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Berthold Hofling: Plural needle injection catheter. Bavaria Medizin Technologie, Klaus J Bach, October 11, 1994: US05354279 (301 worldwide citation)

A catheter for the injection of a fluid, for example, medicine, into body cavities such as veins or other hollow organs is provided with a head which is insertable into the body cavity and includes hollow needles movably disposed therein between retracted and extended positions and with an operating ...


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Andreas Melzer, Gerhard Buess, Rainer Trapp, Klaus Peter Brhel: Surgical stitching apparatus. Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, February 14, 1995: US05389103 (290 worldwide citation)

In a surgical stitching apparatus for endoscopically performing sutures of tissue or vessels having a drive mechanism including concentric tubes with an operating handle structure at one end and a stitching head mounted at the distal end thereof, the stitching head includes a stationary and a movabl ...


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Berthold Hofling: Catheter for injecting a fluid or medicine. Bavaria Medizin Technologie, Klaus J Bach, May 30, 1995: US05419777 (283 worldwide citation)

An injection catheter including a catheter stem, a cathetertip, and a bundle of injection needles, wherein either the catheter tip is axially displaceable relative to the catheter shaft or the catheter tip is fixedly connected to the catheter stem and the bundle of injection needles is longitudinall ...


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Bernhard Kneifel, G√ľnter Herrmann: Surgical applicator tip for delivering clips of clamps. Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, September 21, 2004: US06793663 (235 worldwide citation)

In a surgical applicator tip for delivering clips used for connecting tissues, the applicator tip includes a magazine chamber, which receives a magazine with clips having tissue engagement claws and an operating mechanism by which the clips can be removed from the magazine and supplied to the front ...


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Horst Baltschun, Klaus Peter Brhel, Bernhard Kneifel: Endoscopically useable instrument for coagulation by means of high frequency and for the serving of coagulated tissue areas. Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, July 30, 2002: US06425896 (222 worldwide citation)

In an endoscopic surgical instrument for the coagulation, by high frequency energy, and for the severing of coagulated tissue areas, a coagulation pliers and a scissors structure are provided, which are mounted on the distal end of an instrument and which are operated by a handle with operating leve ...


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Helmut Wurster, Rainer Trapp: Surgical suturing device. Forschungezentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, November 25, 1997: US05690652 (188 worldwide citation)

In a surgical suturing device especially for endoscopic surgery, an operating mechanism is provided which includes a drive and a locking mechanism operated by a handle from which an operating rod extends to an operating mechanism which carries at its free end a suturing head comprising two jaws betw ...


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Walter Hilgendorff, Gerhard Kahn, Frauke Jordt: Filtration apparatus having channeled flow guide elements. GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht, Klaus J Bach, July 10, 2001: US06258270 (140 worldwide citation)

In a device for filtering and separating fluids, a plurality of disc-like spaced flow guide elements are disposed in a stack in spaced relationship with filter elements disposed in the spaces between the flow guide elements to which fluid can be supplied through inlet openings to flow over the surfa ...


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Heinrich Schulken, Roland Neeb, Karl Schlipf, Bertram Kuntz: Suturing instrument. Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, March 19, 1996: US05499990 (139 worldwide citation)

In a suturing instrument for remote suturing of the edges of tissue wherein a stationary and a pivotal jaw are arranged at the distal end of an instrument shaft and a suturing wire guide channel extends through the instrument shaft for supplying a suturing wire from the instrument's proximal end to ...


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Hans Hinrich Sievers: Artificial heart valve. Klaus J Bach, January 31, 2006: US06991649 (134 worldwide citation)

In an artificial heart valve for the replacement of an aortic or a mitral valve, including an annular body, which is provided at its outer circumference with means for mounting the artificial valve in place by surgical procedures and which defines in its interior a blood flow passage in which valve ...


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Lothar Gumb, Aribert Schaf, Rainer Trapp, Gerhard Buess, Marc Schurr: Apparatus for guiding surgical instruments for endoscopic surgery. Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Klaus J Bach, December 7, 1999: US05997471 (119 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for guiding surgical instruments during endoscopic surgery including a carrier on which a support member is rotatably mounted about a first axis and a housing structure is mounted on the support member so as to pivot about a second axis which is spaced from the housing structure and ...