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Slim profile with enhanced contouring optimizes visibility.

Terumo Assistant Flex and Assistant Attachments with StableSoft Technology allow for positioning and retraction for a wide variety of surgical procedures where traditionally a person’s hand is needed or access is otherwise difficult. Used most often during on-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), the Assistant attachments allow the surgeon to position the heart optimally and securely.

The Assistant Flex attachment features enhanced malleable zones at the base of the device that allow for more custom configurations.

The Assistant attachments connect to the Herc Flex™ and Hercules™ 3 Universal Stabilizing Arms and have malleable fingers that come with a textured surface area for added grip.

Assistant Attachments are ideal for:

  • On-pump CABG
  • Lung transplant
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Myomectomy
  • Thoracoabdominal procedures
  • Ablation
  • Internal mammary harvest
  • Transmyocardial revascularization

Simple. Stable. Secure.

Terumo's versatile Assistant Attachments work with the robust, reusable Hercules 3 Universal Stabilizing Arm to deliver dependable atraumatic positioning and retraction during a variety of surgical procedures.

Textured, silicone-coated surface provides exceptional grip and positioning stability
Available in four sizes to accommodate various anatomies and surgical applications
Bends to conform to various anatomical shapes and maximizes field of view
The Assistant Flex attachment has enhance malleable zones for more custom configurations

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Hercules Stabilizing Arm

Robust and reusable, Herc Flex and Hercules Stabilizing Arms provide effective stabilization and positioning of various anatomical structures during cardiac surgery.

  • Reusable stainless steel construction helps healthcare providers reduce supply costs and promotes a positive environmental footprint
  • Flexible articulating positioning (360-degree ball or sliding shaft quick-connect design)
  • Universal attachment maximizes ease of use on the majority of sternal retractors
  • Low profile articulation for increased positioning and strength
Retractor Accessories

Optimize surgical access with Terumo's Sternal Retractor Accessories.

  • Universal Stabilizer Arm Adapter Clamps (for Ankeney type retractor)
  • Single use suture holder inserts