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Covidien Part #173016 - Endo Stitch 10MM Single Use Suturing Device, 3/BX
The Endo Stitch single use suturing device is designed for introduction and use through all appropriately sized trocar sleeves or larger sized trocar sleeves with the use of a converter. It has application in endoscopic surgery for the placement of interrupted or running stitches in soft tissues.
The Endo Stitch 10 mm single use suturing device has two jaws. A sutured Endo Stitch needle, loaded from a single use loading unit, is held in one jaw and can be passed to the other jaw by closing the handles and flipping the toggle levers.
The Endo Stitch device is designed for introduction and use through all appropriately sized trocar sleeves or larger sized trocar sleeves with the use of a converter. The Endo Stitch single use suturing device has application in endoscopic surgery for the placement of interrupted or running stitches in soft tissues.
The Endo Stitch single use suturing device is available in 2 sizes:
10 mm and 10 mm short with the choice of 4 suture materials: Surgidac, Polysorb, Bralon, or Sofsilk.
- Endo Stich Automatic Endoscopic Suturing Device
- Considerable Operating Room Time Savings.
- Intercorporeal and Extracorporeal Knot Tying
- One Handed Instrument
- Easy-to-Use Reload Units.
Features and Benefits
The Endo Stich suturing instrument enables advanced laparoscopic procedures that require endoscopic suturing and knot tying, and saves 45-70% od OR time compared to conventional suturing.*
- 2 Suture Lengths.
- 7" for Intracorporeal Knot Tying and 48" for Extracorporeal Knot Tying.
1.Why do the toggles sometimes seem stiff or difficult to operate?
The toggles should operate smoothly if the instrument is properly loaded. The instrument may not be properly loaded if during the loading, the levers were not firmly squeezed together. Squeeze the handle levers and try again. Also, check to ensure that the jaws are fully engaged with the needle. If they are not, unload the needle and reload the instrument using a new Single-Stitch Single Use Loading Unit. If the toggles seem stiff during operation, the handle levers may not have been fully squeezed before activating the toggle levers. If the handles require too much force to close, there might be too much tissue inserted into the jaws. Reposition the jaws incorporating less tissue and try squeezing the handle levers again.
2.What is the material of the ENDO STITCH needle?