Stapler


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stapler

[′stā·plər]
(engineering)
A device for inserting wire staples into paper or wood.
A hammer for inserting staples.

Stapler

A device for applying staples; may be mechanical or air operated which is more capable of driving staples into hard materials at a high rate of speed.

stapler

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Stricture formation may be influenced by the circular stapler diameter with respect to body mass index (BMI), operation method, operation time, and the presence of co-morbidity and complications (Kim KH et al.
Subsequently, a haemorrhoidal circular stapler was positioned and fired.
However, use of a circular stapler for gastroduodenal anastomosis after resection of the distal stomach has rarely been reported.
The acceptance of the stapler as a means of closure for total laryngectomies is limited not only by the selection criteria for its application in laryngeal malignancies but also by the comfort of individual head and neck surgeons.
However, I've found that the use of an endostapler (my colleagues and I use the ECHELON 60 Stapler, FIGURE 1) to secure the vascular pedicles simplifies this procedure by minimizing the steps required, improving access to the pedicles in the vaginal passageway, and shortening the learning curve required to achieve hemostasis.
THERE WAS A DISPUTE CONCERNING WHETHER THE STAPLER USED WAS A GIA 80 REFERRED TO IN OPERATIVE NOTES OR A GIA 60 FOR WHICH THE PATIENT WAS BILLED.
Output previous to the automatic staplers was 340 poultry coops a day at the 35-man operation.
Because it's more powerful, the electric stapler has more kickback than the hand trigger gun, and usually requires a two-handed grip when stapling into oak or other hardwood.
Contestants can win a new desk and shiny red stapler by submitting a photo and description
Detectamet already offers a stapleless stapler made from detectable plastics that will fasten up to 4 sheets of 120gsm paper “They are very popular because many documents in use are no more than 3 pages.
Among the stapler group, the youngest patient was aged 2 year and the oldest was 62 years old, with a median age of 30 years.