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Peter J Wilk, James Z Cinberg: Method and surgical instrument for repairing hernia. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, January 5, 1993: US05176692 (516 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for use in hernia repair comprises an elongate tube having a distal end and a proximal end and a balloon attached in a collapsed configuration to the tube at the distal end, the balloon being made of a material which is absorbable by the human body. A net which envelops the bal ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Tympanic ventilation tube and related technique. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, May 4, 1993: US05207685 (58 worldwide citation)

A tympanic ventilation tube for ventilating and/or releasing fluid from the middle ear has, in accordance with the present invention, a tubular member and a first flange and a second flange connected to opposite ends of the tubular member. The first flange is provided with a cutting edge and with a ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Myringotomy ventilliation tube, method, applicator and kit. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 19, 1993: US05254120 (52 worldwide citation)

A tympanic ventilation tube device for releasing fluid from the middle ear includes a tubular member, a first flange connected to a proximal end of the tubular member, a second flange connected to a distal end of the tubular member, and a cutting element connected to either the tubular member or the ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Myringotomy ventilation tube and associated method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, November 14, 1995: US05466239 (37 worldwide citation)

A tympanic ventilation tube or pressure equalization device includes a tapered tubular member and a distal flange in the form of two opposite projecting flexible tabs connected to one end of the tubular member. A proximal flange is connected to an opposite end of the tubular member, while a blade me ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Tympanic ventilation tube, applicator, and related technique. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, January 12, 1993: US05178623 (32 worldwide citation)

A tympanic ventilation tube device for use in incising an ear drum and ensuring continued drainage of fluid from the middle ear comprises a tube, a first flange connected to one end of the tube, and a second flange connected to an opposite end of the tube, the first flange being provided with a cutt ...


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Peter J Wilk, James Z Cinberg: Tympanic patch, applicator, and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, August 17, 1993: US05236455 (27 worldwide citation)

A device for repairing a tympanic membrane comprises a patch provided on one side with an adhesive layer, and an elongate tubular applicator member having a proximal end and a distal end. The patch is removably attached via suction to the distal end of the tubular applicator member so that the adhes ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Endotracheal tube assembly and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, June 6, 1995: US05421325 (25 worldwide citation)

An endotracheal assembly comprises an endotracheal tube, a malleable obturator inside the tube for enabling a placement of a distal end of the tube into a patient's trachea, and a pressure-sensitive detector mounted to the obturator at a distal end thereof for detecting air or gas pressure above a p ...


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Peter J Wilk, James Z Cinberg: Surgical closure disk and balloon method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 11, 1994: US05354270 (23 worldwide citation)

A surgical closure device comprises an elongate tubular member having a balloon attached in a collapsed configuration to the tubular member at the distal end thereof. A disk is attached to the tubular member at the distal end thereof, proximally of the balloon. During a surgical operation, the dista ...


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Antibiotic impregnated myringotomy ventilation tube. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, February 6, 1996: US05489286 (17 worldwide citation)

A tympanic ventilation tube or pressure equalization device includes a pair of flanges disposed at opposite ends of a tubular member. At least one of the tubular member and the flanges is made of a polymeric material impregnated with an antibiotic.


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James Z Cinberg, Peter J Wilk: Surgical closure device method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, May 18, 1993: US05211624 (17 worldwide citation)

A surgical closure device comprises an elongate tubular member having a pair of balloons attached in a collapsed configuration to the tubular member at the distal end thereof. During a surgical operation the distal end of the instrument, including the distal-most balloon, is inserted through a perfo ...