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Rydell Mark A: Surgical scissors with bipolar coagulation feature.. Everest Medical, December 1, 1993: EP0572131-A1 (336 worldwide citation)

A surgical scissors (10) for use in endoscopic surgery allows both mechanical cutting and RF coagulation. The scissors blades (60, 62) are mounted on the distal end of an elongated rigid tube (12) dimensioned to fit through a working lumen of an endoscope or a trocar. The blades (60, 62) are a compo ...


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Rydell Mark A, Kulseth Corey J: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps.. Everest Medical, March 30, 1994: EP0589555-A1 (124 worldwide citation)

An instrument (10) for cauterizing blood vessels while performing an endoscopic procedure includes a rigid outer tube (11) with a proximal end (15), a distal end (14) and an inner, semi-rigid, tube (12) passing through the outer tube (11) from its proximal end (15) to its distal end (14). The inner ...


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Rydell Mark A: Polypectome snare with bipolar electrodes.. Everest Medical, January 22, 1992: EP0467501-A1 (123 worldwide citation)

A polypectome snare whose loop comprises a pair of electrodes (40,42) mechanically joined but electrically insulated from one another at their distal ends and adapted to be energized by a source of RF voltage for excising polyps on the inside of a body cavity is described. The polypectome snare is d ...


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Van Tassel Robert A, Holmes David, Schwartz Robert S, Rydell Mark A: Hemostatic agent delivery device having built-in pressure sensor. Tricardia L L C, August 19, 1998: EP0858776-A2 (102 worldwide citation)

An instrument for achieving rapid homostasis at the conclusion of a catheterization procedure comprising a hemostatic agent injection device for use with a conventional introducer sheath used to gain access to the blood vessel. The injection device includes an elongated tubular member having ejectio ...


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Rydell Mark A: Bipolar electrosurgical scalpel with paired loop electrodes.. Everest Medical, October 21, 1992: EP0509670-A2 (88 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical scalpel (10) comprising a handle (12) having a pair of loop electrodes (28,30) extending outwardly from the distal end thereof in parallel, spaced relation, such that the spacing defines a dielectric such as an air gap therebetween. When a RF voltage of a predetermined ampl ...


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Shockey Rick L, Rydell Mark A: Guidewire exchange catheter for monorail catheter system.. Schneider Usa, September 19, 1990: EP0388112-A2 (62 worldwide citation)

A catheter (10) for facilitating the exchange of guidewires during the course of a transluminal angioplasty or related procedure which comprises an elongated, flexible, tubular member (12) having at least one lumen (18) running the full length thereof from its proximal end (14) to its distal end (16 ...


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Felt Jeffrey C, Rydell Mark A, Griffin David, Buscemi Paul J, Arsenyev Alexander: Method and kit for interpositional arthroplasty. Advanced Bio Surfaces, Felt Jeffrey C, Rydell Mark A, Griffin David, Buscemi Paul J, Arsenyev Alexander, GOLDMAN Philip M, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/006811 (51 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the creation or modification of the wear surface of orthopedic joints, involving the preparation and use of one or more partially or fully preformed components adapted for insertion and placement into the body and at the joint site. The system includes a method and related co ...


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Rydell Mark A: Electrosurgical instrument having needle cutting electrode and spot-coagulation electrode.. Everest Medical, September 9, 1992: EP0502268-A1 (43 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope for cutting tissue and cauterizing/coagulating the resulting wound area is described. The instrument comprises an elongated flexible tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and plural lumens extending therebetween. Af ...


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Felt Jeffrey C, Griffin David, Rydell Mark A, Buscemi Paul J: Meniscus preserving implant method and apparatus. Advanced Bio Surfaces, Felt Jeffrey C, Griffin David, Rydell Mark A, Buscemi Paul J, GOLDMAN Philip M, February 24, 2005: WO/2005/016175 (41 worldwide citation)

The invention includes an interpositional arthrosplasty implant (124) adapted to be retained in position in apposition to a joint surface, at least in part, by surrounding healthy tissue. In some embodiments the implant comprises a knee implant. The implant can include one or more structural feature ...


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Packard Brian M, Parins David J, Rydell Mark A: Angioplasty catheter assembly.. Angiomedics, August 12, 1987: EP0231601-A2 (23 worldwide citation)

An angioplasty catheter having an outer tubular member and a coaxially aligned inner tubular member. The outer tube is of a first predetermined diameter over a majority of its length, but then tapers down, in a transition zone, to a second predetermined diameter less than the first and which extends ...



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