Observatori is to highlight good practices for partnerships between the Administration, health and social companies, businesses for goods and services and the academic field that promotes benchmarking and continuous learning.
In this type of partnership it is possible to establish an agreement based on trust and mutual respect in which all partners can bring the best of their abilities to the fore. The company provides the technical knowledge and the management skills for good product development, health centers detect and facilitate the inventive abilities of their professionals and innovation organizations advise the professionals in the formation of their ideas and guide their projects. Finally the administration creates the necessary synergies and will support the companies in their diversification strategy.

THE BENEFITS FOR THE COMPANY:

• Further diversification of the company
• Optimization of the capabilities and technological inventiveness of their professionals

THE BENEFITS FOR THE INNOVATION CENTER:

• Finding a partner in the industrial sector with enough technological capabilities to develop the idea and bring it to the market
• Attaining external financial resources

THE BENEFITS FOR THE HEALTH CENTER:

• Having a new product that will benefit the health of patients
• Reducing the medicalization of the patient and improving the efficiency of the health system

Links:
Summary of the event (at La Unió)
Video of the event