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Lutz Freitag: Stent for placement in a body tube. Willy Rusch, Friedrich Kueffner, October 7, 1997: US05674277 (314 worldwide citation)

A stent for placement in a body tube includes a flexible support structure composed of an elastomer which is hard in a temperature range lower than 25.degree. C. and soft in a temperature range greater 35.degree. C. The flexible support structure may be embedded in a hollow cylindrical casing of an ...


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Lutz Freitag: Stent for placement in a body tube. Willy Rusch, Friedrich Kueffner, February 11, 1997: US05601593 (173 worldwide citation)

A stent for placement in a body tube includes a flexible support structure of wires, wherein the wires are of a material having a shape memory function. The support structure of the stent is composed of wires which have different shape memories. In a method for changing the configuration of a stent ...


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Gunter Schaller, Dietmar Klietsch: Accessory device for laparoscopic operations. Willy Rusch, Fields Lewis Pittenger & Rost, November 29, 1994: US05368545 (151 worldwide citation)

Accessory devices for laparoscopic operations can be combined with a plastic receptacle 2 in such a way that an opening formed outside the abdominal wall in a cover sheet 10 can be coupled in sealing relationship with an end of the plastic receptacle 2 that can be closed or opened. The plastic recep ...


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Rudiger L Prosst, Klaus Roth, Gerhard Buess, Marc O Schurr: Seal. Willy Rusch, Paul Vincent, September 29, 1998: US05814056 (129 worldwide citation)

A seal 10 comprises a bushing 11 and a thread 12, wherein the bushing 11 has a first lumen 15 and a second lumen 16. The lumina 15 and 16 extend along the entire length of the bushing 11. The thread 12 can be introduced at one end into the second lumen 16 and has a swelling 21 at the free end which ...


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Klaus Schmitt, Helmut Entenmann: Medical instrument. Willy Rusch, Walter A Hackler, April 6, 1993: US05199950 (115 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument consists of a relatively rigid shaft (1) and a flexible tip (3) that is attached to one end of the shaft (1) as an extension thereof. Fastened to its outer end at points opposite each other are tension cables (5, 6), which are guided in a tubular sheath parallel to the tip (3) a ...


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Lutz Freitag: Stent for placement in a body tube. Willy Rusch, Friedrich Kueffner, September 29, 1998: US05814063 (74 worldwide citation)

A stent for placement in a body tube includes a flexible support structure which is embedded in a hollow cylindrical casing of a synthetic material which at least at body temperature has limited elasticity. The support structure of the stent is composed of at least two zigzag-shaped wires which exte ...


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Gerhard Buess, Andreas Melzer, Franz Jakoubek, Joachim Krauter: Trocar system. Willy Rusch, Paul J Vincent, September 1, 1998: US05800451 (70 worldwide citation)

A trocar system (10) comprises a trocar tube (11), a trocar plunger (12) and a valve housing (13) formed on the end of the trocar tube (11) facing away from the patient. The trocar tube (11) is produced from a flexible material which is stabilized by a spiral (22). The trocar tube (11) has a taper a ...


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Heinz Rusch: Laryngeal tube. Willy Rusch & Co KG, William D Hall, Darle M Short, September 15, 1981: US04289128 (64 worldwide citation)

In a laryngeal tube for use in microsurgery in the region of the larynx, with simultaneous ventilation and anaesthesia, which, at its introduction end, is provided with a tube bearing an inflatable cuff, and which is also provided with an inflation channel terminating in the inside of the cuff, and ...


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Heinz Rusch: Method for the production of a medical instrument. Willy Rusch & Co KG, May 5, 1981: US04265848 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for the production of a medical instrument, in particular a tube or catheter, with a balloon made of an elastomeric and/or thermoplastic material, comprising the steps of providing an inflation line for the balloon on or in one hose section and applying thereafter t ...


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Alexander Berghaus: Trachreal prosthesis. Willy Rusch, Walter A Hackler, November 2, 1993: US05258027 (58 worldwide citation)

The tracheal prosthesis is intended to replace damaged, diseased or missing tracheal and/or bronchial segments. The tracheal prosthesis comprises a plastic shaft which is embraced by hoops. The hoops 9 stabilize the thin film-like material wall. As in the case of the human trachea, the hoops leave a ...