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A surgical device comprising a container and a tether used for delivering a sterile appliance into a body cavity during endoscopic procedures. Once positioned in the body cavity, a force is applied to the container through the tether. The force opens the container and releases the sterile appliance into the body cavity. In various embodiments, gas or liquid may be used to open the container.

Title
Sterile appliance delivery device for endoscopic procedures
Application Number
12/192372
Publication Number
8211125 (B2)
Application Date
August 15, 2008
Publication Date
July 3, 2012
Inventor
James T Spivey
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
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