About DORO® Cranial Stabilization & Retractor Systems

DORO® products offer highest degrees of stability and flexibility for an optimal patient positioning during neurosurgery, enabling a smooth workflow and a highly efficient and secure intervention.

WHY IS DORO® THE PERFECT HELPER FOR NEUROSURGERY?

 

Always Suitable - Multiple Application Options
  • From newborns to seniors, from non-invasive to invasive applications, from a wide range of standard OR tables to carbon-fiber tabletops to spinal frames, from standard to imaging environments – there is always a matching DORO® solution.
  • DORO® systems exist for each patient positioning need.
  • DORO® systems can be mixed and matched with each other thanks to their common interfaces.
  • DORO® systems give users the possibility to adjust the system to each user and patient individually.
  • DORO® systems are designed with a great simplicity and similarity to each other, allowing an intuitive handling of all systems.

 

More than 25 Years of Expertise - Proven Solutions

We specialize in optimal cranial stabilization and brain retraction for more than two decades and are constantly driven to develop solutions that fit the latest technologies used in surgical theaters worldwide. From horseshoe to 3-pin rigid cranial fixation – DORO® systems provide proven methods guaranteeing a high level of stability during neurosurgical interventions as well as greater safety for patients.

 

High-Quality Products - Maximized Stability

Finest materials, certified manufacturing procedures and a strict quality management system – DORO® systems are developed by highly qualified teams and manufactured at our headquarters in Germany as well as at selected partners in Switzerland and the USA. Even the smallest parts of our DORO® systems are designed to assure stability, and thus a higher surgical and navigation accuracy.

 

Well Thought Through Solutions - Enhanced Users Experience

DORO® systems go through a multi-stage development process. Our focus lies on developing the systems together with and for users. Everything down to the last, tiny detail is geared towards the user.

 

Always at Your Side - Always Ready to Support

DORO® experts are available all over the world and are always at your disposal to support you.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

 

 

CRANIAL STABILIZATION SYSTEMS - STANDARD APPLICATIONS

DORO® QR3

The convincing standard solution that is easily extendable.

 

Optimal Access to Surgical Site

Retractor arms and other accessories attach directly and securely to the Quick-Rail® of the skull clamp without damaging the sterile barrier.

Navigation tracking device adaptors attach directly to stainless steel starbursts on both sides of the skull clamp, close to the surgical field, thus granting high navigation precision.

 

Versatile Usage

DORO® QR3 fits every head size. It provides additional space for intubation, even in prone position, thanks to the extra height of the skull clamp.

 

Flexible Application

Enjoy multiple set-up possibilities: Mix & Match it with radiolucent products for imaging procedures.

 

DORO® QR3 TEFLON

The sterilizable solution.

 

Easy cleaning & sterilization

The Teflon® coated surface allows machine-washing and autoclaving.

 

 

Optimal Access to Surgical Site

Retractor arms and other accessories attach directly and securely to the Quick-Rail® of the skull clamp without damaging the sterile barrier.

Navigation tracking device adaptors attach directly to stainless steel starbursts on both sides of the skull clamp, close to the surgical field, thus granting huge navigation precision.
 

 

Versatile Usage

DORO® QR3 Teflon® fits with every head size. It allows additional space for intubation, even in prone position, thanks to the extra height of the skull clamp.

 

Flexible Application

Enjoy multiple set-up possibilities: Mix & Match it with radiolucent products for imaging procedures.

 

DORO® MULTI-PURPOSE

The universal solution, fitting patients of all ages – from newborns to seniors.

 

Optimal Patient Positioning & Fixation

Choose between non-invasive or invasive set-up possibilities or a combination of non-invasive head rest with pin fixation.

Select from a large variety of gel pads and pin holders. Each item attaches quickly and easily.

 

 

The optional 90N torque screw offers an increased control of lower pin forces.

Navigation tracking device adaptors attach directly and securely to stainless steel starburst on both sides of the skull clamp, close to the surgical field, thus granting huge navigation precision.

 

 

 

 

Retractor systems and other accessories attach directly and securely on the Quick-Rail®.

Can also be combined with radiolucent base unit and swivel adaptor.

 

 

 

CRANIAL STABILIZATION SYSTEMS - IMAGING APPLICATIONS

DORO® for Spine

The special solution for open frame OR tables.

 

 

Improved Patient Positioning

The special design of the skull clamp fits open frame OR tables.

Its unique shape provides freedom in patient positioning, allowing to lower the patient´s head between the rails of an open frame OR table.

 

 

Designed for Imaging Environments

Its metal-free material allows CT and Angio imaging.

 

Flexible Application

The DORO® Skull Clamp for Spinal Frames fits a multitude of OR tables by means of table adaptors.

 

DORO LUCENT® iCT

The thought-out iCT solution that fits a multitude of OR tables.

 

Easy Quality Assurance of Surgical Work 

The completely metal-free skull clamp allows XRay imaging.

The long reach of the system keeps the head clear for imaging.

DORO LUCENT® Disposable Skull Pins reduce artifacts to a minimum, allowing high-end imaging.

 

 

Flexible Application

DORO LUCENT® attaches securely to almost all side-rail types of OR tables. Its slim side parts ensure a convincing attachment.

Combine it with other DORO® solutions.

Retractor systems, navigation tracking devices and other accessories attach directly and safely to the Quick Rail® and the corresponding interfaces of the skull clamp.

 

 

Ergonomic & Intuitive Handling

The streamline, formfitting and tool-free design makes the system easy to handle.

 

DORO® QR3 XTOM

The small gantry iCT solution.

 

Optimal Patient Placement

Adjustable Extension Arms ensure that the patient‘s head fits into gantries of 32 cm / 12 inch and larger.

In combination with the DORO LUCENT® Disposable Skull Pins, this enables high-end imaging with mobile, small gantry CTs.

 

Double Safety  

The DORO® XTom U-Belt is an additional safety feature. It works like a safety net and will prevent major injuries caused in the very unlikely event of a head slippage, no matter the patient’s head position.

 

Flexible Application

Attach DORO LUNA®, DORO COBRA® or Quick-Clamp products to the form-fitting Quick-Rail® interface. Navigation tracking device adaptors can easily be attached in close proximity to the surgical field, allowing a precise work for increased navigation precision.

 

DORO LUCENT® iMRI

The intuitive intraoperative solution for modern MR imaging suites.

 

Smooth Workflow  

The classic 3-pin skull clamp ensures a familiar and intuitive handling of the system.

It mounts directly to the transfer boards of selected OR table manufactures, enabling a smooth and secure patient transfer into the scanner.

DORO LUCENT® iMRI allows an optimal positioning of the patient´s head thanks to a wide range of motion.

 

Together with the DORO LUCENT® Headplate, the patient can already be positioned as required before starting the pinning procedure.

In combination with DORO LUCENT® Disposable Skull Pins, artifacts are reduced to a minimum, enabling high-end imaging.

The system supports Automatic Image Registration by Brainlab.

 

 

Flexible Application

It can be used together with most OR table and scanner combinations suitable for iMRI and is easily extendable with retractor systems and other accessories thanks to the Quick-Rail®.

 

 

DORO LUCENT® iXI

The multi-modality imaging solution.

 

Freedom of Choice

The cranial stabilization system allows to choose the best combination of intraoperative imaging technologies for an intervention, running different diagnostic methods on bone and tissues within the same surgery. This results in a more precise treatment with lower time consumption compared to separate imaging approaches.

 

Flexible Application

Easily add retractor systems and other accessories on its Quick-Rail®.

 

 

 

Smooth Workflow

The classic 3-pin skull clamp ensures a familiar and intuitive handling of the system.

It mounts directly to the transfer boards of Maquet´s OR tables, enabling a smooth and secure transfer into the scanner.

DORO LUCENT® iXI allows optimal positioning of the patient´s head thanks to a wide range of motion.

Together with the DORO LUCENT® Headplate, the patient can be positioned as required before starting the pinning procedure.

In combination with DORO LUCENT® Disposable Skull Pins, artifacts are reduced to a minimum, enabling high-end imaging.

The system supports Automatic Image Registration by Brainlab.

 

 

CRANIAL STABILIZATION SYSTEMS - STANDARD & IMAGING APPLICATIONS

DORO® PINS

The reliable link between cranial stabilization system and patient.

 

Safe Fixation

DORO® Pins are characterized by their high quality and accuracy of fit. Easily insert and remove them with a small twist.

For high-end imaging, DORO LUCENT® Disposable Skull Pins are the best choice, providing the perfect balance of imaging quality and pin stability.

 

The color coding supports you in selecting and using the right pins according to the patient and the surgical environment.

 

 

Flexible Application

DORO® Pins comprise a great variety of different pins. Select your suitable solution according to:

  • your in-house procedure: reusable or disposable,
  • your patient group: adult or pediatric,
  • your surgical environment: standard or imaging.

 

DORO® HORSESHOES

The reliable, non-invasive solution for adult and pediatric treatment.

 

Reliable Positioning

Thanks to the integrated shape-taking gel pads, the patient´s head can be securely bedded for interventions.

 

Flexible Application

DORO® Horseshoes come with a common base. Adjust the gel pads and the base´s width according to your patient.

DORO® Horseshoes are available for standard and imaging environments and fit a multitude of OR tables.

Multiple versions of the system (standard, for carbon tabletops, for ENT) and skeletal traction options make it suitable for various interventions.

 

 

 

While the standard version ensures a high degree of flexibility, the RS* radiolucent version offers extra space for imaging systems and the ENT version extra clearance under the patient´s head.

Radiolucent and ENT solutions provide the innovative Quick-Rail®, enabling to attach retractor systems and other accessories.

*RS = „Rotated Starburst“

 

 

BRAIN RETRACTOR SYSTEMS

DORO COBRA®

The easy brain retractor.

 

Precision

Quick micro adjustments and repositioning are possible anytime while retaining the overall tension of the arm, allowing a smooth workflow during surgery.

Adjustments can easily be made.

Smooth and accurate in its movement.

 

Ease of Use

Attaches quickly and tool-free to the DORO LUNA® Retractor System or via the corresponding Quick-Clamp to the Quick-Rail® of our imaging and non-imaging systems.

The  brain retractor system is available in four different lengths, all featuring a 360 degree rotational body.

 

 

It holds a variety of different accessories: e.g. micro blades & pattie trays.

 

DORO LUNA®

The modular, highly versatile retractor system.

 

Flexible Application

Attaches and removes quickly thanks to its intuitive, tool-free handling. Even over multiple layers of sterile drape, it ensures a direct attachment to the Quick-Rail®.

DORO LUNA® adapts to any type of patient positioning - tilt, shift and angle the system into any position you need.

Set it up according to your surgical case. It is suitable for nearly all neurosurgical applications.

 

 

Expand it with DORO COBRA® Flexible Rotary Arms within seconds, even during surgery. Just snap them on to any desired position on the curve.

Micro adjustments and repositioning of the DORO COBRA® Flexible Rotary Arms can easily be made anytime, even without losing the
tension of the arms.

Attaches to DORO® Skull Clamp Radiolucent with the corresponding Quick-Clamp.

 

 

Steady Hands

The ergonomic design of the curve makes it ideal for supporting your hands during surgery. The curves can always  be positioned parallel to the floor independently of the skull clamp´s position.

 

Optimal Access to Surgical Site

thanks to its slim design.