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Weatherly Gilbert L, Back Paul: Surgical clip applicator. Edward Weck & Company, December 11, 1973: US3777538 (326 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument specifically constructed for the application of fluid duct strangulation clips in human body locations which were heretofore substantially inaccessible for this type of surgical procedure. The applicator comprises an elongated barrel mounted to a pistol grip actuating handle wi ...


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Curtis W Thornton: Surgical stapler. Edward Weck & Company, Lawrence S Levinson, John J Archer, May 5, 1987: US04662555 (224 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler, preferably in a single use disposable form, comprises a combination of a staple feeding mechanism and a staple forming mechanism secured in a frame and an actuating trigger functionally connected to both the staple feeding mechanism and the staple forming mechanism, wherein the s ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald L Peters, William Taylor: Method and apparatus for storing, dispensing, and applying surgical staples. Edward Weck & Company, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, February 28, 1989: US04807628 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing and automatically dispensing and applying surgical staples in serial fashion includes a pistol-like tool having means for storing a large plurality of staples in parallel, stacked column fashion aligned along the longitudinal (barrel) axis of the tool. A form tool ...


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Chester John E: Surgical headlamp. Edward Weck & Company, Levinson Lawrence S, Smith Merle J, Archer John J, August 20, 1974: US3830230 (99 worldwide citation)

A surgical headlamp is provided which permits several degrees of freedom of movement of a high intensity headlight with respect to a headband worn by a user. The light is connected to the headband via two rotation joints which are connected by a pivot member which permits planar rotation of the head ...


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Hagen Clarence A: Surgical air drill. Edward Weck & Company, Weingarten Maxham & Schurgin, September 17, 1974: US3835858 (65 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical air drill having a novel, detachable hand piece assembly with an integral cutting burr. The hand piece is interchangeable with others having different burrs or cutting heads and may be removed and replaced while the drill motor is operating at full speed. The particular configur ...


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Curtis W Thornton: Skin clip remover. Edward Weck & Company, Lawrence S Levinson, Robert E Lee Jr, August 11, 1987: US04685460 (64 worldwide citation)

A skin clip remover for removing skin clips or staples which have been placed into the skin across a wound to close and retain the wound in a closed and healing position comprises a handle element and a trigger element joined together at a pivot point to form a hand operated tool capable of gripping ...


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Miller Alphonse K: Hemostatic clip applicator. Edward Weck & Company, January 4, 1972: US3631707 (61 worldwide citation)

An applicator for hemostatic clips of unitary U-shaped construction. This applicator is formed with facing recesses in the jaws which are adapted to receive, retain and apply a hemostatic clip. The recesses are isolated from the rearward portion of the jaw faces by means of notches cut into the face ...


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Pallotta Joseph Peter: Box-lock spanner spring. Edward Weck & Company, May 15, 1973: US3732719 (56 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument of the forceps type having an improved biasing means. A leaf spring is mounted so as to span the forceps hinge and urge the jaws toward either an open or a closed position. The biasing means also governs the precise amount of opening normally permitted between the applicator ja ...


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Robert V Giersch, Douglas K Hoeppner, William D Webb: Skin clip applier. Edward Weck & Company, Lawrence S Levinson, John J Archer, March 8, 1983: US04375866 (53 worldwide citation)

A skin clip applier for placing skin clips to close a wound comprises a handle assembly including an actuating element and a cartridge assembly adapted to be affixed to said handle assembly and including skin clip-deforming jaw elements which are actuated by operation of the handle assembly to place ...


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Nordin Harald: Surgical drill with detachable hand-piece. Edward Weck & Company, Levinson Lawrence S, Smith Merle J, Archer John J, November 12, 1974: US3847154 (40 worldwide citation)

A drive housing has a drive shaft having a drive clutch extending therefrom. A detachable hand-piece includes a compound driven shaft with a gear and pinion arrangement between forward and intermediate shaft members. The intermediate shaft member includes a claw which has extending arms which mate w ...