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Ernst B Hunziker: Method and compositions for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in cartilage. Robert F Shaw, James F Haley Jr, Jane A Massaro, April 27, 1993: US05206023 (358 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are provided for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in the cartilage of humans and other animals. The defect or lesion in the cartilage may be first treated with an enzyme to remove proteoglycans from the defect area. To induce cartilage formation, the defect is ...


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Ernst B Hunziker: Methods and compositions for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in cartilage. Robert F Shaw, James F Haley Jr, Jane A Massaro, November 29, 1994: US05368858 (273 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are provided for the treatment and repair of defects or lesions in the cartilage of humans and other animals. The defect or lesion in the cartilage may be first treated with an enzyme to remove proteoglycans from the defect area. To induce cartilage formation, the defect is ...


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Philip E Eggers, Robert F Shaw: Methods and apparatus for performing in vivo blood thermodilution procedures. Robert F Shaw, Robert R Jackson, November 22, 1988: US04785823 (145 worldwide citation)

A thermodilution catheter has electrodes in electrical contact with the blood flowing adjacent to the catheter. A potential difference applied to the electrodes causes electrical current to flow in the volume of blood in the region of the electrodes, thereby creating a bolus of blood at elevated tem ...


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Philip E Eggers, Robert F Shaw: Electrically heated surgical blade and methods of making. Robert F Shaw, Nicola A Pisano, May 3, 1994: US05308311 (124 worldwide citation)

A hemostatic surgical blade and methods of manufacturing such blades are provided, wherein the blade comprises a laminate region having a hardenable center layer and highly thermally conductive outer layers, joined to a second region of a low thermal conductivity material. A heating element is secur ...


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John M Cage, Robert F Shaw, Paul E Stoft: Method of using an electrically heated surgical cutting instrument. Robert F Shaw, Lyon & Lyon, April 22, 1980: US04198957 (85 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument includes an electrically heated cutting edge and an automatic control system for maintaining the cutting edge at a constant high temperature for sterilizing the blade, cutting tissue, and cauterizing the incised tissue to reduce hemorrhage from the cut surfaces of the t ...


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Robert F Shaw, David E Stutz: Surgical instrument having self-regulated electrical proximity heating of its cutting edge and method of using the same. Robert F Shaw, Lyon & Lyon, May 30, 1978: US04091813 (80 worldwide citation)

The cutting edge of a scalpel blade is heated to a preselected constant temperature range by conduction of high frequency current through the blade of ferromagnetic material in a region thereof which is in close proximity to a conductor positioned along the cutting edge. Selective heating of regions ...


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John M Cage, Robert F Shaw, Paul E Stoft: Electrically heated surgical cutting instrument and method of using the same. Robert F Shaw, Lyon & Lyon, May 16, 1978: US04089336 (56 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument includes an electrically heated cutting edge and an automatic control system for maintaining the cutting edge at a constant high temperature for sterilizing the blade, cutting tissue, and cauterizing the incised tissue to reduce hemorrhage from the cut surfaces of the t ...


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