Innovative Endoscopic Stapler For General And Thoracic Surgery
Fri, 05/22/2009 - 11:09am
The Surgical Devices business unit of Covidien introduces the Duet TRS reload with tissue reinforcement. The new product offers:
- Preloaded tissue reinforcement on the Endo GIA Universal range of laparoscopic staplers.
- A synthetic absorbable polymer reinforcement material that is preloaded on each SULU.
- Proprietary fixation of the reinforcement material keeping it flat and secure during placement and manipulation on the tissue.
- Reinforcement material and anchoring sutures that secure the material are made of Biosyn polymer.
- The ability for the absorbable material to retain measurable mechanical strength through 14 days and for absorption to essentially complete between 90 and 110 days.