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James A Peterson, Christopher J Sperry, Joseph M Gryskiewicz, Delmer L Smith: Dynamic bioabsorbable fastener for use in wound closure. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, September 26, 2006: US07112214 (420 worldwide citation)

A fastener for insertion into pierced openings of a tissue wound has a body formed of a generally bioabsorbable polymer defining an initial capture area internal to the body. The body includes a pair of arms, each with an inwardly projecting cleat operably joined at an elbow portion defining an inte ...


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James A Peterson, Christopher J Sperry, Joseph M Gryskiewicz, Delmer L Smith: Mechanical method and apparatus for bilateral tissue fastening. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, April 27, 2004: US06726705 (95 worldwide citation)

A mechanical system for bilaterally securing skin tissue preferably utilizes a tissue manipulator apparatus to approximate a portion of an interior surface of each of two pieces of living dermis tissue along a vertical interface below an exterior surface without overlapping either interior surface a ...


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Alfred S Rushatz, James A Peterson: Exercise and rehabilitative apparatus and method of exercising. Lifemates, Eric P Schellin, October 29, 1991: US05060937 (17 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an exercise device consisting of two hinged planar parts with a holding strap for stabilizing the torso of the user during various exercises. The exercise device further comprises a pair of trapezoidal shaped back pad members for protecting the spine of the user.


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James A Peterson, Christopher J Sperry, Joseph M Gryskiewicz, Delmer L Smith: Mechanical method and apparatus for tissue fastening. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, June 16, 2009: US07547315 (13 worldwide citation)

A mechanical system for sequentially securing skin tissue preferably utilizes a tissue manipulator apparatus to approximate a portion of an interior surface of each of two pieces of living dermis tissue along a vertical interface below an exterior surface such that discrete target tissue zones are d ...


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James A Peterson: Sequential tissue forceps for use in tissue fastening. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, March 23, 2010: US07682372 (8 worldwide citation)

A sequential surgical forceps is adapted to sequentially grasp tissue on opposed sides of a tissue interface and then present the tissue for capture and closure by a surgical fastening apparatus. The sequential tissue forceps comprises a first arm, a second arm and central arm wherein both the first ...


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James H Peterson, James A Peterson: Mounting apparatus for swinging and sliding doors. Darby & Darby, November 22, 1977: US04058932 (8 worldwide citation)

A door which is to be swung open and closed to provide access to an enclosure and slid back into the enclosure is provided with one or more hinges rotatably mounted on a shaft to the ends of which there are fixedly mounted gears which positively engage respective racks disposed adjacent the top and ...


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James A Peterson, Christopher J Sperry, Joseph M Gryskiewicz, Delmer L Smith, David B Herridge: Method and apparatus for tissue fastening with single translating trigger operation. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen P A, December 13, 2011: US08074857 (6 worldwide citation)

A mechanical device and method for gathering and securing tissue with a fastener. The device includes an applicator assembly configured to deploy a fastener in a first direction, a tissue manipulation assembly configured to move from a relaxed position to a grasping position in a second direction tr ...


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Alfred S Rushatz, James A Peterson: Exercise and rehabilitative apparatus and method of exercising. Lifemates, Eric P Schellin, December 25, 1990: US04979732 (6 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an exercise device and method of using same. The device consists of two hinged planar parts with a holding strap. A user assumes a prone face-up position on the device with the pelvic area being encompassed by the strap thereby stabilizing the torso of the user. An aide assists in ...


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James A Peterson, Donald A Mc Cabe: Temperature sensitive tipswitch. Bimet Corporation, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, February 3, 1976: US03936786 (6 worldwide citation)

A temperature-sensitive tipswitch includes a pair of normally closed flexible conductive arms. A temperature responsive actuating arm is mounted adjacent the conductive arms and insulation discs separate all three. A bracket is connected into the stack formed by the arms and insulation discs and the ...


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James A Peterson: Mechanical method and apparatus for sequential tissue fastening. Incisive Surgical, Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen P A, January 24, 2012: US08100939 (5 worldwide citation)

A mechanical system for rotatably, sequentially securing opposing sides of a tissue wound with a fastener. An applicator apparatus is capable of imparting rotatable motion to a falcate tissue penetrator that sequentially pierces and carries a fastener into a first side and a second side of the tissu ...