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A method for closing wounds and surgical incisions in mammalian tissue which comprises fastening an approximated wound or incision with a series of devices comprising a short filament with a head on each end, each device being surgically placed so that the filament traverses the wound or incision within the tissue while one head of the device engages the surface of the tissue on either side of the wound or incision. Apparatus is provided for the surgical placement of the device.

Title
Surgical method
Application Number
5/571043
Publication Number
4006747
Application Date
April 23, 1975
Publication Date
February 8, 1977
Inventor
Matthew H Wykoff
Somerville
NJ, US
Richard L Kronenthal
Fairlawn
NJ, US
Agent
Wayne R Eberhardt
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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