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Michael P Whitman: Surgical clamping, cutting and stapling device. Power Medical Interventions, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, January 18, 2005: US06843403 (723 worldwide citation)

A stapling device for use as an attachment to an electromechanical device driver comprises an upper jaw and a lower jaw, the upper jaw having staple guides corresponding to one or more staples in a removable staple tray disposed within a lower jaw, whereby a wedge having a threaded bore travels upon ...


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Michael P Whitman, John E Burbank, David A Zeichner: Electro-mechanical surgical device. Power Medical Interventions, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, April 25, 2006: US07032798 (604 worldwide citation)

A surgical device includes a housing and a hollow shaft extending from the housing. The hollow shaft includes one or more drive shafts disposed within the hollow shaft. Each drive shaft is detachably coupled to a surgical instrument and is operable to control moving parts on the surgical instrument. ...


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Michael P Whitman, John E Burbank, David A Zeichner: Electro-mechanical surgical device. Power Medical Interventions, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, January 3, 2006: US06981941 (512 worldwide citation)

An electro-mechanical surgical device includes: a housing; an elongated shaft extending from the housing, a distal end of the elongated shaft being detachably coupleable to a surgical instrument; at least two axially rotatable drive shafts disposed within the elongated shaft, a distal end of each of ...


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David J Vining: Method and system for producing interactive, three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs having hollow lumens to enable simulated movement through the lumen. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, February 17, 2004: US06694163 (191 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for effecting interactive, three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs for purposes of medical observation and diagnosis. A series of CT images of the selected body organs are acquired. The series of CT images is stacked to form a three-dimensional volume fi ...


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David J Vining: Method and system for producing interactive three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs having hollow lumens to enable simulated movement through the lumen. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, June 21, 2005: US06909913 (167 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for effecting interactive, three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs for purposes of medical observation and diagnosis. A series of CT images of the selected body organs are acquired. The series of CT images is stacked to form a three-dimensional volume fi ...


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Matthew S Johnson, Stephen G Lalka: Thrombectomy treatment system and method. Advanced Research & Technology Institute, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, April 13, 2004: US06719717 (119 worldwide citation)

A thrombectomy treatment system and method are provided. The system includes a catheter for insertion into the vascular system of a patient so that a tip of the catheter is positioned in the vicinity of a blood clot to be removed from the patient. A suction source is provided to withdraw the blood c ...


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David J Vining, Yaorong Ge, David K Ahn, David R Stelts: Image reporting method and system. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, August 31, 2004: US06785410 (111 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided to report the findings of an expert's analysis of image data. The method and system are based on a reporting system that forms the basis of an image management system that can efficiently and systematically generate image reports, facilitate data entry into sear ...


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Louis C Argenta, Michael J Morykwas: Passive joint movement device and method for using the same. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, January 6, 2004: US06673028 (63 worldwide citation)

A passive movement deivce for exercising a patient's joint is provided. The device includes a resilient foam section and a casing enclosing the foam section within a sealed chamber. The patient's joint is held in position relative to the sealed chamber by a suitable retainer. A vacuum pump ...


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David J Vining, Yaorong Ge, David K Ahn, David R Stelts: Image reporting method and system. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman PC, November 16, 2004: US06819785 (58 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided to report the findings of an expert's analysis of image data. The method and system are based on a reporting system that forms the basis of an image management system that can efficiently and systematically generate image reports, facilitate data entry into sear ...


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Roman Kuzyk: Plasma thawing system. Photo therm, Donald R Piper Jr, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, June 8, 2004: US06748164 (35 worldwide citation)

A heating apparatus is provided for heating a medical product such as a bag of frozen plasma or blood. The apparatus includes a reservoir for holding a supply of heating liquid. At least one heating compartment is provided for holding a bag of frozen plasma or blood. At least one bladder is disposed ...