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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald, Alexander I Kobilansky: Optical trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, August 15, 1995: US05441041 (145 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical obturator which includes a sleeve having a longitudinal bore between a proximal end and a distal end. The longitudinal bore of the sleeve is configured to receive at least a portion of an endoscope or like image transferring system. An image directing memb ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald, Alexander I Kobilansky: Optical trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, February 3, 2004: US06685630 (90 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical obturator which includes a sleeve having a longitudinal bore between a proximal end and a distal end. The longitudinal bore of the sleeve is configured to receive at least a portion of an endoscope or like image transferring system. An image passing member ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald: Apparatus and method for anchoring surgical instrumentation. LaserSurge, April 1, 1997: US05616131 (85 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for anchoring surgical instrumentation to tissue having a collar with structure thereon for attaching the collar to a surgical instrument and suture receiving structure disposed peripherally on the collar, the suture receiving being configured and dimensioned to receive an anchoring sut ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald, Alexander I Kobilansky: Optical trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, October 29, 1996: US05569160 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical obturator which includes a sleeve having a longitudinal bore between a proximal end and a distal end. The longitudinal bore of the sleeve is configured to receive at least a portion of an endoscope or like image transferring system. An image passing member ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald, Alexander I Kobilansky: Optical trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, August 19, 1997: US05658236 (67 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical obturator which includes a sleeve having a longitudinal bore between a proximal end and a distal end. The longitudinal bore of the sleeve is configured to receive at least a portion of an endoscope or like image transferring system. An image directing memb ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael G Oravecz, Roger J Greenwald, Alexander I Kobilansky: Optical trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, November 21, 1995: US05467762 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an optical obturator which includes a sleeve having a longitudinal bore between a proximal and a distal end. The longitudinal bore of the sleeve is configured to receive at least a portion of an endoscope or like image transferring system. An image passing member, su ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Michael G Oravecz, Alex Kobilansky: Endoscope attachment for changing angle of view. United States Surgical Corporation, December 23, 1997: US05700236 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscopic sheath for protecting and/or changing an angle of view of an endoscope. The sheath has a distal portion configured to engage a distalmost portion of an endoscope imaging optics. The distal portion houses structure for changing the angle of view of an endo ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Michael G Oravecz, Alex Kobilansky: Endoscope attachment for changing angle of view. United States Surgical Corporation, November 12, 1996: US05573493 (43 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscopic sheath for protecting and/or changing an angle of view of an endoscope. The sheath has a distal portion configured to engage a distalmost portion of an endoscope imaging optics. The distal portion houses structure for changing the angle of view of an endo ...


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Michael G Oravecz: Scanning acoustic micro imaging method and apparatus for non-rectangular bounded files. Sonoscan, Welsh & Katz, January 3, 2006: US06981417 (30 worldwide citation)

Method and implementing apparatus useful in acquiring data on acoustic features within a sample provides a pulsed acoustic probe and a stage system for effecting relative movement between the sample and the probe. The stage system is commanded such that the probe interrogates a non-rectangularly bou ...


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Lawrence W Kessler, Thomas E Adams, Michael G Oravecz: Acoustic micro imaging method providing improved information derivation and visualization. Sonoscan, Welsh & Katz, April 19, 2005: US06880387 (24 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing information derived from acoustically inspected samples comprises deriving an acoustic image of a sample, and generating a visual superposition of one or more additional images. The additional images are selected from the group consisting of an optical image, a second acoustic ...