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Box John William, Kortenbach Juergen Andrew: Variable diameter rotating recanalization catheter and surgical method.. Dow Corning Wright, March 24, 1993: EP0533320-A2 (47 worldwide citation)

According to the invention there is provided an intravascular catheter comprising an elongated flexible jacket having opposed proximal and distal ends and a central passageway extending between and interconnecting the ends. A rotating working head is located at the distal end of the jacket. A flexib ...


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Fine Michael Jay, Kortenbach Juergen Andrew: Expanding atherectomy device.. Dow Corning Wright, March 24, 1993: EP0533321-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided an intravascular catheter (10) having a rotating working head (20) comprising an elongated flexible jacket having opposed proximal and distal ends and a central passageway (12) extending between the ends. The working head is located at the distal end of ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Turturro Vincent: Proximal actuation handle for a biopsy forceps instrument having irrigation and aspiration capabilities. Symbiosis Corporation, GARRETT Arthur S, August 6, 1998: WO/1998/033436 (4 worldwide citation)

A biopsy forceps instrument is provided having a proximal actuation handle, a flexible multi-lumen tubular member, at least one control member extending through a lumen, an irrigation means, an aspiration means, and a distal assembly. The proximal actuation handle includes a shaft and a spool slidab ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Mcbrayer Michael Sean, Slater Charles R, Gottlieb Saul: Double acting endoscopic scissors with bipolar cautery capability. Symbiosis, May 21, 1997: EP0773743-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A double acting bipolar endoscopic scissors (10) includes a hollow tube (16) with an integral clevis (24) and a bipolar push rod extending therethrough. The tube (16) is rotatably mounted in a handle member which is provided with a manual actuation lever (14). The bipolar push rod includes a pair of ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew: Symbiosis, January 12, 2000: EP0969770-A2

An endoscopic surgical fundoplication instrument includes a flexible tube, a grasping and fastening and effector coupled to the distal end of the tube, and a manual actuator coupled to the proximal end of the tube. The manual actuator is coupled to the end effector by a plurality of flexible cables ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Turturro Vincent, Mcbrayer Michael Sean, Kratsch Peter: Biopsy forceps instrument having irrigation and aspiration capabilities. Symbiosis, January 19, 2000: EP0971633-A1

A biopsy forceps instrument is provided having a proximal actuation handle, a flexible multi-lumen tubular member, at least one control member extending through a lumen, an irrigation means, an aspiration means, and a distal assembly. The proximal actuation handle includes a shaft and a spool slidab ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Torturro Vincent: Proximal actuation handle for a biospy forceps instrument having aspiration capability. Symbiosis, May 19, 2004: EP1419740-A2

A biopsy forceps instrument for retrieving a tissue sample from a patient has a flexible tube, an aspiration conduit through which the tissue sample can be aspirated from the patient, a distal end effector assembly coupled to a distal end of the flexible tube and at least one pull wire extending thr ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Sixto Robert Jr, Mcbrayer Michael Sean: Automatic needle-passer suturing instrument. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, September 22, 1999: EP0942686-A1

An automatic suturing instrument (10) generally includes a proximal actuation handle assembly (12), a flexible tubular member (14), a control wire (18), and an end effector assembly (20). The control wire extends through the tubular member and the end effector assembly is coupled to the distal end o ...


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Mcbrayer Michael Sean, Kortenbach Juergen Andrew: Bipolar endoscopic surgical scissor blades and instrument incorporating the same. Symbiosis, March 18, 1998: EP0828457-A1

Endoscopic bipolar scissor blades (26, 28) are formed in a laminate assembly of an outer electrically conductive layer (26q, 28q), an intermediate electrically insulating layer (26r, 28r), and an inner face layer (26f, 28f) which is a coating of titanium dioxide, chromium dioxide, or zirconium dioxi ...


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Kortenbach Juergen Andrew, Turturro Vincent, Mcbrayer Michael Sean, Kratsch Peter: Pince a biopsie a irrigation et aspiration, Biopsy forceps instrument having irrigation and aspiration capabilities. Symbiosis Corporation, Symbiosis Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, June 18, 1998: CA2272871

A biopsy forceps instrument (10) is provided having a proximal actuation handle (12), a flexible multi-lumen tubular member (14), at least one control member (23) extending through a lumen(70), an irrigation means (24, 25), an aspiration means (26, 27), and a distal assembly (22). The proximal actua ...