04108181 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 14 patents.

The invention contemplates a disposable, self-contained, battery-operated cautery featuring a finger-grasping end which is of substantially reduced diameter as compared with the battery-containing body portion of the device. Such reduced finger-grasping proportions enable facile and precise manipulation of a cauterizing tip, and a switch actuator carried at the finger-grasping end further facilitates manipulation. The switch actuator is of such low profile as to be fully encased and protected when a protective cover is telescopically assembled over the tip end of the cautery.

Title
Cautery device for ophthalmic or the like surgical application
Application Number
5/763580
Publication Number
4108181
Application Date
January 28, 1977
Publication Date
August 22, 1978
Inventor
George P Saliaris
Worthington
OH, US
Agent
Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Lieberman
Assignee
Unicare Systems
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/38
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