2573647-A1 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 5 patents.

The invention relates to a device making it possible to limit the performing of suturing a meniscus to an endoscopic path only. It consists of a clamp 1 with distal fastening by spreading its branches under the effect of the traction of a guide pin 2 onto which it is crimped. The assembly is introduced in an endoscopic tube 3 whose end serves to spread the proximal branches of the clamp. According one particular embodiment the distal branches can be replaced by a screw thread.

Title
Device for repairing a meniscus by endoscopy alone
Application Number
FR19840018239 19841128
Publication Number
2573647 (A1)
Application Date
November 28, 1984
Publication Date
May 30, 1986
Assignee
Catier Philippe
FR
IPC
A61B17/56
A61B 17/56
A61B17/68
A61B 17/68
A61B17/04
A61B 17/04
A61B17/68
A61B 17/68
A61B17/04
A61B 17/04
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