DR BARRY SLAVEN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR BARRY SLAVEN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Surgical linear cutter and stapler. This is an Ethicon Proximate Linear Cutter-75. It is being used in a intestinal operation, and here is about to be used for an ileocolic anastomosis. This is where two parts of the intestine are joined together after removing the diseased connection, usually due to a condition such as bowel cancer.
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