A Unique System For Lithotomy And
Other Head Down Surgical Procedures

A Simple Answer To Reposition Someone For Lithotomy Position And Head-down Procedures

This innovative system will slide your patients easily into the lithotomy and other head-down surgical positions and then enable that patient to be safely held in that head-down position without risk of slipping, enabling surgeons and anaesthetists to be able to carry out their procedures with confidence and efficiency

Unique System To Position Patients Safely
and Lock Head-Down Patients

Proven Safety

to be safer for patients
than current methods.

EASY POSITIONING

for accurate lithotomy and other head down surgical procedures

BENEFITS

patient outcomes by reducing the risk of nerve and tissue damage.

SUITABLE FOR ALL

Patients up to 178kg or 28 stone

DELIGHTS SURGEONS AND ANAESTHETISTS

Secure patients safely in head down positions to 25°c without the need for gels and shoulder pads.

ELIMINATES HAZARDS

dangerous handling practices and subsequent risks of injury to staff and patients.

The GUS™ is suitable for use in all procedures that require precise positioning to the break in the table and then securing that position, often head down.

This can include:

  • Cervical (Cone) Biopsy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Dilation and Ablation
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial or Uterine Biopsy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pelviscopy (Pelvic Laparoscopy)

The GUS™ is designed to work on trolleys, day surgery trolleys and operating tables without the need for gel pads or shoulder pads, although it can be used on top of gel pads if required.

“This product is perfect for use
on patients with a high BMI who
need to be moved into Lithotomy
position and tilted, head down”

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The Disposable
GUS™ System

The disposable GUS™ is made from a non-woven quilted pinsonic
fabric that is soft and comfortable for your patients and suitable
for all up to 178kg. With a large Antislip base to grip the theatre
table or trolley, it has an innovative integral system of flaps and
nonslip panels to enable staff to easily position patients and then
lock that position securely when required. Available in boxes
of 10 Surgical packs, each pack is sufficient for one patient only
and comes complete with everything you will need for that surgery
– one GUS‚™ sheet and one pair of GUS‚™ Mitts. Dispose of after use

Surgical Pack

Disposable GUS™

Torso in length and designed to fit the majority of patients from shoulders to the base of the spine it is a tubular product with a specialist locking panel integral to the system.

GUS™ Mitts

Supplied in pairs, these are included in every pack, and aid the reinsertion of the pull-out panels and can help smooth out patient skin during long surgery.

Available
in Boxes of 10 & 20

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The Washable
GUS™ System

The washable GUS™ is made a soft quilted fabric with four way stretch. It will wash 20 times and can then be recycled in accordance with your organisations policy for disposing of similar items, provided it hasn’t been used on a highly infectious patient in which case it needs to be disposed of as such. The washable

GUS™ system pack comes complete with everything you will need for that surgery- one GUS™ sheet and one pair of GUS™ Mitts.

Washable GUS™

Torso in length and designed to fit the majority of patients from shoulders to the base of the spine it is a tubular product with a specialist locking panel integral to the system.

GUS™ Mitts

Supplied in pairs, these are included in every pack, and aid the reinsertion of the pull-out panels and can help smooth out patient skin during long surgery.

Purchase Washable Pack in Single Units

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Disposable covers

Disposable covers are available for the washable GUS™ in boxes of 50 and these are designed to fit over the base product for increased protection.

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Features

The GUS™ System Features

Positioning Guide

GUS™ has a clear guide
to identify where the patient
needs to lie.
The clear positioning outline
tells staff where the patient’s
back should be correctly
placed, meaning that the base
of their spine is in line with the
lower marked line.

Pull Out Panels

Easy to insert and remove when
the patient is in situ these are
the secret to the ease of locking
the system safely.
Blue – Washable
Yellow – Disposable

Antislip Base

The base of each GUS™ sheet
is covered in an Antislip fabric
which grips the table or trolley
surface securely, ensuring
no slippage during surgery.

Handles
washable model only

Handles are provided on either
side of the washable GUS™
to help with handling. Clearly
marked with “Check Brakes”
they remind staff to check the
brakes are on the table
or trolley before they
commence the repositioning.

Disposable cover
washable model only

Purchase in boxes of 50

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“The product is robust, enables staff to move
the patient up and down the table without strain,
enables head down tilt without danger of sliding.
The product can be left under the patient during
surgery, reduces manual handling”

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Cleaning and Washing Instructions

Useful information on how to clean the Washable GUS™, and promote Infection Control.

GUS™ Washing and Cleaning instructions:

  • For best results the washable GUS slide can be laundered between 30°C and 75°C
  • Tumble dry on a low temperature.
  • Chlorine bleach cannot be used
  • Cannot be ironed
  • It can be wiped down in between uses with many well-known antibacterial wipes or warm soapy water
  • The inner fabric is 100% nylon PU coated with the outer fabric made from 100% polyester
  • All the anti-slip panels are made from a polymeric compound
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“I believe that this product goes a long way towards solving the problem of manual handling theatre patients into Lithotomy position and safely holding them in place when they need to be tilted.

Health and Safety Team Lead for Theatres
Weston General Hospital

 

“The product is robust, enables staff to move the patient up and down the table without strain, enables head down tilt without danger of sliding. The product can be left under the patient during surgery, reduces manual handling.”

Team Lead for Theatres
WGH

“This product is perfect for use on patients with a high BMI who need to be moved into Lithotomy position and tilted, head down”

Health and Safety Lead
Weston General

“Easy to use and durable”

Operations Team Member
UHBW