Adjustable microvascular clamp for cerebrovascular surgery

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✓ A lightweight adjustable double microvascular clamp is described that requires only one adjustment before application for anastomosis of arteries.

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Address reprint requests to: Ayub K. Ommaya, M.D., F.R.C.S., Section on Applied Research, Branch of Surgical Neurology, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20014.

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    Drawing showing microvascular clip being applied to a vessel.

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    Diagrams showing design specifications of the microvascular clip. Right diagram shows the Mayfield aneurysm clip applier modified to carry a microvascular clip.

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