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Bernard H Andreas, James W Vetter: Device and method for suturing tissue. Perclose, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 14, 2000: US06036699 (340 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides medical devices and methods for: suturing tissue by proximally drawing sutures through a tissue layer in the proximity of an aperture; suturing vascular tissue while maintaining adequate perfusion or hemostasis, or both; anastomosing a graft to an aperture in a vessel ...


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Anthony A Nobles: Device and method for suturing tissue adjacent to a blood vessel. NR Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 13, 1998: US05820631 (264 worldwide citation)

A suturing device comprises a rod with a spring needle attached to an insertion end thereof. The spring needle is housed inside of an outer guide tube for insertion into an opening in biological tissue to be sutured. After the spring needle is deployed from the outer guide tube, the rod and hence th ...


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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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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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Andreas Bernard H, Vetter James W: Device and method for suturing tissue. Perclose, Andreas Bernard H, Vetter James W, June 28, 2000: EP1011473-A1

The present invention provides medical devices and methods for suturing tissue by proximally drawing sutures (138) through a tissue layer (30) in the proximity of an aperture (fig. 20); suturing vascular tissue while maintaining adequate perfusion or hemostasis, or both; anastomosing a graft (114) t ...


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Enrique J Klein, T Daniel Gross, Tomoaki Hinohara, James W Vetter: Device and method for suturing tissue. Steven F Weinstock, Abbott Laboratories, September 23, 2004: US20040186487-A1

Systems 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 opposite side whereby the suture is drawn fro ...


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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. T Gene Dillahunty, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, July 18, 2002: US20020095164-A1

Systems 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 opposite side whereby the suture is drawn fro ...


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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. Robert Deberardine, Abbott Laboratories, August 4, 2005: US20050171561-A1

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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Andreas Bernard H, Vetter James W: Device and method for suturing tissue. Perclose, Andreas Bernard H, Vetter James W, HESLIN James M, October 1, 1998: WO/1998/042262

The present invention provides medical devices and methods for suturing tissue by proximally drawing sutures (138) through a tissue layer (30) in the proximity of an aperture (fig. 20); suturing vascular tissue while maintaining adequate perfusion or hemostasis, or both; anastomosing a graft (114) t ...