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Structural Changes of Small Intestine Under Compression by Laparoscopic Stapler1

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Yu Zhou, Jingjing Xu, Boting Li, Binbin Ren, Yiyun Jin, Chengli Song

Shanghai Institute for Minimally Invasive Therapy,
School of Medical Instrument and Food Engineering,
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology,
Shanghai 200093, China

2Y. Zhou and J. Xu contributed equally to this work.

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033787Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030911 (Aug 01, 2016) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1105; doi: 10.1115/1.4033787 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Fig. 1

Experimental setup and modified stapler: (a) the experimental setup, (b) the position of the measurement cartridge in the stapler, and (c) a comparison of the original cartridge with the measurement cartridge

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Fig. 2

ColeY model and equation

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Fig. 3

Pressure relaxation on small intestine

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Fig. 4

Changes of ColeY model parameters: (a) changes of extracellular fluid conductance G0 and (b) changes of intracellular fluid conductance ΔG



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