Terumo Cardiovascular Group

The Assistant Attachment’s secure, slim profile optimizes the surgical field of vision.

Terumo 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 attachment allows the surgeon to position the heart optimally and securely.

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

Assistant Attachments are ideal for:

  • On-pump CABG
  • Lung surgery
  • Aneurysmectomy
  • 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.

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Textured, silicone-coated surface provides exceptional grip and positioning stability
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Available in four sizes to accommodate various anatomies and surgical applications
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Bends to conform to various anatomical shapes and maximizes field of view
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Commonly used in procedures that typically require a human hand

Complementary Products Section

Hercules Stabilizing Arm

Robust and reusable, 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