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Dilators, Surgical, Cardiac

Definition : Surgical dilators designed for mechanically enlarging, frequently by augmenting the diameter (caliber) of heart passages, heart valves, coronary arteries, and/or heart-associated vascular structures during surgery. These surgical dilators consist of a variety of different instruments, typically including malleable shafts and oblique distal ends with specially designed opening blades to incise the heart or vessel at the selected site without damaging the opposite wall. Surgical cardiac dilators may also keep the edges of the incision apart without forceps or traction sutures as well as to expand the edges of an arterial incision. Surgical cardiac dilators are usually used during cardiac surgery (e.g., aortocoronary, peripheral vascular surgery, sequential anastomosis in coronary artery bypass). Some dedicated cardiac dilators are intended to dilate stenosed heart valves.

Entry Terms : "Cardiac Dilators" , "Dilators, Cardiac"

UMDC code : 11255

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Argon Medical Devices Inc

Company Type: Parent

Argon Medical is a global manufacturer of specialty medical products headquartered in Plano, Texas. We offer a broad line of medical devices for Interventional Radiology, Vascular Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, and Critical Care procedures.

Cardiovascular Instrument Corp

Company Type: Parent

We've been involved in the medical field for more than 40 years. We offer a full range of services, from disposable or stainless steel connectors to complete heart-lung consoles.

Kentron Health Care Inc

Company Type: Parent

Medline Industries Inc

Company Type: Parent

Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical and surgical supplies, announced today that it has appointed Karen Garoukian Ferraro as senior vice president, global human resources.

Sontec Instruments Inc

Company Type: Parent

Sontec Instruments, Inc. is a family owned company, dedicated to giving you the personalized service you deserve. We have been supplying the medical industry with the finest in surgical instrumentation for all specialties for over 40 years. Our office is located just outside the Mile High City of Denver, in Centennial, Colorado. From here, we offer complete in-house repair service and custom instrument manufacturing in addition to our already broad line of instruments.

Wexler Surgical

Company Type: Parent

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