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1. (WO2017039677) IMPROVED END EFFECTOR FOR WOUND CLOSURE DEVICE
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Pub. No.: WO/2017/039677 International Application No.: PCT/US2015/048460
Publication Date: 09.03.2017 International Filing Date: 04.09.2015
IPC:
A61B 17/06 (2006.01)
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
Applicants:
ETHICON, INC. [US/US]; U.S. Route 22 Somerville, New Jersey 08876, US
Inventors:
PERKINS, Jason T.; US
NAWROCKI, Jesse; US
HUFF, Jason; US
LINDH, David C., Sr.; US
Agent:
PLANTZ, Bernard F.; US
Priority Data:
Title (EN) IMPROVED END EFFECTOR FOR WOUND CLOSURE DEVICE
(FR) EFFECTEUR D'EXTRÉMITÉ AMÉLIORÉ POUR DISPOSITIF DE FERMETURE DE PLAIE
Abstract:
(EN) A suture device including an improved welded fixation device at its distal end, to provide improved holding strength during and after implantation of the suture in tissue. The welded fixation device can be a composite fixation tab which comprises a first layer and a second layer welded to the first layer.
(FR) Dispositif de suture comprenant, à son extrémité distale, un dispositif de fixation soudé amélioré, et offrant une force de maintien améliorée pendant et après l'implantation de la suture dans le tissu. Le dispositif de fixation soudé peut être une languette de fixation composite qui comporte une première couche et une deuxième couche soudée à la première couche.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)