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A stapler device includes a manually grippable handle containing a drive and a trigger to activate the drive mechanism, a barrel fixed to the handle, a guide for holding a staple to be ejected and formed to accommodate a suture thread fixed to the staple, and an ejector driven by the drive through the barrel for ejecting a staple out through the guide into a bone to enable the suture, so anchored to the bone, to be used for various medical operations.

Title
Stapler device particularly useful in medical suturing
Application Number
8/150517
Publication Number
5520700
Application Date
November 10, 1993
Publication Date
May 28, 1996
Inventor
Amnon Foux
Haifa
IL
Mordechai Beyar
Caesarea
IL
Agent
Levisohn Lerner Berger & Langsam
Assignee
Technion Research & Development Foundation
IL
IPC
A61B 17/00
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