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Surgical Access System for Frugal Bariatric Surgery

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Mitsuhiro Oura, Arthur G. Erdman

Medical Devices Center,
University of Minnesota

Hector J. Menchaca, Henry Buchwald

Department of Surgery,
University of Minnesota

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received June 06, 2013; published online June 21, 2013. Editor: Gerald E. Miller.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020947 (Jun 21, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1057; doi: 10.1115/1.4024792 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised June 06, 2013

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Topics: Surgery , Cavities
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Surgical access device for Frugal Surgery

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Cross section view of the access device

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Built-in LEDs of the access device

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Proposed surgery system

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Fig. 6

Latest access prototype with LEDs




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