Expandable Cannula

Instruments and Hardware

Clinician:  Michael Maynard, MD
EngineerJoseph Lipman, MS

The Expandable Cannula has a continuous, expandable surface that is mechanically deployed and relaxed without the need for external inflation or deflation and provides a multi-use portal for arthroscopic and/or laparoscopic surgery.

Legal Status:  Patent Issued (US 8,221,317)

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