New tool for easy extraction of large foreign objects from the stomach and esophagus.
Health, medicine, surgery
KHORAL is a novel tool facilitating fast and simple extraction of ingested large metal objects. KHORAL will cause less stress for the patients and reduce the need for operating theatres.
Brynjulf Ystgaard, Lars Cato Rekstad and Per Even Storli, St. Olav’s Hospital, Clinic of Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Patent application filed in June 2017, concept verified ex vivo. Seeking commercial partners.
Tonje S. Steigedal
NTNU Technology Transfer