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

Title
Resilient arm mesh deployer
Application Number
840386
Publication Number
5405360
Application Date
July 22, 1993
Publication Date
April 11, 1995
Inventor
H Jonathan Tovey
Milford
CT, US
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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