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Elibol's David Facilitator

Patent No: US 11,3513,029 B2

Patent No: TR2016/18240 B 
International Application No: PCT/TR2017/050610

It is the first and only surgical device used in the patient-specific selection and shaping of artificial vessels used in the surgical treatment of patients diagnosed with Aortic Root Aneurysm (Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement, David Procedure).

Elibol's David Facilitator was first transformed from idea to design in 2015 and patent pending in 2016. In 2017, development studies were carried out at the Texas A&M University Preclinical Research Institute in the USA. These studies were awarded in the field of oral presentation at the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Congress in 2018. The device was patented by the Turkish Patent Institute in 2019. It was accepted as an innovative solution for a challenging surgical procedure at the ISMICS (International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery) congress held in 2020 and presented and introduced.

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