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Laparoscopy, Manuap suture, Suturing techniques, Intracorporeal knots, Continuous suture, Preformed loops. A knot tying device comprising:. No such automatic pulling mechanisms, however, are illustrated in the present application.

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By capturing free suture ends into capture loops 90 and 92 on the first and second snare cords 80 and 82respectively, the square knot can be transferred into the suture ends by pulling on handles 94 and 96 ethickn, either simultaneously or sequentially. Usually, the removable cover is hinged so that it can be selectively opened and closed over the base.

A knot tying device as in claim 2wherein the knotting guide further comprises pins between the base and the cover, wherein the snare cords are arranged about the pins in the loose knot pattern. The knotting guide 70 can be adapted to carrying multiple pairs of snare cords, tyign illustrated in FIG.

To avoid causing any damage to the abdominal organs, it is important that the two instruments remain under the optic of the laparoscope, while the surgeon knog the knot. Spinal disc annulus reconstruction method and deformable spinal disc annulus stent.

End loops and are used to capture suture ends and Operation of the knotting guide will be the same as that described in the previous embodiments so that, once suture ends and have been snared, and the snare cords and drawn through the guide, a knot FIG. The ability to distinguish among the snare cords can be provided by using different colors, different handle shapes, or the like, as part of the snare cord itself.

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After the snare cords 30 and 32 have been pulled and the suture exchanged, the surgeon’s knot 50 illustrated in FIG. In this way the needle, being close to the assistant needle holder, can be easily grasped by the needle holder. It is, therefore, also possible to measure the length of the final part of the suture, which can also be used as a retraction or a suspension point.

Any structure which meets these objectives will be useful in the knotting guide of the present invention.

Adequate experience is reached by practicing for a long time on the simulator, before performing any operation in which these techniques are necessary. Often, however, it will be desirable to be able to distinguish between the two snare cords or between multiple pairs of snare cords in certain embodiments as described in detail below.

A kit comprising a knot tying device as in claim 1and a package, wherein the device is sterile and contained in the package. In this way, the knot is not going to get loose or tied during its passage through the trocar, since the knot is fixed on the suture thread and is tied only when one pulls the distal end of the suture.

Usually, the surgical suture loop 50 and the knot will have been previously placed in a target suture site, as discussed above. In the mmanual of a continuous suture, the thread should be 15 cm long, thus allowing the surgeon a way to accomplish the final knot. This process generates a new loop in the already existing one, which is tied guiding fying needle holder through the loop and applying countertraction between the needle holder and the assistant needle holder.

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

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 Instructions are provided to pull the two snare cords in the desired sequence to effect the knot transfer into the suture. 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 pair on top is desirable or necessary since the knot will usually need to be removed prior to the next use of the knotting device.

Preferred cord materials include polyester, nylon, and polypropylene. A knot tying device as in claim 1wherein the capture end of each snare cord ethocon a loop for receiving a suture end therethrough.

Referring to now FIGS. Usually, for the sliding surgeon’s knot shown in FIGS. A particularly preferred use of the present invention will be to tie the free ends of a length of suture which has been placed to close a penetration in a blood vessel located at the end of a tissue tract.

A knotting device as in claim 28wherein the knotting guide comprises:. Therefore, the above description should not be taken as limiting the tyingg of the invention which is defined by the appended claims.

Methods and devices for attaching connective tissues to bone using a knotless suture anchoring device. It is also possible, as in the first case described above, to insert the needle holder inside the loop in order to spare a phase in performing the initial knot of the suture: It will also be possible to provide automatic mechanisms for pulling the tyung cords through the knotting guide, in which cases the pull knnot may be fastened or coupled to an automatic pulling mechanism.

This generates a new loop d, through which the distal end of the suture a is pushed Figure 6 c.