Fluid delivery device for use with anastomosing resecting and stapling instruments

  • US 6,488,197 B1
  • Filed: 02/22/2000
  • Issued: 12/03/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/22/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A fluid delivery device, comprising:

  • a dispensing chamber containing a fluid;

    a channel communicating between a treatment site and said dispensing chamber;

    a delivery driver traveling within said dispensing chamber with a force equal to or greater than the force needed to push said fluid through said channel; and

    a sac within said dispensing chamber and enclosing said fluid; and

    wherein said delivery driver is traveling with a force equal to or greater than the force needed to compress and break said sac within said dispensing chamber.

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