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In this way the needle, being close to the assistant needle holder, can be easily grasped by the needle holder. Suture exchange may be effected by taking one suture end and passing it through capture loop 34 and the other end and passing it through capture loop Tyinng disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent. The snare cords 30 and 32 are first formed into the sliding surgeon’s knot as illustrated in FIG.

Device for closing an opening in tissue and method of closing a tissue opening using the device. The guide posts 7476tyint 78 are relatively large and have slightly different shapes, and a first snare cord 80 and a second snare cord 82 are threaded over the guide gying as shown.

A knot tying device as in claim 8wherein the pull end of each snare cord comprises a handle to permit manual grasping thereof. Prior to tightening the suture to draw the tissue surfaces together, the msnual 10 of the present invention will be used to transfer or impart a sliding surgeon’s knot.

Suture based vascular closure apparatus and method incorporating a pre-tied knot. The etuicon end of the snare cord can be unmodified, i. Knot-tying and suturing technique in laparoscopic surgery.

Intracorporeal Knot-Tying and Suturing Techniques in Laparoscopic Surgery: Technical Details

Therapeutic laparoscopic suturing techniques. Usually, for the sliding surgeon’s knot shown in FIGS.


A method for tying a first suture end and a second suture end into a knot, said method comprising:. The knot K is tightened ethiconn pulling on the first suture end and then advanced by pushing it downwardly mabual the first suture endtypically using a knot pusher or other equivalent device.

The second snare cord 32 is then drawn through the knotting guide 12 by pulling on the handle 40 until the second suture end also emerges from said guide.

A knot tying device comprising:. What is claimed is: Most simply, they can be used to transfer a knot into suture which has been manually placed to close manuao tissue surfaces. Method and apparatus for attaching connective tissues to bone using a cortical bone anchoring device. At least some of these objectives will be met by the invention described hereinafter. The knotting guide 70 has knof surface 72 with three axially spaced-apart guide posts 7476and A variety of knot tying apparatus have been proposed for use in instances where the surgeon does not have direct access, such as laparoscopic and other minimally invasive procedures.

A method as in claim 21wherein the pulling steps both comprise drawing the snare cord tyibg a knotting guide which holds the first snare cord and the second snare cord in a loose knot pattern prior to the pulling steps.

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Among those, in our opinion, one in particular is of simple and quick use: The knots performed laparoscopically must be as safe as the traditionally performed ones. To do so, it is advisable to insert the suture by introducing the rod of the needle mnot into the loop and keeping the tyinf between the morsels of the needle holder at approximately 2 or 3 mm from the needle Figure 4 a.

Free suture end will then pass through a lower segment of the shaft while suture end passes out a side of the guideas best shown in FIG. In this way, the knot pattern which was initially embodied in the snare cords is transferred to the suture ends.


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 transferred to the free suture ends by pulling ethkcon ends through the knotting guide. Intracorporeal suturing and knot-tying in laparoscopic surgery require great tyjng dexterity; these techniques must absolutely be mastered by every surgeon who is interested in pursuing the minimally invasive approach.

To avoid this loop getting loose during its passage through the knoh, it is advisable, in this case, also, to introduce the suture inserting the rod of the needle holder into the loop, as has been previously illustrated.

Intracorporeal Knot-Tying and Suturing Techniques in Laparoscopic Surgery: Technical Details

The present invention relates generally to medical apparatus and methods. McGraw Hill, New York. Knotless suture anchoring device having deforming section to accommodate sutures of various diameters. Fundamental elements are the easiness and rapidity of execution, the tightness of the knot and its possibility of reproduction.

Please review our privacy policy. A method as in claim 16wherein the single length of suture passes between a prosthetic device and tissue. 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.

The fastest and easiest method, in our opinion, consists in holding the needle with its concavity bent downwards Figure 1 a or, better still, toward the operating surgeon Figure 1 b. Referring to now FIGS.