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A device attached to an end of a surgical cutting tool and extendable from a retracted position with a cutting surface of the tool exposed to an extended position with the cutting surface covered by the device to prevent inadvertent contacts with the cutting surfaces.

Title
Extendable device for enclosing cutting surfaces of surgical instruments
Application Number
8/469075
Publication Number
5702369
Application Date
June 6, 1995
Publication Date
December 30, 1997
Inventor
Steven Frank Mercereau
4911 W. Lake Dr., Conyers, 30208
GA, US
Agent
Kennedy Davis & Kennedy
IPC
A61M 5/00
A61M 5/32
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