Improved access and visibility during stapling of the ultra-low rectum: a comparative human cadaver study between two curved staplers


UNLABELLED BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare in human cadavers the applicability of a commonly used stapling device, the CONTOUR® curved cutter (CC) (Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, OH) to a newly released, curved stapler, the Endo GIA™ Radial Reload with Tri-Staple™ Technology (RR) (Covidien, New Haven, CT) METHODS: Four experienced… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1750-1164-6-11


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