04997436 is referenced by 199 patents and cites 21 patents.

An arthroscopic clip and insertion tool for same for repairing tears in fibrocartilage and soft tissue. The instrument for applying these clips has a pair of opposed jaws, each with at least one notch for holding the barbs of the clip. The jaws are biased apart in a normally open position and are interconnected to an actuating handle. The instrument further includes a device which closes the jaws when the handles are moved a first way relative to one another and opens them when the handles are moved the other way.

Title
Arthroscopic clip insertion tool
Application Number
201841
Publication Number
4997436
Application Date
December 7, 1989
Publication Date
March 5, 1991
Inventor
Michael A Oberlander
2007 Commonwealth Ave., Auburndale, 02166
MA, US
Agent
Thomas R Bremer
IPC
A61B 17/00
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