Patent Number: 8,585,737

Title: Device for stretching regions of tissue

Abstract: A device for stretching regions of tissue has at least one first plate-like body and at least one second plate-like body. At least one pulling thread joins the plate-like bodies. One tensioning device is arranged on at least one of the plate-like bodies and is connected to the pulling thread for applying a tensile force to the pulling thread. A guidance serves for guiding the at least one pulling thread during a movement of the at least two plate-like bodies towards one to another.

Inventors: Moehrle; Matthias (Tuebingen, DE)

Assignee: Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: A61B 17/08 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018