05662666 is referenced by 188 patents and cites 4 patents.

A ligative suturer according to the present invention comprises a first rod which is connected with a ligative sutural member, and a second rod which is connected with the first rod to be bendable in the horizontal direction (L, R). A thread guard member which is capable of protrusion and storage is provided in the first rod, while a lever which can select the bending direction of the first rod in response to the situation of employment by an operator is provided in the second rod. Due to this ligative suturer, the operator can regularly bend the first rod toward him whether he handles the suturer with his left or right hand.

Title
Ligative suturer
Application Number
8/623265
Publication Number
5662666
Application Date
March 28, 1996
Publication Date
September 2, 1997
Inventor
Tetsuya Yamamoto
Osaka
JP
Masayoshi Yokoyama
Tokyo
JP
Takamasa Onuki
150 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-cho, Kanagawa
JP
Agent
Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker
Assignee
Sugan
JP
Masayoshi Yokoyama
JP
Takamasa Onuki
JP
IPC
A61B 17/00
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