04041952 is referenced by 388 patents and cites 6 patents.

An electrosurgical forceps including a switching member disposed on only one tine thereof where the switching member may be disposed on the outside of the tine to permit operation thereof independent of the closing of the forceps or where the switching member is disposed on the inside of the tine such that the electrical contacts thereof are provided with an electrically insulative covering. There are also provided unique circuit paths on the tines whereby the forceps may be operated in either a monopolar mode with or without switching or a bipolar mode with or without switching. Also disclosed is a spacer for separating the tines and a removable sleeve which snaps over the spacer to hold the tines in place. Further, there is disclosed a double molding method for constructing an electrosurgical forceps or the like.

Title
Electrosurgical forceps
Application Number
5/664061
Publication Number
4041952
Application Date
March 4, 1976
Publication Date
August 16, 1977
Inventor
Alan Z Puszman
Lyons
CO, US
Charles F Morrison Jr
Boulder
CO, US
Agent
Joseph J Baker
Gerald J Ferguson Jr
Assignee
Valleylab
CO, US
IPC
A61N 3/06
A61B 17/36
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