Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 104, Issue 3–4, pp 156–157 | Cite as

New microsurgical suction tubes

  • S. Boström
  • H. Kourtopoulos
  • I. Nilsson
Technical Notes


A set of new suitable microsurgical suction tubes has been designed especially suitable for fragile and delicate tissues such as the nervous and vascular tissues in the brain and spinal cord. The set provides two different shafts and five different tubes for superficial of deep micro- as well as macro-operations.

These new suction tubes have two major advantages compared to traditional suction tubes. Firstly: the perforated smooth suctiontip allows continuous suction without damage to the tissue and secondly: the tubes are quickly and easily exchanged from the suction shaft when necessary.


Suction suction tube microsurgery 


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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Boström
    • 1
  • H. Kourtopoulos
    • 1
  • I. Nilsson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity HospitalLinköpingSweden
  2. 2.Department of Clinical EngineeringUniversity HospitalLinköpingSweden

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