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Table 2 Pressure tests of the descending aortas of pigs by staple-cartridge type

From: Safe transection of aberrant arteries associated with pulmonary sequestrations

Group Diameter (mm) Thickness (mm) Staplar1
White Blue Green
Pressure (mmHg) B shape2 Pressure (mmHg) B shape2 Pressure (mmHg) B shape2
S 13.1 1.10 405 good 418 good 322 good
380 rupture leakage
386
15.1 0.91 357 good 300 good 350 good
rupture rupture 360
leakage
16.2 0.99 320 poor 290 good 220 good
170 190 168
leakage rupture
average 14.8 ± 1.6 1.00 ± 0.10 336.3 ± 86.5 299.5 ± 93.3 284.0 ± 85.3
L 23.6 1.70 314 poor 171 good 323 good
leakage 169 303
rupture 272
21.8 1.23 230 poor 186 good 309 good
125 rupture 300
leakage 298
20.3 1.70 220 poor 269 poor 223 good
149 220 276
leakage leakage 263
average 21.9 ± 1.6 1.54 ± 0.27 207.6 ± 74.6 203.0 ± 42.2 285.2 ± 30.2
  1. 1Staple height (closed): white cartridge, 1.0 mm; blue cartridge, 1.5 mm; green cartridge, 2.0 mm.
  2. 2B-shape refers to the shape of the staple once in situ (i.e., the stapled condition).
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