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Disclosed is a soluble suturing device for an intestine, which includes a suturing receptor, a staple receiver and a suturing presser, each of which is formed of a material to be solubilized by an intestinal juice and shaped in the form of a cylindrical body having an outer diameter insertable into an intestine. The suturing receptor, at its rear end, is provided with a suitable number of receiving seats located circumferentially therein each having a staple-receiving groove and formed of a rigod material, while the staple receiver, at its front end, abuts the rear end of the suturing receptor and is provided with a corresponding number of staple-holding apertures, each arranged for holding a staple at a position corresponding to the staple-receiving groove of the seat. The suturing presser is provided with a staple-urging plate for urging the staple in each of the staple-holding apertures toward the staple-receiving groove.

Title
Soluble suturing device for an intestine
Application Number
6/843257
Publication Number
4708141
Application Date
March 24, 1986
Publication Date
November 24, 1987
Inventor
Yoshio Miura
Tokyo
JP
Noboru Inoue
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Sandler & Greenblum
Assignee
Takasago Medical
JP
IPC
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/04
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