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David G Wuchinich: Endoscopic ultrasonic rotary electro-cauterizing aspirator. Sonokinetics Group, Pennie & Edmonds, January 5, 1993: US05176677 (232 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument having a handpiece; a vibration source within the handpiece for generating mechanical vibrations in response to current supplied thereto; an elongated tool operatively associated with the vibration source and attached to the handpiece at a point where essentially no vibrational ...


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David G Wuchinich: Tapered tip ultrasonic aspirator. Sonokinetics Group, June 22, 1993: US05221282 (164 worldwide citation)

An aspirating ultrasonic surgical device for the melting and removal of thermoplastic prosthetic implant cement is provided. The instrument defines a centrally located bore which expands in diameter from a surgical tip in the direction of aspirant flow for a length equal to at least 1/4 the waveleng ...


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David G Wuchinich: Ultrasonic comb horn and methods for using same. Sonokinetics Group, Pennie & Edmonds, October 15, 1991: US05057182 (42 worldwide citation)

A unitary extended width comb horn for generating ultrasonic vibrations over a width of greater than 12 inches for a frequency of 20 kHz wherein such vibrations vary by less than .+-.10% across the width of the horn. Also, processes utilizing this horn and related devices incorporating same.


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David G Wuchinich: Ultrasonic comb horn and methods for using same. Sonokinetics Group, Pennie & Edmonds, December 15, 1992: US05171387 (38 worldwide citation)

A unitary extended width comb horn for generating ultrasonic vibrations over a width of greater than 12 inches for a frequency of 20 kHz wherein such vibrations vary by less than .+-.10% across the width of the horn. Also, processes utilizing this horn and related devices incorporating same.


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David G Wuchinich: Apparatus for removing cores of thermoplastic and elastomeric material. SonoKinetics Group, R Gale Rhodes Jr, April 5, 1994: US05300021 (11 worldwide citation)

Apparatus including a receptacle mounted on the handpiece of ultrasonic apparatus which utilizes ultrasonic energy for removing cores of thermoplastic material such as bone cement used to implant prostheses. The receptacle is placed in fluid communication with an acoustical conductor extending throu ...


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Wuchinich David G: Ultrasonic comb horn and methods for using same. Sonokinetics Group, SKOLNIK Robert M, July 25, 1991: WO/1991/010566

A unitary extended width comb horn (60) for generating ultrasonic vibrations over a width of greater than 12 inches for a frequency of 20 kHz wherein such vibrations vary by less than ± 10 % across the width of the horn (60). Also, processes utilizing this horn (60) and related devices incorporating ...


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Wuchinich David G: Method and apparatus for removal of cement from bone cavities. Sonokinetics Group, SKOLNIK Robert M, May 30, 1991: WO/1991/007138

A surgical method of removing cement (2) from bone cavities (4) prepared for retention of prosthetic devices (3) comprising utilization of a surgical apparatus (30) comprising a handpiece (17), a vibration source (167) within the handpiece for generating mechanical vibrations in response to current ...