WalterLorenz™ Surgical Assist Arm

The WalterLorenz™ Surgical Assist Arm is a bionic, electromechanical arm impacting surgical retraction and instrument positioning by reducing fatigue, optimizing site exposure, and improving the overall academic experience and O.R. efficiency in the surgical environment.


Benefits of the WalterLorenz Surgical Assist Arm technology:

  • Steady and constant tissue retraction
  • Simple and flexible operation
  • Maximum Access and Visualization
  • Multidisciplinary Surgical Use
  • Innovative O.R. Optimization

Strength and Stability

  • Fatigue-free retraction over long periods of time
  • Position instruments and tissue without obstructing the surgical field of view
  • Eliminates drift of instrumentation and retractors associated with human assistance
  • Steady holding force for retraction and anatomical positioning

Multidisciplinary Surgical Use

  • Developed in partnership with a team of multidisciplinary surgeons
  • Versatile height settings, arm lengths, table positions and angulation accommodates various surgical procedures
  • Choice of Walter-specific or universal instrument holders

Simple and Flexibility Operation

  • The system is engineered with 6-degrees of freedom
  • Interchangeable arm lengths enable wide range of motion
  • Simple, single handed instrument positioning  with a push of a button
  • Rotating clamp allows for advanced flexibility in cases of O.R. table tilting

Maximum Access and Visualization

  • Unobstructed view of surgical site
  • Compact design for easy integration into O.R. workflow
  • Minimal shift in field-of-view during unlock/lock cycle

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