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A two-art surgical fastener is provided for joining and approximating the edges of a wound in body tissue such as fascia tissue. The fastener, which can be made of an absorbable resinous material, has a fastener member and a retainer member. The fastener member has four prongs which mate with four openings in the retaining member. The two end prongs are tension legs, holding the fastener together. The two inner prongs are bent toward each other by camming surfaces in the corresponding openings in the retainer, approximating the edges of the wound.

Title
Two-part surgical fastener for fascia wound approximation
Application Number
6/785501
Publication Number
4610250
Application Date
October 8, 1985
Publication Date
September 9, 1986
Inventor
David T Green
Norwalk
CT, US
Agent
Thomas R Bremer
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/04
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