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An apparatus is disclosed for positioning surgical implants adjacent to body tissue. The apparatus includes a delivery device having a support member positioned at the distal end of an elongated rod, and a surgical implant releasably secured to the support member. The invention also provides a method for positioning surgical implants adjacent to body tissue using the apparatus of the present invention.

Title
Articulating mesh deployment apparatus
Application Number
840457
Publication Number
5370650
Application Date
June 22, 1993
Publication Date
December 6, 1994
Inventor
Paul Matula
Brookfield
CT, US
H Jonathan Tovey
Milford
CT, US
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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