04192315 is referenced by 155 patents and cites 6 patents.

This disclosure relates to a clip for surgical purposes comprising a coil spring having at least one loop and a pair of crossing legs. The ends of the legs which extend beyond the crossing point are formed as clamping jaws. Because the portions of the legs adjoining the loop extend generally parallel to one another and the ends of the legs run side-by-side, and because a ring is provided at the crossing point for holding the legs together, the clip can be constructed with such small dimensions that it is particularly advantageously useful for neurosurgical purposes.

Title
Clip for surgical purposes
Application Number
5/861347
Publication Number
4192315
Application Date
December 16, 1977
Publication Date
March 11, 1980
Inventor
Theodor Schwarz
Tuttlingen
DE
Fritz Hilzinger
Emmingen
DE
Agent
Wigman & Cohen
Assignee
Aesculap Werke Aktiengesellschaft vormals Jetter & Scheerer
DE
IPC
A61B 17/12
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