The StartBox System was recently featured in Frontiers in Surgery, a peer-reviewed medical journal. "Innovative Technology System to Prevent Wrong Site Surgery and Capture Near Misses: A Multi-Center Review of 487 Cases" is a seminal article describing the problem of Wrong Site Surgery and the clinical experience utilizing the system to prevent this tragic event.
The StartBox System was utilized for 487 orthopedic procedures including Spine, Sports Medicine, Hand, and Joint Replacement. Users successfully performed all tasks without technical errors and identified 17 near miss events. The use of this system resulted in the occurrence of zero wrong site surgeries.
Frontiers in Surgery aims to create a discussion and knowledge platform of advances and research findings in surgical practice today to continuously improve clinical management of patients and foster innovation in this field.
Front. Surg., 23 October 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2020.563337