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Richard A Hillstead, Bryan D Knodel: Medical instrument. Cerebral Vascular Applications, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, December 14, 2004: US06830174 (768 worldwide citation)

A hydraulically actuated medical instrument includes an elongated shaft having proximal and distal ends, a hydraulically actuated end effector at the distal end of the shaft and a fluid flow path extending through the shaft to the end effector. The end effector may be directly manually operated by w ...


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Kevin F Hahnen, Richard A Hillstead, Bryan D Knodel: Medical instrument. Cerebral Vascular Applications, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, June 29, 2004: US06755338 (692 worldwide citation)

A hydraulically actuated medical instrument includes an elongated shaft having proximal and distal ends, a hydraulically actuated end effector at the distal end of the shaft and a fluid flow path extending through the shaft to the end effector. The shaft may be capable of an angled configuration whe ...


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Michael D Hooven, Theodore A Richardson: Combination monopolar-bipolar electrosurgical instrument system, instrument and cable. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, September 5, 2000: US06113596 (457 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument system including an RF energy source that has two bipolar terminals of opposite polarity and two monopolar terminals, one being active and the other being passive. Switches are provided for selectively energizing the bipolar terminals and the monopolar terminals. The sy ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar tissue grasping apparatus and tissue welding method. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, July 11, 2000: US06086586 (390 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument having a pair of relatively moveable jaws, each of which includes a tissue contacting surface. The tissue contacting surfaces of the jaws are in face-to-face relation with one another, and adjacent each of the tissue contacting surfaces are first and second space ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, January 30, 2001: US06179837 (371 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. At least one of the blades comprises a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. C ...


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Richard A Hillstead, Bryan D Knodel: Medical instrument. Cerebral Vascular Applications, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, March 17, 2009: US07503474 (366 worldwide citation)

A hydraulically actuated medical instrument includes an elongated shaft having proximal and distal ends, a hydraulically actuated end effector at the distal end of the shaft and a fluid flow path extending through the shaft to the end effector. The end effector may be directly manually operated by w ...


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Tony J Walter, J Oscar Aparicio Jr: Internal combustion powered tool. Applied Tool Development Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, September 26, 2000: US06123241 (303 worldwide citation)

An internal combustion powered tool, such as a nail or fastener driver, and a control system, spark source, and rotary valve for use in an internal combustion powered tool are disclosed. The tool may include, for example, a cylinder and a piston reciprocally moveable within the cylinder. A combustio ...


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Michael D Hooven, James A Chaldekas: Transmural ablation device and method. AtriCure, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, February 11, 2003: US06517536 (289 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transmural ablation using an instrument containing two electrodes or cryogenic probes. A clamping force is exerted on the two electrodes or probes such that the tissue of the hollow organ is clamped therebetween. Bipolar RF energy is then applied between the two electrodes ...


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Michael D Hooven, Theodore A Richardson: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, October 15, 2002: US06464701 (289 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. The blades comprise a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. Current flow betwe ...


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Michael D Hooven: Bipolar electrosurgical scissors. Enable Medical Corporation, Cook Alex McFarron Manzo Cummings & Mehler, February 26, 2002: US06350264 (275 worldwide citation)

Bipolar electrosurgical scissors are disclosed having a pair of blades joined for relative movement in a scissor-like action between open and closed positions. At least one of the blades comprises a tissue contacting surface and first and second spaced apart electrodes extending along the surface. C ...