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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, July 6, 1993: US05224946 (487 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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Gene P DiPoto, Jeffrey C Cerier, Russell F Warren, Gerard S Carlozzi, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer, Alan A Small: Suture anchor and driver assembly. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, November 2, 1993: US05258016 (438 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor and anchor driver device for securely and accurately positioning and installing the suture anchor in place. The anchor has a rounded or pointed head and one or more ridges around it to help force fit the anchor into a hole and to hold it in place. A suture is positioned through the a ...


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Gene Philip DiPoto, Jeffrey C Cerier, Russell F Warren, Gerard S Carlozzi, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer, Alan Attridge Small: Suture anchor and drive assembly. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, November 25, 1997: US05690676 (294 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor and anchor driver device for securely and accurately positioning and installing the suture anchor in place. The anchor has a rounded or pointed head and one or more ridges around it to help force fit the anchor into a hole and to hold it in place. A suture is positioned through the a ...


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Norman J LeMarie III, Francis J DiFrancesco, Paul DiCarlo, Peter D Naugler, George J Sikora: Actuating forces transmission link and assembly for use in surgical instruments. American Cyanamid Company, D E Denninger, November 22, 1994: US05366477 (259 worldwide citation)

A link, and assembly and instrument using same, for transmitting actuating forces from an actuating member to a work member. The link includes a link body having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end of the link body is movably interconnected with the work member by a distal interconnectio ...


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Norman J LeMaire III, Francis J DiFrancesco, Paul DiCarlo, Peter D Naugler, George J Sikora: Actuating forces transmission link and assembly for use in surgical instruments. Acufex Microsurgical, Fish & Richardson P C, December 9, 1997: US05695522 (227 worldwide citation)

A link, and assembly and instrument using same, for transmitting actuating forces from an actuating member to a work member. The link includes a link body having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end of the link body is movably interconnected with the work member by a distal interconnectio ...


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Norman J LeMaire III, Francis J DiFrancesco, Paul DiCarlo, Peter D Naugler, George J Sikora: Actuating forces transmission link and assembly for use in surgical instruments. Acufex Microsurgical, Fish & Richardson P C, January 7, 1997: US05590570 (214 worldwide citation)

A link, and assembly and instrument using same, for transmitting actuating forces from an actuating member to a work member. The link includes a link body having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end of the link body is movably interconnected with the work member by a distal interconnectio ...


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Norman J LeMaire III, Francis J DiFrancesco, Paul DiCarlo, Peter D Naugler, George J Sikora: Actuating forces transmission link and assembly for use in surgical instruments. Smith & Nephew, Fish & Richardson P C, March 17, 1998: US05727428 (208 worldwide citation)

A link, and assembly and instrument using same, for transmitting actuating forces from an actuating member to a work member. The link includes a link body having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end of the link body is movably interconnected with the work member by a distal interconnectio ...


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Joseph Megerman, Paul DiCarlo: Ablation probe with peltier effect thermal control. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vista IP Law Group, July 3, 2007: US07238184 (158 worldwide citation)

A tissue ablation probe, system, and method are provided. The ablation probe comprises an elongated member, an ablative element mounted on the distal end of the elongated member, and at least one thermoelectric device mounted to the member in thermal communication with the ablative element. The syst ...


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Robert F Rioux, Paul DiCarlo: System and method for performing ablation using a balloon. Boston Scientific Scimed, Cooley Godward Kronish, May 13, 2008: US07371231 (142 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises a catheter, a conductive element and a balloon. The catheter has a lumen. The conductive element is disposed along the catheter. The balloon has an interior in fluid communication with the lumen of the catheter. The balloon is formed of a conductive material conductively coupl ...


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Darragh Colgan, Peter A Hamilton, Paul DiCarlo, Andrew J Campbell, Sean Gilligan, Albert Chin, Kristian DiMatteo: Stent delivery system. SciMed Life Systems, Ratner & Prestia, February 18, 2003: US06520983 (137 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system for delivering a medical prosthesis into a body lumen. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a catheter having a stent mounted at the distal end that is released into the body lumen by movement of an outer sheath covering the stent in the proximal ...