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Dworschak Manfred, Frei Gerhard, Mayenberger Rupert, Rothweiler Christoph, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissor- or forceps-like surgical instrument. Aesculap Werke, December 5, 2001: EP1159926-A2 (811 worldwide citation)

The surgical scissors or tongs have 2 relatively pivoted arms (2,3) supporting tools at their ends which are coupled to respective poles of an external voltage source, the pivoted arms and their tools electrically insulated from one another. The voltage source is coupled to a 2-wire cable (10), asso ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: (De) Instrumentenset für eine chirurgische operation, (En) Set of instruments for performing a surgical operation. Aesculap & Co Kg, Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter, BÖHME Ulrich, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032783 (181 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a set of instruments for performing a surgical operation. The aim of the invention is to reduce the effort of placing together and disposing of the instruments used for performing certain operations. To this end, instruments essentially required for performing a certain ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissors, especially for surgical purposes. Aesculap & Co Kg, April 28, 2004: EP1411843-A1 (59 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to scissors, especially for surgical purposes, consisting of two counter-pivoting branches whose front ends are respectively provided with a cutting section having a cutting edge and whose rear ends are respectively provided with a handle section. The aim of the invention is to ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissors, especially for surgical purpose. Aesculap & Co Kg, September 1, 2004: EP1452143-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

The scissors have 2 relatively pivoted branches (2,3), each provided with a cutting section (8) having a cutting edge (16) at the front end and with an operating handle at the rear end. The cutting section of at least one branch has a flat metal film (14) attached to its inner surface (12) facing th ...


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Mueller Gottfried, Dworschak Manfred: Device for closing an opening in a tissue layer. Aesculap & Co Kg, December 5, 2001: EP1159919-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

The apparatus to close an incision (6) in tissue (1), with a surgical suture (18), has a laying unit (13) to hold the suture and which can be folded together. On pulling the suture through the incision, the laying unit unfolds to lie flat against the edge of the incision. The laying unit has at leas ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Weisshaupt Dieter: Surgical suture clip. Aesculap & Co Kg, January 31, 2001: EP1072225-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

The surgical suture clip (1) has two clamp arms (3,4) pivotable in relation to each other, which when clamped together secure at least one suture thread. The arms are joined by a deformable rib (9), which maintains its shape after deformation. The rib and possibly the clamp arms are made of titanium ...


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Morales Pedro, Dworschak Manfred, Eijsman Leon: (De) Sternumverschluss, (En) Sternum closure. Aesculap & Co Kg, Morales Pedro, Dworschak Manfred, Eijsman Leon, BÖHME Ulrich, December 16, 2004: WO/2004/107998 (3 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a sternum closure for fixing two sternum parts that are to be joined to one another, comprising: a first plate-shaped seating element (7) for placing on the inner surface of the sternum; a tightening element (15), which is fixed to said seating element and which transve ...


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Mueller Gottfried Prof Dr, Beck Thomas, Dworschak Manfred, Eggerstedt Sven Dr: Occlusion device for a puncture channel and applicator device. Aesculap & Co Kg, September 8, 2004: EP1454587-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

The device has a flat head (32) with rounded edges and three openings and is provided with several trapezoidal elements (34) attached with their shorter sides to its upper surface (48). Each of the elements (34) can be swiveled around a horizontal axle. For use the device is attached to the tip of a ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Weik Thomas, Weisshaupt Dieter, Allenberg Jens Rainer: Insertion catheter for vascular prostheses. Aesculap & Co Kg, May 2, 2002: EP1200018-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an insertion catheter which is used to insert a vascular prosthesis into a vessel, comprising a longitudinally extended substantially tubular sheath having a proximal and distal end. An outlet for the vascular prosthesis is provided on the distal end. In order to insert the ...


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Schwartz Theodor, Dworschak Manfred: Forceps- or scissor-like surgical instrument. Aesculap Werke, December 4, 1996: EP0745355-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

The instrument comprises two swivelable arms (1,2) which are coated (14) with electrical insulating material. One arm (2) has a connection (11) for an electric connecting lead. The free end of each arm leaves a free tissue-contact surface (15,16). The arms are rotatably connected at a bearing point ...