07691112 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 305 patents.

The invention relates to devices, systems, and methods for percutaneously suturing biological material, such as a patient's tissues. In one embodiment, a suturing device includes first and second tissue engaging members connected to one another by a first interconnecting member. In another embodiment, systems and methods are provided for forming holes through two overlapping layers of tissue. Subsequent to forming holes through the two layers of tissue, the suturing device is positioned through the holes to join or bring into contact the two layers of overlapping tissue.

Title
Devices, systems, and methods for suturing tissue
Application Number
10/833725
Publication Number
7691112 (B2)
Application Date
April 27, 2004
Publication Date
April 6, 2010
Inventor
David R Widomski
Wakefield
MA, US
Carol A Devellian
Topsfield
MA, US
Andrzej Chanduszko
Weymouth
MA, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L
Assignee
NMT Medical
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/10
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