Daniel Berson: Inflatable gastric device for treating obesity. Kenyon & Kenyon, January 27, 1981: US04246893 (318 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating extreme obesity comprising means for compressing the stomach and reducing its capacity and procedures employing said apparatus.

Daniel Berson: Method of applying a local anesthetic agent to a wound. Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 6, 1986: US04586921 (18 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is provided for placement in a patient, e.g. percutaneous placement, for the application of a local anesthetic agent to a wound. The device comprises a catheter and obturator. The catheter is a flexible hollow tubular member, the distal end of which is closed and has thereon a cutt ...