04929240 is referenced by 304 patents and cites 9 patents.

A surgical clip is disclosed having a pair of spaced arms joined by a bridge that is deformed by pulling on a tang, which is connected to the bridge by a frangible neck. Also disclosed is a tool for pulling the tang, and an anastomosis procedure that may be quickly performed using the clip and tool.

Title
Surgical clip and applier
Application Number
556917
Publication Number
4929240
Application Date
December 21, 1987
Publication Date
May 29, 1990
Inventor
Robert B Cushman
Cedar Crest
NM, US
Y Hua Zhu
Albuquerque
NM, US
Wolff M Kirsch
Albuquerque
NM, US
Agent
Martin Hoffman
Charles Fallow
Assignee
University of New Mexico
NM, US
IPC
A61B 17/12
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