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John C Phillips, Richard M Malec: Sheathed surgical instrument and applicator kit. Edward Weck Incorporated, Rosenblatt & Associates, November 16, 1993: US05261918 (235 worldwide citation)

A kit for protectively sheathing the proximally unenclosed portion of a grasping members pair of a surgical instrument assembly resulting from the sheathing is disclosed, the kit including an applicator for spreading the lumen of an elastic tubular sheath member which is mounted on the surgical inst ...


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Richard M Malec, John C Phillips, Curtis W Thornton, Elise Powell: Ligating device cartridge with separable retainer. Edward Weck Incorporated, Gene Warzecha, January 18, 1994: US05279416 (185 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for storing and retaining a plurality of medical ligating devices such as hemostatic clips and surgical staples, the cartridge having a movable device retaining member situated in each device chamber. The retaining member is adapted to frictionally engage the legs of an open C-shaped dev ...