SURGICAL REUSABLE SKIN STAPLER – 35W
Duramate Stapler are lever action stapler with excellent staple visibility and is available in a wider staples with 35 staple count.
Stapler has the application in surgery for skin closure.
Skin staples are made of 316L medical grade stainless steel wire and are non absorbable in nature. It has to be removed after the wound heals through skin staple remover. Cytotoxicity tests shows that there is no tissue toxicity.
Sutures should be selected and implanted depending on the patient’s condition, surgical experience, surgical technique and wound size.
CONTRA – INDICATIONS:
When it is not possible to maintain at least 5 mm distance from the stapled skin to the underlying structures, the use of stapler for skin closure is contra indicated.
The use of this stapler is contraindicated in patients with known sensitivities or allergies to the stainless steel.
It is contraindicated to be used for internal tissue closure i.e. below skin, rectal vaginal, oral cavity and eyes.
User should be familiar with surgical procedures and techniques involving non – absorbable stapler and staples before employing stapler and staples for skin closure.
Ensure that the lever (handle) of the stapler is fully compressed for dislodging and forming the staple.
Do not press the stapler’s handle twice in a same place or do not press if the staple is not formed.
DURAMATE Staplers are sterilized by ethylene oxide. Do not re-sterilize. Do not use if package is opened or damaged. Discard opened unused sutures.
Recommended storage condition is to store at temperature between 10°C and 35°C, away from moisture and direct heat. Do not use after expiry date.
Discard used stapler contaminated or uncontaminated with blood in the container meant for “infectious waste”. Unused expired staplers should be incinerated.