J Reconstr Microsurg 1995; 11(3): 199-200
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1006532

© 1995 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

A Surgical Tool for Facilitating Microvascular Anastomoses in the Rat

Tetsuya Iwata, Akio Matsuura, Yuzuru Kamei, Kazuhiro Toriyama
  • Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
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Publication History

Accepted for publication 1994

Publication Date:
08 March 2008 (online)


New forceps were designed and manufactured which feature a 60° angle and a clay stand for fixing the forceps into the proper position, thus permitting a single surgeon to perform anastomoses more exactly and more quickly.