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Surgical Staplers

"Surgical Staplers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Surgical Staplers" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Surgical Staplers" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 2007 and 2010
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