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Surgical snare has an operating loop formed with a resilient spiral sleeve through which a core member extends. The core member is flat and resilient, forming a spring which has greater flexibility in the direction parallel to the rest plane of the operating loop than normal thereto, thereby providing a surgical snare with a loop which, though having the thickness of the spiral sleeve, has substantially the flexibility of the much thinner core member in the directon parallel to the plane of the loop.

Surgical snare
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Publication Number
Application Date
February 28, 1973
Publication Date
August 13, 1974
Hall Richard W
Curtiss Lawrence F
Jay Edgar N
American Cytoscope Makers
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