The functionality and use of the device are presently being tested in ongoing clinical trials.
Llist of publications, development R & D: Research Gate
Publications involving the device made of a resorbable co-polymer:
Evaluation of LigaTie device for total lung lobectomy in small breed dogs - An ex vivo study. Yu et al. Research in Veterinary Science 2023
Resorbable self‐locking device for canine lung lobectomy: A clinical and experimental study.
K Ishigaki et al. Vet Surgery 2021 https://doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13623
Comparison of macroscopic resorption time for a self-locking device and suture material in ovarian pedicle ligation in dogs. da Mota Costa et al. Vet Record 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.104732
Evaluation of a resorbable self‐locking ligation device for performing peripheral lung biopsies in a caprine cadaveric model. Nylund et al. Vet Surg 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13171
Thoracoscopic‐assisted lung lobectomy in cat cadavers using a resorbable self‐locking ligation device. Nylund et al. Vet Surg 2018
Resorbable Self-Locking Implant for Lung Lobectomy Through Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: First Live Animal Application, by Guedes et al, Surgical Innovation, 2018-01-03
Video, Guedes et al, Surgical Innovation 2018 (video is open access).
Images from video. The lung lobe was passed through the LigaTie® loop, the loop was tightened which compressed tissue, where after the lung lobe was removed.
Cystic duct pressures after ligation with a novel absorbable device in an ex vivo caprine cholecystectomy model, by Sundholm Tepper et al, in The Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017;81:223-227
Ligation of the mesovarium in dogs with a self-locking implant of a resorbable polyglycolic based co-polymer: a study of feasibility and comparison to suture ligation, by da Mota Costa et al in BMC Research Notes, April 2016
Ligation of the spermatic cord in dogs with a self-locking device of a resorbable polyglycolic based co-polymer – feasibility and long-term follow-up study, by Höglund et al in BMC Research Notes, November 2014
Presentations at conferences involving the device made of the present resorbable co-polymer:
• ECVS 2019, A resorbable self-locking loop tested in a case series of canine lung lobectomy. A yearly surgery conference ECVS
• ACVS 2018, a yearly surgery conference, ACVS Summit. Abstract Experimental study canine lung lobectomy, page 28
• Kirurgveckan, Helsingborg, 2018
• Kirurgveckan, Jönköping, 2017
• ACVS 2017, a yearly surgery conference ACVS Summit. Abstract (... Canine Lung Lobectomy) at page 33.
• ACVS 2016, a yearly surgery conference ACVS Summit. Abstract at page 18.
• ECVS 2016, a yearly surgery conference ECVS
• ACVS 2014, a yearly surgery conference ACVS Summit
• SEVC 2013, Spain, a yearly veterinary conference SEVC
• ACVS 2013, a yearly surgery conference ACVS Summit
• SEVC 2012, Spain, a yearly veterinary conference SEVC
• ECVS 2011, a yearly surgery conference ECVS
Links to publications involving the design of the device and the initial use of polydioxanone:
•A new resorbable device for ligation of blood vessels - A pilot study
• Ligation of the Ovarian Pedicle in Dogs with a Resorbable Self-Locking Device – A Long-Term Follow-up Study
• Degradation profile and preliminary clinical testing of a resorbable device for ligation of blood vessels by N. Aminlashgari et al in Acta Biomaterialia, June 2013
• PhD Thesis: Title: A resorbable device for ligation of blood vessels. Subtitle: Development, assessment of surgical procedures and clinical evaluation.
Presentations (results of studies have been presented as abstracts) at conferences involving the device and the original use of polydioxanone:
• BSAVA congress UK, 2011.
• ESB European Conference on Biomaterials 2010.
• Allmänna Veterinärkongressen 2010, a yearly veterinary conference in Sweden.
• ECVS 2010, a yearly surgery conference.
• Kirurgveckan 2009 and 2010, a yearly surgery conference in Sweden.
• SEVC Spain, 2009 and 2011.
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