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Dworschak Manfred, Frei Gerhard, Mayenberger Rupert, Rothweiler Christoph, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissor- or forceps-like surgical instrument. Aesculap Werke, December 5, 2001: EP1159926-A2 (811 worldwide citation)

The surgical scissors or tongs have 2 relatively pivoted arms (2,3) supporting tools at their ends which are coupled to respective poles of an external voltage source, the pivoted arms and their tools electrically insulated from one another. The voltage source is coupled to a 2-wire cable (10), asso ...


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Hildebrandt Hans G, Hilzinger Fritz: Surgical cutting instrument. Aesculap Werke Aktiengesellschaft vormals Jetter & Scheerer, March 28, 1972: US3651811 (302 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument that incorporates electrodes capable of coagulating or cauterizing a severed blood vessel at the same time that it is cut.


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Rupert Mayenberger: Bipolar surgical grasping instrument. Aesculap & Co KG, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, December 29, 1998: US05853412 (270 worldwide citation)

A bipolar surgical grasping instrument with two grasping arms that are electrically insulated from one another. The two arms are pivotally mounted at the end of a tubular shank, and are coaxially pivotable in opposite directions by toggle lever elements that are activated by a push-and-pull rod disp ...


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Franz Konstantin Fuss, Ronald J Sabitzer, Stephan Eckhof: Surgical instrument for introducing intervertebral implants. Aesculap & Co KG, Barry R Lipsitz, Douglas M McAllister, July 29, 2003: US06599294 (257 worldwide citation)

In order, in the case of a surgical instrument for introducing intervertebral implants into the intervertebral space between adjacent vertebral bodies, to facilitate the introduction of the intervertebral implant even when access is difficult, it is proposed that the surgical instrument comprises tw ...


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Karl Ernst Kienzle, Rupert Mayenberger, Markus Nesper, Dieter Weisshaupt: Surgical instrument. Aesculap, Barry R Lipsitz, January 20, 1998: US05709706 (251 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a shank, at least one tool mounted for swivel movement at the end of the shank, a swivel element mounted for swivel movement about an axis of rotation for swivelling the tool between an open position and a closed position, and an actuating member actuatable from an en ...


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Joachim Muhling, Theodor Lutze, Hans Pistner, Achim Hurst: Bone screw. Aesculap, Barry R Lipsitz, December 8, 1992: US05169400 (248 worldwide citation)

In order to reduce the risk that a bone screw, in particular one made of resorbing plastic material, with an externally threaded shaft will be destroyed by high screw-in torques, it is proposed that an insertion channel open at the top, arranged concentrically with the shaft and extending along most ...


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Marc Ameil, Jean Huppert, Jean Louis Jermann, Thierry Marnay: Osteosynthesis system for vertebra arthrodesis. Aesculap & Co KG, Harrison & Egbert, July 11, 2000: US06086588 (227 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthesis system for vertebral arthrodesis, having at least one vertebral compression or distraction bar capable of extending over a portion at least of the rachis; at least one vertebral anchoring member having an end head with a spherical surface, an intermediate shank and a vertebral anch ...


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Heinz Michael Mayer, Stephan Eckhof, Nicola Giordano, Dieter Weisshaupt: Surgical retractor. AESCULAP, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, March 17, 1998: US05728046 (225 worldwide citation)

In a surgical retractor having a frame on which at least two retractor elements are mounted, if desired, so as to be displaceable, to enable individual adjustment of the forces exerted by the retractor elements on the surrounding tissue, it is proposed that the frame have at least one support foot w ...


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Markus Schultheiss, Lutz Claes, Lothar Kinzl: Bone screw. Aesculap & Co KG, Barry R Lipsitz, Douglas M McAllister, June 29, 2004: US06755835 (224 worldwide citation)

In order to produce a bone screw having a screw body which is provided with an external thread and which comprises a flow-through mechanism for bone cement that is used for the production of a cement jacket around the bone screw, such that the bone screw will be anchored in a highly stable manner af ...


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Rupert Mayenberger, Pedro Morales: Surgical applicator. Aesculap, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, December 1, 1998: US05843097 (211 worldwide citation)

In a surgical applicator for U-shaped clips comprising a handle, a tubular shaft adjoining the handle, a forceps-type applicator tool at the free end of the tubular shaft and a clip magazine in the tubular shaft, a closing mechanism arranged in the tubular shaft for the applicator tool, the closing ...