LapSurgical Systems LLC

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LapSurgical Systems, LLC, was founded by Donald E. Wenner, MD, FACS, a general surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and vascular procedures, and George L. Scott III, an entrepreneur who focuses on the development of laparoscopic surgical tools and related intellectual properties. Together, they invented the Multiple Instrument Guide (MIG), an instrument that facilitates the access of fiber-optic choledochoscopes and surgical tools to the bile duct during laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE). The co-founders saw the MIG as a solution to problems inherent in the current method of performing LCBDE. Although laparoscopic biliary exploration procedure has been shown to be superior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in terms of both safety and cost, and equal in efficacy, it is tedious and complex to perform and so has not been widely adopted.