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Claude E Petruzzi, Robert H Quint, Frank D D Amelio, Dominick G Esposito: Electrosurgical device with treatment arc of less than 360 degrees. Circon Corporation, Perman & Green, August 23, 1988: US04765331 (466 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device for use in the treatment of tissue, particularly in the esophageal and anal regions of the body. The device comprises a multipolar probe body sized for passage into and within a body cavity whose tissue is to be treated without the aid of an endoscope. The probe body includ ...


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Frank D D Amelio, Dawn M DeLemos, Dominick G Esposito, Michelle D Maxfield, Claude E Petruzzi, Robert H Quint: Electrosurgical probe apparatus. Circon ACMI Division of Circon Corporation, Perman & Green, April 25, 1989: US04823791 (372 worldwide citation)

A disposable bipolar electrosurgical probe which can be readily applied to the tissue to be treated, then discarded. The probe comprises an elongated substrate member having a peripheral surface of dielectric material and a longitudinal axis extending between a working end and an attachment end. At ...


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Frank D D Amelio: Endoscope sheaths and method and apparatus for installation and removal. Circon Corporation, Perman & Green, January 26, 1988: US04721097 (147 worldwide citation)

An endoscope and a disposable sanitary sheath are disclosed. In the preferred embodiment the core of the endoscope has indentations longitudinally extending along its exterior surface in a peanut-like cross-sectional configuration while the sheath has channels within longitudinally extending thicker ...


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Frank D D Amelio, Carl J Rebert, Kenneth C Hancock: Endoscope having a distally heated distal lens. Circon Corporation, Daniel J Meaney Jr, July 15, 1997: US05647840 (144 worldwide citation)

An endoscope having a distally heated distal lens for performing laparoscopic surgery is shown. The preferred embodiment of the endoscope is a laparoscope which includes a rigid elongated sheath tube which encloses means defining a fiber optic light carrying bundle formed of a plurality of optical f ...


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Frank D D Amelio, Dawn M DeLemos, Dominick G Esposito, Michelle D Maxfield, Claude E Petruzzi, Robert H Quint: Electrosurgical probe apparatus. Circon Corporation, Perman & Green, June 26, 1990: US04936842 (132 worldwide citation)

A disposable bipolar electrosurgical probe which can be readily applied to the tissue to be treated, then discarded. The probe comprises an elongated substrate member having a peripheral surface of dielectric material and a longitudinal axis extending between a working end and an attachment end. At ...


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Frank D D Amelio, Dominick G Esposito, Walter B Kobyra: Multidirectional viewing borescope. Circon Corporation, Perman & Green, October 13, 1987: US04699463 (68 worldwide citation)

An elongated, tubular inspection instrument characterized as having a control head at its proximal end and an objective assembly at its distal end. Flexible fiber or rigid optics extend between the control head and the objective assembly for the purpose of transmitting to the control head an image v ...


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Frank D D Amelio: V shaped grooved roller electrode for a resectoscope. Circon Corporation, Daniel J Meaney Jr, February 4, 1997: US05599349 (43 worldwide citation)

A "V" shaped grooved roller forming part of an electrode for use with a resectoscope is shown. The electrode includes an electrode lead member having an elongated conductor member. The elongated conductor member has a first end and a second end with an insulative cover extended therebetween. The fir ...


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Frank D D Amelio, Michelle d Maxfield, Dominick G Esposito, Walter B Kobyra: Engine inspection system. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Perman & Green, April 21, 1987: US04659195 (39 worldwide citation)

An inspection system in which a fiber optic borescope has an elongated flexible body extending between a control head at a proximal end and an objective assembly at a distal end. The distal end is slidably inserted through a tubular elongated flexible guide member which has an operating head at a ne ...


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Gregory S Konstorum, Frank D D Amelio: Cable compensating mechanism for an endoscope. Circon Corporation a Delaware corporation, Daniel J Meaney Jr, April 30, 1996: US05512035 (31 worldwide citation)

A cable compensating mechanism for an endoscope is shown. The endoscope has a generally elongated flexible shaft extending between a control head at a proximal end thereof and an objective assembly at the distal end thereof. The cable compensating mechanism includes an operative cable and sheath ass ...


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Edward Grabover, Frank D D Amelio: Pivotal handle assembly for a video operating laparoscope. Circon Corporation, Daniel J Meaney Jr, July 28, 1998: US05785644 (21 worldwide citation)

A pivotable handle assembly for an endoscope such as an operative laparoscope having a proximal end is shown. The handle assembly includes a handle support operatively connected to the proximal end of a laparoscope. A handle including a mounting end is operatively connected by a member to the handle ...