Derotator created by Rafał Pankowski MD certified in EUIPO
An innovative surgical instrument used for the treatment of scoliosis created by Rafal Pankowski M.D. Ph.D. from the Clinic of Orthopaedics and Kinetic Organ Traumatology was registered as an industrial design in the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The instrument is used to determine a critical force correction used during a surgery of scoliosis, as well as a safety factor during a direct derotation. The derotator is routinely used during scoliosis surgeries at the Clinic and based on experience it allows to conduct surgeries to a much greater extent than previously.