08500762 is referenced by 198 patents and cites 68 patents.

The present invention provides a fixating means (200) adapted for use in hernia repair surgeries in attaching a mesh (2) and mesh deployment means (3); said fixating means are attached to said mesh deployment means (3); said fixating means (200) comprising: (a) a first portion (200a) coupled to said deployment means (3); and, (b) a second portion (200b), comprising a coil (252) having a predetermined retracted shape; said coil is reconfigurable from a plurality of unretracted positions to a plurality of retracted positions and from said plurality of retracted positions to said plurality of unretracted positions; wherein said attachment between said deployment means (3) and said mesh (2) is obtained by reconfiguration of said coil (252) from at least one of said unretracted positions to at least one of said retracted positions.

Title
Fixating means between a mesh and mesh deployment means especially useful for hernia repair surgeries and methods thereof
Application Number
12/738454
Publication Number
8500762 (B2)
Application Date
October 22, 2008
Publication Date
August 6, 2013
Inventor
Itay Ben Nun
Carmiel
IL
Ruth Zajdman
Haifa
IL
Mordehai Sholev
Menashe
IL
Agent
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C
Assignee
Davol
RI, US
IPC
A61F 2/02
A61B 17/10
A61B 17/08
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