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Table 1 Burst pressure measurements

From: Rationale, bench testing and in vivo evaluation of a novel 5 mm laparoscopic vessel sealing device with homogeneous pressure distribution in long instrument jaws

     OD small (n = 85)      OD medium (n = 92)      OD large (n = 95)  
  OD (mm) BP (mmHg) OD (mm) BP (mmHg) OD (mm) BP (mmHg)
Mean ±  SD 1.9 ± 0.3 1015 ± 536 3.3 ± 0.6 1017 ± 514 5.2 ± 0.9 865 ± 389
Min / max 1.0 / 2.0 131 / 2975 2.0 / 4.0 304 / 2428 4.0 / 7.0 313 / 2288
BP <  300 (n) 1 0 0
  1. Results of burst pressure (BP) measurements for arteries with varying outer diameters (OD) between 1 and 7 mm. For all values, the mean, standard deviation (SD), minimum, and maximum values are shown. OD small: 1–2 mm, OD medium: 2–4 mm, OD large: 4–7 mm.