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Carlos Rivera, Kevin W Smith, Thomas O Bales, Robert Sixto Jr, Juergen A Kortenbach, Scott Arp: Clip ejector for endoscopic clip applier. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gordon & Jacobson PC, April 15, 2008: US07357806 (191 worldwide citation)

A flexible endoscopic clip applier includes a flexible coil, a manual actuator coupled to one end and a jaw assembly coupled to the other. A store of clips is arranged adjacent to the jaw assembly and a clip pusher adjacent to the store of clips. The actuator includes a lever for opening and closing ...


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Rod G Kosann, Monica Kosann: Folding photo case. Monica Rich Kosann Photography, Gordon & Jacobson PC, August 23, 2005: US06932218 (179 worldwide citation)

A folding photo case includes a pair of exterior case members coupled to each other by a first hinge and a pair of interior frame members coupled to respective exterior case members by respective second and third hinges. The first, second and third hinges are preferably torsion bar hinges with the f ...


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Juergen A Kortenbach, Michael Sean McBrayer: Methods and apparatus for on-endoscope instruments having end effectors and combinations of on-endoscope and through-endoscope instruments. Syntheon, Gordon & Jacobson PC, October 26, 2004: US06808491 (174 worldwide citation)

A surgical system includes an endoscope, a pair of end effectors provided on the outside of the distal end of a endoscope (“on-scope”), in which one end effector is rotatable or otherwise movable relative to the second end effector and in which such movement is effected via controls elements which d ...


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Dana Wm Ryan, David P Gordon, James M Kaiser, Frank A Scarfone: Swabbable needle-free injection port valve system with neutral fluid displacement. Rymed Technologies, Gordon & Jacobson PC, February 7, 2006: US06994315 (142 worldwide citation)

An improved needle-free intravenous injection port assembly is disclosed. Embodiments include a boot valve with a helical surface, a boot valve and septum which mate with mechanical interference, a spike with a rough outer surface coated with a lubricant, a septum having a shoulder and a single cont ...


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Sundaram Ravikumar: Vascular sealing device and method of use. Gordon & Jacobson PC, February 5, 2008: US07326230 (131 worldwide citation)

An improved device for closing an opening in a blood vessel includes a cannula holding a first wire group, a second wire group, and a wire fixation device. The positions of the first wire group and second wire group are independently adjustable. The first wire group is deployed from the cannula into ...


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Jorge L Orbay: Bone fracture fixation systems with both multidirectional and unidirectional stabilization pegs. Hand Innovations, Gordon & Jacobson PC, May 17, 2005: US06893444 (103 worldwide citation)

A fixation system includes a device having a plurality of like threaded peg holes. Two types of pegs are couplable within the peg holes. One type is multidirectional, and the shaft can be oriented at various angles relative to an axis extending through the peg hole. Another peg is directionally-fixe ...


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Zvi Barak, Sarah Barak, Gad Barak: System and method for telephone call recording and recorded call retrieval. Gordon & Jacobson PC, September 14, 2004: US06792093 (91 worldwide citation)

A telephone call recording and recorded call retrieval system records telephone conversations and stores the recorded conversations for later retrieval. The system includes on one or more servers coupled to the PSTN, but preferably separate from mobile and land-based telephone company switches. A fi ...


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Javier Castañeda: Jig assembly for implantation of a fracture fixation device. Hand Innovations, Gordon & Jacobson PC, August 9, 2005: US06926720 (82 worldwide citation)

A jig assembly includes a jig having an elevated first portion having holes or slots to align a drill with screw holes in an intramedullary portion of a fixation device, and a lower second portion having openings in axial alignment with holes on a plate portion of the fixation device. The jig may be ...


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Kevin W Smith, Jose Luis Francese, Robert Sixto Jr, Juergen A Kortenbach, Thomas O Bales, Carlos Rivera, Matthew A Palmer: Surgical clip. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gordon & Jacobson PC, June 1, 2010: US07727248 (81 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip has a base portion and two generally parallel, spaced arms extending from the base portion and defining an opening therebetween. The arms terminate distally in fingers which are of reduced width and thickness relative to the arms and which are adapted to be bent towards and past each ...


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Boudewijn Joseph Angelus Verstraelen, Sebastiaan Paul Verstraelen: Method and apparatus for visualization of biological structures with use of 3D position information from segmentation results. Pie Medical Imaging, Gordon & Jacobson PC, March 4, 2008: US07339585 (78 worldwide citation)

A data processing methodology and corresponding apparatus for visualizing the characteristics of a particular object volume in an overall medical/biological environment receives a source image data set pertaining to the overall environment. First and second contour surfaces within the environment ar ...