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Lawrence Crainich: Articulated medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe P C, August 27, 1996: US05549637 (534 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a handle; an elongate body member having a first end and a second end and at least one joint disposed therebetween dividing the body member into a plurality of segments including a first segment and a second segment, the first segment being connected to the handle and t ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Surgical staples. Design Standards Corporation, Bachman & LaPointe, August 26, 1986: US04607638 (472 worldwide citation)

Surgical staples having improved configurations providing significant advantages such as parallel stacking, square bending, easier skin penetration due to sharp point, and others.


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Lawrence Crainich: Surgical staples. Bachman & LaPointe, June 29, 1993: US05222975 (447 worldwide citation)

Surgical staples with an improved configuration including a humpbacked configuration providing significant advantages for stacking and staple rotation.


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Elazar Sonnenschein, Minelu Sonnenschein, Lawrence Crainich: Stapler for endoscopes. Medigus, Baker Botts, March 29, 2005: US06872214 (439 worldwide citation)

A stapling device for a surgical endoscopic device provided with at least one flexible portion, comprising a staple-firing portion and an anvil portion, wherein one of the staple firing portions and one of the anvil portions are located longitudinally displaced from one another along the longitudina ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Medical instrument and coupling apparatus for same. Bachman & LaPointe, November 7, 1995: US05464300 (420 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a handle for manipulating the instrument, a tool head, and a tube element for joining the handle and the tool head, the tube element having a first end and a second end, a first coupling for releasably coupling the first end of the tube element and the handle, and a sec ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Coupling apparatus for medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe, April 18, 1995: US05407293 (400 worldwide citation)

A coupling apparatus for a medical instrument includes an insertion member having a protruding portion; a receiving member sized to receive the protruding portion of the insertion member; an engaging structure having a ridge member and a groove member for coupling the insertion member with the recei ...


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Elazar Sonnenschein, Minelu Zonnenshein, Randal Chinnock, Lawrence Crainich: Fundoplication apparatus and method. Medigus, Roach Brown McCarthy & Gruber P C, Kevin D McCarthy, January 2, 2007: US07156863 (370 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic device for the partial fundoplication for the treatment of GERD, comprises: a) a distal bending portion and a flexible portion suitable to be positioned in extended shape within the esophagus of a subject; b) a positioning assembly comprising two separate elements, one of which is loca ...


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Elazar Sonnenschein, Minelu Sonnenschein, Lawrence Crainich: Stapler for endoscopes. Medigus, Roach Brown McCarthy & Gruber P C, Kevin D McCarthy, March 6, 2012: US08128645 (254 worldwide citation)

A stapling device for a surgical endoscopic device provided with at least one flexible portion, comprising a staple-firing portion and an anvil portion, wherein one of the staple firing portions and one of the anvil portions are located longitudinally displaced from one another along the longitudina ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Linear surgical stapling instrument. Bachman & LaPointe, January 19, 1993: US05180092 (181 worldwide citation)

A linear surgical stapling instrument includes a magazine for holding a plurality of undeformed surgical staples, and an upper jaw carrying the magazine and having opposed distal and proximal ends. An anvil is formed with staple-deforming pockets, and a lower jaw carries the anvil. In particular the ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Ratchet assembly for medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe, September 6, 1994: US05344061 (144 worldwide citation)

A ratchet assembly for a medical instrument having a handle and a trigger member for operating the medical instrument, the trigger member being movable relative to the handle between a first position and a second position and being biased by a biasing member toward the first position, the ratchet as ...