Patent Number: 6,168,611

Title: Suturing needle assemblies and methods of use thereof

Abstract: A suturing needle assembly enables simultaneous passage of suture and introduction of local anesthetic into body tissue. Two suturing needle assembly embodiments are described and methods of using the needle assemblies include cystopexy, cystourethropexy, urethropexy and uteropexy procedures.

Inventors: Rizvi; Syed (Bakersfield, CA)


International Classification: A61B 17/06 (20060101); A61B 17/42 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61B 017/06 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018