Overview

Reliable performance. Greater efficiency.([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00076629, Blunt tip iterations validation marketing summary: independent surgeon feedback collected during Medtronic-sponsored lab. Aug. 16–17, 2016.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),†

We’ve combined the trusted performance of LigaSure™ vessel-sealing technology with nonstick nano-coating on the jaws of our blunt tip sealers/dividers. That means greater efficiency and fewer interruptions in the OR.1,†

Jaws that stick because of eschar buildup can affect device performance and disrupt the flow of your procedures. Our nonstick jaws help keep cleaning to a minimum and maximize your efficiency.([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00063136, Lig-42 report product claims LF18XX: benchtop testing conducted using porcine uterine tissue, a wet gauze cleaning fixture, and optical imaging analysis. Sept. 9, 2016.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]), ‡

Explore the LigaSure™ Blunt Tip Portfolio

Learn more about how nonstick nano-coating enhances the performance of LigaSure™ blunt tip devices.

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features

Control and versatility. With greater efficiency.

One portfolio of sealer/dividers with many applications to meet your needs in the OR.

For specialties including:([FOOTNOTE=LigaSure™ Blunt Tip Open and Laparoscopic Sealer/Divider Indications for Use [package insert # PT00016000]. Minneapolis, MN: Medtronic, 2016.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

  •   General
  •   Urological
  •   Vascular
  •   Thoracic
  •   Gynecological

The new nonstick nano-coating on the jaws has raised the bar for LigaSure™ technology. Benefits that stick. And jaws that don’t.

Compared to our uncoated legacy device, the nonstick coating on LigaSure™ blunt tip devices:

  •   Creates 89% less sticking([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00062678, Benchtop tissue sticking comparison of the Ethicon™* G2, Voyant™* 5 mm Fusion, LigaSure™ LF1644, and LigaSure™ LF1837 devices conducted on porcine uterine tissue using the ForceTriad™ energy platform. Oct. 5, 2016.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),§
  •   Reduces eschar buildup by 15%2, µ
  •   Results in fewer cleanings2, Ω
  •   Makes cleaning more efficient2, Ω

Fewer interruptions mean greater efficiency. And that translates to better performance — for you and your patients.

ORDER INFORMATION
Order Code Description Length Unit of Measure Quantity
LF1823 LigaSure™ Blunt Tip Open Sealer/Divider, Nano-coated 23 cm Case 6
LF1837 LigaSure™ Blunt Tip Laparoscopic Sealer/Divider, Nano-coated 37 cm Case 6
LF1844 LigaSure™ Blunt Tip Laparoscopic Sealer/Divider, Nano-coated 44 cm Case 6
Specifications
Physical Characteristics & Generator Compatibility
Shaft Diameter 5 mm
Shaft Rotation 180 degrees
Jaw Design Blunt, double-action jaws with contoured tips
Seal Length 19.5 mm
Cut Length 17.8 mm
Generator Compatibility Valleylab™ FT10 Energy Platform, Valleylab™ LS10 Generator (where available), ForceTriad™ Energy Platform
General Characteristics
Sealer/Divider
Sterile, Single Use
Hand Switching or Foot Switching

Order Information

LigaSure™ Technology

Delivering performance beyond expectations

Across the range of products and procedures, LigaSure™ technology delivers a unique combination of pressure and energy to create a consistent seal with each application.

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  • †11 of 11 surgeons agreed when compared to the predecessor device.

  • ‡Cleaning effectiveness assessed after each of two cleaning cycles.

  • §Instances of tissue sticking to jaws measured over 110 seals per device.

  • µEschar buildup assessed using optical imaging analysis after 20, 40, and 60 seal and divide cycles.

  • ΩUsing a wet gauze cleaning fixture and optical imaging analysis. Cleaning effectiveness assessed after each of two cleaning cycles.