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Approximators, Tendon

Definition : Approximators designed to grasp torn or resected portions of a tendon, holding the tendon ends in an anatomically correct position without tension for the purpose of reattaching one portion to the other (e.g., by suturing) in order to complete the structure during a surgical procedure. These manual, handheld devices typically consist of a metallic frame with two sliding atraumatic blades or clamps; they are frequently used in pairs.

Entry Terms : "Tendon Approximators"

UMDC code : 17674

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Vilex Inc

Company Type: Parent

Vilex in Tennessee, Inc(Vilex) is a privately-owned company, headquatered in McMinnville, Tennessee. Sylvia Southard is president and cheif operating office. the main business of vilex is orthopedic and podiatric bone surgery.

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