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A surgical apparatus for suturing soft tissues with lengths of suturing material with spicules comprises at least one hollow needle, mounted in the apparatus body, with a bore to accommodate a length of suturing material, introduced into the tissue to be sutured together with the needle, as well as a stop situated inside the needle bore. The needle in adapted to move longitudinally over the stop so as to retain the length of suturing material in the tissue being sutured while the needle is being withdrawn therefrom, and provided with an actuator to impart the longitudinal movement thereto.

Title
Surgical apparatus for suturing soft tissues with lengths of suturing material with spicules
Application Number
831259
Publication Number
4316469
Application Date
October 5, 1979
Publication Date
February 23, 1982
Inventor
Nikolai N Kapitanov
ulitsa Levchenko, 3, kv. 9, Moscow
SU
Agent
McAulay Fields Fisher Goldstein & Nissen
IPC
A61B 17/04
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