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Robert F Bencini, Barry D Weitzner: Disposable biopsy forceps. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 1, 1991: US05052402 (227 worldwide citation)

A disposable biopsy forceps includes an elongate tubular member having proximal and distal ends. Manually operated actuating means is mounted to the proximal end of the flexible tubular member. A biopsy jaw assembly is mounted to the distal end of the tubular member and is operatively connected to t ...


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Robert F Bencini, Barry D Weitzner, Stanley H Remiszewski: Surgical gripping instrument. C R Bard, Darby & Darby, January 28, 1992: US05084054 (161 worldwide citation)

A surgical gripping instrument comprises a support assembly, a slide mounted on the support assembly for relative movement with respect thereto, a wire movable with the slide relative to the support assembly, gripping means at the distal end of the wire, and a sheath enveloping the wire. Movement of ...


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James F Crittenden, Barry D Weitzner: Thermorecanalization catheter and method for use. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, March 31, 1987: US04654024 (136 worldwide citation)

A catheter with a heater mounted on its distal end is used to melt atherosclerotic plaque to clear an obstruction within an artery. The catheter heater is a tapered cone that emits heat from its outer, leading edges. Several embodiments are disclosed in which the power for the heater is generated by ...


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Edward L Sinofsky, Barry D Weitzner: Ultrasound sheath for medical diagnostic instruments. C R Bard, Darby and Darby, August 4, 1992: US05135001 (130 worldwide citation)

A flexible disposable ultrasound transducer sheath for medical diagnostic instruments comprises a core having a central opening aligned to a core axis and contoured and dimensioned in cross section in correspondence with the cross section of a standard instrument shaft where the transducer is to be ...


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Robert F Bencini, Barry D Weitzner: Disposable biopsy forceps. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, December 22, 1992: US05172700 (121 worldwide citation)

A disposable biopsy forceps includes an elongate tubular member having proximal and distal ends. Manually operated actuating means is mounted to the proximal end of the flexible tubular member. A biopsy jaw assembly is mounted to the distal end of the tubular member and is operatively connected to t ...


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Peter J Devlin, Barry D Weitzner, Thomas Watson: Disposable biopsy forceps. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, August 24, 1993: US05238002 (100 worldwide citation)

A disposable biopsy forceps includes an elongate tubular member having proximal and distal ends. Manually operated actuating means is mounted to the proximal end of the flexible tubular member. A biopsy jaw assembly is mounted to the distal end of the tubular member and is operatively connected to t ...


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Frederic L Milder, Donald Anderson, Barry D Weitzner: Iontophoretic material. Implemed, Nutter McClennen & Fish, June 2, 1998: US05759564 (28 worldwide citation)

An iontophoretic material is provided that uses controlled electrical current derived from two dissimilar galvanic materials to drive oligodynamic metal ions into solution to kill microorganisms on and near the material. Iontophoretic structures or material associated with a medical device are parti ...


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Fredric L Milder, Barry D Weitzner, Lev Ludin: Iontophoretic material. Implemed, Nutter McClennen & Fish, April 21, 1998: US05741224 (26 worldwide citation)

An iontophoretic material is provided that uses controlled electrical current derived from two dissimilar galvanic materials to drive oligodynamic metal ions into solution to kill microorganisms on and near the material. Iontophoretic structures or material associated with a medical device are parti ...


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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, June 14, 2011: US07959557 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure on a patient comprises introducing a medical instrument into a patient (e.g., percutaneously), conveying control signals from a remote controller to a drive unit, and operating the drive unit in accordance with the control signals to actuate the tool locate ...


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Barry D Weitzner, Gary S Rogers, Albert Solbjor, Dwight Meglan, Robert Ailinger, David L Brock, Woojin Lee, David Driscoll: Robotic medical instrument system. Hansen Medical, Vista IP Law Group, March 18, 2014: US08671950

A method of performing a medical procedure (e.g., a cardiac bypass procedure) on a patient comprises introducing at least one medical instrument into a patient (e.g., percutaneously), conveying control signals from a remote controller to a drive unit, and operating the drive unit in accordance with ...