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Inserts configured for attachment to a jaw of a jaw-type occlusion device, such as a surgical clamp or clip, and surgical clamps or clips having such jaw inserts. The inserts include a compliant cushion having a clamping surface adapted for engagement with a vessel or other body tissue, the clamping surface having a plurality of integrally-formed raised patterns extending from the surface to at most 0.010 inches. The raised patterns can be repeating and uniform in nature, or random and non-uniform in nature.

Title
Surgical clamp inserts with micro-tractive surfaces
Application Number
10/349871
Publication Number
6821284 (B2)
Application Date
January 22, 2003
Publication Date
November 23, 2004
Inventor
Thomas L Baughman
Burlingame
CA, US
June Carnegie
Sunnyvale
CA, US
David J Danitz
Cupertino
CA, US
Karrie L Sturtz
Campbell
CA, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
US
Assignee
Novare Surgical Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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