3840017 is referenced by 242 patents and cites 5 patents.

A surgical, thread holder and stitching device is provided which employs a hollow needle through which a spool or reel of surgical thread is fed. The hollow needle may have beveled ends for cutting the thread and a recess may be provided in the holder to receive a syringe to pass a medicant through the hollow needle. The device is further characterized by including a surgical knife mounted on the needle protector of the device.

Title
Surgical instrument
Application Number
05/283,036
Publication Number
3840017
Application Date
August 23, 1972
Publication Date
October 8, 1974
Inventor
Violante Alfonso Monroy
Agent
Cameron Kerkam Sutton Stowell & Stowell
IPC
A61b 17/06
A61B 17/04
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