Ameroid Constrictor 5.0 mm Sterile [AC50]
Used exclusively in the surgical treatment of hepatic shunts the ameroid constrictor gradually occludes the blood vessel in question allowing the circulation to make adjustments. The clay layer expands as it absorbs water constricting the blood vessel within. Supplied sterile. Insertion of metal locking key prevents constrictor from slipping from blood vessel. Selection of Ameroid constrictor. Once the portosystemic shunt has been identified and exposed it s suggested that a constrictor should be selected which initially encloses the vessel but does not constrict it.