Frequently Asked Questions about Gripper™
The Gripper™ is a surgical self-retracting device that is designed to assist in a surgical
procedure with minimal assistance.
Yes, the Gripper™ is single use class I sterile medical device.
The Gripper™ is compatible with the standard size range of flat handled orthopaedic retractors currently being used in the market. Retractor handle thickness must fall between 2mm and 4,5mm. Retractor handle width must fall between 25mm and 33mm.
The Gripper™ is sterilized with Ethylene Oxide.
The Gripper™ is individually packaged in a double blister, each blister is individually sealed with a Tyvek lid. The smallest commercially available cardboard box of Gripper™ consists of 10 Gripper devices™.
The Gripper™ has a validated shelf-life of 3 years.
In 95% of the cases surgeons use 2 Gripper™ devices per case.
By pushing the blue button you can release and lock the mechanism inside. So when you push the blue button you can adjust the position and tension and when you release the blue button Gripper™ will lock and stabilize the retractor.
The Gripper™ is 13cm long, 4cm wide and 4cm high (including the locking handle).
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