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George P Honkanen, John C Strahan, Philip R Lichtman: Surgical cannula. Acufex Microsurgical, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, April 7, 1987: US04655752 (337 worldwide citation)

A surgical cannula having a first seal member having a substantially conical shape and an opening at the tip thereof, and a second seal member having a substantially conical shape and a slit at the tip thereof, whereby (a) when an instrument is inserted into the cannula, the instrument can pass thro ...


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George P Honkanen: Surgical instrument. Acufex Microsurgical, Schiller Pandiscio and Kusmer, December 15, 1987: US04712545 (218 worldwide citation)

A surgical tool of the type comprising a first stationary jaw member and a second movable jaw member adapted for pivotal movement towards and away from the first stationary jaw member, wherein the second movable jaw member is attached to the first stationary jaw member by a first arcuate lug and gro ...


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George P Honkanen, Roger M Burke: Micro-instrument. TNCO, Jerry Cohen, Harvey Kaye, Edwin H Paul, June 15, 1993: US05219357 (104 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical tool (10, FIG. 1 ) with a single moveable inner tip (22), and a fixed outer tip (12) pivotably interacting via an integral essentially-hourglass-form pivot extension of both walls of the outer tip and an engaging channel (24) of the inner tip(s), articulated by a link with an ...


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Roger M Burke, Allen H DeSatnick, George P Honkanen: Microsurgical scissors. Acufex Microsurgical, Cesari and McKenna, February 28, 1984: US04433687 (86 worldwide citation)

A microsurgical scissors uses a rotary cutting action and biased blades that intersect in a travelling point of contact. One blade is situated on the end of a tubular shaft and a second blade is on a rod that is rotatable within the shaft. The blades are angled so their cutting edges intersect each ...


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George P Honkanen, Roger M Burke, Paul C Weaver: Micro-instrument. TNCO, Jerry Cohen, Harvey Kaye, October 6, 1992: US05152780 (52 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical tool (10) with an inner tip (22) and outer tip (12) pivotably interacting via an integral pivot (20) extension of the outer tip and an engaging groove (24) of the inner tip, articulated by a link (26) with an integral stud (30).


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George P Honkanen deceased, by Roger M Burke legal representative, Roger M Burke, Paul C Weaver: Micro-instrument. TNCO, Stephen Y Perkins Smith & Cohen Chow, April 18, 2000: USRE036666

A microsurgical instrument with opposing jaws rotatable relative to one another using a pivot integral to a frame comprising one jaw for rotating the other jaw and a linkage to push one jaw rotatably towards the other jaw wherein a distal-most surface of that jaw pushes against a surface of jaw to b ...