Dornier MedTech (Dornier), a global leader in stone management and maker of Europe’s best-selling holmium laser brand, today announced the launch of the new Dornier Medilas® H Solvo® 35. This innovative 35-watt laser features the patented Advanced Mode™ for reduced retropulsion, a unique pulse shape for decreasing stone movement during lithotripsy. The advanced laser also offers preset treatment modes, two displays for flexible viewing, and a wireless footswitch to make treatment of all types of stones highly efficient. The product is debuting at the European Association of Urology conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, taking place 16-20 March 2018.
The uniquely engineered Advanced Mode reduces stone movement during lithotripsy, eases targeting of the stone with the laser fiber and helps to reduce patient treatment time—a significant advantage for urologists. Professor Dr. Med. Thomas Knoll, Chief of the Department of Urology at Klinik-Verbund Südwest in Germany, and renowned member of international urolithiasis committees of experts, stated:
Although the Solvo is already very efficient with Standard Mode, the unique pulse shape of the Advanced Mode helps ensure that mobile stones are decisively more stable during laser lithotripsy.
In addition to the patented Advanced Mode, dusting, fragmenting and three other treatment modes are preset with clinically proven parameters for efficient treatment mode selection at just one touch of a button. The offering of a dedicated pulse shape that reduces retropulsion and the variety of preset laser lithotripsy treatment modes is an important advantage in the holmium laser market—and one which has made the predecessor Solvo model Europe’s most popular holmium laser brand.
Other features of the new laser include:
- A wireless footswitch that can be conveniently placed anywhere, allowing for flexible positioning not limited by cable length, and improving safety at work with no cables underfoot
- An optional second display which enables viewing of the most important clinical laser settings from every angle in the Operating Room.
Operation of the Solvo 35 laser is further optimized with the use of the Dornier FlexFiber collection of reusable and disposable fibers, available in a full range of sizes and designs, meeting all the needs and preferences of urologists. The Dornier GentleFlex®, Dornier’s latest innovative fiber, features a ball-shaped tip for smooth navigation through the flexible endoscope, reducing risk of damage.
Johann Wendl, General Manager, Dornier MedTech Europe, said:
The new Solvo 35 laser builds on our best-selling Solvo 30, and is positioned to outperform its rivals as a ‘top of the class’ versatile device in the stone laser segment. It complements our existing portfolio of patented laser lithotripsy technology and fibers, serving the needs of urologists and operating theaters. Thoughtfully modelled using extensive customer research, we are proud to offer this exceptional product that is designed with the customer’s ‘ideal’ stone laser in mind, providing them with an excellent treatment option and great workflow efficiency.