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Fred H Burbank, Thomas J Fogarty, Wayne E Manska, Mark A Ritchart, Timothy J Ryan, Elias A Zerhouni: Method and apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, Dennis H Epperson, June 18, 1996: US05526822 (622 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Mark A Ritchart, Fred H Burbank: Control system and method for automated biopsy device. Biopsys Medical, Donald E Stout, June 23, 1998: US05769086 (505 worldwide citation)

An automatic control system for a vacuum-assisted automatic core biopsy device (10) is provided, wherein the automatic core biopsy device (10) comprises a housing (12), out of which extends a needle assembly (14) including a hollow outer piercing needle (16), an inner cutter (18) having a lumen (20) ...


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Mark A Ritchart, J Michael Stuart, Fred H Burbank, Kenneth M Galt: Methods and devices for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, Donald E Stout, July 22, 1997: US05649547 (423 worldwide citation)

Instruments for performing percutaneous biopsy procedures are disclosed, which have advantageous features for improving functionality and performance over prior art devices. These instruments comprise two types, single-use devices, and multiple-use devices having active tissue capture capability. Im ...


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Mark A Ritchart, Fred H Burbank, Seth A Foerster, John L Wardle: Vacuum control system and method for automated biopsy device. Biopsys Medical, January 25, 2000: US06017316 (232 worldwide citation)

An automatic control system for a vacuum-assisted automatic core biopsy device (10) is provided, wherein the automatic core biopsy device (10) comprises a housing (12), out of which extends a needle assembly (14) including a hollow outer piercing needle (16), an inner cutter (18) having a lumen (20) ...


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Ritchart Mark A, Burbank Fred H: Control system for automated biopsy device. Biopsys Medical, June 16, 2004: EP1428477-A1 (21 worldwide citation)

An automatic control system for a vacuum-assisted automatic core biopsy device (10) is provided, wherein the automatic core biopsy device (10) comprises a housing (12), out of which extends a needle assembly (14) including a hollow outer piercing needle (16), an inner cutter (18) having a lumen (20) ...


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Ritchart Mark A, Stuart J Michael, Burbank Fred H, Galt Kenneth M: Methods and devices for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, November 26, 1997: EP0808129-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

Instruments for performing percutaneous biopsy procedures are disclosed, which have advantageous features for improving functionality and performance over prior art devices. These instruments comprise two types, single-use devices, and multiple-use devices having active tissue capture capability. Im ...


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Burbank Fred H, Fogarty Thomas J, Manska Wayne E, Ritchart Mark A, Ryan Timothy J, Zerhouni Elias A: Biopsy apparatus for tissue sampling. Biopsys Medical, July 28, 2005: JP2005-199044 (7 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an apparatus for tissue sampling without requiring a plurality of piercing a needle into a patient or an organ.SOLUTION: This biopsy apparatus 10 is equipped with a longitudinal axis, a hollow inner part, a tissue piercing tip end part, an outer needle 44 with a tiss ...


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Burbank Fred H, Fogarty Thomas J, Manska Wayne E, Ritchart Mark A, Zerhouni Elias A, Ryan Timothy J: Methode et appareil pour la biopsie automatisee et pour le prelevvement automatise de tissus mous, Method and apparatus for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL, September 28, 1995: CA2186283 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue havin g a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receivin g port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of ...


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Burbank Fred H, Fogarty Thomas J, Manska Wayne E, Ritchart Mark A, Ryan Timothy J, Zerhouni Elias A: Automated biopsy apparatus. Biopsys Medical, EPPERSON Dennis H, September 28, 1995: WO/1995/025465 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and device for the automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue having a piercing needle with a receiving port to trap tissue prior to cutting. A motor drive directs and positions the tissue receiving port at a lesion site in arbitrary positions about and along the longitudinal axis of th ...


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Ritchart Mark A, Stuart J Michael, Burbank Fred H, Galt Kenneth M: Methods and devices for automated biopsy and collection of soft tissue. Biopsys Medical, STOUT Donald E, August 15, 1996: WO/1996/024289 (2 worldwide citation)

Instruments for performing percutaneous biopsy procedures are disclosed, which have advantageous features for improving functionality and performance over prior art devices. These instruments comprise two types, single-use devices, and multiple-use devices having active tissue capture capability. Im ...