• Overstitch

    overstitch

    Creating a new market for
    less invasive therapy.


  • Overstitch


    overstitch

    Creating a new market for less invasive therapy.

OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System

The OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System enables advanced endoscopic surgery by allowing physicians to place full-thickness sutures through a flexible endoscope. With this new technology, you can provide secure approximation of tissue endoscopically. The OverStitch System is enabling a wide range of less invasive solutions for your patients.

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Product Highlights

  • Flexibility to deploy both running and interrupted stitches allows the device to help treat a wide range of indications
  • Curved needle design allows for controlled depth of suture placement and enables the placement of durable full-thickness stitches
  • Deploying and reloading sutures while maintaining direct visualization of the operative site allows for better control and helps minimize scope insertions/removals
  • Cinch design provides fast, secure closure without the need to tie complex surgical knots
Design Program

OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System Overview

OverStitch attaches proximally and distally to an Olympus Dual Channel endoscope allowing for endolumenal suturing in multiple applications. The OverStitch handle, mounted to the endoscope control handle, actuates the needle driver attached at the distal end. An anchor exchange catheter is placed in one scope channel to manage the passing of the suture, while the secondary channel can be utilized to operate the tissue helix for atraumatic tissue manipulation. Once the suturing pattern is completed, a PEEK Cinch is deployed to provide knotless fixation.

Design Program

Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Solutions

OverStitch™ support procedures that depend on closure, apposition, or hemostasis of soft tissue in the upper and lower GI tract. Procedures include traditional GI applications such as fistula closure, endoscopic submucosal dissections (ESDs), endoscopic mucosal resections (EMRs), and peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedures; as well as established and emerging bariatric applications.