|Publication number||US1037864 A|
|Publication date||Sep 10, 1912|
|Filing date||Apr 20, 1911|
|Priority date||Apr 20, 1911|
|Publication number||US 1037864 A, US 1037864A, US-A-1037864, US1037864 A, US1037864A|
|Inventors||John C Carlson, Oliver G Saxton|
|Original Assignee||John C Carlson, Oliver G Saxton|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (115), Classifications (3) |
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
US 1037864 A
J. G. GARLSON & O. G. SAXTON.
SURGICAL NEEDLE HOLDER.
APPLICATION FILED APB..20, 1911.
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Patented Sept. 10, 1912.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
JOHN C. CARLSON AND OLIVER. G. SAXTON, OF EATON, COLORADO.
T 0 all whom it may concern:
Be it known that we, JOHN C. CARLsoN and OLIVER G. SAxToN, citizens of the United States, residing at Eaton, in the county of Weld, State of Colorado, have invented a new and useful Surgical-Needle Holder, of which the following is aspecification.
This invention relates to surgery, and more especially to needle holders; and the object of the invention is to produce a suture instrument of the scissors type whereby, in the act of inserting the suture in the flesh, the needle is automatically transferred from one jaw of the instrument to the other. This object is accomplished by the construction hereinafter more fully described and claimed, and shown in the drawings where- Figure 1 is a side elevation of this instrument ready for use, the needle being held in one jaw and in position ready for insertion through the flesh. Fig. 2 is a side elevation of the jaw end of the instrument showing the needle after it has been transferred. Figs. 3 and 4 are sectional views on the line A--B and C-D respectively of- Fig. 2.
In the drawings the reference numerals 1 and 2 designate a pair of primary handles crossing each other and pivoted together at the point 3, and at indicates a secondary handle member or lever which may well be mounted movably on the same pivot 3 and whose body lies along that of one of the main handles as 2. The main handle 1 has its extremity upturned in a aw 5 of a shape best seen in Fig. 4, and through this aw is formed a transverse slot 6 into which lies the thread T that of course passes through the eye I of the needle N when the eye end of the needle stands in this jaw as seen in Fig. 1. The extremity of the other main handle 2 is provided with a jaw 7 which is of a size and shape and proper disposition to receive the tip of the needle when the jaws are brought together as best seen in Fig. 3. Through one side of this aw 7 passes a latch 8 which is carried by the outer end of the supplemental handle 4, the tip of the latch being so disposed that it will normally engage a notch. or cavity G that is formed in the needle end near its point P as best seen in Fig. 1.
When this instrument is to be used, the needle is threaded and inserted into the jaw 5 as seen in Fig. 1, the surgeon takes the in- Specification of Letters Patent.
Application filed April 20, 1911.
Patented Sept. 10,1912.
Serial No. 622,317.
strument in his hand with his fingers through the eyes of the handles like a pair of scissors, and the stitch is made through the flesh. The handles are then pressed toward each other which of course causes the P enters the aw 7 when the cavity C comes under the tip of the latch 8 andthe needle is caughtcin this upper Thereafter when the handles are spread apart and the jaws are given a corresponding movement, the lower jaw 5 drops away from the eye end of the needle, leaving the latter suspended in the upper jaw as seen in Fig. 2 and the suture in place through the flesh. It is obvious that this operation can be performed in difiicult and in somewhat inaccessible places where the surgeon could not or would prefer not to attempt to'insert his hand. To release the needle from the upper jaw, the eye end of the secondary or supplemental handle 4 is moved in the proper direction to withdraw the latch 8 a trifle so that the latter releases the cavity C in the needle. To permit this to take place we prefer that the latch be projected obliquely through the side of the jaw 7 as best seen in Fig. 3 and as in dicated in Fig. 1, so that a slight downward movement of the eye at the handle end of the supplemental handle t will cause the latch to move upward and outward as the body of this member springs a little, and the needle is thereby quickly released and ready for renewed operation.
What is claimed is:
1. A surgical needle holder of the scissors type comprising a pair of handle members crossed and pivoted to each other where they cross and having their front ends bent into jaws directed toward each other, one jaw having a transverse slot for the passage of the suture, a supplemental handle movably attached to the other main handle, and a latch carried by the supplemental handle and adapted to engage the needle near its point when the latter is introduced into this aw. J 2. The combination with a needle having a cavity near its point and an eye near its opposite end, and a suture passing through said eye; of a needle holder of the scissors type whereof the pivoted members have jaws in their extremities directed toward each other, one jaw being slotted for the passage of said suture, and a third handle aws to approach each other, and in so doing the needle N is moved upward until its point member mounted on the pivot which connects the other two and having a latch at its front end projected into one side of that jaw which receives the tip of the needle.
8. A surgical needle holder comprising pivotally connected primary levers, one of which is provided wit-h needle-receiving means; and a secondary lever pivoted upon the other primary lever and adapted to engage directly with the needle, to hold the needle during the withdrawal of the same from the needle-receiving means, the sec ondary lever constituting the sole movable element upon that primary lever to which the secondary lever is pivoted.
4. A surgical needle holder comprising primary levers, one of which is provided with needle-receiving means; a secondary lever adapted to engage directly with the needle, to hold the needle during the withdrawal of the same from the needle-receivingmeans; and a single pivot connecting all of the levers.
In testimony that we claim the foregoing as our own, we have hereto aflixed our signatures in the presence: of two witnesses.
JOHN o. GARLSON. OLIVER e. SAXTON.
MAURICE C. MoIN'rosH, DANIEL R. KI'N'NEY.
Copies of this patent may be obtained for five cents each, by addressing the Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D. G.
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