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In subtotal gastrecthomy, after shooting the charge, the device

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In subtotal gastrecthomy, after shooting the charge, the device is stuck, impossible to open. What to do?
Submitted: 5 years ago via Patientsville.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello
Can you clarify your question

What is is you are referring to specifically?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
In a subtltal gastrectomy, surgeon is using autosuture roticulator 55, and after shooting the charge, device has stuck and is imposdible to open to remove it from stomach
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
So can you get to an urgent care or ER
It is likely that in this situation the device would have to be disassembled.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
We are in OR, i need to know how to dissamble it!!
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Sorry
I will opt out maybe another expert has this answer so hold on
This will alert them to the post
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Ok
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Sorry I misunderstood you question a bit but there might be an expert on who has some ideas...don't post as it locks it back to me.