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Sean Christopher Daniel, Brian S Donlon, Michi E Garrison, Hanson S Gifford III, Daniel C Rosenman, William S Peters, Robert L Lathrop II, George Crothall, James B Mullin, Gerald R Anderson, Wiley A Kittrell: Endoscopic suturing devices and methods. Heartport, Jeffry J Grainger, Jens E Hoekendijk, January 19, 1999: US05860992 (282 worldwide citation)

The invention provides devices and methods for suture placement while performing less invasive surgical procedures within a body cavity. In an exemplary embodiment, the invention provides for the placement of sutures within the heart or a great vessel that is accessed from outside the closed chest. ...


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John C Meade, Jerry R Griffiths, Francis J DiFrancesco, Richard Clark: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing. EndoEvolution, Crawford Maunu PLLC, May 9, 2017: US09642613 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...


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John C Meade, Jerry R Griffiths, Francis J DiFrancesco, Richard Clark: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing. EndoEvolution, Crawford Maunu PLLC, May 9, 2017: US09642614 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...


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John C Meade, Jerry R Griffiths, Francis J DiFrancesco, Richard Clark: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing. ENDOEVOLUTION, Crawford Maunu PLLC, March 21, 2017: US09597071 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...


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Daniel S Christopher, Donlon Brian S, Garrison Michi E, Gifford Hansen S Iii, Rosenman Daniel C, Peters William S, Lathrop Robert L Ii, Crothall George, Mullin James B, Anderson Gerald R, Kittrell Wiley A: Endoscopic suturing devices and methods. Heartport, HESLIN James M, August 7, 1997: WO/1997/027807 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention provides devices and methods for suture placement while performing less invasive surgical procedures within a body cavity. In an exemplary embodiment, the invention provides for the placement of sutures (24) within the heart (H) or a great vessel that is accessed from outside the close ...


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John C Meade, Jerry R Griffiths, Francis J DiFrancesco, Richard Clark: Apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing. EndoEvolution, Crawford Maunu PLLC, April 10, 2018: US09936944

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...


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Gerald I Brecher, John C Meade, John Aho, Roger Baske, James H Bleck, John F Carlson, Thomas Eagan, Michael J Helander, James W Murray, Ashley Perkins, Wayne A Shakal, Jonathan Towle: Devices and methods for minimally invasive suturing. EndoEvolution, Crawford Maunu PLLC, October 3, 2017: US09775600

Devices and methods for minimally invasive suturing are disclosed. One suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes a proximal section a distal end, and an intermediate region therebetween. The device includes a suture head assembly having a suturing needle with a pointed end and a secon ...


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Axel Krieger, Peter Kim, Chris Wilson, Stephen Abellera: Anastomosis clipping tool with half-loop clip. Children s National Medical Center, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, November 21, 2017: US09820744

A tool to fasten tissue or to fasten a prosthetic to tissue includes a gripper to hold one or more tissue portions, a needle, an actuator to drive the needle, a fastener cartridge to store one or more tissue fasteners, a holder cartridge to store one or more holders, and a holder applier to secure o ...


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APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SUTURING. March 16, 2017: US20170071598-A1

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...


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APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SUTURING. April 20, 2017: US20170105719-A1

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a ...