Appose Single Use Skin Stapler

Appose Single Use Skin Stapler

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Product Overview

Appose Single Use Skin Stapler is designed to allow surgeons handle wide range of tissue management in the most efficient way. This skin stapler dispenses single staple every time user activates the instrument's trigger. The staples penetrates the skin safely and are then formed to effectively hold the tissues together. It features 2 staple width options for wound closure flexibility and 2 staple height options for enhanced cosmesis. It also has a clear palstic cartridge for improved staple count visibility, plus an ergonomic handle design for easier and more comfortable removal of staples. Product contains 35 regular staples.

Features and Specs

Material / Construction Clear plastic cartridge and ergonomic handle design
Special Features 2 staple width and height options
Shipping Weight 0.17 lbs
Manufacturer Medtronic Animal Health (Mfg. Number: 8886803512)



Is there a preferred angle to position the Appose Single Use Skin Stapler against the skin before firing the instrument?

The Appose Skin Stapler is designed to be fired from multiple angles. It has an ejector spring that automatically disengages the staple to facilitate instrument removal in any direction.

How can incomplete staple formation be avoided?

The flat, dimpled staple top span is designed to ensure proper staple formation. To use the skin stapler properly, squeeze the trigger completely and release, do NOT pull or lift up on the stapler when releasing the trigger. Failure to completely squeeze the handle can result in incomplete staple formation and insufficient wound approximation.

What size staple is included in the Appose Single Use Skin Stapler?

The Appose Single Use Skin Staplers line has two different size staples: regular and wide. In the closed position, the regular staple has a width/crown of 4.8mm and leg length of 3.4mm; the wide staple has a width/crown of 6.5mm and leg length of 4.1mm.



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Do you have the staple remover for the Appose Single Use Skin Stapler?

We apologize, but do not carry the Auto Suture™ Premium Extractor that is used to remove staples from the Appose Single Use Skin Stapler. We would suggest reaching out to the manufacturer, Medtronic Animal Health directly at 1-800-962-9888. 

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