The RAM® DEVICE is an automated tool designed for dual curved needle annular suturing, allowing for the placement of a horizontal mattress stitch with a single compression.
Product Highlights include:
Exquisite annular suture placement
Delivers consistent bute width to ensure true vertical alignment during valve seating
Unparalleled automated reliability
Facilities suturing around the right coronary cusp and Anterior Medial Zone (AMZ)
Shaft rotates 360 degrees offering maximum ergonomics
- Wristed instruments returns dexterity and control back to surgeon
Enables a true minimally invasive approach via mini-thoracotomy
Features & Benefits
Dual curved needles simultaneously deliver both arms of the double-armed suture through the annulus.
ARTICULATION & ROTATIONAL KNOB
The orientation of the device tip is set by rotating the white Articulation Knob, and/or the blue Rotational Knob.
Available in 3.5mm and 5.0mm suture spacings.
ARTICULATING DEVICE TIP
The RAM DEVICE has the ability to articulate both 30 “IN” and 30 “OUT”.
You can find the RAM® 3.5 with a 3.5mm suture spacing and the RAM® 5.0 with a 5mm suture spacing.