Stegbrücke

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17:11 Dec 6, 2016
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / circular staplers - colorectal surgery
German term or phrase: Stegbrücke
From a list of design changes to a circular stapler (for surgery):

"Bei der erneuten Modifizierung...wurden die beiden vorderen Stegbrücken entfernt, die hintere Stegbrücke dafür wieder ergänzt."

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"Die hintere Stegbrücke hat die Funktion eines 'Scharniers', da diese vollständig bleibt."
cbeene
United States
Local time: 21:11


Summary of answers provided
4intrastrand and interstrand cross-links
Marcombes
3bridges
Irene3


  

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bridges


Explanation:
Basic Structure Super Staple™ implants are fabricated from nitinol. The Super Staple™ is retained in a cartridge, advanced into bone and released so that the elastic properties of these materials will return the staple to a closed shape. These staples pull together and compress bone as they transition from parallel legs and elongated bridge configuration to an inward leg and shortened bridge configuration. With ideal reduction and good bone quality, this shape change may not be visible as the staple is constrained by bone. Under this condition the implant applies the maximum fixation force and has the greatest potential shape change available. This potential shape change may pull the bone segments together if bone interfacial resorption occurs. This change may be visible if its use facilitates further bone reduction or if bone quality is poor.

I'm now trying to find which website I downloaded this article from, - will add it as note, when I find it!!!!

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Note added at 18 hrs (2016-12-07 11:45:20 GMT)
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[PDF]Super Staple™ Kit - Metric
metricmd.com/products/our-products/instructions-for-use/

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Note added at 18 hrs (2016-12-07 11:48:00 GMT)
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Patent US8342376 - Medical stapler - Google Patents



https://www.google.ie/patents/US8342376
Jan 1, 2013 - The stapler is configured to sequentially deliver the first tine and the ... The staple includes a first tine and a second tine connected by a bridge

Irene3
Ireland
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intrastrand and interstrand cross-links


Explanation:
bind to DNA directly (forming intrastrand and interstrand cross-links)

regular double helix. intrastrand bridges formed by bifunctional agents that react ..... repair represent a risk group for colon cancer, people with reduced capacity

Marcombes
France
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