Trocar for use in deploying an anastomosis device and method of performing anastomosis

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A trocar useful for forming an incision in a target vessel for placement of an anastomosis device which may have an inner flange formed by radial expansion of the device and an outer flange formed by axial compression of the device. The trocar can have a smaller size during formation of the incision and a larger size when retracted over a deployment tool used to deploy the anastomosis device.

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DEXTERA SURGICAL INC.REDWOOD CITY, CA152

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Anderson, Scott C Sunnyvale, CA 89 6676
Bender, Theodore Palo Alto, CA 17 894
Donohoe, Brendan M San Francisco, CA 61 1978
Hausen, Bernard Menlo Park, CA 15 636
Hendricksen, Michael Menlo Park, CA 66 3448
Vargas, Jaime Palo Alto, CA 59 3313
Yencho, Stephen Menlo Park, CA 18 804

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