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Banko Anton, Kelman Charles D: Material removal apparatus and method employing high frequency vibrations. Cavitron Corporation, June 29, 1971: US3589363 (450 worldwide citation)

An instrument for breaking apart and removal of unwanted material, especially suitable for surgical operations such cataract removal, including a handheld instrument having an operative tip vibrating at a frequency in the ultrasonic range with an amplitude controllable up to several thousandths of a ...


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Kelman Charles: Surgical handpiece and flow control system for use therewith. Cavitron Corporation, September 26, 1972: US3693613 (270 worldwide citation)

A flow control system is used in conjunction with a surgical handpiece for the removal of unwanted material in a very small enclosed operative site in which it is very critical to maintain a pressure within a certain range, such as in the surgical operation of the removal of a cataract lens from the ...


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David G Wuchinich, Alan Broadwin, Robert P Andersen: Ultrasonic aspirator. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, September 23, 1980: US04223676 (214 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the surgical removal of tissue is disclosed comprising a handpiece having a resonant vibrator with a magnetostrictive stack and connecting body encompassing a hollow elongated tool which is ultrasonically vibrated at its tip longitudinally to a peak to peak stroke of at least 0.005 inc ...


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Charles E Enderby: Fiber optic light delivery apparatus and medical instrument utilizing same. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, June 16, 1981: US04273109 (196 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a fiber optic fiber transmission line which transmits light a distance from its source and is terminated, at its light delivery end, by a second fiber optic fiber of a larger diameter than the first fiber. An interlocking connector keeps the first and second fiber in positive contact in ...


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Rene J Perdreaux Jr: Ultrasonic device and method. Cavitron Corporation, Philip H Pohl, Philip Sperber, May 18, 1976: US03956826 (195 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic hand-held cleaning device having a housing enclosing a casing, an energyzing winding about the casing, and a fluid conduit attached to the interior of the casing. A sleeve is insertably mounted into the end of the casing, and acts to support a connecting body at a spaced distance withi ...


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David G Wuchinich, Alan Broadwin, Robert P Andersen: Ultrasonic aspirator. Cavitron Corporation, Philip Sperber, December 20, 1977: US04063557 (112 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the surgical removal of tissue is disclosed comprising a handpiece having a resonant vibrator with a magnetostrictive stack and connecting body encompassing a hollow elongated tool which is ultrasonically vibrated at its tip longitudinally to a peak to peak stroke of at least 0.005 inc ...


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Weiss Steven N, Broadwin Alan: Flow control system. Cavitron Corporation, Pohl Philip H, Sperber Philip, September 2, 1975: US3902495 (109 worldwide citation)

A fluidic control system for use in irrigation and aspiration of the anterior chamber of the eye during ultrasonic emulsification of a cataract therein. The system comprises a handpiece with an (ultrasonically vibrated) hollow tip, the hollow tip being connected to the fluid withdrawal or aspirating ...


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Hardway Jr Edward V, Holtman William H: Activity and respiration monitor. Cavitron Corporation, Sperber P, Pohl P H, December 16, 1975: US3926177 (107 worldwide citation)

A contactless activity and respiration monitor is described which includes a resilient, capacitive pad, which may be a mattress, or a pad used with a mattress, having a capacitor therein responsive to the activity or respiration of a body lying on it. Electronic capacitance sensing circuitry is disc ...


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Alan Broadwin, Steven N Weiss, Stanley H Enker: Neurosonic aspirator. Cavitron Corporation, Robert M Skolnik, William R Evans, January 30, 1979: US04136700 (86 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for use in surgically removing tumorous neurological tissue comprises a handpiece in which a tool tip vibrating transversely to its long axis in the ultrasonic range, is mounted an irrigation fluid outlet for introducing fluid adjacent the tool tip to flush the operative site, and a fluid ...


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Edward V Hardway Jr, William H Holtman: Activity and respiration monitor. Cavitron Corporation, Kenneth Olsen, Philip Sperber, July 5, 1977: US04033332 (71 worldwide citation)

A contactless activity and respiration monitor is described which includes a resilient, capacitive pad, which may be a mattress, or a pad used with a mattress, having a capacitor therein responsive to the activity or respiration of a body lying on it. Electronic capacitance sensing circuitry is disc ...