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Clamps, Surgical, Stomach

Definition : Surgical clamps designed for the atraumatic grasping or compression of a portion of the stomach during open-surgery procedures. These clamps are typically handheld, manual instruments with flat, long-nosed parallel jaws that are articulated (e.g., threaded) to a U-shape handle. Dedicated gastric clamps are available according to the characteristics of the stomach areas that they are intended to compress or separate (e.g., proximal and/or distal region, pylorus) and/or the procedure to be performed (e.g., resection); some gastric clamps include a twin clamping mechanism or a mechanism to lock the blades together.

Entry Terms : "Stomach Clamps, Surgical" , "Gastric Surgery Clamps"

UMDC code : 21211

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