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Sker J de Salis, Christian Klaiber: Surgical instrument. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, December 10, 1991: US05071430 (550 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is disclosed for ablation of organs or parts of organs or for generally cutting and applying surgical clips to the organ or body tissue. The instrument includes an elongated body having a pair of pincer jaws connected to the distal end, one jaw being fixed, and the other jaw be ...


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John O Hayhurst: Suture clip. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, January 7, 1992: US05078731 (456 worldwide citation)

Eliminates the need for tying knots in sutures. The clip (20) is slidable in an open position along sutures (12) that extend from a suturing site. With the clip (20) at the suturing site, the sutures (12) are tensed and the clip is forced into a closed position that fixes the position of the clip (2 ...


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Kenneth E Toso, Michael S Kolesa: Suture clip. United States Surgical Corporation, February 1, 1994: US05282832 (363 worldwide citation)

A suture fastening device which includes a first member having a base and two resilient elongated legs extending from the base. The legs are provided with barbs for snap fit engagement with an aperture in a second member, i.e., a retainer. The suture is held in serpentine fashion by positioning the ...


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Irving A Speelman: Suture clip. Propper Manufacturing Co, March 19, 1985: US04505274 (274 worldwide citation)

A one-piece suture clip, for holding the edges of a wound together, is constructed from a continuous metal strip formed into a pair of coacting arms adjacent a central bending region. Each arm includes a sharp projection for grasping the skin adjacent the wound and a pair of reinforced tabs. The tab ...


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Melvin E Levinson, Russell C Flugrad, Michael J Drost, Edward W Kalat: Shaped suture clip, appliance and method therefor. Scion International, Robert C Kain Jr, December 26, 2000: US06165204 (249 worldwide citation)

The suture clip includes a pair of plates joined together at one end to form a vertex having an acute angle. Each plate, at its remote terminal end, defines an inwardly facing hook. The hook end members establish a clip mouth slightly larger than the diameter of the suture thread such that when the ...


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Chao C Chen, William Zwaskis, Mark Ortiz: Endoscopic suture clip. Ethicon, Matthew S Goodwin, November 3, 1992: US05160339 (246 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical clip having first and second leg members joined at their proximal ends by resilient hinge means and terminating at their distal ends in latch means. Each leg member has an outer surface and a clamping inner surface. The outer surface of each leg member is configured to be accept ...


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Dennis D Jamiolkowski, Shawn T Huxel, Daniel C Rosenman: Suture clip suitable for use on monofilament sutures. Ethicon, Hal Brent Woodrow, October 28, 1997: US05681351 (241 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a suture clip for attachment to at least one suture comprising a suture clip body having a central longitudinal axis, a proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, an outer surface and a proximal surface, wherein the inner surface forms a passage that is substantiall ...


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Michael Bregen, Brian H Luscombe: Endoscopic suture clip applying device with heater. Ethicon, Matthew S Goodwin, April 26, 1994: US05306280 (240 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 S Kolesa, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Henry Bolanos: Suture clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, July 8, 1997: US05645553 (221 worldwide citation)

A suture fastening device which includes a first member having a base and first and second legs projecting in a lengthwise direction along the base. The legs are parallel to each other and are resiliently biased toward a spaced apart position in relation to each other. A second member is provided an ...


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Michael S Kolesa, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Henry Bolanos: Suture clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, October 31, 1995: US05462558 (215 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying a suture clip to a suture includes (a) an endoscopic portion having at least one slot to position a suture transversely to the longitudinal axis of the endoscopic portion, a camming surface for closing a clip onto a suture positioned within the suture receiving means, a pus ...



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