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Gilbert Gonzales, David A Easter, Douglas E Boyd, Kenneth E Hughes: Mucous membrane infusor and method of use for dispensing medications. G & P Technologies, Wood Herron & Evans, December 8, 1998: US05846216 (143 worldwide citation)

An infusor system for administering medications to a patient comprises a delivery tube with one of the ends couplable to a supply of liquid medication. A dispenser head is coupled to the other end of the delivery tube and medication is directed through the tube to the dispenser head. The dispenser h ...


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Lawrence M Lubbers, Kenneth E Hughes, Carl R Coleman, Warren P Williamson IV, Craig B Berky, Matthew J Huddleston, Thomas J Ward, Mark A Goldin, Jeremy Jarrett, Joseph E Young: Apparatus and methods for tendon or ligament repair. Tendon Technology, Wood Herron & Evans L, January 10, 2006: US06984241 (139 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for repairing damaged tendons or ligaments. Various repair apparatus include an elongate tensile member and a pair of anchor structures connected for movement along the tensile member on either side of a repair site, such as a tear or laceration. The anchor structures may take ...


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Lawrence M Lubbers, Kenneth E Hughes, Carl R Coleman: Apparatus and method for tendon or ligament repair. Tendon Technology, Wood Herron & Evans L, July 4, 2000: US06083244 (114 worldwide citation)

A device and method for repairing a torn tendon or ligament wherein three incisions are made. A suture is passed from one side of the tear to the other. The suture is tightened to achieve an abutting relationship between the two sides and is secured. A similar product is also shown for use with a fl ...


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Carl R Coleman, Kenneth E Hughes: Suture device. Battelle Memorial Institute, Robert B Watkins, September 4, 1984: US04469101 (114 worldwide citation)

A suture device for use in tendon repair which comprises an open network constructed of nontoxic tissue-receptive intersecting members extending between opposite ends and formed to receive and fit tightly over opposing and approximated ends of a lacerated tendon.


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Kenneth E Hughes, Timothy B Hutson, David J Fink: Collagen orientation. Battelle Development Corporation, Barry S Bissell, October 1, 1985: US04544516 (83 worldwide citation)

Monomeric collagen is oriented in solution and the orientation is retained in the resulting gel by setting up convective flow paths in the solution during gelation. The convection is induced by uniform peripheral heating of the cold, collagen solution in a small-diameter cylinder. Oriented collagen ...


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Michael S Banik, Joseph E Young, Scott E Swaffar, Michael B Mosholder, Kenneth E Hughes, Jan B Yates, Norman J Hedman, Jeremy M Harris, Alan A Alten: Moveable sample tube multiple biopsy sampling device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 16, 1999: US05871453 (60 worldwide citation)

An instrument for obtaining tissue samples from a site deep within the body. The instrument has an elongated proximal portion that is constructed to follow a long, torturous path to the site and has a distal end constructed to sever and remove a tissue sample from the body, including tissue specimen ...


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Michael S Banik, Joseph E Young, Scott E Swaffar, Michael B Mosholder, Kenneth E Hughes, Jan B Yates, Norman J Hedman, Jeremy M Harris, Alan A Alten: Movable sample tube multiple biopsy sampling device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, April 25, 2000: US06053877 (53 worldwide citation)

An instrument for obtaining tissue samples from a site deep within the body. The instrument has an elongated proximal portion that is constructed to follow a long, torturous path to the site and has a distal end constructed to sever and remove a tissue sample from the body, including tissue specimen ...


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Tracy E Grim, Vincent McGinniss, Kenneth E Hughes, David A Easter, Robert S Whitmore Jr, Timothy J Carpenter, David E Guza: Soft-goods type, formable orthopaedic cast. Royce Medical Company, Poms Smith Lande & Rose, March 5, 1991: US04996979 (48 worldwide citation)

A soft goods type foldable, wrappable sleeve orthopedic cast immobilizes and conforms to the shape and configuration of a limb, or other part of the anatomy. The soft-goods type cast assembly is initially specially formed or configured to specifically fit a selected portion of the anatomy of a patie ...


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Lawrence M Lubbers, Kenneth E Hughes, Carl R Coleman, Warren P Williamson IV, Craig B Berky, Thomas J Ward, Matthew J Huddleston, Mark A Goldin, William J Christy, Perry DeFazio, Brian Scott Schumacher, Terence Lee Murphy, Nickola Symone Lewis, Jeremy Jarrett, Joseph E Young: Apparatus and methods for tendon or ligament repair. Tendon Technology, Ortheon Medical L L C, Wood Herron & Evans L, November 3, 2009: US07611521 (31 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for repairing damaged tendons or ligaments. Various repair apparatus include an elongate tensile member and a pair of anchor assemblies connected for movement along the tensile member on either side of a repair site, such as a tear or laceration. The anchor assemblies or struct ...


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Lawrence M Lubbers, Kenneth E Hughes, Carl R Coleman, Warren P Williamson IV, Craig B Berky, Thomas J Ward: Apparatus and methods for securing tendons or ligaments to bone. Tendon Technology, Wood Herron & Evans L, May 4, 2010: US07708759 (30 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for repairing damaged tendons or ligaments. Various repair apparatus include an elongate tensile member and a pair of anchor structures connected for movement along the tensile member on either side of a repair site, such as a tear or laceration. The anchor structures may take ...