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Spanish Group Patents An Automatic Suture System for Colon Cancer Operations (2 of 2)

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Caption: The new device enables automatic suturing of the large intestine after being sectioned during cancer colon surgery. The novelty is that it allows the use of absorbable suture material instead of metallic staples which are currently used and could cause intestinal stiffness and obstruction.

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