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Frieder Hutterer, Gerd Buess, Manfred Boebel: Applicator for tying sewing threads. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, February 10, 1987: US04641652 (240 worldwide citation)

The applicator for utilization in combination with an endoscope tube comprises a coil connected to a longitudinal passage through a shaft and comprising hollow turns connected to the shaft passage for reception of a sewing thread, whose proximal extremity is passed through a loop projecting from a r ...


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Manfred Boebel, Frank Knodel, Adolf Gallinat: Forceps for dissecting free tissue in body cavities. Richard Wolf, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, March 23, 2004: US06709445 (234 worldwide citation)

A forceps serves in particular for excising myomas located intramurally in the uterus and including a forceps jaw having two branches which are pivotable about a common axis in a working plane for opening and closing the forceps jaw and which bear against one another with structured gripping surface ...


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Manfred Boebel: Pincers attachment for a surgical handle to be used in endoscopy. Richard Wolf, Hill VanSanten Steadman & Simpson, July 26, 1988: US04759364 (232 worldwide citation)

A pincers attachment for a surgical handle has a connecting rod which is axially displaceable by operation of the handle. At the distal end of a shaft there is a laterally opening recess for receiving a clip having compressible legs. The distal end of the connecting rod is connected to a closing rod ...


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Otmar Bauer, Manfred Boebel: Medical instrument with a tilting distal end. Richard Wolf, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, June 30, 1998: US05772655 (183 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a medical instrument with a distal end piece which is connected to a holder running through a shank and on operation of a handle, can be adjusted from a rest position into an operating position by tilting relative to the longitudinal axis of the instrument. The end piece and ...


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Manfred Boebel: Forceps for applying clips to fallopian tubes. Richard Wolf, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, June 16, 1981: US04273129 (160 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to forceps for applying a clip to a Fallopian tube. The clip is in one piece and made of a somewhat flexible plastics material. It has two separable arms which are connected by a flexible strip: one of these arms has a catch recess in a free end thereof to face the strip, into ...


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Manfred Boebel, Manfred Baier, Gerhard Buess: Rectoscope. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, September 3, 1985: US04538594 (149 worldwide citation)

The rectoscope comprises a short, wide tube having a proximal coupling housing or a coupling housing which may be coupled at its distal side to a tube of optional length and width. The coupling housing may be coupled at its proximal side to a mandrel or an instrument carrier which is equipped with a ...


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Manfred Boebel, Bernd Klemm: Surgical suture material. Richard Wolf, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel, October 3, 1995: US05454834 (140 worldwide citation)

A surgical suture material is provided with a thread (1) and, in some cases, a needle (2) to allow formation of a knot with the greatest possible security while expending little effort, even in situations where space is limited--for example, during an endoscopic operation. The suture material has at ...


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Manfred Boebel: Device for obtaining tissue samples. Richard Wolf, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, August 11, 1981: US04282884 (137 worldwide citation)

A device for obtaining tissue samples of the kind having tong-like handle members and in which a punch assembly provided with a distal recess and a cutting edge is axially extensible from a shaft and insertable in a tube provided with a counter cutting edge. According to the invention the punch asse ...


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Manfred Boebel: Instrument for sampling tissue specimens. Richard Wolf, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, November 4, 1986: US04620547 (101 worldwide citation)

The instrument for sample tissue specimens comprises an inner shaft extending eccentrically through a distally closed outer shaft and intended for reception of an optical system comprising a lateral objective, which inner shaft is distally connected or connectible to a cutting edge which cooperates ...


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Siegfried Bauer, Manfred Boebel: Trocar sleeves having a ball valve. Richard Wolf, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, April 12, 1983: US04379458 (93 worldwide citation)

A trocar sleeve of the kind having a widened part forming a housing between the distal portion of the sleeve and its proximal portion, which latter extends from a plug for the widened housing part, and a ball valve in the widened housing part which ball valve is closable by resilient means and which ...