A device (6) for diverting biliary fluid comprises a catheter (13) and an anastomotic coupler (32) connected to the catheter (13), the anastomotic coupler (32) having an expandable first compression portion (33) and an expandable second compression portion (34) adapted to clamp a first portion (17) of a hollow organ and a target portion (18) of the intestine to each other to cause anastomosis of the first portion (17) and the target portion (18), thereby immobilizing the catheter (13) with respect to the anastomosis.

A DEVICE FOR TRANSLUMENAL DIVERSION OF BILE

AREZZO, Alberto
2012

Abstract

A device (6) for diverting biliary fluid comprises a catheter (13) and an anastomotic coupler (32) connected to the catheter (13), the anastomotic coupler (32) having an expandable first compression portion (33) and an expandable second compression portion (34) adapted to clamp a first portion (17) of a hollow organ and a target portion (18) of the intestine to each other to cause anastomosis of the first portion (17) and the target portion (18), thereby immobilizing the catheter (13) with respect to the anastomosis.
pct/ep2010/060268
Ethicon Endo-Surgery INC
A. Pastorelli; C.J. Hess; M.S. Ortiz; F. Billotti; A. Arezzo
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