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PEG-anchor: Anchor plate for the temporary fixation of hollow organs

09.01.2017

The present invention generally applies to the fixation of hollow organs such as the stomach or the baldder to an outer structure, e.g. to the abdominal wall. The main field of application is in particular the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) sonde. PEG-sondes are applied by various techniques, especially by the so-called pull-through and the direct punctation (or push) technique. The latter is predominantly applied, when a stenosis of the upper gastrointestinal tract by a tumor prohibits oral access due to the consumption of space, but also due to the fact that the pull-through method is discussed in the literature to cause inoculation metastasis. Commercial Opportunities On behalf of the RWTH Aachen University, PROvendis is seeking for interested companies for cooperation and/or licensing. Current Status A prototype has been built for demonstration. We are happy to inform you about the patent status. Competitive Advantages •Laminar fixation •Only one puncture •Low risk of infection •Low risk of bleeding •Time- and cost-saving

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