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Michael Bregen, Brian H Luscombe: Surgical clip having hole therein and method of anchoring suture. Ethicon, December 15, 1992: US05171251 (345 worldwide citation)

A method of clamping suture strand by applying heat and compressive force to a polymeric surgical clip having first and second opposed leg members so as to clamp the suture strand between the opposed inner clamping surfaces of the first and second leg members; a surgical clip defined by first and se ...


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Michael Bregen, Brian H Luscombe: Endoscopic suture clip applying device with heater. Ethicon, Matthew S Goodwin, April 26, 1994: US05306280 (243 worldwide citation)

A method of clamping suture strand by applying heat and compressive force to a polymeric surgical clip having first and second opposed leg members so as to clamp the suture strand between the opposed inner clamping surfaces of the first and second leg members; a surgical clip defined by first and se ...