07407505 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 4 patents.

An instrument and method for suturing wound closures is provided having a handle, shaft and suture engagement mechanism. The instrument provides for multiple placements or “bites” of suture in tissues to enable a wide variety of suturing techniques, including the ability to “run” a suture. The instrument further facilitates suture knot tying. The method of this instrument provides for rapid and effective remote suture placement and knot tying.

Title
Running stitch suturing device
Application Number
10/845040
Publication Number
7407505 (B2)
Application Date
May 13, 2004
Publication Date
August 5, 2008
Inventor
Mark A Bovard
Mendon
NY, US
Michael W Fitzsimmons
Rochester
NY, US
James W Guelzow
Victor
NY, US
John F Hammond
Canandaigua
NY, US
Jude S Sauer
Rochester
NY, US
Agent
Harter Secrest & Emery
Michael J Didas Esq
Stephen B Salai Esq
Assignee
LSI Solutions
NY, US
IPC
A61B 17/12
A61B 17/04
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