04850354 is referenced by 337 patents and cites 12 patents.

A surgical cutting instrument comprising an outer tube having a peripheral wall, an end wall and an opening in the peripheral wall and the end wall. The outer tube has first and second cutting edges defining portions of the periphery of the opening, and the cutting edges intersect at an angle of at least about 90 degrees to define a corner. An inner cutting member is rotatable within the outer tube. The inner cutting member has a cutting edge cooperable with both the first and second cutting edges of the outer tube for cutting material with a shearing action that progresses along both of the first and second cutting edges toward the corner.

Title
Surgical cutting instrument
Application Number
7/85643
Publication Number
4850354
Application Date
August 13, 1987
Publication Date
July 25, 1989
Inventor
Victor S Packham
Santa Ana
CA, US
Elmer Koehler
St. Louis
MO, US
Erin McGurk Burleson
Clemente
CA, US
Agent
Gordon L Peterson
Assignee
Baxter Travenol Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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