05531763 is referenced by 121 patents and cites 35 patents.

The disclosure contemplates a device for cinching surgical sutures, an applicator for applying the device, a dispenser for dispensing the device, an endoscopic kit including the above and a method of use for the same.

Title
Suture cinching apparatus
Application Number
8/319912
Publication Number
5531763
Application Date
October 7, 1994
Publication Date
July 2, 1996
Inventor
Thomas R Hessler
Danbury
CT, US
Michael S Kolesa
Norwalk
CT, US
Dominick L Mastri
Bridgeport
CT, US
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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