3857396 is referenced by 88 patents and cites 2 patents.

A suture clamp includes a compressible member having a hole extending therethrough and means for locking the suture in the hole, the locking means including a ridge extending along a first outer surface of the member substantially transverse to the hole. The ridge is pressed into the member by a scissor clamp having two pivot arms with clamping jaws at the extremities thereof, one of the jaws having a die extending substantially parallel with the corresponding arm such that the die presses the ridge into the member when the member is positioned between the jaws and the jaws are compressed together.

Title
Suture clamp
Application Number
05/390,514
Publication Number
3857396
Application Date
August 22, 1973
Publication Date
December 31, 1974
Inventor
Hardwick Charles W
Agent
Duckworth Hobby & Allen
IPC
A61b 17/04
A61B 17/04
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