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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscopic stapling device and method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 20, 1992: US05156609 (575 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprises an elongate forceps member having a diameter sufficiently small so that the forceps member is slidably insertable into a biopsy channel extending longitudinally through a tubular endoscope member, the forceps member being provided at a distal end with a pair of forcep ...


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Naomi L Nakao: Endoscope having multiple working segments. Granit Medical Innovation, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, William J Sapone, April 18, 2006: US07029435 (379 worldwide citation)

A flexible fiberoptic endoscope has an insertion member with a distal end portion split longitudinally into a plurality of independently operable working segments each provided with at least one longitudinally extending working channel. Visualization optics are provided in the working segments or a ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscopic stapling device and method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, May 14, 1991: US05015249 (230 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus comprises an endoscope, an elongate flexible tubular member slidably disposed in a biopsy channel of the endoscope, an elongate flexible rod member slidably disposed inside the tubular member and a staple disposed in a closed configuration inside the endoscope biopsy ch ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscopic stapling device and method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, September 17, 1991: US05049153 (223 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprises an elongate flexible forceps member having a diameter sufficiently small so that the forceps member is slidably insertable into a biopsy channel extending longitudinally through a flexible tubular endscope member, the forceps member being provided at a distal end with ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscope sheath and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, June 8, 1993: US05217001 (136 worldwide citation)

A device utilizable with an endoscope to promote sterility comprises a substantially thin-walled elongate tubular sheath made of a flexible material such as rubber, the sheath having a use configuration with an inner diameter larger than an outer diameter of an insertion member of the endoscope, whe ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Endoscopic method using sheath. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 11, 1994: US05353783 (135 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic method utilizes a substantially thin-walled elongate tubular sheath including an annular inflatable balloon, the sheath having a use configuration with an inner diameter larger than an outer diameter of an insertion member of an endoscope, whereby the sheath may be removably disposed a ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Device utilizable with endoscope and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, March 28, 1995: US05400770 (131 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for use with an endoscope to perform gastroesophageal hemostasis operations on bleeding gastroesophageal varices and for forceful esophageal dilation to correct achalasia comprises an insertion member, an inflatable balloon, an attachment component in the form of a substantially th ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk, John V Mizzi: Surgical retrieval assembly and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, March 2, 1993: US05190542 (129 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument assembly for use in snare cauterization operations comprises a tubular sheath member, a metallic cauterization loop, and a metal wire operatively connected to the loop, the wire passing longitudinally through the sheath. An electrical supply is operatively connectable to the wi ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Surgical retrieval assembly and associated method. Wilk & Nakao Medical Technology Incorporated, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, June 2, 1998: US05759187 (99 worldwide citation)

A method for removing a polyp from a patient utilizes (i) a flexible conductive cauterization loop and (ii) a flexible auxiliary loop to which a flexible web member is connected to define an expandable pocket, the cauterization loop and the auxiliary loop being disposed in a common tubular member. U ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Surgical retrieval assembly and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, April 13, 1993: US05201740 (99 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument assembly for use in snare cauterization operations comprises a tubular sheath member, a metallic cauterization loop, and a metal wire operatively connected to the loop, the wire passing longitudinally through the sheath. An electrical supply is operatively connectable to the wi ...