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Number: 606/216
Name: Surgery > Instruments > Sutureless closure > Material placed on opposed sides of incision or wound > Means to draw opposed sides of incision into apposition
Description: Subject matter wherein the material placed upon opposed sides of the wound or incision is manually moved or drawn together by a means which forces the edges of said wound or incision into coaptation.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
606/218 Screw, rack and pinion or pawl and racket 39
606/217 Sliding fastener 45

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8679153 Method and apparatus for surgically closing an open abdomen Mar. 25, 2014
8674164 Segmented skin treatment systems and methods Mar. 18, 2014
8663275 Clinical and surgical system and method for moving and stretching plastic tissue Mar. 4, 2014
8657853 Incision closure device and method Feb. 25, 2014
8637726 Shape and pressure adjustable dressing Jan. 28, 2014
8623047 System and method for sealing an incisional wound Jan. 7, 2014
8608776 Reduced-pressure, abdominal treatment systems and methods Dec. 17, 2013
8603139 PFO closing device Dec. 10, 2013
8603161 Attachment device and methods of using the same Dec. 10, 2013
8604266 Shape and pressure adjustable dressing Dec. 10, 2013
8603138 Use of an adhesive to treat intraluminal bleeding Dec. 10, 2013
8592640 Devices and methods for dressing applicators Nov. 26, 2013
8585737 Device for stretching regions of tissue Nov. 19, 2013
8574265 PFO closing device Nov. 5, 2013
8541641 Aid for prevention of wound dehiscence Sep. 24, 2013
8535339 Apparatus and method for suturing Sep. 17, 2013
8535349 Fistula grafts having a deflectable graft body portion Sep. 17, 2013
8518077 System and method for moving and stretching plastic tissue Aug. 27, 2013
8500777 Methods for approximation and fastening of soft tissue Aug. 6, 2013
8480710 Wound closure device including suction step sleeve Jul. 9, 2013
8480692 Device and method for tendon, ligament or soft tissue repair Jul. 9, 2013
8469996 Prosthesis and method for lowering abdominal pressure Jun. 25, 2013
8469997 Wound closure product and method of closing a wound Jun. 25, 2013
8460295 Systems and methods for sternum repair Jun. 11, 2013
RE44297 Tool, a sealing device, a system and a method for closing a wound Jun. 11, 2013
8454652 Releasable tissue anchoring device, methods for using, and methods for making Jun. 4, 2013
8439936 Device and method for tendon, ligament or soft tissue repair May. 14, 2013
8439945 Methods for biopsying tissue May. 14, 2013
8435262 Suture management May. 7, 2013
8430908 Process and instrument for stretching tissue of skin Apr. 30, 2013
8395011 Segmented skin treatment systems and methods Mar. 12, 2013
8389791 Treatment devices and methods with extending elements Mar. 5, 2013
8382794 Balloon insertion apparatus and method of sealing a tissue puncture Feb. 26, 2013
8348945 Welding systems useful for closure of cardiac openings Jan. 8, 2013
8337524 Method and device for closing holes in tissue Dec. 25, 2012
8323313 Surgical incision and closure apparatus with integrated force distribution Dec. 4, 2012
8323312 Closure device Dec. 4, 2012
8313508 Biopsy incision closure device Nov. 20, 2012
8308763 Systems and methods for transeptal cardiac procedures, including separable guidewires Nov. 13, 2012
8287567 Device for securing a cranial limb to the cranial top and for simultaneously closing craniotomy holes, and process for using it Oct. 16, 2012
8246652 Suture with a pointed end and an anchor end and with equally spaced yieldable tissue grasping barbs located at successive axial locations Aug. 21, 2012
8202293 Clip applier and methods of use Jun. 19, 2012
8192461 Methods for facilitating closure of a bodily opening using one or more tacking devices Jun. 5, 2012
8187299 Methods and apparatus for cardiac valve repair May. 29, 2012
8183428 Treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids May. 22, 2012
8168850 Methods for the treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids May. 1, 2012
8157839 Systems and methods for closing a tissue opening Apr. 17, 2012
8147514 Apparatus and method for securing a portion of a body Apr. 3, 2012
8128655 Method for creating a temporary hypobaric wound space in an intentionally left open surgical wound to diagnose substrate losses and prevent exogenous contamination with microorganisms Mar. 6, 2012
8123781 Screen devices and methods for closing tissue separations Feb. 28, 2012

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