Welcome to the Helica Instruments web site. We are the inventors and manufacturers of the Helica TC an electro-surgical device commonly known as the Helica, which in effect is a Helium Thermal Coagulator.

The key purpose of the Helica Thermal Coagulator (TC) is as an instrument to overcome the problems associated with electro surgical devices in laparoscopic surgery. When compared to other treatments available like Diathermy and Laser, the Helica TC treatment is highly accurate and it is safe to use on all areas affected, even the vital organs such as the bowel and the bladder. These areas are not normally treatable by the use of other instruments.

 

Gynaecologists were the first of the surgical community to recognise the benefits of the Helica TC as a more efficient and safer alternative to Diathermy or Laser especially when treating endometriosis laparascopically.

The Helica TC has been used to carry out over 40,000 operations in the UK, with great success & without a single surgical complication being reported. There are 170 centres throughout the UK who have chosen the Helica TC as their preferred option. Contact us to find your nearest centre.

Early diagnostic laparoscopy is now recommended by the Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology if endometriosis or other surgical problems are suspected. 

Investigation of the patient by  laparoscopy is found to be less expensive than protracted drug therapy and an eventual operation, which may be too late.  The Helica TC can be easily used at the time of the laparoscopy and can in most cases where endometriosis is present, give pain relief and increase the chances of pregnancy. 

 

As more and more surgery is being performed on a day case basis, surgeons are constantly looking for an electro surgical device that is:

  • Efficient
  • Less likely to cause added complications such as adhesions
  • Safer to use
  • Safer for the patient
  • Less painful for the patient

Helica Instruments Ltd aims to keep developing new quality medical products that are safer and easier to use.




General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018.


Information about the changes that Regulation makes in Data Protection legislation is available from the Information Commissioners’s Office (ICO) – at ico.org.uk. There is also an ICO Guide to the GDPR available at ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide. GDPR provides the following rights for all individuals:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

Helica Instruments Ltd is committed to making sure that personal information is treated with respect and accuracy.

The data we hold is principally relevant information about our customers, who are NHS Hospitals and private hospitals, and our suppliers. We also hold relevant persona details of individuals who are our members of staff – but no personal data of members of the public.

So far as personal data which we currently hold and any such data that we may in future acquire is concerned, we will ensure that such data will be:-

  • processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner,
  • only collected for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes,
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary,
  • accurate and up to date,
  • not kept in a form which could identify individuals for longer than is necessary and securely deleted thereafter,
  • processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data.

Helica Instruments Ltd
102 Kingsknowe Road North
Longstone
Edinburgh                                 
EH14 2DG

                               

Tel:  +44 (0)131 443 4753
Fax: +44 (0)131 443 4755
E Mail: info@helica.co.uk      Registered in Scotland no.156347