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Pulmonary fistula is a common complication in pulmonary lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Although a linear staple device with bioabsorbable polyglycolic acid (PGA) is used for pulmonary wedge resection with fragile pulmonary parenchyma, the efficacy of the stapler with PGA for dividing incomplete interlobular fissure in pulmonary lobectomy has not been elucidated. This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of the stapler with PGA in reducing postoperative air leakage when dividing incomplete interlobular fissure in pulmonary lobectomy for NSCLC.
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Name: General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Bile leakage after liver surgery is still a problem to be solved. Here, we introduce a simple new technique, the Clip on Staple method, a preventive measure for bile leakage after anatomical liver res...
Laparoscopic appendectomies are routinely performed using linear staplers. Few case reports have discussed complications from free intraperitoneal staples after appendectomy. We present the first case...
The circular stapled (CS) technique with transoral placement of the anvil is commonly used to perform the esophagogastric anastomosis during minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE). The procedure is sa...
This article presents an inchworm-inspired, pneumatic, endoscopic device intended to navigate inside a colon. The device consists of a propulsion segment with two linear balloons and two gripper segme...
AspireSR is a novel vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) device which detects ictal heart rate changes and automatically apply additional stimulus. We investigated the difference of the efficacy between Aspi...
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 ...
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 aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of FORESEAL with stapling alone or associated with tissue sealant or glue in terms of air leakage duration after lung resection for cancer...
The purpose of this research study is to find a lowest leak rate following a distal pancreatectomy (removal of the left side of your pancreas). Distal pancreatectomy is known to have a ri...
LifeSeal™ Kit, surgical sealant designed for staple-line reinforcement that is applied over the anastomotic line to prevent bowel content leakage until full physiological function is res...
Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to the identification of an intrinsic property of the device that results in a serious risk to public health.
A technique of operations research for solving certain kinds of problems involving many variables where a best value or set of best values is to be found. It is most likely to be feasible when the quantity to be optimized, sometimes called the objective function, can be stated as a mathematical expression in terms of the various activities within the system, and when this expression is simply proportional to the measure of the activities, i.e., is linear, and when all the restrictions are also linear. It is different from computer programming, although problems using linear programming techniques may be programmed on a computer.
A vinyl polymer made from ethylene. It can be branched or linear. Branched or low-density polyethylene is tough and pliable but not to the same degree as linear polyethylene. Linear or high-density polyethylene has a greater hardness and tensile strength. Polyethylene is used in a variety of products, including implants and prostheses.
Device designed to wear externally to support muscular skeletal system in various movements such as RANGE OF MOTIONS; WEIGHT-BEARING; GAIT; and LOCOMOTION.
Removal of a MEDICAL DEVICE from the market due to a problem occurring in the manufacture or distribution of the product.
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GILOTRIF (afatinib) is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletions or exon 21 (L8...