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    Surgical device i.e. wound retractor device, inserting apparatus, has separate holder element holding surgical device in low-profile configuration, and formed separately from conveying device


    Bonadio, Frank and Butler, John and Vaugh, Trevor and Macnally, Shane, ATROPOS LTD (2008) Surgical device i.e. wound retractor device, inserting apparatus, has separate holder element holding surgical device in low-profile configuration, and formed separately from conveying device. WO2008012787-A2.

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    Abstract

    The apparatus (1) has a conveying device (4) insertable partially through a wound opening for conveying a surgical device i.e. wound retractor device (2), through a wound opening. A separate holder element (5) holds the surgical device in a low-profile configuration, and is formed separately from the conveying device. The holder element is disassembled from the conveying device after conveying of the surgical device through the opening, where the holder element comprises a circumferential discontinuity. The holder element engages with an external surface of a tissue.

    Item Type: Patent
    Keywords: Surgical device; wound retractor device; inserting apparatus; separate holder; element holding surgical device; low-profile configuration; conveying device;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Design Innovation
    Item ID: 6719
    Identification Number: WO2008012787-A2
    Depositing User: Trevor Vaugh
    Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2016 11:22
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