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Diego Fontayne: Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, January 23, 1996: US05485952 (614 worldwide citation)

Surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an endoscopic body having an elongated proximal portion and an articulating distal portion which moves relative to the proximal portion. A cartridge assembly and an anvil member ar ...


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Jose Luis Correa, Diego Fontayne, Karl Dallas Kirk III, James T Collins III: Nasal mask and headgear. Respironics Georgia, Gerald R Boss Esq, Troutman Sanders, September 19, 2000: US06119694 (330 worldwide citation)

A nasal mask assembly having a nare seal for enclosing the nares of a patient and a pair of lateral support members for engaging the cheekbones of a patient and supporting the nasal mask assembly. An associated headgear assembly constructed of semi-rigid members are selectively interconnected for de ...


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William C Corrigan Jr, Diego Fontayne: Peelable sheath with hub connector. Datascope Investment, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 1, 1992: US05167634 (229 worldwide citation)

A peelable sheath includes a sheath formed of a flexible tube having a pair of separation lines arranged longitudinally on radially opposite sides of the tube to form a pair of peelable sheath portions, and a hub connector bonded to the proximal end of the sheath. A pair of wings are bonded to the p ...


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Bert Davis Heinzelman, Donald Richard Lamond, Diego Fontayne: Resiliently flexible toothbrush. Chesebrough Pond s USA Co Division of Conopco, Milton L Honig, April 7, 1998: US05735012 (87 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush is provided having a brushhead, neck and handle. The handle includes a flex zone flanked on one side by the neck on the other by a tail zone of the handle. The neck and tail zone are rigid in contrast to the bendable flex zone. Spring Rate for the neck and tail zone is each greater than ...


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David Alexander, J Michael Brown, Eric Cabahug, Philip J Churchill, Robert F Cohen, Richard L Cunningham, Ben Feldman, Diego Fontayne, Gregory L Merril, Mario Turchi: Interface device and method for interfacing instruments to medical procedure simulation systems. Immersion Medical, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, August 16, 2005: US06929481 (83 worldwide citation)

An interface device and method for interfacing instruments to a medical procedure simulation system serve to interface peripherals in the form of mock medical instruments to the medical procedure simulation system computer to enable simulation of medical procedures. The interface device includes a h ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Diego Fontayne, Henry Sienkiewicz: Apparatus and method for subcuticular stapling of body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, March 8, 1994: US05292326 (74 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for attaching two portions of cutaneous body tissue includes a pair of opposed elongated jaws having members thereon at one end and which are movable toward each other to a closed position to engage two body tissue portions positioned within the members to move the bodily tissue ...


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Diego Fontayne, John C Robertson, Timothy O Van Leeuwen, Thomas A Pelletier, Stephen W Gerry: Fragmentable ring applier. United States Surgical Corporation, October 3, 1995: US05454824 (19 worldwide citation)

A novel surgical instrument suitable for insertion and assembly of surgical fasteners, such as multi-ring compression devices, for circular anastomosis of tubular or hollow organ tissue sections, including a body having means to support and align the rings, means for clamping the rings around the fr ...


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Paul Mulhauser, Karl D Kirk III, Diego Fontayne: Motorized hand-held transportable dispenser for dispensing disc-shaped objects one at a time. Cap Toys, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, February 18, 1997: US05603429 (11 worldwide citation)

A transportable, hand-held motorized dispenser having an amusement characteristic includes a disc-shaped housing of a top shell and a bottom shell and a motor driven turntable mounted for unidirectional rotation therein. The housing defines a recess for receiving compartments defined by the turntabl ...


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Karl D Kirk III, Paul Mulhauser, Diego Fontayne: Motorized candy dispenser. Cap Toys, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, August 11, 1998: US05791514 (9 worldwide citation)

A dispenser having a housing for dispensing candies therefrom and having a rotatable raceway therein with a plurality of turntables disposed within the housing and on the raceway, with each of the turntables including a compartment sized to accommodate a candy to be dispensed, and a drive motor for ...


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David Alexander, J Michael Brown, Eric Cabahug, Philip J Churchill, Robert F Cohen, Richard L Cunningham, Ben Feldman, Diego Fontayne, Gregory L Merril, Mario Turchi: Interface device and method for interfacing instruments to medical procedure simulation systems. Immersion Medical, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, July 9, 2013: US08480406 (6 worldwide citation)

An interface device and method for interfacing instruments to a medical procedure simulation system serve to interface peripherals in the form of mock medical instruments to the medical procedure simulation system computer to enable simulation of medical procedures. The interface device includes a h ...