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Ralph V Clayman, Edward D Pingleton, Frans Vandenbroek, Ghassan Sakakine: Guidewire. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, September 16, 2004: US20040181175-A1

A urological guidewire includes a core formed of a first metallic material and extending toward an end of the guidewire. A coil having a plurality of convolutions is disposed around the core at the end of the guidewire, the coil being formed of a second metallic material different than the first met ...


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Charles C Hart, Haruyasu Yawata, Robert Fishburn, Donald L Gadberry, Eduardo Chi Sing: Surgical clamp with improved traction. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, August 2, 2007: US20070179526-A1

A surgical clamp includes opposing jaws and a covering enhancing traction between the jaws and a body conduit. A multiplicity of fibers oriented to extend longitudinally between the clamp and conduit may be composed of filaments and either woven or non-woven to form a fabric. A variety of weaves are ...


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Jeremy J Albrecht, Charles C Hart, John R Brustad, Gary M Johnson: Split hoop wound retractor. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, June 28, 2007: US20070149859-A1

An incrementally adjustable wound retractor, which provides access to a body cavity, includes an inner ring having a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, an outer ring having an annular axis and a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, and a fl ...


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Scott V Taylor, Kimball B McGinley, John Stout, Arkadiusz A Strokosz: Surgical devices, systems and methods thereof having gel material, gel coatings, or gel lubricants. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, May 24, 2007: US20070116854-A1

Gel materials, and surgical devices containing gel materials, having reduced tackiness while retaining low durometer, high tear strength, high elongation, high compliance, and resistance to compression are described.


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Gigi Au, Jeremy J Albrecht, Charles C Hart, Gary M Johnson, John R Brustad: Trocars with advanced fixation. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, May 10, 2007: US20070106319-A1

A trocar fixation device includes a cannula and an elongate tube mounted onto and coupled to the exterior surface of the cannula with the distal end of the cannula extending distally beyond the distal end of the elongate tube. The elongate tube includes a plurality of slits cut at an angle to a long ...


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Jeremy J Albrecht, Charles C Hart, John R Brustad: Circular surgical retractor. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, April 19, 2007: US20070088202-A1

A wound retractor for retracting a surgical incision includes an inner ring, an outer ring and a distensible sleeve coupled to the inner and outer rings. The outer ring includes at least a pair of circular tubes coupled to each other. At least one of the circular tubes includes a lumen and a split t ...


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Jeremy J Albrecht, Charles C Hart, John R Brustad, Gary M Johnson, Jennifer T Ko, Donald L Gadberry: Wound retractor with gel cap. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, April 19, 2007: US20070088204-A1

An incrementally adjustable wound retractor, which provides access to a body cavity, includes an inner ring having a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, an outer ring having an annular axis and a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, and a fl ...


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John R Brustad, Jeremy J Albrecht, Nabil Hilal, Gary M Johnson, Charles C Hart: Hand access laparoscopic device. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, April 19, 2007: US20070088241-A1

The invention relates to a hand access laparoscopy device having a gelcap, a retainer, a sleeve and a retention ring The gelcap includes gel that is bonded to a cap. The cap includes an inner cylindrical wall to which the gel in bonded, thereby providing a sealing area between the device and the wou ...


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Kimball B McGinley, Henry Kahle, Scott V Taylor, Gary M Johnson: Surgical access port. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, April 19, 2007: US20070088277-A1

A surgical access port or trocar is provided. The trocar has a trocar seal housing and a trocar cannula with an optical obturator insertable through the trocar seal housing and the trocar cannula. The trocar is configured to access a body cavity, to maintain positive pressure and to prevent loss of ...


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Henry Kahle, Gary M Johnson, Scott V Taylor, Gregory I Bak Boychuck: Tissue retrieval system. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Applied Medical Resources Corporation, April 19, 2007: US20070088370-A1

The tissue retrieval system deploys a tissue bag at the surgical site. The bag is supported by the system as tissue is placed within the bag and is closed to isolate the collected tissue and allow the bag and collected tissue to be removed from the body. The bag can be reopened and re-closed as desi ...