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.

Surgical instrument
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
August 23, 1972
Publication Date
October 8, 1974
Violante Alfonso Monroy
Cameron Kerkam Sutton Stowell & Stowell
A61b 17/06
A61B 17/04
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