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A surgical clip for connecting at least two bio-organic tissue members together, the clip comprising a body having two spaced legs and formed into a U-shape, each leg having a distal end which can be inserted into an opening in bone and each having a proximal end, the proximal ends of said at least two legs being connected to corresponding ends of a deformable bridge comprising two spaced apart bridge sections with a gap disposed between the bridge sections, the bridge sections being deformable by a force, the gap being changed by the force to cause the two spaced legs to move into engagement with side walls of the openings in the bone to which the clip is connected, the body comprising the at least two spaced legs and the two bridge sections comprising a single piece of material.

Title
Surgical clip and method
Application Number
760112
Publication Number
5993476
Application Date
December 9, 1998
Publication Date
November 30, 1999
Inventor
Jorge A Groiso
Avachuco 1570 P.9, Buenos Aires 112 -
AR
Agent
Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
IPC
A61B 17/08
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