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Juergen Andrew Kortenbach, Robert Sixto Jr, Michael Sean McBrayer: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Symbiosis Corporation, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, September 29, 1998: US05814054 (253 worldwide citation)

An automatic suturing instrument generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly, a flexible tubular member, a control wire, and an end effector assembly. The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector-assembly is coupled to the distal end of each of the tubular mem ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Sixto Robert Jr, Mcbrayer Michael Sean: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, September 22, 1999: EP0942686-A1

An automatic suturing instrument (10) generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly (12), a flexible tubular member (14), a control wire (18), and an end effector assembly (20). The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector assembly is coupled to the distal end o ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Sixto Robert Jr, Mcbrayer Michael Sean: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Symbiosis Corporation, GORDON David P, March 26, 1998: WO/1998/011829

An automatic suturing instrument (10) generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly (12), a flexible tubular member (14), a control wire (18), and an end effector assembly (20). The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector assembly is coupled to the distal end o ...