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InBae Yoon: Suture devices particularly useful in endoscopic surgery and methods of suturing. October 1, 1991: US05053047 (447 worldwide citation)

Suture devices, particularly useful in endoscopic surgery, include a suture device made of bioabsorbable material having an elongate body member with a sharp distal end for penetrating tissue and means for locking the suture device in tissue to prevent forward and rearward movement and a suture devi ...


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InBae Yoon, Samuel C Yoon: Suture devices particularly useful in endoscopic surgery and methods of suturing. InBae Yoon, Epstein Edell & Retzer, June 12, 1990: US04932962 (168 worldwide citation)

Suture devices, primarily for use in endoscopic surgery, include a suture needle made of bioabsorbable material for pulling a length of suture material through bodily tissue allowing the suture needle to be inadvertently or intentionally left in the tissue, and a suture needle having a length of sut ...