04483338 is referenced by 124 patents and cites 13 patents.

A bi-polar electrocautery needle comprising an inner electrode, an outer electrode and recoverable insulating-locking member for insulating the electrodes from one another and locking them into relative position to one another. And the method of making the bi-polar electrocautery needle in accordance with this invention, the steps including: expanding recoverable dielectric material over an inner electrode; inserting the combination into an outer electrode, and recovering the material between the electrodes for insulating and locking the electrodes into relative position with one another.

Title
Bi-Polar electrocautery needle
Application Number
6/272853
Publication Number
4483338
Application Date
June 12, 1981
Publication Date
November 20, 1984
Inventor
Gary I Geschwind
Palo Alto
CA, US
William G Bloom
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Herbert G Burkard
James W Peterson
Ira D Blecker
Assignee
Raychem Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/39
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