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A surgical suturing instrument comprises hinge-joined a staple jaw provided with staple slots, and a supporting jaw provided with depressions for the staple legs to bend, a mechanism for ejecting the staples from the slots, a mechanism for turning the supporting jaw with respect to the staple jaw, and a mechanism for fixing the jaws in the drawn-together position. The supporting jaw is located at the end of the staple jaw so as to rotate, in a hinge-joint, through 180 degrees with respect to the latter.

Title
Surgical suturing instrument
Application Number
7/127031
Publication Number
4784137
Application Date
November 16, 1987
Publication Date
November 15, 1988
Inventor
Ivan I Shmyrin
prospekt Krasnogo Znameni, 30, kv. 132, Vladivostok
SU
Yaroslav P Kulik
ulitsa Zeiskaya, 140, kv. 36, Blagoveschensk
SU
Agent
Lilling & Greenspan
IPC
B31B 1/68
A61B 17/04
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