Pre-loaded needle assembly

  • US 6,554,760 B2
  • Filed: 10/24/2001
  • Issued: 04/29/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/25/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. For implanting therapeutic elements, a needle assembly comprising a cannula having a wall and a sharpened distal end, a line of elements in the cannula extending rearward from the distal end, yieldable means, including a plug, for positioning an element more proximate the distal end a predetermined distance from the distal end, and a stylet reciprocable in the cannula and having a distal end engaging an end of the line of elements more remote from the distal end of the cannula.

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