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Leonard M Shlain, Paul Lubock, Wayne A Noda: Electrosurgical device and method. Advanced Surgical, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 24, 1995: US05460629 (350 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical probe comprises an elongate probe body having a surgical hook at a distal end thereof. A paddle element is reciprocatably mounted within the distal tip of the elongate body so that it can be shifted between an extended position where it covers the hook tip and a retracted position ...


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Terrence J Buelna, Wayne A Noda, Paul Lubock: Wound closure apparatus and method. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan L, December 23, 1997: US05700273 (333 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for suturing a wound in a body cannula having an axis extending between a proximal end and a distal end. A handle is disposed at the proximal end and a pair of needles disposed at the distal end, the needles being movable between a proximal position and a distal position. A suture manipula ...


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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Richard L Quick: Electrosurgical biopsy device and method. SenoRx, Heller Erhman White & McAuliffe, July 17, 2001: US06261241 (248 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical biopsy device includes a stylet and a cannula movably mounted on a base. The stylet has a shaft with a head at its distal end and a stylet ablation element extending distally from the head. The stylet shaft is disposed through the cannula for axial translation therein between with ...


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Terrence J Buelna, Wayne A Noda, Paul Lubock: Wound closure apparatus and method. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan L, November 17, 1998: US05836955 (240 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for suturing a wound in a body cannula having an axis extending between a proximal end and a distal end. A handle is disposed at the proximal end and a pair of needles disposed at the distal end, the needles being movable between a proximal position and a distal position. A suture manipula ...


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Stuart J Gourlay, Terry Buelna, Wayne A Noda, Paul Lubock: Tethered clamp retractor. Laparomed Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, April 19, 1994: US05304183 (237 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a tissue manipulation system including a tethered clamp and a clamp applicator for positioning the clamp through a trocar sleeve and applying the clamp to a tissue location in the abdominal cavity. In a further embodiment, the tissue manipulation system includes a introducer t ...


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Wayne A Noda, Paul Lubock: Device and method for applying suture. Laparomed Corporation, Townsend and Townsend, July 14, 1992: US05129912 (229 worldwide citation)

A suture applier comprises a shaft having proximal and distal ends and carrying a length of suture along its axis. The suture has a surgical needle at its distal end and a knotted loop formed proximally of the needle. The knotted loop is carried at the distal end of the shaft, and a slidable handle ...


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James Huntington Dabney, Richard L Quick, Conrad Sawicz, Paul Lubock, Dan Kussman: High frequency power source. SenoRx, Duane Morris, September 16, 2003: US06620157 (209 worldwide citation)

A high frequency electrosurgical power generator configured to produce electrical power at a frequency of about 1 to about 14 MHz and preferably having an essentially sinusoidal waveform with a voltage level up to 1,000 Vrms, and a current level up to 5 Amps. The output of the high frequency electro ...


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Wayne A Noda, Paul Lubock: Device and method for applying suture. Laparomed Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, June 14, 1994: US05320629 (183 worldwide citation)

A suture applier comprises a shaft having proximal and distal ends and carrying a length of suture along its axis. The suture has a surgical needle at its distal end and a knotted loop formed proximally of the needle. The knotted loop is carried at the distal end of the shaft, and a slidable handle ...


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Fred H Burbank, Paul Lubock, Michael L Jones, Nancy Forcier: Methods and chemical preparations for time-limited marking of biopsy sites. Senorx, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, December 12, 2000: US06161034 (181 worldwide citation)

Detectable markers that may be introduced into a cavity created by removal of a biopsy specimen to mark the location of the biopsy site so that it may be located in a subsequent medical/surgical procedure. The markers remain present in sufficient quantity to permit detection and location of the biop ...


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Fred H Burbank, Michael L Jones, Paul Lubock: SenoRx, Coudert Brothers, December 18, 2001: US06331166 (175 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for precisely isolating a target lesion in a patient's body tissue, resulting in a high likelihood of “clean” margins about the lesion when it is removed for diagnosis and/or therapy. This approach advantageously will often result in the ability to both diag ...