The History and Characteristics of Surgical Stapler

History of the Surgical Stapler:

In the 14th century B.C., Arab doctors used giant ants to suture the wound. The giant ants were placed on the edge of the aligned wound so that they would bite the wound, then the body of the giant ant was removed, leaving the head to suture the wound. It can be said that this was the first suture apparatus. The first modern suture was invented by a Hungarian physician in 1908. Assembled from various metal parts, it weighed eight pounds and took up to two hours to assemble, but its double row of staples followed the "B" principle with the Modern sutures are identical.


The circular surgical stapler is used for anastomosis of various cavities. Two rows of circular cross-arranged staples can be driven into the cavity tissue to suture the two layers together; the built-in circular knife immediately Excess tissue is removed to form a circular anastomosis and complete the anastomosis of the lumen. At present, it is mainly used for end-anastomosis and end-lateral anastomosis of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, and other digestive tracts.


Features of the Surgical Stapler:

Effectively separate the main body of the sutured device from the sutured nail box. The main body of the suture unit and the stapler are made of high-quality medical-grade stainless steel with high strength, which is sterilized by high temperature and autoclaving and can be used repeatedly. The surgical stapler has the features of quick and reliable installation, convenient and flexible operation, smooth and accurate needle dispensing, good wound healing, small scar, and painless nail removal. Significantly reduces the cost of use and creates the conditions for widespread use of skin sutures.

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