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Dextera Surgical’s MicroCutter 5/80 Enables Shorter Hospital Stays Through Less Invasive Lobectomy
-- Data Presented at
“The Microlobectomy procedure, enabled by the MicroCutter 5/80 surgical stapler, due to the slim profile of the five-millimeter diameter with 80 degrees of articulation, reduces postoperative pain and complications compared to traditional open procedures and overall, improves a patient’s recovery after a major lung resection,” commented Dr. Nardini. “These data further support what surgeons around the world are experiencing when performing the Microlobectomy – that the less invasive nature of this procedure shortens hospital stays when compared to a traditional open lobectomy, with 20.7% of patients able to return home within 24 hours.”
For the 82 patients undergoing a Microlobectomy, the median length of
hospital stay was three days, with 17 patients (20.7%) discharged the
day after surgery and an additional 14 patients (17%) discharged two
days after surgery. Data were presented at the
MicroCutter Indication Information
The MicroCutter 5/80 Stapler is manufactured and cleared for use in the United States for transection and resection in multiple open or minimally invasive urologic, thoracic and pediatric surgical procedures, as well as application for transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in the small and large intestine, and the transection of the appendix. The MicroCutter 5/80 may be used with both MicroCutter 30 White Reloads in vascular/thin tissue and MicroCutter 30 Blue Reloads for standard tissue.
About Dextera Surgical
Dextera Surgical also markets the only automated anastomosis devices for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery on the market today: the C-Port® Distal Anastomosis Systems and PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis System. These products, sold by Dextera Surgical under the Cardica brand name, have demonstrated long-term reliable clinical performance for more than a decade.
The statements in this press release regarding Dextera Surgical’s
expectations as to the benefits of using the MicroCutter 5/80 are
"forward-looking statements." There are a number of important factors
that could cause Dextera Surgical’s results to differ materially from
those indicated by these forward-looking statements, including the risks
detailed from time to time in Dextera Surgical’s reports filed with the
Dextera Surgical Inc.