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Koichiro Hori, Philip R Lichtman, David I Freed: Device-steering shaft assembly and endoscope. Vista Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, November 23, 1999: US05989182 (136 worldwide citation)

An endoscope is provided that comprises an imaging device such as a micro-size video camera supported by a novel device-steering shaft assembly. The shaft assembly comprises a malleable or rigid shaft, an imaging device carrier releasably and pivotally supporting the imaging device at one end of the ...


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Satish K Sharma, David I Freed, Nicholas Patronik, Jeffrey M Wendlandt: Full thickness resectioning device. Boston Scientific SciMed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, September 6, 2005: US06938814 (86 worldwide citation)

A full thickness resection device comprises a control handle including an actuator wherein, when the device is in an operative position within a body lumen of a patient, the control handle remains outside the patient's body and a working head assembly coupled to a control handle by a flexible sheath ...


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Satish K Sharma, David I Freed, Nicholas Patronik, Jeffrey M Wendlandt: Full thickness resectioning device. SciMed Life Systems, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, February 3, 2004: US06685079 (84 worldwide citation)

A full thickness resection device comprises a control handle including an actuator wherein, when the device is in an operative position within a body lumen of a patient, the control handle remains outside the patient's body and a working head assembly coupled to a control handle by a flexible s ...


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Satish K Sharma, David I Freed, Nicholas Patronik, Jeffrey M Wendlandt: Full thickness resectioning device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, July 14, 2009: US07559451 (45 worldwide citation)

A full thickness resection device comprises a control handle including an actuator wherein, when the device is in an operative position within a body lumen of a patient, the control handle remains outside the patient's body and a working head assembly coupled to a control handle by a flexible sheath ...


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Allan T Fisk, David I Freed, Thomas A Mann: Pipe bursting and replacement method. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, January 7, 1992: US05078546 (34 worldwide citation)

Tool for slitting and laterally expanding underground steel gas mains and inserting replacement plastic piping into the spread apart pipeline has a forward end cylindrical portion mounting a single, rearwardly angled blade to make only one line of cut, and a conical pipe spreader portion at its rear ...


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Donald S Bartlett, David I Freed, William H Poynter Jr: Robot with spring pivot balancing mechanism. GMF Robotics Corporation, Brooks & Kushman, June 28, 1988: US04753128 (29 worldwide citation)

A robot including a balancing mechanism or balancer with a compression spring which flexes to compensate for the gravitational moment between an arm assembly and a base of the robot. The compression spring is chosen to have a force-deflection characteristic to account for the gravitational moment an ...


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Allan T Fisk, David I Freed, Thomas A Mann: Pipe bursting and replacement apparatus and method. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, January 8, 1991: US04983071 (24 worldwide citation)

Tool for slitting and laterally expanding underground steel gas mains and inserting replacement plastic piping into the spread apart pipeline has a forward end cylindrical portion mounting a single, rearwardly angled blade to make only one line of cut, and a conical pipe spreader portion at its rear ...


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Michael P Boutillette, David Micky Graves, M Kevin Richardson, David I Freed, Paul M Scopton: Fiber optic imaging catheter. Boston Scientific Scimed, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 12, 2011: US07922654 (16 worldwide citation)

A steerable imaging catheter is provided, including an elongated catheter tube, at least one steering cable extending along the catheter tube to control the movement of the distal end thereof, and a fiber optic cable extending along the catheter tube. The fiber optic cable transmits illumination lig ...


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John O McWeeney, Benjamin E Morris, David W Robertson, David I Freed, James F Schuermann, John B Golden, Jozef Slanda, Brian Keith Wells, Jesse Leonard Farris III, Michael S H Chu, Oscar R Carrillo Jr, Todd A Hall, Yem Chin, Mark L Adams: Medical visualization system with endoscope and mounted catheter. Boston Scientific Scimed, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 12, 2011: US07922650 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to features and aspects of an in-vivo visualization system that comprises a catheter having an access port leading to an interior lumen through which an image transmission member is routed, and an endoscope having an access port leading to an interior lumen through ...


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David I Freed: Endoscopic device having spray mechanism and related methods of use. Boston Scientific, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 31, 2011: US07951073 (9 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of a surgical device that combines tissue cutting and spraying in a single device and related methods of use are disclosed. The device may include an elongated member having a proximal end and a distal end, an end effector proximate the distal end of the elongated member, and a n ...



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