05078731 is referenced by 463 patents and cites 14 patents.

Eliminates the need for tying knots in sutures. The clip (20) is slidable in an open position along sutures (12) that extend from a suturing site. With the clip (20) at the suturing site, the sutures (12) are tensed and the clip is forced into a closed position that fixes the position of the clip (20) relative to the sutures (12).

Title
Suture clip
Application Number
7/533515
Publication Number
5078731
Application Date
June 5, 1990
Publication Date
January 7, 1992
Inventor
John O Hayhurst
14751 S.E. Wanda Dr., Milwaukie, 97267
OR, US
Agent
Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston
IPC
A61B 17/00
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