A malleable endoscopic suction instrument: Technical note

E. H. Frank, B. R. Ragel

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Abstract

Flexible endoscopes are being employed for a variety of neurosurgical procedures. These instruments have drawbacks, especially in their ability to evaluate clotted blood. We have attempted to rethink the design of these instruments and have developed a malleable endoscopic suction instrument. This has proved to be helpful in a variety of intracranial and intraspinal procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-80
Number of pages2
JournalMinimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1998

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Keywords

  • Endoscopy
  • Minimally invasive surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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