04867157 is referenced by 285 patents and cites 21 patents.

A surgical cutting instrument comprising an outer tube having a peripheral wall and a longitudinal axis. The outer tube has a plurality of openings arranged generally longitudinally along the outer tube. Each of the openings has first and second cutting edges defining portions of the periphery of such openings. An inner cutting member is rotatable within the outer tube. The inner cutting member has at least one cutting edge cooperable with the first and second cutting edges of the openings of the outer tube for cutting material from within the patient with a shearing action.

Title
Surgical cutting instrument
Application Number
85644
Publication Number
4867157
Application Date
September 30, 1987
Publication Date
September 19, 1989
Inventor
Richard B Caspari
Maidens
VA, US
Terry L Whipple
Richmond
VA, US
James A Thimsen
Richmond
VA, US
Victor Packham
Santa Ana
CA, US
Elmer Koehler
St. Louis
MO, US
Erin McGurk Burleson
San Clemente
CA, US
Agent
Frank J Uxa Jr
Gorgon L Peterson
Assignee
Baxter Travenol Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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