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William D Fox, Richard F Schwemberger, Edward J Biehle IV, Harry C Parkhurst: Electrosurgical device. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, December 28, 1993: US05273524 (380 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device for laparoscopic use in tissue dissection and coagulation. The device includes a barrel member having a dissection tip at the distal end thereof that is connected to a source of electrical energy. An insulating sheath member surrounds the barrel member. The sheath member is ...


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David Stefanchik, Edward J Biehle IV: Sterile clips and instrument for their placement. Ethicon, Dressler Goldsmith Milnamow & Katz, February 11, 1997: US05601574 (119 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical instrument and sterile clip for ligating the vessel of a mammal. The clip has a pair of legs which are urged apart by the instrument to allow the clip to be placed on the vessel to be ligated.


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David Stefanchik, Edward J Biehle IV: Sterile clips and instrument for their placement. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, Robert L Minier, August 30, 1994: US05342373 (115 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical instrument and sterile clip for ligating the vessel of a mammal. The clip has a pair of legs which are urged apart by the instrument to allow the clip to be placed on the vessel to be ligated.


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Joseph F Paraschac, Edward J Biehle IV: Endoscopic mechanism with friction maintaining handle. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, November 21, 1995: US05468250 (115 worldwide citation)

Described herein is an endoscopic instrument such as a dissector, scissor or grasper in which there is provided a shaft which defines a longitudinal axis of the instrument. This shaft is able to rotate about the handle portion of the instrument. This mechanism also provides for articulation of the e ...


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David Stefanchik, Edward J Biehle IV: Sterile clips and instrument for their placement. Ethicon, Susan M Schmitt, December 12, 1995: US05474567 (108 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical instrument and sterile clip for ligating the vessel of a mammal. The clip has a pair of legs which are urged apart by the instrument to allow the clip to be placed on the vessel to be ligated.


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Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Edward J Biehle IV, Richard W Flaker, Julia C Putnam: Endoscopic anvil grasping instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, October 11, 1994: US05354312 (68 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical instrument is disclosed which is particularly facilitated for grasping the anvil portion of an circular surgical stapling device. The present instrument includes a generally elongated shaft, with a pair of cooperating jaw members disposed at the distal end of the shaft. The ja ...