SIMAI/ScanMed Shines in SIU 2018SIU 2018 was hold in Seoul, Korea on Oct 4~7,2018. During the congress, Prof. Zhihui Zou from China, who successfully performed the world's first TUAERP surgery for a giant BPH over 500g in Jul 2018, delivered four academical speeches. In his first report, he domonstrated the work mechanism and state of art techonology for SIMAI/ScanMed Bipolar Plasma system, and highly recommended this created-in-China product to urologists from all over the world.
On July 6 of 2018, Prof. Zou Zhihui from First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University successfully performed the first TUAERP (Transurethral Anatomical Enucleation and Resection of Prostate) operation for an extralarge Prostate Hyperplasia of 573.7g, which hits a new record in this area. He was using ScanMed (SIMAI) Bipolar Plasma Generator (SM10 series) and its customized electrode with longer shovel tip to achieve cutting and coagulation during the surgery. The patient is 81years old, with height of 180cm and weight of 95Kg. He suffered from dysuria for 30 years. Faced with unpredictable risks in such kind of minimal invasive surgery, Prof. Zou Zhihui and his team were fully prepared. ScanMed offered customized longer shovel to support this challenging case. The inventor of TUAERP Prof. Liu Chunxiao was involved also before the surgery to make full sets of surgical plan. The operation took 6 hours and whole enucleation procedure was completed smoothly and perfectly, without any complications like blooding, TURS, or perforation. The patient was able to eat and walk normally 1 day after. It welldemonstrated the remarkable operation skills and rich experience of Prof. Zou, and it also indicates China’s contribution in developing new standard for prostate endoscopic procedure. Urologists in China is one of the best in leading the worldwide development of TUAERP technology, and suppliers for medical equipment in local China are on their way to compete with and surpass global giants.Prof. Zou Zhihui 's team and engineer from ScanMed