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A suture device comprises a loop member formed on one side with an aperture and an access channel extending from the aperture to an opening defined by the loop. A thread connected to loop is provided along a portion of its length with a series of tapered projections. Protuberances are provided on the loop member along the access channel between the opening and the aperture for preventing a return of the thread through the channel upon a passing of the thread through the loop and subsequently through the channel into the aperture.

Title
Suture device
Application Number
441314
Publication Number
5123913
Application Date
May 17, 1990
Publication Date
June 23, 1992
Inventor
David Sekons
455 East 86th St., New York, 10028
NY, US
Peter J Wilk
185 West End Ave., New York, 10023
NY, US
Agent
Henry D Coleman
R Neil Sudol
IPC
A61B 17/00
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