SurgiBox is a surgical technique that combines the benefits of state-of-the-art operating rooms with comprehensive personal protective equipment, in one ultraportable package. SurgiBox’s platform technology integrates seamlessly into surgical workflows to make surgery safer for patients and providers alike.
Market Suggested Retail Price
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
This product is currently in the prototyping phase and not yet manufactured at scale.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
The designers have not yet selected their user provision model.
Distributions to Date Status
High visibility plastic, arm port, adhesive drape, surgical tray, fan, and filter
Method of Sterilization
Fan and filter prevents external infection
Number of Successful Surgeries
Type of Surgery
Urgent surgery without medical device
- Weighs less than 4 kgs
- Setup is less than 120 seconds
- Fits in a backpack
- Low logistical footprint
- Excellent visual clarity
- Ergonomic : fits in existing surgical workflows
Provided by the manufacturer
Replaceable components include the battery for the fan.
5 - 10 years
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Designer specified performance targets include: user-friendly, lightweight, durable, portable, and low-cost.
Vetted Performance Status
No testing has been completed
Users must take appropriate precautions when using a fan.
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Elisha, M., Shafagh, M., et al., 2014, “Intraoperative fluoroscopy, portable X-ray, and CT: patient and operating room personnel radiation exposure in spinal surgery.” The Spine Journal, 14, pp. 2292-2294.
Mark, L., 2014, “Commentary on: Intraoperative fluoroscopy, portable X-ray, and CT: patient and operating room personnel radiation exposure in spinal surgery.” The Spine Journal, 14, pp. 2985-2991.
Mulconrey, D., 2016, “Fluoroscopic Radiation Exposure in Spinal Surgery.” Clinical Spine Surgery, 29, pp. 331-335.
Compliance with regulations
The product is planning to get a certificate by US FDA General Controls and similar regulations.