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George D Spaven, Joseph J Thomas, Howard Beroff: Hub device for preventing liquid leakage. Johnson & Johnson, Donal B Tobin, November 25, 1980: US04235232 (56 worldwide citation)

A hub device particularly suitable for use in a catheter placement unit which includes a catheter tube for insertion into a patient. The hub comprises a body with a passageway therethrough for the passage of the catheter tube. A resilient seal is associated with the passageway and is integrally form ...


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Howard Beroff, Darrell R Thompson, Robert W Mericle, William C Travis Jr: Molding process for polydioxanone polymers. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, December 25, 1984: US04490326 (52 worldwide citation)

A process for molding surgical clips having improved in vivo performance characteristics from polymers of p-dioxanone. The polymers are heated to a temperature above their melt temperature and the molten polymer injected into a mold maintained at a temperature of 35.degree. C. or less.


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Howard Beroff, Namassivaya Doddi, Stephen J Jewusiak: Non-metallic, bio-compatible hemostatic clips. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, December 6, 1983: US04418694 (51 worldwide citation)

Non-metallic, bio-compatible hemostatic clips of absorbable or nonabsorbable materials are formed by two legs joined with a resilient hinge. One leg terminates in a hook member which secures the other leg when the clip is closed. The clip applier is a forceps-type instrument having channeled jaws es ...


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Howard Beroff: Hub with suturing provision for medical devices. Johnson & Johnson, Donal B Tobin, October 28, 1980: US04230110 (41 worldwide citation)

A hub device particularly suitable for use in a catheter placement unit which includes a catheter tube for insertion into a patient. The hub comprises a body with a passageway therethrough for the passage of the catheter tube, and includes a thin-walled, pierceable annular flange integrally formed o ...


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Stephen J Jewusiak, Howard Beroff, Michael Schuler: Cartridge for hemostatic clips. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, October 13, 1981: US04294355 (35 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for holding a plurality of plastic, snap-closure hemostatic clips in a manner which allows each clip to be individually loaded into a forceps-type clip applier. The cartridge consists of an elongated body having a stepped central rail on which open clips are positioned with the head of t ...


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Howard Beroff, Robert B Duncan: Non-metallic, bio-compatible hemostatic clips (one piece wedge clip). Ethicon, Robert L Minier, June 9, 1987: US04671281 (10 worldwide citation)

A sterile, hemostatic clip for use in occluding vessels. The clip comprises a pair of leg members resiliently connected at a pivot area disposed between the ends of said leg members. A wedge member is used to cause one portion of the leg members to diverge even more and consequently cause the opposi ...