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grasper

(grăsp′ĕr)
A device used to grab and hold tissue (e.g., during laparoscopic surgery).
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Pathology may be removed using a resectoscope loop, morcellation, or a hysteroscopic grasper [9, 12, 13].
Once inserted, 5 mm flexible grasper forceps were put through the flexible scope with the beak on the proximal area and then were opened at the tip of the scope to act as a boundary (Fig.
It has been suggested that vascular collapse after severing the polyp from its blood supply, polyp desiccation from cautery, or compression of the polyp during removal with a grasper or by suctioning through the endoscope may all contribute to reduced polyp size at postpolypectomy, preformalin-fixed measurement and may explain the endoscopists' overestimations of polyp size in clinical studies [9-13].
Among the topics are tactile sensing technologies, measuring bulk softness using a smart endoscopic grasper, detecting lumps, teletaction using a linear actuator feedback-based tactile display, and clinical and regulatory challenge for relevant medical devices.
A toothed grasper is able to securely latch onto tissues providing retraction to one side or the other, which flees up the fourth robotic arm to retract elsewhere.
The folds are made with the catheter which has a minuscule camera in front, a grasper to hold the tissue, and a fastner to keep the fold intact.
Explaining the procedure, Dr Benhidjeb said a 5mm small trocar is inserted through the umbilicus and to control and keep an eye on the operation a 10mm camera and a 5mm grasper are also inserted through the vagina.
Tonsillar traction was achieved with a straight tonsil grasper, and resection proceeded in a superior to inferior direction.
The deflated cyst was grasped and elevated with the help of grasper forceps and cauterization and cutting of the cyst was achieved by bipolar cauterization (Fig.
In Emma's Dilemma, which has the alternative title Where Did You Get that Brat?, the villainous landlord Sir Grasper demands payment in kind from Emma when her father can't pay the rent.
A grasper was introduced through the anterior axillary cannula to hold the fundus of the gallbladder and it was pushed laterally to the cephalic position.
According to the company, the Lap Grasper, Maryland Dissector and Endo Scissors, which are available in both free and ratchet handle configurations, are simplistic in use compared to competitive devices.