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Alan Crockard: Endoscope device for applying an aneurysm clip. Hillway Surgical, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, December 29, 1992: US05174276 (295 worldwide citation)

A device for applying an aneurysm clip includes a novel lockable steerable endoscope (12), having steering mechanism (14), and a novel surgical device for applying the clip including an applicator (22) for the clip (24) comprising a remote actuator in the form of a flexible shaft (44) inside a flexi ...


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Hugh Alan Crockard, Raphael Meloul, Ronald A Yapp: Surgical implant. Hillway Surgical, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 9, 1999: US05879385 (19 worldwide citation)

A surgical implant for spinal fixation formed by a rigid bent titanium frame having wire receiving means. Spinal fixation implants are used to correct abnormal curvature of, and/or impart stability to, the spine by immobilising a plurality of vertebrae with respect to each other. A rigid bullet shap ...


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Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphael: Surgical metal cable. Hillway Surgical, January 12, 1994: GB2268518-A (4 worldwide citation)

A surgical metal cable comprises wire filaments, each filament comprising titanium and having a diameter in the range 0.0015 inches to 0.005 inches (38 m to 127 m). Six filaments may be twisted about a seventh filament to form a strand, and such strands may be assembled as shown, where strand twist ...


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Crockard Alan H, Yapp Ron: Surgical metal cable. Hillway Surgical, January 5, 1994: GB2268198-A (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical metal cable comprises wire filaments, each filament comprising stainless steel and having a diameter in the range 0.0005 inches to 0.005 inches (13 m to 127 m). Six filaments may be twisted about a seventh filament to form a strand, and such strands may be assembled as shown, where strand ...


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Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphaelc, Yapp Ronald A: Surgical implant for spinal fixation. Hillway Surgical, January 7, 1998: EP0815799-A1

A surgical implant for spinal fixation comprising a rigid biocompatible frame (1) defining an aperture (6), the frame consisting of first and second substantially parallel frame portions (2, 3) connected by bent third and fourth frame portions (4, 5), extending in the same direction as each other aw ...


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Crockard Alan: Device for applying an aneurysm clip. Crockard Alan, Hillway Surgical, MARLOW Nicholas Simon, May 31, 1990: WO/1990/005491

A device for applying an aneurysm clip includes a novel lockable steerable endoscope (12), having steering mechanism (14), and a novel surgical device for applying the clip including an applicator (22) for the clip (24) comprising a remote actuator in the form of a flexible shaft (44) inside a flexi ...


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Crockard Alan, Melloul Raphael, Lugo Brenda: Device for tightening a loop in a wire or cable. Hillway Surgical, Crockard Alan, Melloul Raphael, Lugo Brenda, HARLAND Linda Jane, August 19, 1993: WO/1993/015680

A device for tightening a loop formed in a cable or wire (10) used in surgical procedures has a spacer body (32) for engaging the cable or wire adjacent the point at which the loop closes and an adjusting member (34) coupled to the spacer body at a point spaced from the point of engagement of the sp ...


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Crockard Alan, Melloul Raphael, Lugo Brenda: Crimper. Hillway Surgical, Crockard Alan, Melloul Raphael, Lugo Brenda, HARLAND Linda Jane, August 19, 1993: WO/1993/015880

A crimp tool for deforming a crimp tube (10) around wires used in surgical procedures has a pair of relatively long handles (107, 108) pivotal about a rear pivot axis (106). Each handle extends forwardly of the rear pivot axis (106) to form a rear jaw member (101a, 101b). The handles have co-operati ...


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Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphael: Metal cable. Hillway Surgical, Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphael, HARLAND Linda Jane, January 6, 1994: WO/1994/000063

A titanium alloy cable comprises a plurality of individual wire filaments (20). Groups of wire filaments are twisted together in a first helical direction around a central wire filament to make a strand (10). A plurality of strands are twisted together in a second helical direction around a core str ...


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Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphael: Metal cable. Hillway Surgical, Crockard Hugh Alan, Meloul Raphael, HARLAND Linda Jane, January 6, 1994: WO/1994/000064

A stainless steel cable particularly for surgical procedures comprises a plurality of individual wire filaments (20). Groups of wire filaments (20) are twisted together in a first helical direction around a central wire filament to make a strand (10). A plurality of strands (10) are twisted together ...