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Steven W Ek, Kenneth K Thompson, Randall D Ross, Jose Lizardi: Suture collet. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, July 11, 2000: US06086608 (429 worldwide citation)

A suture securing device includes an outer member with a suture receiving passage and an inner member configured for progressive insertion within the suture receiving passage and engagement with the outer member in any one of a plurality of locked positions to secure a suture between the inner membe ...


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Kenneth K Thompson, Randall D Ross, Steven W Ek: Surgical drive tool. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, August 3, 1999: US05931844 (213 worldwide citation)

A handle assembly for a drive tool includes a plunger actuator configured to move a plunger of the drive tool between a retracted position and an extended position, an outer tube actuator configured to move an outer tube of the drive tool between a retracted position and an extended position, and a ...