Deep suturer

Instrument für tiefe Nähte

Instrument pour sutures profondes

Abstract

The present invention provides a deep suturer suitable for suturing a deep portion and a narrow portion which are difficult to be applied by a normal direct hand operation such as transoral operation. The suturer comprises an end needle-holding portion (B) for holding a suture needle, a holder portion (A) for operating said end needle-holding portion (B) and a connection portion (C) for operatively connecting said end needle-holding portion (B) and said holder portion (A), wherein said end needle-holding portion (B) is provided with a disk head (4) which is rotated integral with a needle-holding portion (5), said holder portion (A) is provided with a handle (2), and said connection portion (C) is provided with a rod (7) having one end connected to said handle (2) through a connecting mechanism (18) and the other end connected to said disk head (4) through a link (20), said rod (7) being axially slidably inserted by means of a spring force.

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