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Vasconcelos Golson S, Santangelo John A: Multi-position latching mechanism for forceps.. Codman & Shurtleff, October 17, 1990: EP0392547-A1 (428 worldwide citation)

A latching mechanism for forceps (10) including first latch portion (30) on one forcep handle (16) and a second latch portion (60) on the other forceps handle (22) and a bias spring (23,80,82) for placing the handles (16,22), and thus the jaws (14,20), in a first predetermined spacing. The first lat ...


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Ronald A Yapp, Charles B Worrick III: Osteosynthesis plate system. Codman & Shurtleff, William C Lahive & Cockfield Geary III, August 27, 1996: US05549612 (359 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthesis plate system is particularly well adapted to securely fuse adjacent cervical vertebrae. The plates are adapted for mounting upon the anterior or posterior surfaces of the vertebrae. Plates for mounting on the anterior vertebral surfaces have a concave bone contacting surface and a ...


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Ronald A Yapp, Charles B Worrick III: Osteosynthesis plate system. Codman & Shurtleff, William C Nutter McClennen & Fish Geary III, April 1, 1997: US05616144 (237 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthesis plate system is particularly well adapted to securely fuse adjacent cervical vertebrae. The plates are for mounting upon the anterior or posterior surfaces of the vertebrae. Plates for mounting on the anterior vertebral surfaces have a concave bone contacting surface and a bone scr ...


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Robert G Kraus, Philip C Walker, Herbert H Loeffler, Frederick W Faller, Richard C Schneider, Charles B Worrick III, Raphael F Meloul: Surgical clip applier with reciprocating clip sleeve and dual ratchet mechanism. Codman & Shurtleff, May 4, 1993: US05207692 (182 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a pair of pivotal housing sections on which are provided a pair of clip actuating jaws. An elongated clip sleeve which receives a plurality of surgical clips arranged front to back in a row is mounted for longitudinal reciprocating movement between the housing sectio ...


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William L Rohr, Alan J Dextradeur, David D Konieczynski: Closed-loop drug delivery system. Codman & Shurtleff, Nutter McClennen & Fish, September 19, 2006: US07108680 (162 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for a drug or bioactive agent includes an implantable pump and a delivery conduit that may be implanted in an organ or other tissue (e.g., the central or the peripheral nervous system) of a subject. A sensor is also implanted, and a controller unit receives the sensor output and di ...


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James F McCready, John R Bookwalter, Roy W Downing, George W Guay: Surgical retractor assembly. Codman & Shurtleff, Donal B Tobin, March 10, 1981: US04254763 (137 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor assembly includes a support post having a lower portion and an upper portion, with the lower portion having an adjustable clamp for attaching the post to a rail provided on a surgical operating table. This clamp is capable of attachment to the rail over a flexible surgical drape ...


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Harry G Reimels: Artificial sphincter. Codman & Shurtleff, Richard J Rodrick, October 10, 1978: US04118805 (136 worldwide citation)

An improved artificial sphincter for occluding a duct. The basic sphincter includes means to increase the occlusive force about the duct and means to control the increase of such occlusive force. To protect the duct from excessive or damaging occlusion the basic sphincter is improved by including me ...


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Gilson S Vasconcelos, John A Santangelo: Multi-position latching mechanism for forceps. Codman & Shurtleff, April 14, 1992: US05104397 (127 worldwide citation)

A latching mechanism for forceps including first latch portion on one forcep handle and a second latch portion on the other forceps handle and a bias spring for placing the handles, and thus the jaws, in a first predetermined spacing. The first latch portion has a cam surface, a shelf and a slot. Th ...


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Bob Sommerich: Percutaneous access device. Codman & Shurtleff, Nutter McClennen & Fish, July 12, 2005: US06916310 (124 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous access device is provided including a sleeve having an inner lumen extending therethrough that is adapted to slidably receive a catheter, and at least one flange disposed around the sleeve and adapted to be positioned adjacent a tissue surface. In a preferred embodiment, the device in ...


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Joseph A Cherry, Victor B Agbodoe, Raphael F Meloul, Jose E Lizardi: Skull clamp pin assembly. Codman & Shurtleff, Michael O Tatlow, March 30, 1993: US05197965 (122 worldwide citation)

A pin assembly for use in a skull clamp having a cylindrical non-metallic housing and a metallic rigid pin with a conical point fitted in the non-metallic housing. The non-metallic housing has fingers extending from a cavity in the surface of the housing and are positioned at an angle towards the pi ...