Global patent index - EP 0959779 A4

EP 0959779 A4 2000-01-19 - SUTURE COLLET

Title (en)

SUTURE COLLET

Title (de)

HALTERING FÜR NÄHNADEL

Title (fr)

BAGUE DE SUTURE

Publication

EP 0959779 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97908701 A

Priority

  • US 9702808 W
  • US 60576796 A
  • US 78312697 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9730639A1] A suture securing device (10) includes an outer member (12) with a suture receiving passage (16) and an inner member (14) configured for progressive insertion within the suture receiving passage (16), and engagement with the outer member (12) in any one of a plurality of locked positions to secure a suture between the inner member and the outer member. The suture receiving passage includes a threaded portion (36) and the inner member includes a ridge (22) for progressive engagement with threads of the threaded portion. A suture securing cartridge (80) includes a sleeve (82) having an axial bore (94) with the outer member (12) disposed in the bore (94) at a distal end of the sleeve (82), the inner member (14) disposed in the bore proximally of the outer member, and a carrier (84) which engages the inner member (14) to align the inner member with the suture receiving passage (16).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/0487 (2013.01); A61B 17/0485 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0424 (2013.01); A61B 2017/045 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0453 (2013.01); A61B 2017/0488 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE DE ES FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9730639 A1 19970828; AU 2054297 A 19970910; AU 716132 B2 20000217; BR 9707866 A 19990727; CA 2245641 A1 19970828; EP 0959779 A1 19991201; EP 0959779 A4 20000119; JP 2001502190 A 20010220

INPADOC legal status

2007-10-17 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070413

2007-01-03 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20061130

2000-01-19 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 19991202

2000-01-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE DE ES FR GB IT NL

1999-12-01 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19980825

1999-12-01 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE DE ES FR GB IT NL