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A hydraulic device, depending for performing mechanical anastomoses within the field of surgery, consisting of a head which sutures the ends to be anastomized by means of metal staples, hydraulically operated by means of plungers; a flexible body consisting of hydraulic conducting tubes which can be bent to allow anastomoses to be carried out in anatomical locations with difficult access for currently used rigid systems; and a control system which operates the fluid driving the head mechanisms; provided with a valve system to ensure proper stapling.

Title
Hydraulic device with flexible body for surgical anastomosts
Application Number
7/400493
Publication Number
4962877
Application Date
August 30, 1989
Publication Date
October 16, 1990
Inventor
Pedro L Hervas
Paseo Santa Maria de la Cabeza 17, 28045 Madrid
ES
Agent
Ladas & Parry
IPC
A61B 17/00
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