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Jürgen Dorn: Bipolar medical instrument. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, January 1, 2002: US06334860 (486 worldwide citation)

A bipolar medical instrument is provided comprising a tubular shaft having two jaw parts disposed at the distal end of the shaft. The jaw parts are pivotally connected to one another and each forms an electrode to which a high frequency electric power is applicable. The jaw parts comprise metallic b ...


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Klaus M Irion, Peter Schwarz, Mark Kocher: Device for intracorporal, minimal-invasive treatment of a patient. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, November 18, 2003: US06648816 (331 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a device for intracorporal, minimal-invasive treatment of a patient, comprising a working instrument that can be introduced into a body cavity of the patient for carrying out a treatment step, wherein a distal end of the introduced working instrument defines an intrac ...


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Uwe Bacher: Medical instrument having a lockable force transmitting element. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 27, 2002: US06440144 (296 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument, comprising an elongated shaft having a distal end and a proximal end; a movable tool disposed at said distal end of said shaft; a handle disposed at said proximal end of said shaft; a force transmitting element extending along said shaft and movable in a first and an opposite s ...


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Timothy Graham Frank, Uwe Bacher, Alfred Cuschieri: Handle for a medical instrument. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 20, 2002: US06436122 (256 worldwide citation)

A handle is provided for a medical instrument comprising at least one movable grip element and a coupling portion through which a shaft is or can be connected with the handle. The movable grip element is or can be joined with a force transmission element axially movable in the direction of the longi ...


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Alfred Cuschieri, Tim Frank: Instrument with a bendable handle. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, June 20, 2000: US06077286 (253 worldwide citation)

What is described here is an instrument having a shaft element carrying an engaging element disposed on the distal end thereof, which is operated via a proximally disposed actuator element which is integrated into a handle for being mobile in such a way that the angle enclosed by the axis of said ha ...


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Hartmut Boche, Hans Scherieble: Surgical grasping and holding forceps. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 28, 2001: US06280458 (245 worldwide citation)

A surgical grasping and holding forceps has a shaft, at least two mouth parts and a grip. A mechanism for opening and closing the mouth parts is in working engagement with the grip. The mechanism is acted upon by spring force in such a way that the mouth parts are pushed in a closing direction. A de ...


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Heinz Lindenmeier, Georg Lohr, Karl Fastenmeier, Gerhard Flachenecker deceased: High-frequency surgical generator for cutting tissue. Karl Storz & Co, Donald D Mon, May 12, 1998: US05749869 (244 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to high-frequency generator for cutting tissue having adjustment devices, with which at least one of the momentary electric output values, such as e.g., current, voltage, power or electric arc can be set.


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Michael Strobel, Andreas Weiler, Andre Timmermans: Biodegradable interference screw and tool for attaching a transplant to a bone. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 28, 2007: US07261716 (241 worldwide citation)

A biodegradable interference screw for directly affixing a transplant to a bone, the interference screw being provided with at least one longitudinal groove designed to co-act with a tool for insertion of and if necessary, removal of the interference screw from an opening provided in the bone to rec ...


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James P Barry: Articulated vertebra for endoscopes and method to make it. Karl Storz & Co, Donald D Mon, July 27, 1999: US05928136 (211 worldwide citation)

A vertebra for an endoscope and a joinder for segments of the vertebra. A pair of tubular segments have tangs that overlap one another. One tube is imperforate and the other is perforate, with a hinge aperture through it. The perforate tang has a dimension of thickness. A hinge pin is adhered to the ...


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Jürgen P Eitenmüller: Medical instrument for dissecting tissue. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, May 14, 2002: US06387094 (205 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument for dissecting tissue in the human or animal body has an elongated shaft and, at a distal end of said shaft, two jaw parts that are movable relative to one another and that coact for dissecting tissue, at least one of said jaw parts being configured as an electrode which can be ...