Computer-controlled stapling system for lung surgery.


PURPOSE Current disposable hand-actuated staplers may pose reliability problems, especially with respect to the measurement of tissue thickness. We have evaluated a newly developed stapler with a computer-controlled placement of staples. DESCRIPTION The SurgAssist system (Power Medical Interventions, New Hope, PA) is comprised of a console that houses a… (More)


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@article{Gossot2005ComputercontrolledSS, title={Computer-controlled stapling system for lung surgery.}, author={Dominique Gossot and Albert M Nana}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2005}, volume={80 5}, pages={1898-901} }