BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Magnetic Retraction of Bowel by Intraluminal Injectable Cyanoacrylate-Based Magnetic Glue

Figure 5

Retraction of in situ magnetised bowel using an ex vivo porcine model and a volume of 2 mL magnetic media with concentration of 1 g/mL was injected into a bowel segment: (a) photography showing the 10 mm magnet probe inserted into a 10 mm port and engaged with the magnetised bowel segment; (b) photography showing retraction of the magnetised bowel toward the port direction, with maximal detachment force of 5 N.

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