04705040 is referenced by 526 patents and cites 7 patents.

For percutaneous fixation of a hollow organ of a body, a hollow needle carrying a retaining device attached to a tension filament through the skin into the hollow organ, the retaining device is released from the needle, and the organ is fixed by adjusting the tension on the filament and clamping the filament outside the body by means bearing upon the exterior of the body.

Title
Percutaneous fixation of hollow organs
Application Number
6/798781
Publication Number
4705040
Application Date
November 18, 1985
Publication Date
November 10, 1987
Inventor
Frank B Crawford
New Boston
NH, US
Marc J Tolkoff
Brookline
MA, US
Alan S Brown
Boston
MA, US
Peter R Mueller
Lexington
MA, US
Assignee
Medi Tech Incorporated
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/12
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