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1. (WO2018015073) SURGICAL TOOL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/015073    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/064452
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 17/00
Applicants: QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Inventors: KNOWLES, Charles Henry
PHILLIPS, Robin Kenneth Stewart
Title: SURGICAL TOOL
Abstract:
A surgical tool for use in the treatment of anal fistulas includes an elongate, flexible probe having a channel running there through; a seton attached to a proximal end of the probe; and a wire located within the channel, and movable along the channel; wherein: the probe has a first stiffness and the wire has a second stiffness, the first stiffness being less than the second stiffness.