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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Perclose, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 24, 2000: US06136010 (385 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Abbott Laboratories, Joseph A Twarowski, February 21, 2006: US07001400 (217 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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Kate Whitin, Lewis Isbell: Device and method for deploying and organizing sutures for anastomotic and other attachments. Perclose, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 20, 2001: US06190396 (138 worldwide citation)

Devices, methods, and kits are provided for use with a body duct. More specifically, a device is provided for positioning sutures through a body duct. The device comprises a shaft structure for holding the end of the body duct and a suture organizer mounted about the structure. A plurality of needle ...


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Bernard H Andreas, Michael Barrett, Mark J Foley, Brian Gore, Lewis Isbell, Ronald Songer, James W Vetter: Device and method for suturing tissue. Abbott Laboratories, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, March 12, 2002: US06355050 (132 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods for suturing a tissue layer having two sides with a suture by releasably retaining at least a portion of the suture in a stationary position on one side of the tissue layer. The portion of the suture is retrieved through the tissue layer from the op ...


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Lewis Isbell, Jasper Jackson, Katherine Whitin: Devices and method for handling a plurality of suture elements during a suturing procedure. Abbott Laboratories, Joseph A Twarowski, May 6, 2003: US06558399 (63 worldwide citation)

A suture handling device for handling a plurality of suture elements is provided. The suture handling device comprises a body. It further comprises a plurality of passages defined on the body. Each passage has a mouth and an opposed end. The passages are arranged to diverge outwardly relative to one ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, December 14, 2010: US07850701 (55 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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Ronald W Songer, James W Vetter, Enrique J Klein, Bernard A Andreas, Michael Barrett, Mark J Foley, Brian Gore, Lewis Isbell, T Daniel Gross, Tomoaki Hinohara: Device and method for suturing tissue. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, November 4, 2008: US07445626 (55 worldwide citation)

Systems for suturing a tissue layer having two sides with a suture be releasably retaining at least a portion of the suture in a stationary position on one side of the tissue layer. The portion of the suture is retrieved through the tissue layer from the opposite side whereby the suture is drawn fro ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, November 23, 2010: US07837696 (52 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, Randy Shen, November 15, 2011: US08057491 (20 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Abbott Laboratories, Workman Nydegger, Randy Shen, December 4, 2012: US08323298 (9 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...