Life saving surgery in Port-au-Prince with Team Broken Earth and the DrillCover Pro

Michael Cancilla

Photo courtesy of Team Broken Earth

Last month I was able to represent Arbutus Medical at Bernard Mevs Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti with Team Broken Earth (TBE) as part of their global surgery outreach. Team Broken Earth sends volunteer medical teams from many Canadian cities to partner hospitals in Haiti, Bangladesh, Nicaragua and Guatemala to help build surgical capacity and expand access to safe surgery. Arbutus Medical was asked to go along to provide technical assistance as TBE would be using the DrillCover Pro and SawCover on this trip.

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Dr. Eric Wilkening, DVM on the DrillCover PRO

Sophia Ebelt

Launched in the fall of 2018, the DrillCover PRO is Arbutus Medical's latest innovation. This drill offers advanced orthopedic functionality, for human and veterinary surgeons alike, including reaming and cannulation. The modular design allows the system to grow with a surgeon's growing needs and skill set.

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Sterilization Training, Breaking Down Another Barrier to Safe Surgery

Sophia Ebelt

"Break down barriers to safe surgery". That was Arbutus Medical's founding mission and continues to guide our everyday strides. The DrillCover technology was designed to tackle the barrier of access to sterile and affordable medical equipment. Arbutus Medical has recognized that many other organizations share this common mission and are tackling related barriers to safe surgery.  

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The Future of Veterinary Medicine

Michael Cancilla

Tech highlights from the Veterinary Innovation Summit 2019, hosted at Texas A&M University

 

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Happy Earth Day!

Michael Cancilla

  Earthrise. William Anders on December 24, 1968, Apollo 8  Earthrise. William Anders on December 24, 1968, Apollo 8
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Meet Cassius, the Tamanduas Anteater

Sophia Ebelt

 Photos: Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Photos: Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary
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Access to Orthopaedic Equipment, Instruments, and Implants: Summary of a Pilot Survey in Malawi

Tyler Algeo

 Patients waiting (many since 8am or earlier) at the Orthopedic OPD clinic at Kamuzu Central Hospital where the nurses are currently on strike Patients waiting (many since 8am or earlier) at the Orthopedic OPD clinic at Kamuzu Central Hospital where the nurses are currently on strike
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The Gorilla Doctors

Elise Huisman

 Photo: Gorilla Doctors  www.gorilladoctors.org ,  www.facebook.com/gorilladoctors  Photo: Gorilla Doctors www.gorilladoctors.org , www.facebook.com/gorilladoctors
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Ar·​bu·​tus

Fedja Mulabdic

As a global company, we are often asked by people living in various parts of the world: “What does Arbutus mean? How do you pronounce it? Why did you choose that name?”.

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