BlockSim™ is an innovative, high fidelity system for the simulation of
ultrasound-guided fascia blocks
BlockSim™ has been designed in order to meet the training
needs in the field of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia
allowing the visualization of the anatomy of the
region of interest, giving information about the needle
pathway to the target and testing the user ability to identify the structures.
This simulator allows the visualization
of the needle tip as it is passing through the tissues, the
confirmation of the alignment with the desired path and
a continual visualization of local anesthetic solution delivery
to optimize local anesthetic distribution.
The simulator is equipped with 3 very realistic ultra-durable
tissue inserts, including traditional anatomical landidenmarks
and fascia layers that provide precise tactile feedback
to the user while he’s inserting the needle as well as
the feel of the typical fascial “pops”.
The BlockSim™ is composed by a lightweight, compact
and easy to store black box equipped with high fidelity
sensors that allows the positioning of the desired tissue
insert based on the requests of the clinical case selected.
The black box also connect with a simulated linear ultrasound
probe and a real regional anaesthesia single shot
needle that can be freely moved in different directions
allowing the user to investigate the target and to choose
the proper entry plane for the needle.
Simulated injection of the local anaesthetic driven by a
real syringe is also allowed as well as the visualization
of local anaesthetic solution delivery to ensure proper
Thanks to the BlockSim™ software, the user can practice
and develop competency using simulation scenarios
based on real clinical images. The available 9 different
cases take into account the proper movements
to reach the target, the avoidance of unintended structures,
the time to finish the procedure and the disposition
of the local anaesthetic injected.
At the end of the procedure, for each clinical case, a
global score is provided to the user based on his performance.
BlockSim™ represents the new generation of regional
anaesthesia simulators since it allows the use of real
needles, the puncture of extremely realistic tissue inserts
and the inflation of the anaesthetic fluid without generating
needle tracks or damages.
The BlockSim™ includes:
- N°1 BlockSim™ sensorized main black box
- N°1 Simulated Ultrasound Linear Probe
- N°1 Sensorized Needle Holder
- N°1 Real regional anaesthesia single shot needle
- N°1 Syringe
- N°1 Abdominal Tissue Insert (PAD A) for transversus abdominis plane, quadratus lumborum (QLB)
and lumbar blocks
- N°1 Pectoralis tissue insert (PAD B) for parasternal, pectoralis nerve blocks (PECs I and PECs II) and
serratus plane blocks
- N°1 Spinal Tissue Insert (PAD C) for paravertebral and erector spinae plane (ESP) blocks
- N°1 Laptop PC with pre-installed BlockSim™ software (9 clinical cases)
- N°1 LCD 21,5" monitor
- IP67 certified and waterproof transport case for the BlockSim™ devices and the Laptop PC
- User Manual
- Installation support and remote training
- Lifetime free software updates and upgrades
- 1 year hardware warranty
is a product from Accurate, a company blending international experience,
scientific research, engineering and development of truly effective hi-tech educational solutions in the
CLINICAL USE DISCLAIMER:
BlockSim™is licensed for use for educational purposes
only. BlockSim™ is not intended for clinical use. Accurate srl patent.