Instrument for use in obstructing the vas deferens

  • US 4,576,161 A
  • Filed: 03/22/1984
  • Issued: 03/18/1986
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/22/1984
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An instrument for use in performing a vasectomy comprising:

  • a pair of clamp members; and

    means coupled to the clamp members for moving the same into and out of positions adjacent to each other, said clamp members having means defining an elongated space when the clamp members are in said positions, said space having a shape adapted to receive and to confine an elongated portion of the scrotum containing the vas deferens, one of the clamp members having means for guiding a hypodermic needle into and longitudinally of the space and into the scrotum portion and the vas deferens when the scrotum portion is in the space.

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