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H Jonathan Tovey, Wayne Young, Peter W J Hinchliffe, Oleg Shikhman: Wound closing apparatus and method. United States Surgical Corporation, December 26, 1995: US05478354 (719 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for closing trocar wounds and a method for using such apparatus. The apparatus includes a fastener having three or more legs attached to a base. The fastener is placed over a wound and its legs are embedded in tissue about the wound. In other embodiments a fastener is placed under the w ...


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Scott W Larsen, Oleg Shikhman: Spinal fusion implant and method of insertion thereof. Surgical Dynamics, July 21, 1998: US05782832 (619 worldwide citation)

A spinal fusion implant includes lower and upper plate members dimensioned for at least partial insertion within the intervertebral space defined between adjacent vertebrae. The lower and upper plate members have contacting surfaces for engaging respective vertebral end faces of the adjacent vertebr ...


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Thomas J Pacala, James Correia, Oleg Shikhman: Coring device and method. United States Surgical Corporation, November 9, 1999: US05980545 (178 worldwide citation)

A coring device for coring body tissue to define reproducible patent channels in the body tissue is provided. The coring device utilizes a coring member that is rotatable and linearly advanceable at coordinated predetermined rates to core body tissue. The device can include a suction assembly suitab ...


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Scott W Larsen, Oleg Shikhman, Christopher McDonnell: Surgical cutting apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, February 23, 1999: US05873886 (122 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for cutting and storing sections of body tissue is provided comprising a housing having a handle assembly, an elongated outer tube extending from the handle assembly, and a cutting tube positioned within the outer tube and movable in response to actuation of the handle assembly ...


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Oleg Shikhman, Sidney D Autry: Trocar with electrical tissue penetration indicator. United States Surgical Corporation, June 13, 1995: US05423796 (80 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a trocar adapted to provide a surgeon with an indication when the trocar has penetrated body tissue. The trocar includes an obturator assembly and a cannula assembly. The obturator assembly has an obturator housing and an obturator shaft. The shaft has a proximal end ...


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Michael S Kolesa, James Correia, Oleg Shikhman, Thomas J Pacala, Barton C Thompson: Controlled advancement lasing device. Baxter International, Peter Jon Gluck, Bruce M Canter, Baxter Healthcare, October 24, 2000: US06135996 (61 worldwide citation)

A controlled advancement laser ablation device is provided for precise ablation of body matter. The laser ablation device includes a handle portion having proximal and distal openings and a fiber advancing device having a stationary member and a movable member. The movable member is movable towards ...


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Oleg Shikhman, Sydney D Autry: Conductive body tissue penetrating device. United States Surgical Corporation, July 4, 1995: US05429636 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for penetrating body tissue. The apparatus comprises a handle member having an electrical connection port, a shaft member fabricated from an electrically conductive material and having a proximal end portion secured to the handle member so as ...


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Oleg Shikhman: Endoscopic cutting instrument. United States Surgical Corporation, July 7, 1998: US05776156 (57 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic cutting instrument to be used in conjunction with endoscopic surgical procedures, includes a housing member elongated tubular member connected to the housing member and extending distally therefrom, a drive member at least partially accommodated within the tubular member and reciprocal ...


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Michael S Kolesa, James Correia, Oleg Shikhman, Thomas J Pacala, Barton C Thompson: Lasing device. United States Surgical Corporation, September 15, 1998: US05807383 (24 worldwide citation)

A controlled advancement laser ablation device is provided for precise ablation of body matter. The laser ablation device includes a laser energy transmission mechanism such as, e.g. a fiber optic fiber mounted for controlled translational longitudinal movement relative to a housing structure. A las ...


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Natan Bauman, Oleg Shikhman, Ralph Campagna: Hearing aid system. Vivatone Hearing Systems, Cantor Colburn, September 2, 2008: US07421086 (18 worldwide citation)

An exemplary hearing aid system includes a receiver unit configured and positioned within the user's ear canal so as to minimize insertion loss and/or occlusion effect.