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Edward D Pingleton, Paul G Thomson: Surgical cutting instrument. Vance Products Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, January 4, 1994: US05275609 (325 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument is disclosed for percutaneously debulking tissue through an access sheath commonly used in minimally invasive laparoscopic or endoscopic surgical procedures. The cutting instrument includes a inner rotary member tube having a cutting edge at the distal end thereof for c ...


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Ralph V Clayman, Edward D Pingleton: Surgical tissue bag and method for percutaneously debulking tissue. Vance Products Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, August 6, 1991: US05037379 (238 worldwide citation)

A surgical tissue bag for percutaneously debulking large volumes of tissue contained within the bag. The tissue bag comprises two layers of material, an inner layer of a puncture-resistant material and an outer layer of moisture-proof material for containing cells and fluid therein. The bag material ...


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Charles C Hart, Gary M Johnson, Said S Hilal, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton: Tissue fusion/welder apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, Patrick Y Ikehara, Richard L Myers, December 1, 2009: US07625370 (188 worldwide citation)

A tissue welding apparatus is adapted to fuse a first piece of tissue to a second piece of tissue which are disposed in a surface proximate relationship. An elongate shaft carries a first jaw, and a second opposing jaw moveable relative to the first jaw. At least one penetrating member is carried by ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, Kenneth K Vu, David G Majdali, October 25, 2005: US06958037 (149 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound stretchable to a desired diameter, the retractor includes a first ring having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound and being adapted for disposition interiorly of the wound. A second ring has a diameter greater than that desired f ...


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Edward D Pingleton, Paul G Thomson: Surgical cutting instrument. Vance Products Incorporated D B A Cook Urological Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, March 1, 1994: US05290303 (147 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument is disclosed for percutaneously debulking tissue through an access sheath commonly used in minimally invasive laparoscopic or endoscopic surgical procedures. The cutting instrument includes a inner rotary member tube having a cutting edge at the distal end thereof for c ...


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Thomas L Foster, John S Lyttle, Edward D Pingleton, Paul G Thomson: Surgical access sheath. Vance Products Incorporated, Richard J Godlewski, March 1, 1994: US05290249 (138 worldwide citation)

A surgical trocar access sheath having a laterally expandable retention mechanism for percutaneous insertion through a body cavity wall. The expandable retention mechanism is positioned about the distal end of the sheath for retaining the access sheath within the body cavity. The access sheath has a ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, July 3, 2007: US07238154 (116 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound to a desired diameter. The retractor includes first and second rings, each having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound. The first and second rings are adapted for disposition interiorly and exteriorly of the wound, respectively. A ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Gary R Dulak, Payam Adlparvar, Robert R Bowes: Surgical access apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, Kenneth K Vu, Richard L Meyers, January 6, 2009: US07473221 (113 worldwide citation)

A surgical access device includes a single valve forming a seal with the body wall and providing an access channel into a body cavity. The valve has properties for creating a zero-seal in the absence of an instrument and an instrument seal with instruments. The valve can include a gel comprised of a ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott V Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, May 27, 2008: US07377898 (90 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound stretchable to a desired diameter, the retractor includes a first ring having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound and being adapted for disposition interiorly of the wound. A second ring has a diameter greater than that desired f ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Gary R Dulak, Payam Adlparvar, Robert R Bowes: Surgical access apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David G Majdali, January 27, 2009: US07481765 (77 worldwide citation)

A surgical access device includes a single valve forming a seal with the body wall and providing an access channel into a body cavity. The valve has properties for creating a zero-seal in the absence of an instrument and an instrument seal with instruments. The valve can include a gel comprised of a ...