Technology | June 12, 2008

Covidien Creates Versa Step Bladeless Laparoscopic Access

The VersaStep PLUS 15mm Bladeless Trocar is a bladeless laparoscopic access system that has a radially expandable sleeve to minimize the fascial defect and reduce the downward insertion forces associated with normal trocar insertion.

It offers the benefits of Covidien’s proprietary Step technology, designed to enhance patient safety, saves time in surgery and is proven to reduce the likelihood of complications, including vascular and visceral injuries, the maker said.

June 2008

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