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Dextera Surgical’s MicroCutter 5/80™ and Cardiac Anastomotic Devices to Be Featured at the 31st Annual European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
“We are extremely pleased to have both the MicroCutter and the C-Port
Systems highlighted in key presentations at EACTS, the largest
cardiothoracic surgery meeting in the world,” said
MicroCutter 5/80 Presentations
Dr. Stamenovic commented, “During lung procedures through a single incision, space for surgical tools is at a premium. The slim profile of the MicroCutter 5/80 provides critical visibility of the targeted anatomy and the increased angulation enables near perpendicular transection of the blood vessels. Neither the visibility nor the articulation provided by the MicroCutter 5/80 is available in any alternative stapling device.”
“I am excited to present the results from 265 patients who have undergone robotic bypass procedures over the course of the last 3.5 years at a single academic institution,” said Dr. Balkhy. “The data highlight significant improvement in patient outcomes defined by shorter hospital stay and the ability to return to their normal daily routine much more rapidly when compared to open heart surgery. I believe studies like this are driving an increasing interest in learning how to perform robotic procedures among my fellow cardiac surgeons. Importantly, a critical tool for TECAB procedure success is the C-Port Distal Anastomosis System, the only available automated anastomosis tool, which reliably connects the graft to the coronary artery making the totally endoscopic procedural approach possible.”
MicroCutter Indication Information
The MicroCutter 5/80 Stapler and MicroCutter 30 White, Blue and Curved Tip White and Blue Reloads are intended 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 Stapler and MicroCutter 30 White and Curved Tip White Reloads may additionally be used in conjunction with open solid organ parenchymal dissection techniques on veins four to five millimeters in diameter and arteries three to seven millimeters in diameter.
About the C-Port® Distal Anastomosis Systems (C-Port systems)
About Dextera Surgical
Dextera Surgical designs and manufactures proprietary stapling devices for minimally invasive surgical procedures. In the U.S., surgical staplers are routinely used in more than one million minimally invasive laparoscopic, video-assisted or robotic-assisted surgical procedures annually.
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 the beneficial use of the
MicroCutter 5/80 and C-Port® Distal Anastomosis System are
"forward-looking statements." There are a number of important factors
that could cause results to differ materially from those indicated by
these forward-looking statements, including Dextera’s need for
additional funding, complications in the manufacturing process may not
be resolved in a timely manner, and the other risks detailed from time
to time in Dextera Surgical’s reports filed with the
Dextera Surgical Inc.