Overview

Reliable vessel-sealing technology

Tailored for Thoracic Surgery

The LigaSure™ Maryland jaw thoracic sealer/divider is part of our commitment to transforming lung care.

It’s the first — and only — minimally invasive LigaSure™ device designed for VATS procedures and indicated for sealing pulmonary veins and arteries up to and including 7 mm.1–5,([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal report #RE00147462, Pulmonary sealing claims for the LigaSure™ LF1930T device (memo). March 29, 2018.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

The multifunctional LigaSure™ Maryland jaw thoracic device complements thoracic procedures by providing:

  • One-step vessel sealing([FOOTNOTE=LigaSure™ Maryland jaw thoracic sealer/divider one-step sealing, nano-coated [instructions for use]. Boulder, CO: Medtronic; 2018.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
  • Enhanced blunt dissection([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00140529 rev A,  LigaSure™ Maryland device, nano-coated (LF19XX) tissue testing (memo). March 5, 2018.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #R0035742, Maryland validation, Houston and Los Angeles: independent surgeon feedback collected during porcine labs. April 16–18 and April 30–May 3, 2013.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),
  • Secure, atraumatic grasping8,9,
  • Cold cutting independent of sealing7,8


The LigaSure™ Technology Difference

Reliable LigaSure™ vessel-sealing technology drives the LigaSure™ thoracic device. It works by using the body’s own collagen and elastin to create a permanent seal that is designed to withstand three times normal pulmonary systolic blood pressure.3

Plus, LigaSure™ technology eliminates the guesswork — and minimizes thermal spread8,([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal report # R0047634_A, Comparison of various competitor devices versus the Sonicision™ device and LigaSure™ LF1637 and LF1737 devices; acute porcine study. Nov. 11 and 18, 2013, and Dec. 9, 2013.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),‡ — by automatically discontinuing energy delivery when the seal cycle is complete.([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00025819 rev A, LigaSure™ device data sources for VLFT10 white papers. September 2015.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

LigaSure™ Vessel Sealing Technology

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  • † 31 of 33 surgeons surveyed after use agreed. Compared to straight jaws.

  •  ‡ Based on systemic vasculature. Compared to Olympus Thunderbeat™*.

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