05152780 is referenced by 52 patents and cites 20 patents.

An endoscopic surgical tool (10) with an inner tip (22) and outer tip (12) pivotably interacting via an integral pivot (20) extension of the outer tip and an engaging groove (24) of the inner tip, articulated by a link (26) with an integral stud (30).

Title
Micro-instrument
Application Number
7/531785
Publication Number
5152780
Application Date
May 31, 1990
Publication Date
October 6, 1992
Inventor
Paul C Weaver
Bridgewater
MA, US
Roger M Burke
Weston
MA, US
George P Honkanen
North Scituate
MA, US
Agent
Harvey Kaye
Jerry Cohen
Assignee
TNCO
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/28
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