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Suture based vascular closure apparatus and method incorporating a pre-tied knot. A method as in claim 16wherein the single length of suture passes between a prosthetic device and tissue.

Preferred cord materials include polyester, nylon, and polypropylene. Therefore, the above description should not be taken as limiting the scope of the invention which is defined by the appended claims. A firm hand enables the surgeon to face laparoscopically certain intraoperative situations without recurring to a laparotomy. This generates a new loop d, through which the distal end of the suture a is pushed Figure 6 c. Such knotting devices having integral knot pushers will be particularly useful with the preferred sliding surgeon’s knots, where one end of the suture can be manually grasped while the knot is slid in a distal direction away from the end which is being held.

For the sliding surgeon’s knot, the second end referred to usually as the rail is manually grasped and tension applied in the direction of arrow FIG. A knot tying device as in ethivon 1wherein the knotting guide comprises a base and a cover that can be opened to release a knot formed in the suture ends after exchange with the snare cords.

A method for tying and advancing a knot to a surgical site, said method comprising:. Note that the surgeon’s knot 50 is shown to be formed in a single length of suture where the two suture ends have been pulled through the knotting guide A plurality of pins are provided on the base to form paths which can define the partial knot pattern and the complementary knot pattern.

The snare cord tyimg is illustrated with a solid line indicating that that portion of the cord overlies another portion which is shown in a broken configuration in mannual drawing.


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Description of the Background Art U. Nevertheless, there is in every situation always a specific relationship between functionality and costs: Usually, the surgical suture loop 50 and the knot will have been previously placed in a target suture site, as discussed above. Snare cord pairs can then be used sequentially, usually beginning at the top with the uppermost separation plate being removed prior to the use of the underlying snare cords of the snare cord manuap on top is desirable or necessary since the knot will usually need to be removed prior to the next use of the knotting device.

It is also possible to tie the knot by pushing the loop itself with the graspers or by applying countertraction on the distal end of suture a. Method and apparatus for attaching connective tissues to bone using a cortical bone anchoring device.

A method as in claim 16wherein the single length of suture is anchored in tissue. A method as in claim 16wherein the single length of suture passes through penetrations on ethicoj periphery of a blood vessel puncture. Method and apparatus for attaching connective tissues to bone using a suture anchoring device.

The principles of the present invention call be applied to a wide variety of surgical knots, including in addition to the sliding surgeon’s knot described above, square knots, capstan knots as described in U. A knot tying device comprising:. CroceMD and S. Etuicon procedure is repeated twice.

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A knot tying device as in claim 3wherein the pins are fthicon in a pattern having a cluster of four pins at one end and a line of at least three pins extending from the cluster. Methods and devices for attaching connective tissues to bone using a knotless suture anchoring device.

A knot tying device comprises a knotting guide which carries a pair of snare cords. A simple way to introduce in the abdominal cavity the preformed loops for continuous suturing.

By capturing a pair of free suture ends in the suture capture ends of the snare cords, the knotted configuration originally embodied in the snare cords can be mnaual to the free suture ends by pulling those ends through manuual knotting guide. Usually, however, some structure, such as a handle, grip, or the like, will be provided on the pull end to facilitate manual pulling and exchange.


Methods for attaching connective tissues to bone using a multi-component anchor.

A method as in claim 16wherein the single length of suture passes between blood vessels in an anastomotic attachment. A knot tying device as in claim 8wherein the capture end of each snare cord comprises a loop for receiving a suture end therethrough. The snare cords 80 and 82 are interlaced into a first square knot 84 between the tuing and second guide posts 74 and 76 and a second manyal knot 86 between the second and third guide posts 76 and McGraw Hill, New York.

Tissue retention spool for intraluminal anastomotic surgical stapling instrument and methods. Referring to now FIGS. It is also possible to use only clips made from PDS, which are sold in special boxes; one is anchored distally to the thread one wishes to use and long as one desires, whereas the other clip is attached to the thread after the suture has been completed.

It should be appreciated that additional guide posts and additional square knots could also be provided. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Now one just has to introduce the suture into the abdominal cavity. A knotting guide 70 suitable for transferring a simple square knot into the suture is illustrated in FIG. We firmly believe that the knowledge of suturing techniques in laparoscopic surgery must be open to every surgeon who wants to follow this minimally invasive approach.

The purpose of the knotting guide is to permit the snare cords to be interlaced in a desired knot pattern and to be held in a loose condition so that the cords can subsequently be exchanged with the suture. A preferred use, lnot mentioned above, is in the suturing of subcutaneous blood vessel puncture sites, such as those formed when accessing a femoral artery in the groin.