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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22] The balloon dissector was used in 1999 for total extraperitoneal approach, which was described by Woodward et al.
This brochure describes the Spacemaker[TM] Surgical Balloon Dissector and the procedure for its use.
Currently, after deflation and removal of the balloon dissector, the tissue along the dissected plane collapses to its normal relaxed state.
The Bridge allows the surgeon to easily maintain a uniform working space created by the balloon dissector without restricting access to the surgical site nor crowding the site and impairing the surgeons' view.
The SAPHtrak balloon dissector allows the vein to be removed through a small number of one to three centimeter incisions.
In addition, we are excited to have received FDA clearance to market the SAPHtrak balloon dissector and to have met this important milestone," stated Mr.
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.
We believe that innovations such as the SAPHtrak balloon dissector are responsive to market needs and represent the next wave in applications of minimally invasive surgical procedures.
The Companies have also agreed to work together on balloon dissector systems targeted for urinary stress incontinence.
GSI and Ethicon Endo-Surgery have also agreed to work together on balloon dissector systems targeted for urinary stress incontinence.
Under the agreement, GSI has the right to manufacture EES' balloon dissectors for EES.