simple. small. smart.

Bringing the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery to Patients Everywhere

We’re committed to making Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) accessible and cost-effective so that millions more patients can benefit.

The MIRA platform weighs only two pounds, can be moved and set up easily, and eliminates the need for dedicated hospital space or infrastructure.

Optimized for MIS  Bowel Resection Procedures

New technologies are accelerating MIS bowel resections and the number of patients who benefit.

Despite laparoscopic colectomy existing for 30 years, today greater than 60% of bowel resections are still performed open. Almost 300,000 patients in the USA are receiving an open bowel resection, even when a MIS approach may be indicated for them.

Over the last 5 years, innovative surgery platforms have been increasing the number of patients that are treated minimally invasively, converting both laparoscopic and open procedures to a mechanized approach. Looking forward, this trend will continue as robotic procedures are growing at a 20% CAGR while open and lap are lagging.

And Bowel resections will continue to increase as well due to growing comorbidities in the population:

  • Americans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has grown by 44% since 1999 to reach a total of three million people
  • 200,000 Americans are hospitalized annually due to diverticulitis

MIRA Technology Overview

1

MIRA (15 USES)

MIRA is a miniaturized platform that provides instruments through a single incision and multi-quadrant access while maintaining stable vision and situational awareness — “perfect triangulation” of tools and camera
2

FLEX-TIP CAMERA SCOPE (5MM) (50 USES)

Articulating Full HD camera that can automatically track the surgical instruments to provide a full view of the surgical field.
3

INSTRUMENTS — MONOPOLAR AND BIPOLAR ELECTROCAUTERY

The two disposable surgical instruments are the “hands” of the system and include a fenestrated grasper capable of bipolar cautery and a scissors that deliver monopolar cautery.
4

HOLDING ARM

Attached to the OR table rail, the Holding Arm supports and positions MIRA for surgery
5

Companion Cart

Mobile cart that contains the Surgeon Console Interface Pod, the Electrosurgical Unit, and is used to set up MIRA
6

Surgeon Console

Portable, open Surgeon command center
7

SURGICAL MONITOR AND TOUCHSCREEN

The system includes two displays, a large surgical monitor for real-time camera video and an interactive touch screen with a contemporary GUI providing mission control for various functions
8

HAND CONTROLLERS

Custom “pistol grip” handles with 7DoF haptic feedback provide guidance for instrument workspace
9

Foot Pedals

Clutch, Camera, Left arm energy (bipolar electrocautery), Right arm energy (monopolar electrocautery)

simple

simple reduced incisions

Full multi-quadrant access

simple full quadrant animation

small

small more surgical rooms

smart

  • Can be used in any room

  • 10-minute setup

  • No specialized robotics team is required

  • Robot draping is not needed

  • More predictable turnover times

  • Eliminate downtime with 2 units

Surgical Data Machine Learning

surgical & training data

annotation and machine learning

measurable data

  • motion & camera clutch

  • missed target

  • excessive instrument force

  • out of the optimal workspace range

  • instruments out of view

  • instruments collision

Measurable Data

Virtual Incision Corporation

A company pioneering a first of its kind MIRA platform

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Removable Articulated Endoscopic Camera, Sensor and Light
Interchangeable Surgical Tools
Multi-use Base Link
Assistant Controls, Light Ring Indicator and Connection Groove

simple.

MIRA technology enables minimally invasive approaches that offer tremendous benefits to patients.

small.

The investigational MIRA (“Miniaturized In vivo Robotic Assistant”) Surgical Platform weighs only two pounds and can easily be moved from room to room.

smart.

MIRA technology is designed to enable minimally invasive surgery — without the need for a dedicated space or the infrastructure typically required for “mainframe” systems.

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