04983176 is referenced by 379 patents and cites 6 patents.

A plastic surgical clip comprises a pair of arms having inturned opposing tips, the arms being joined by a bridge having a lesser cross-section to provide a locus for bending by drawing the ears in parallel directions against an intermediate support.

Title
Deformable plastic surgical clip
Application Number
7/319297
Publication Number
4983176
Application Date
March 6, 1989
Publication Date
January 8, 1991
Inventor
Yong H Zhu
Albuquerque
NM, US
Wolff M Kirsch
Albuquerque
NM, US
Robert Cushman
Cedar Crest
NM, US
Agent
Hoffman Wasson & Gitler
Assignee
University of New Mexico
NM, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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