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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly and method. Owen M Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, March 7, 1989: US04809695 (744 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...


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Zinon C Possis: Heart valve prosthesis and suturing assembly and method of implanting a heart valve prosthesis in a heart. St Jude Medical, L Paul Burd, William A Braddock, Richard O Bartz, December 21, 1976: US03997923 (190 worldwide citation)

A heart valve prosthesis removably mounted on a suturing assembly. The suturing assembly has an annular sleeve carrying a fabric collar. Sutures secure the collar to heart tissue. The heart valve has a base that is removably mounted on the annular sleeve. The suturing assembly is initially secured t ...


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Disamodha C Amarasinghe: Suturing assembly and method. Griffin Branigan & Butler, November 19, 1985: US04553543 (173 worldwide citation)

A slotted, partially-flared, cylindrically shaped core 12 is mounted inside a tubularly-shaped sleeve 20 with a flared end portion 16 extending out the end of the sleeve 20. A flexible needle 24, which is longer than either the core or the sleeve, is held in each of the core slots 18 by the sleeve, ...


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Bryan T Burney, Michael E Miller: Suturing assembly and method of use. Baker & Daniels, January 4, 2000: US06010514 (67 worldwide citation)

A suturing assembly is provided which includes a cannula with first and second ends. A first portion adjacent the first end defines a proximal lumen for slidably receiving a needle, a first bend and a needle exit aperture at the first bend in communication with the proximal lumen. The first lumen an ...


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Kent C B Stalker, Bruce M Wilson: Wound closure assembly and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, October 26, 1999: US05972005 (62 worldwide citation)

A wound suturing assembly and method of use employing elastically precurved suture needles for piercing a patient's tissue to suture closed a wound. The needles are ejected out of the assembly and whereupon they assume a pre-curved shape and in the process curve back to pierce the tissue a second ti ...


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Sidney Sontag: Suturing assembly and method. Connolly & Hutz, January 19, 1993: US05180385 (39 worldwide citation)

A surgical suturing assembly and method of suturing are provided. The suturing assembly comprises a surgical needle having a hump or arch within a casing or sheath having an aperture, wherein the hump or arch of the needle protrudes through the casing aperture. A suture is attached to the needle, ca ...


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Kent C B Stalker, Bruce M Wilson: Wound closure assembly and method of use. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, June 13, 2000: US06074404 (14 worldwide citation)

A wound suturing assembly and method of use employing elastically precurved suture needles for piercing a patient's tissue to suture closed a wound. The needles are ejected out of the assembly and whereupon they assume a pre-curved shape and in the process curve back to pierce the tissue a second ti ...


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Sidney Sontag: Suturing assembly and method. Connolly and Hutz, August 17, 1993: US05236443 (11 worldwide citation)

A surgical suturing assembly and method of suturing are provided. The suturing assembly comprises a surgical needle having a pin within a casing or sheath having an aperture, wherein the pin of the needle is within the casing aperture. A suture is attached to the needle, casing or both. In use, a su ...


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Ygal Zucker, Einat Duvdevany Fabian, Nir Altman: Suturing assembly and method. EasyLap, Dekel Patent, David Klein, December 10, 2013: US08603112

A suturing assembly including a first puncture element including a sharp distal end for puncturing tissue, a second puncture element including a sharp distal end for puncturing tissue, the distal ends of the first and second puncture elements being spaced from each other by a gap, suture thread disp ...


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