05562694 is referenced by 96 patents and cites 42 patents.

A surgical instrument is provided for the morcellation of bodily tissue or bodily organ parts during an endoscopic surgical procedure. The instrument includes a handle assembly and a tubular body portion extending from the handle assembly and defining a longitudinal axis. A tool assembly is associated with a distal end of the tubular body including cooperating jaw members and a cutting member. A first mechanism is for effectuating remote actuation of the cooperating jaw members and a second mechanism is for effectuating remote reciprocal movement of the cutting member with respect to the longitudinal axis of the tubular body.

Title
Morcellator
Application Number
8/321367
Publication Number
5562694
Application Date
October 11, 1994
Publication Date
October 8, 1996
Inventor
John F Hammond
Canandaigua
NY, US
Mark A Bovard
Williamson
NY, US
Roger J Greenwald
Holley
NY, US
Jude S Sauer
Pittsford
NY, US
Agent
Cumpston & Shaw
Assignee
LaserSurge
NY, US
IPC
A61B 17/28
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/14
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