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  • n. Plural form of trocar.


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  • The invention relates to surgical devices called trocars, which are used as access ports into the abdomen during laparoscopic surgery.

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  • The best tools are the ones she leaves buried in their bellies: rasps, trocars, intraosseous drill bits.


  • He nodded for the next three trocars to be inserted: a pincer, a wand and a cauterizer.

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  • Michael McLeanorthopedist; reduced hip-implant costsMark Nielsenurologist; changed preventive drugsRhonda Tubbesurgery director; tracked costsSteven Dickhautorthopedist; fewer hip patients to ICUArthur Speckurologist; $18 closure clips (not $45) Kim McMorriesOb-Gyn; cut back on lab testsJames Redfieldgeneral surgeon; reusable trocars

    Painless Cuts In The O.R.

  • One top surgeon, Dr. Donald Cagle, trimmed $44,000 with a single change: using reusable instead of disposable trocars-instruments that pierce the skin-in laparoscopic cholecystectomies (the high-tech removal of a patient's gallbladder).

    Painless Cuts In The O.R.

  • On the further side, in front of the window, there was a board which was strewed with glittering instruments -- forceps, tenacula, saws, canulas, and trocars.

    Round the Red Lamp

  • Specialty needles include coaxial, biopsy, spinal and disposable veress needles, access trocars, and other needle-based products.

  • Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that a subsidiary of the Company won a patent infringement suit against Applied Medical Resources Corporation relating to certain of Applied Medical's Kii â„¢ and Universal® laparoscopic trocars.


  • Specialty needles include coaxial, biopsy, spinal and disposable veress needles, access trocars, and other needle based products. Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • In April 2008, a federal appeals court upheld a jury verdict that that Covidien didn't infringe on another of Applied Medical's trocars.

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