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Ernst Falk: Forceps with shearing jaws. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, July 31, 1990: US04944093 (118 worldwide citation)

A forceps and in particular hooked shears, has a distal extremity of the forceps shaft provided with a recess of the one fixed branch of the forceps jaws, with which branch there co-operates a double-armed pivotally displaceable jaw branch by means of a scissors grip and a push and pull rod. The rec ...


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Siegfried Bauer, Ernst Falk: Coagulation forceps. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, April 11, 1989: US04819633 (84 worldwide citation)

The coagulation forceps of the type in which a rod for the opening and closing of forceps jaws by reciprocal axial movement thereof extends axially through an externally insulated shaft, and is actuated by a handle comprising a pair of branches which are resiliently biassed apart from one another. T ...


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Ernst Falk, Siegfried Hiltebrandt, Johann Knoesel: Tool having a handle with an interchangeable insert portion. Richard Wolf, February 11, 1986: US04569131 (76 worldwide citation)

A tool having an insert portion mounted on a handle portion which handle portion will actuate a pincher-like tool arrangement on the free end of the insert portion characterized by a locking arrangement for holding the pincher-like tool in a closed position by holding the handle portion in the close ...


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Siegfried Hiltebrandt, Andreas Dingler, Ernst Falk, Martin F Fischmeister: Retrograde cutting hook punch. Richard Wolf, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, May 12, 1992: US05112346 (63 worldwide citation)

A retrograde cutting hook punch for arthroscopy is so designed that two ends of a fixed and a pivotable jaw member which are remote from the axis of pivot of the pivotable jaw member are laterally positioned at an angle to the longitudinal axis of the forceps, the pivotable jaw member, which is pivo ...


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Ernst Falk: Arthroscopy hook-clippers. Richard Wolf, February 19, 1991: US04994024 (40 worldwide citation)

Arthroscopy hook-clippers comprise a circular cross-section outer shaft having at a distal end thereof a fixed jaw and a movable jaw pivoted to the fixed jaw. Within the shaft are a thrust rod which is movable axially thereof to pivot the movable jaw with respect to the fixed jaw, and beside the thr ...


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Ernst Falk, Johann Knosel: Medical coagulation device. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, April 23, 1985: US04512343 (27 worldwide citation)

An insulated electrically conducted shaft for medical coagulation instruments, and particularly for unipolar coagulation instruments is constructed with an insulating jacket consisting of separate conduit pieces formed of insulating material which are slipped onto the shaft. The conduit pieces have ...


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Helmut Heckele, Andreas Dingler, Ernst Falk: Medical instrument employing curved spreading members to manipulate organs within the body. Richard Wolf, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, September 24, 1996: US05558620 (15 worldwide citation)

An instrument for manipulating organs in endoscopic procedures in the interior of the body includes two spreading members at the distal end of the instrument. The spreading members can be swiveled outwardly and actuated by means of a handle at the proximal end of the instrument. A control member dis ...


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Andreas Dingler, Ernst Falk: Endoscopic instrument. Richard Wolf, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, June 15, 1999: US05911736 (4 worldwide citation)

The endoscopic instrument comprises two working parts provided at the distal end region of an elongate shank, of which at least one is pivotingly movable relative to the other, and is provided with handle at the proximal end region of the shank for actuating at least one of the working parts via an ...


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Siegfried Bauer, Ernst Falk: Operating insert for a resectoscope with sealing means. Richard Wolf, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, August 20, 1991: US05041111 (3 worldwide citation)

An operating insert to be passed through a resectoscope shaft comprises a channel for an axially displaceable cutting loop which extends parallel to an optical system through the operating insert. The cutting loop has branches secured within a tube and merging at their proximal ends into an electrod ...


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Andreas Dingler, Ernst Falk: Medical instrument. Richard Wolf, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, June 6, 2000: US06071299 (3 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument including a housing, a shank a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end of the shank being connected to the housing, an openable and closable two-part tool provided at the distal end of the shank, an actuating element that runs through the housing and the shank so as to b ...