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Scott Taylor, John R Brustad, Boun Pravong, Judith Howe legal representative: Universal access seal. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Patrick Y Ikehara, Kenneth K Vu, June 24, 2008: US07390317 (208 worldwide citation)

A surgical access device including a valve housing and an instrument receiving element mounted in the valve housing having an aperture for flexibly receiving and directing instruments having a wide range of diameters. The instrument receiving element includes a braid or mesh tube generally shaped li ...


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Charles C Hart, Gary M Johnson, Said S Hilal, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton: Tissue fusion/welder apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, John F Heal, Patrick Y Ikehara, Richard L Myers, December 1, 2009: US07625370 (193 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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Charles C Hart, John R Brustad, Nabil Hilal, Henry Kahle: Surgical access device with pendent valve. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, Patrick Y Ikehara, August 1, 2006: US07083626 (176 worldwide citation)

A surgical access device, such as a trocar, includes a pendent valve having an elongate structure extending from a proximal end to a septum valve disposed at a distal end. In operation, the elongate structure follows the angle of the instrument to pre-position the septum valve into the path of the i ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Richard L Myers, Kenneth K Vu, David G Majdali, October 25, 2005: US06958037 (149 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound stretchable to a desired diameter, the retractor includes a first ring having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound and being adapted for disposition interiorly of the wound. A second ring has a diameter greater than that desired f ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, July 3, 2007: US07238154 (116 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound to a desired diameter. The retractor includes first and second rings, each having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound. The first and second rings are adapted for disposition interiorly and exteriorly of the wound, respectively. A ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Gary R Dulak, Payam Adlparvar, Robert R Bowes: Surgical access apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, Kenneth K Vu, Richard L Meyers, January 6, 2009: US07473221 (113 worldwide citation)

A surgical access device includes a single valve forming a seal with the body wall and providing an access channel into a body cavity. The valve has properties for creating a zero-seal in the absence of an instrument and an instrument seal with instruments. The valve can include a gel comprised of a ...


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Eric Nguyen, Donald L Gadberry, Gary M Johnson, Charles C Hart, John R Brustad, Robert R Bowes II, Jeremy J Albrecht, Ghassan Sakakine, Henry Kahle: Wound retractor. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David G Majdali, Kenneth K Vu, January 26, 2010: US07650887 (102 worldwide citation)

An incrementally adjustable wound retractor (100), having a first ring (102) with a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision. A second ring (104), having an annular axis and a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision. A flexible sleeve (106), disposed ...


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John R Brustad, Jeremy J Albrecht, Nabil Hilal, Gary M Johnson, Charles C Hart: Hand access laparoscopic device. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, Pui Tong Ho, David G Majdali, June 15, 2010: US07736306 (92 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a hand access laparoscopy device having a gelcap, a retainer, a sleeve and a retention ring The gelcap includes gel that is bonded to a cap. The cap includes an inner cylindrical wall to which the gel in bonded, thereby providing a sealing area between the device and the wou ...


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Richard C Ewers, John R Brustad, Edward D Pingleton, Nabil Hilal, Payam Adlparvar, Scott V Taylor, Gary R Dulak, Michael J Dunn, Norman L Morales, Charles C Hart, Robert R Bowes: Wound retraction apparatus and method. Applied Medical Resources Corporation, David G Majdali, May 27, 2008: US07377898 (90 worldwide citation)

A surgical wound retractor is adapted to dilate a wound stretchable to a desired diameter, the retractor includes a first ring having a diameter greater than that desired for the wound and being adapted for disposition interiorly of the wound. A second ring has a diameter greater than that desired f ...


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Jeremy J Albrecht, Charles C Hart, John R Brustad, Gary M Johnson, Jennifer T Ko, Donald L Gadberry: Wound retractor with gel cap. Applied Medical Resources, Pui Tong Ho, David G Majdali, June 1, 2010: US07727146 (88 worldwide citation)

An incrementally adjustable wound retractor, which provides access to a body cavity, includes an inner ring having a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, an outer ring having an annular axis and a diameter greater than the desired diameter of the wound incision, and a fl ...