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Alan Broadwin, Charles Vassallo, Joseph N Logan, Robert W Hornlein: Method and apparatus for providing enhanced tissue fragmentation and/or hemostasis. Cavitron, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, June 5, 1990: US04931047 (721 worldwide citation)

An apparatus having a vibratable tip for ultrasonically disintegrating tissue in a surgical procedure and for aspirating the disintegrated tissue and fluids away from the surgical site through an opening in the tip. A connection to an electrosurgical unit provides for delivery of RF cutting current, ...


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Robert W Hornlein, Joseph N Logan, Alan Broadwin, Vaclav O Podany: Irrigation/aspiration manifold and fittings for ultrasonic surgical aspiration system. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease, May 31, 1988: US04747820 (220 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical aspirator having an improved irrigation/aspiration manifold and components to facilitate quick connections of the irrigation and aspiration lines to a handpiece. In combination with a handle assembly having an ultrasonic vibrator for vibrating an ultrasonic tip and a nosecone, ...


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Robert W Hornlein, Joseph N Logan, Alan Broadwin, Vaclav O Podany: Ultrasonic surgical system with aspiration tubulation connector. Valleylab, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, January 29, 1991: US04988334 (212 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical aspirator having an improved irrigation/aspiration manifold and components to facilitate quick connections of the irrigation and aspiration lines to a handpiece. In combination with a handle assembly having an ultrasonic vibrator for vibrating an ultrasonic tip and a nosecone, ...


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Robert W Hornlein, Joseph N Logan, Alan Broadwin, Vaclav O Podany: Ultrasonic surgical system with irrigation manifold. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, July 11, 1989: US04846790 (60 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical aspirator having an improved irrigation/aspiration manifold and components to facilitate quick connections of the irrigation and aspiration lines to a handpiece. In combination with a handle assembly having an ultrasonic vibrator for vibrating an ultrasonic tip and a nosecone, ...


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Robert W Hornlein, Joseph N Logan, Alan Broadwin, Vaclav O Podany: Irrigation tubing connector for an ultrasonic surgical system. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease, November 21, 1989: US04881761 (16 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical aspirator having an improved irrigation/aspiration manifold and components to facilitate quick connections of the irrigation and aspiration lines to a handpiece. In combination with a handle assembly having an ultrasonic vibrator for vibrating an ultrasonic tip and a nosecone, ...


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Peter Kuhl, Alan Broadwin, Robert W Hornlein: Apparatus and method for assembly and disassembly of interchangeable surgical acoustic members. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease, May 23, 1989: US04832021 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for assembly and disassembly of interchangeable surgical acoustic members includes a fixture for securing by a key a handpiece to which a tip and/or extender is attached. A torquing wrench has a tightening head and an untightening head on the same body, wherein the tightening ...