Definition : Small metallic clips designed to be implanted for blood vessel and/or other anatomic tubular structure occlusion, for permanent suture of internal wounds, or to fix tissues together. Implantable clips are frequently applied using dedicated instruments (e.g., clip appliers). They are implanted during vascular, ophthalmologic, contraceptive, gastrointestinal, and other surgical procedures.
Entry Terms : "Implantable Clips" , "Clips, Implantable, Malleable"
UMDC code : 21275