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Hilal Said S, Cooper Robert Patrick, Gadberry Donald Lee: Improved apparatus for sealing around members extending therethrough.. Applied Vascular Devices, May 8, 1991: EP0426407-A2 (40 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for sealing around shafts or tubes of varying diameter. Its basic element comprises an elastomeric sealing body (32) with an axial passage (34) which is radially compressed from more than two sides to compress the passage into sealing engaegement with a member (54) extending ...


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Hilal Said S, Petrime Matthew N, Hart Charles C: Catheter with conduit traversing tip. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Hilal Said S, Petrime Matthew N, Hart Charles C, VU Kenneth K, July 14, 2005: WO/2005/063134 (17 worldwide citation)

A catheter facilitating traversal of restrictions in body conduits (12) includes a shaft (21) having a distal tip (27) with a shape that is non-conical, radially twisted, and rectangular in radial cross section. An outer surface of the tip includes at least one side section extending from a blunt po ...


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Brustad John R, Hilal Said S, Hilal Nabil, Hart Charles C, Johnson Gary M, Hilal Serene, Sakakine Ghassan, Gadberry Donald L, Pingleton Edward D, Petrime Matthew N, Adlparvar Payam, Hadley Carl B, Vu Kenneth K: Medical tubing having variable characteristics and method of making same. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Brustad John R, Hilal Said S, Hilal Nabil, Hart Charles C, Johnson Gary M, Hilal Serene, Sakakine Ghassan, Gadberry Donald L, Pingleton Edward D, Petrime Matthew N, Adlparvar Payam, Hadley Carl B, Vu Kenneth K, VU Kenneth K, August 11, 2005: WO/2005/072806 (4 worldwide citation)

A medical tubing (15) adapted for insertion into a body tissue or cavity and method of manufacturing different variations of the tubing along a length of the tubing. The tubing comprises a plurality of individual, discrete, generally ring-shaped elements arranged in series and fused or bonded togeth ...


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Hart Charles C, Johnson Gary M, Hilal Said S, Brustad John R, Pingleton Edward D: Tissue fusion/welder apparatus corporation. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Hart Charles C, Johnson Gary M, Hilal Said S, Brustad John R, Pingleton Edward D, MYERS Richard L, August 21, 2003: WO/2003/068046 (1 worldwide citation)

A tissue welding apparatus is adapted to fuse a first piece of tissue to a second piece of tissue which are disposed in a surface proximate relationship. An elongate shaft carries a first jaw, and a second opposing jaw moveable relative to the first jaw. At least one penetrating member is carried by ...


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FALKENSTEIN ZORAN, CAPPELLO CHRISTOPHER J, JOHNSON GARY M, GIANNESCHI BENJAMIN A, TRAN OLIVA J, WIXEY MATTHEW A, PRAVONGVIENGKHAM KENNII, PRAVONG BOUN, YAWATA HARUYASU, BRUSTAD JOHN R, COHEN ADAM J, HILAL NABIL, BECERRA MATTHEW M, PINGLETON EDWARD D, HILAL SAID S, HART CHARLES C, WIKOFF CHRIS R: Electrosurgical system with a switching mechanism, Elektrochirurgisches System mit einem Schaltungsmechanismus, Système électrochirurgical avec une mécanisme de commutation. APPLIED MED RESOURCES, September 14, 2011: EP2364662-A1

Phase end point determination is provided to automatically halt the application of energy to tissue. Prior to the application of energy, the phase end point determination is identified by measuring the product of permittivity and conductivity of the tissue to be treated. An electrosurgical system ca ...


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