05669917 is referenced by 413 patents and cites 29 patents.

A surgical apparatus and method of use for maintaining tension upon a length of suture material extending from body tissue is provided. The surgical apparatus deforms and compresses a securing member about a length of suture material which is received therethrough so as to maintain a prescribed amount of tension on the suture material which extends from body tissue and is engaged in the compressed securing member.

Title
Surgical crimping device and method of use
Application Number
201864
Publication Number
5669917
Application Date
May 12, 1995
Publication Date
September 23, 1997
Inventor
Thomas A Tiberio
Rochester
NY, US
Louis N Rapp
Dansville
NY, US
Jude S Sauer
Pittsford
NY, US
Assignee
LaserSurge
NY, US
IPC
A61B 17/10
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