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Howard E Degler Jr, David E Clark, John J Hren, David A Jenkins, Paul F Johnson III: Bipolar electrosurgical knife. Concept, Gipple & Hale, October 21, 1980: US04228800 (255 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument comprising a handle which holds a blade assembly comprising a plurality of electrodes and insulation members positioned between the electrodes.


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John J Hren, David E Clark, David A Jenkins, Paul F Johnson III, Howead E Degler Jr: Bipolar electrosurgical knife. Concept, Gipple & Hale, May 13, 1980: US04202337 (251 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for cutting, spot coagulation and point coagulation comprising a nonconductive handle which holds a blade assembly comprising a plurality of electrodes and an insulation member separating the electrodes.


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Robert William Mericle: Disposable remote flexible drive cutting apparatus. John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, December 15, 1998: US05849023 (236 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed toward an external drive with a plurality of removably mounted disposable surgical hand cutting assemblies including a housing control unit with a plurality of motors, each of the motors being capable of driving each surgical hand cutting assembly at a different ran ...


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Yolanda Denise Shepard: Cortical and cancellous allograft spacer. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, July 13, 2004: US06761739 (222 worldwide citation)

A sterile composite bone graft for use in implants comprising an I beam cortical bone load bearing member upon which is mounted a trapezoidal shaped cancellous member. The allograft cancellous bone member defines tapered side walls, a flat proximal end wall and a flat distal end wall and a channel i ...


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Anton J Steiner: Suture anchor. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, January 21, 2003: US06508830 (190 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor comprising a cylindrical body portion with in inwardly tapered distal end portion has a screw thread extending along the cylindrical body portion and a plurality of parallel longitudinal grooves cut into the cylindrical body interrupting opposed portions of the screw thread. A suture ...


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Sharon Stevenson, Arthur A Gertzman: Allograft tissue material for filling spinal fusion cages or related surgical spaces. John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, June 8, 1999: US05910315 (183 worldwide citation)

An extrudable allograft bone tissue material for filling surgical sites can be made from mineralized or demineralized cortical, cancellous, or cortical/cancellous bone powder. A method is disclosed for reconstituting the bone powder in a syringe which includes the steps of placing lyophilized bone m ...


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J Lee Berger: Medical implant device with RFID tag and method of identification of device. John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, February 19, 2008: US07333013 (176 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed a method of making an interactive medical implant device including a radio frequency identification tag mounted to an implant, the tag being covered with a liquid impermeable seal. Identification of the RFID tag allows the physician to identify the specific identifi ...


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Arthur A Gertzman, Moon Hae Sunwoo: Malleable paste for filling bone defects. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, February 29, 2000: US06030635 (172 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed toward a malleable bone putty and a flowable gel composition for application to a bone defect site to promote new bone growth at the site which comprises a new bone growth inducing compound of demineralized lyophilized allograft bone powder. The bone powder has a particle s ...


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J Lee Berger: Method and device for internal fixation of bone fractures. John S Hale, Gipple & Hale, January 2, 1996: US05480400 (165 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed toward a method for performing an internal fixation of fractures of tubular bones using a balloon catheter fixation device which is inflated inside the bone and tightened by applying pressure on the catheter outside of the bone to apply a compression force across th ...


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Gene Zamba, Carl Foltz: Process for making electrosurgical scalpel pencil. Trident Surgical Corporation, Gipple & Hale, April 24, 1984: US04443935 (165 worldwide citation)

A process for making an electrosurgical pencil with rocker switch for holding and controlling a monopolar electrosurgical scalpel blade, wherein the rocker switch pivots on the exterior of the pencil body and is isolated from the interior of the body by a flexible waterproof seal. In the process for ...