balloon dissector

balloon dissector

Surgery An instrument used as an alternative to blunt dissection; the BD is inserted uninflated through an incision between tissue layers, then filled with air or saline, resulting in separation of the planes
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GSI") distribution agreement with Dexterity related to balloon dissector, blunt tip trocar and tacker products associated with minimal invasive hernia surgery.
Currently, after deflation and removal of the balloon dissector, the tissue along the dissected plane collapses to its normal relaxed state.
Nasdaq: DEXT) announces its distribution of balloon dissector products from GSI will remain unaffected by Tyco International, Ltd.
The SAPHtrak balloon dissector allows the vein to be removed through a small number of one to three centimeter incisions.
This agreement grants Dexterity rights to distribute GSI's SPACEMAKER(R) balloon dissector products for minimally invasive hernia repair and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) repair procedures covering 28 states, or approximately 60% of the domestic market.
In the new procedure, the SAPHtrak balloon dissector allows surgeons to create a working space by separating tissue planes to provide access to the surgical site.
The Companies have also agreed to work together on balloon dissector systems targeted for urinary stress incontinence.
Additionally, GSI announced today that it signed non-exclusive agreements with seven leading surgical suppliers to distribute its recently released SPACEMAKER surgical balloon dissector kits for hernia repair in the United States.
GSI and Ethicon Endo-Surgery have also agreed to work together on balloon dissector systems targeted for urinary stress incontinence.
GSI) (Nasdaq: GSII) today announced that it has entered into non-exclusive agreements with seven leading surgical suppliers to distribute its SPACEMAKER(R) surgical balloon dissector kits used for hernia repair in the United States.
While the first product to be distributed is GSI's SPACEMAKER(R) Breast Balloon Dissector for use in breast reconstruction and augmentation surgeries, the agreement also provides for GSI and Genzyme to jointly pursue additional plastic surgery procedures such as abdominoplasty or face lift procedures.