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Michael D Hooven, Theodore A Richardson: Combination monopolar-bipolar electrosurgical instrument system, instrument and cable. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, September 5, 2000: US06113596 (457 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument system including an RF energy source that has two bipolar terminals of opposite polarity and two monopolar terminals, one being active and the other being passive. Switches are provided for selectively energizing the bipolar terminals and the monopolar terminals. The sy ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar tissue grasping apparatus and tissue welding method. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, July 11, 2000: US06086586 (390 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument having a pair of relatively moveable jaws, each of which includes a tissue contacting surface. The tissue contacting surfaces of the jaws are in face-to-face relation with one another, and adjacent each of the tissue contacting surfaces are first and second space ...


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Theodore A Richardson, Matthew J Winkler, Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook McFarron & Manzo, September 14, 1999: US05951549 (382 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument, such as a scissors, in which the handle and blade members are of a conventional construction. Each blade member supports a detachable cartridge member made of an insulating material and supporting at least one electrode. The cartridge members do not interfere with the ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, January 30, 2001: US06179837 (371 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. At least one of the blades comprises a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. C ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar Electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook McFarron & Manzo, June 16, 1998: US05766166 (296 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. At least one of the blades comprises a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. C ...


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Michael D Hooven, Theodore A Richardson: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, October 15, 2002: US06464701 (289 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. The blades comprise a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. Current flow betwe ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, February 26, 2002: US06350264 (275 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. At least one of the blades comprises a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. C ...


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Michael D Hooven: Apparatus and method for morselating and removing tissue from a patient. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook McFarron & Manzo, September 29, 1998: US05814044 (187 worldwide citation)

A method for morselating and removing the morselated tissue through a small incision comprising in general inserting a tissue container into the body cavity of a patient through an incision, placing resected tissue in the vessel, inserting a morselator having a rotatable electrode thereon through th ...


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Richard Ginn, Mike Hooven, Ted Richardson: Method and apparatus for the minimally invasive harvesting of a saphenous vein and the like. Cardiothoracic Systems, Enable Medical Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, February 8, 2000: US06022313 (143 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive technique for harvesting saphenous veins and the like for use as autografts in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery include a microsurgical instrument adapted to be demountably secured to the distal end of an endoscope. The instrument is inserted through an entry incision in ...


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Richard Ginn, Mike Hooven, Ted Richardson: Method and apparatus for the minimally invasive harvesting of a saphenous vein and the like. Enable Medical Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, October 6, 1998: US05817013 (121 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive technique for harvesting saphenous veins and the like for use as autografts in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery include a microsurgical instrument adapted to be demountably secured to the distal end of an endoscope. The instrument is inserted through an entry incision in ...