vascular clip


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vascular clip

A small titanium or polyglycolic acid vessel clamp used to occlude blood vessels or to perform vascular anastomoses. In the anastomotic application, the clips are used in place of sutures. Advocates believe that this everting technique allows for less endothelial trauma and improved bonding of collagen molecules.
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Apply two successive preloaded 5-mm or 10-mm vascular clips at an area that is devoid of venous plexus, further from the ureter and more lateral to the uterus than during laparoscopic hysterectomy.