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dc.contributor.authorFilipi, Charles J.
dc.contributor.authorKlopfenstein, Scott D.
dc.contributor.authorAddink, Jason L.
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-12T15:44:41Z
dc.date.available2015-05-12T15:44:41Z
dc.date.issued2014-02-04
dc.date.submitted2006-07-13
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/68699
dc.description.abstractA surgical system for performing gastroplasty is disclosed. The system includes an elongated body adapted to be inserted into the esophagus with a proximal end extending from a body orifice. A working member includes a pair of elongated suction cavities that capture and excise portions of the anterior and posterior stomach walls and apply sutures to the captured tissue, which, when drawn tight, serve to create a modified lumen in the stomach.en_US
dc.publisherUnited States Patent Officeen_US
dc.titleSystems and Techniques for Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Proceduresen_US
dc.typePatent
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.contributor.cuauthorFilipi, Charles J.
dc.identifier.patentapplnumber11/457442en_US
dc.identifier.patentnumberUS 8641729 B2en_US


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