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Frank Bimbo, Chad Garrish, Robert F Leonard, Adrian C Lock: Dual lumen access port. Snowden Pencer, Smith Gambrell & Russell, April 22, 2003: US06551270 (307 worldwide citation)

A port assembly adapted for insertion into the tissue of a patient during laparoscopic or endoscopic surgery wherein the port assembly includes an access port having a plurality of openings therein to allow for the insertion of multiple surgical instruments therethrough while maintaining a barrier t ...


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Steve Mercereau, Ken Butcher, Gregg A VanDusseldorp, Demetrius Bagley, Frank Bimbo: Articulating stone basket. C R Baed, Kilpatrick Stockton, January 13, 2004: US06676668 (107 worldwide citation)

A medical retrieval device includes a handle, two gear racks movably mounted to the handle for longitudinal movement, and a pinion rotatably mounted to the handle so as to engage the two gear racks. Rotation of the pinion moves the gear racks in opposite directions. A basket has at least three legs, ...


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John Falvai, Frank Bimbo, Richard S Riddle: Releasably locking introducer devices. TFX Medical Incorporated, David G Conlin, Peter F Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman Corless, July 21, 1998: US05782807 (71 worldwide citation)

A releasably locking dilator/sheath medical introducer device is provided having a dilator with a non-circular cross-sectional shape to enable insertion of a catheter, guide wire and the like into a patient. More particularly, the invention provides an introducer device that has dilator with a non-c ...


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Theresa Richards, Frank Bimbo: Grasping devices and articles. TFX Medical Incorporated, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, Christine C O Day, October 3, 2000: US06126671 (41 worldwide citation)

Grasping devices and articles exhibit enhanced gripping or holding power to a variety of surfaces, including surfaces that are slippery or otherwise difficult to hold. The invention involves in some aspects the discovery and use of gripping materials that have the unexpected enhanced capability to p ...


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Steve Mercereau, Ken Butcher, Brad Boetner, Frank Bimbo: Articulating stone basket. C R Bard, Kilpatrick Stockton, November 25, 2003: US06652537 (26 worldwide citation)

A medical retrieval device includes a handle and a hollow sheath extending forward from the handle. A slide is attached to the handle for longitudinal movement along a path between a rearward location and a forward location. A rotary actuator having an axis of rotation generally transverse to the pa ...


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Demetrius Bagley, Frank Bimbo, Ken Butcher, Steve Mercereau, Gregg A VanDusseldorp: Articulating stone basket. John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, July 8, 2004: US20040133213-A1

A medical retrieval device includes a handle, two gear racks movably mounted to the handle for longitudinal movement, and a pinion rotatably mounted to the handle so as to engage the two gear racks. Rotation of the pinion moves the gear racks in opposite directions. A basket has at least three legs, ...


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Steve Mercereau, Ken Butcher, Gregg A VanDusseldorp, Demetrius Bagley, Frank Bimbo: Articulating stone basket. John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, June 12, 2003: US20030109888-A1

A medical retrieval device includes a handle, two gear racks movably mounted to the handle for longitudinal movement, and a pinion rotatably mounted to the handle so as to engage the two gear racks. Rotation of the pinion moves the gear racks in opposite directions. A basket has at least three legs, ...


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Steve Mercereau, Ken Butcher, James B Boettner, Frank Bimbo: Articulating stone basket. John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, June 12, 2003: US20030109889-A1

A medical retrieval device includes a handle and a hollow sheath extending forward from the handle. A slide is attached to the handle for longitudinal movement along a path between a rearward location and a forward location. A rotary actuator having an axis of rotation generally transverse to the pa ...


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Frank Bimbo: Medical Retrieval Devices and Methods. Brian M Burn Esq, Cr Bard Urological Division, December 13, 2007: US20070288038-A1

A medical retrieval device may include a first portion having proximal and distal ends, a second portion having proximal and distal ends, and a grasping portion. The second portion may surround at least a portion of the first portion. The grasping portion may be movable between retracted and extende ...