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Frank A Bimbo, Constantine Frantzides, Theresa Richards, Paul D O Connor: Surgical grasper devices. Teleflex Medical, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, March 17, 1998: US05728121 (340 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical grasper device that comprises a generally elongate housing member having a handle member at a proximal end and first and second grasping arms at a distal end. First and second grasping elements are preferably releasably attached to the first and second grasp ...


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Thomas C DuBois, George R Foster, Frank A Bimbo: Core wire steerable catheters. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 11, 1994: US05277199 (83 worldwide citation)

An improved and simplified catheter construction is provided to enhance the steerability of the catheter. The catheter(s) includes an elongate flexible relatively torsionally rigid core wire attached securely at each of the proximal and distal ends of the catheter. The core wire adds sufficient tors ...


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Thomas C DuBois, George R Foster, Frank A Bimbo: Core wire steerable electrode catheter. C R Bard, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, June 7, 1994: US05318041 (43 worldwide citation)

An improved and simplified catheter construction is provided to enhance the steerability of the catheter. The catheter(s) includes an elongate flexible relatively torsionally rigid core wire attached securely at each of the proximal and distal ends of the catheter. The core wire adds sufficient tors ...


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Frank A Bimbo, John Douglas Ilg: Reverse taper mounting of separate components and coupling of devices with reverse taper fittings. SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, Louis Woo, January 9, 2018: US09863186

A medical device has a base having an internally tapered wall mounted to a neck of a tube holder that has a reverse taper, so that rotation of the base relative to the neck may be effected with a controlled drag to provide a smooth and secure relative rotation. The base may be rotated relative to th ...