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An automatic hemostatic clip applicator is disclosed wherein the jaws, cartridge assembly and jaw housing move together in a single direction to crimp a clip resulting in a perception of little or no motion by the jaws when the applicator is activated. Camming surfaces in the jaws are brought into contact with camming surfaces on the distal end of the stationary body of the applicator as the jaws are moved proximally.

Title
Automatic hemostatic clip applicator
Application Number
375174
Publication Number
5104395
Application Date
April 11, 1991
Publication Date
April 14, 1992
Inventor
Robert S Lynch
Durham
NC, US
Mark T Everett
Cary
NC, US
Robert W Mericle
Raleigh
NC, US
Curtis W Thornton
Cary
NC, US
Agent
Gene Warzecha
Assignee
Edward Weck Incorporated
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/12
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