Abstract: A needle assembly comprises a shaft with two opposite tissue piercing ends. The assembly includes a shuttle which is moveable relative to the shaft between the two ends. The shuttle comprises means to secure a suture to the shuttle member.
November 13, 2009
Date of Patent:
August 20, 2013
Aesthetic Devices Pty Limited
Paul Gilson, Geoffrey H. White, Jassim Daood
Abstract: A surgical needle (10) that has two skin penetrating tips 14a and (14b) and an elongate single eye (15) that extends along a majority of the length of the needle. The needle is used to introduce and advance a surgical device (30) subcutaneously.