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Wolvek Sidney: Surgical instrument. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, April 9, 1974: US3802438 (174 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for closing an incision in the body of a patient including forming a suture by passing a loop of wire through opposite sides of the incision and inserting the end portions of the wire into and through bores formed in a splice plate comprising a substantially rectangular member h ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Method of constructing a catheter. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, April 22, 1975: US3879516 (53 worldwide citation)

A catheter which is relatively rigid in compression and torsion while flexible in bending includes a unitary tubular member including inner and outer layers of a soluble polymer composition, such as polyurethane, whose adjoining surfaces are chemically bonded during manufacture. A filament core, pre ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Surgical cutting instrument. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, October 21, 1975: US3913585 (29 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool for cutting bones, casts and the like including a housing having a cutting knife extending from its forward end. The cutting knife is pivoted to a plunger which is movably disposed within one end of the housing while a piston is normally positioned at the other end. The piston is acc ...


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Gestring Gidon F: Surgical support. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, July 15, 1975: US3894601 (15 worldwide citation)

A self-powered mobile support structure for use by a surgeon wherein the surgeon's arms and legs are supportable in one of a plurality of positions to facilitate comfort and steadiness during surgery. A provision for attaching various optical devices, such as a microscope for use during micro-surger ...


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Wolvek Sidney: Method and apparatus for occluding fluid flow through vessels. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, January 22, 1974: US3786816 (14 worldwide citation)

A vascular conduit tourniquet including a sleeve having a bore defined by a wall formed of a resilient material and a spring clip fixed over the sleeve, preferably at the end of the sleeve opposite from the vessel which is to be occluded. Umbilical tape is passed under the vessel, the ends of the ta ...


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Sidney Wolvek, Sol Sobel: Suture bridge. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, January 27, 1976: US03934592 (5 worldwide citation)

An assembly of bridges for retention sutures to be spaced along the length of a surgical incision, each bridge having an arched configuration so as to be spaced from the incision so that the healing of the wound is facilitated while affording a physician access to the incision. The ends of each brid ...


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Surgical splice plate. Technibiotics, December 24, 1975: GB1418752-A

1418752 Suturing instrument TECHNIBIOTICS Inc 7 March 1973 [31 March 1972] 11049/73 Heading A5R [Also in Divisions B4 and F2] A surgical splice plate 52, Fig. 5A, for locking two end portions of surgical suture wire together, comprises a number formed of deformable biologically inert material having ...