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An anchoring means for anchoring a suture in tissue comprises a housing, a substantially cylindrical means within said housing for receiving a suture, and an adjusting means. Another anchoring means comprises a housing, a rotating spool within said housing, a driving gear, and an adjusting means.

Title
Suturing anchoring device for use in a female suspension procedure
Application Number
330390
Publication Number
4969892
Application Date
March 9, 1990
Publication Date
November 13, 1990
Inventor
William D Saville
Monticello
MN, US
A Michael Mikulich
Shakopee
MN, US
Reginald C Bruskewitz
Madison
WI, US
John H Burton
Minnetonka
MN, US
Agent
Gezina Holtrust
Lawrence C Akers
Peter C Richardson
Assignee
AMS
MN, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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