04519392 is referenced by 52 patents and cites 10 patents.

A muscle clip comprising two opposing toothed jaws, a hinge connecting said jaws and an open end with a locking means is described. A combination of two hemostasing muscle clips connected by suture material is described for use in strabismus surgery eliminating the need for suture and needle. The muscle clip system can be used to either weaken or strengthen an extra ocular muscle.

Title
Hemostasing muscle clips for needleless surgery
Application Number
6/433800
Publication Number
4519392
Application Date
October 12, 1982
Publication Date
May 28, 1985
Inventor
Robert W Lingua
3246 Alabama St., La Crescenta, 91412
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
IPC
A61B 17/12
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