05593414 is referenced by 228 patents and cites 16 patents.

A surgical ligation clip is preformed from a continuous piece of metal wire to assume a shape having a reduced cross-sectional area. A clamping arm of the clip is alternately moveable from a clamped to an unclamped position above a vessel support member. A tension coil joins the vessel support member to the clamping arm and provides the hemostatic clamping force from the clip to the targeted blood vessel.

Title
Method of applying a surgical ligation clip
Application Number
111634
Publication Number
5593414
Application Date
March 17, 1995
Publication Date
January 14, 1997
Inventor
Donald R Reichel
Saratoga
CA, US
Robert L Lathrop Jr
San Jose
CA, US
George Crothall
Santa Clara
CA, US
John I Shipp
Tullahoma
TN, US
Agent
Waddey & Patterson
Agent
I C Waddey Jr
Assignee
Apollo Camera L L C
TN, US
IPC
A61B 17/122
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