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1. (CA3013068) DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SUTURE PLACEMENT

Office : Canada
Application Number: 3013068 Application Date:
Publication Number: 3013068 Publication Date: 10.08.2017
Publication Kind : A1
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:PCTUS2016063304 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/06
A61B 17/062
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04
for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04
for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
06
Needles; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
03
for closing wounds, or holding wounds closed, e.g. surgical staples; Accessories for use therewith
04
for suturing wounds; Holders or packages for needles or suture materials
062
Needle manipulators
Applicants: DURA TAP LLC
Inventors:
Priority Data: 62/291,602 05.02.2016 US
Title: (EN) DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SUTURE PLACEMENT
(FR) DISPOSITIFS ET PROCEDES POUR PLACEMENT DE SUTURE
Abstract: front page image
(EN) A suturing device includes an elongate body, an actuator, and a curved needle holder. The elongate body includes a distal end portion extending along a longitudinal axis. The actuator is operable between a first operating position and a second operating position. The curved needle holder extends away from the distal end portion or is provided as part of the distal end portion of the elongate body. The curved needle holder includes a distal end section having a distal-most tip, and defines a curved needle passage and a distal opening adjacent the distal-most tip. A distance measured parallel with the longitudinal axis between where the curved needle holder begins to curve away from the longitudinal axis to either where the elongate body begins to curve away from the longitudinal axis or where the elongate body connects with a handle can be between about 10 cm to about 20 cm. Also, the distal-most tip can be offset from the longitudinal axis in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal axis an offset distance less than about 7 mm.


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AU2016391961CN108601588KR1020180108661EP3410950US20190008506WO/2017/136026