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Few studies have been conducted regarding the optimal staple direction in gastrointestinal anastomosis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the burst pressure of the anastomosis depending on the firing direction of the stapler.
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Name: Digestive surgery
The use of circular staplers with a low staple height is associated with a lower risk for complication when used to construct the gastroenterostomy in laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. The influenc...
Carbon honeycomb (CHC) is a newly synthesized carbon allotropy with promising applications in many fields of science and engineering. In this work, we investigate the mechanical properties of CHC with...
Bleeding from the staple line is a rare but serious problem following bariatric surgery. Staple line bleeding control (SLBC) can be achieved in different ways such as the application of sutures, clips...
Aortoenteric fistula (AEF), occasionally reported as a fatal complication after aortic or other vascular procedures, is a communication between the aorta and the digestive tract. AEF as a fatal compli...
More than 10,000 appendectomies are performed every year in Switzerland. The aim of this study was to investigate the treatment strategy for appendicitis among Swiss surgeons with particular interest ...
The primary purpose of this prospective, randomized multicenter center study is to evaluate and compare the outcomes of colorectal and coloanal anastomoses reinforced with a bioabsorbable ...
The purpose of this study is to verify the performance of PSD Veritas to provide staple line protection during surgical procedures for obesity.
Purpose of the study is to assess the utility of PSD Veritas as a staple line reinforcement to minimize the risk of leakage during or after colo-rectal surgery.
The objectives of this clinical trial are to assess in a pilot setting the overall performance and safety of the Endo GIA™ Stapler with Endo GIA™ SULU with Tri-Staple™ Technology whe...
Patients undergoing primary hip arthroplasty will be randomized to receive either monocryl closure of fascial and dermal layers with dermabond and tegaderm covering versus standard vicryl ...
Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)
The internal resistance of a material to moving some parts of it parallel to a fixed plane, in contrast to stretching (TENSILE STRENGTH) or compression (COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH). Ionic crystals are brittle because, when subjected to shear, ions of the same charge are brought next to each other, which causes repulsion.
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.
Sterile collagen strands obtained from healthy mammals. They are used as absorbable surgical ligatures and are frequently impregnated with chromium or silver for increased strength. They tend to cause tissue reaction.
A device that measures MUSCLE STRENGTH during muscle contraction, such as gripping, pushing, and pulling. It is used to evaluate the health status of muscle in sports medicine or physical therapy.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...