Frank A Bimbo, Constantine Frantzides, Theresa Richards, Paul D O Connor: Surgical grasper devices. Teleflex Medical, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, March 17, 1998: US05728121 (340 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical grasper device that comprises a generally elongate housing member having a handle member at a proximal end and first and second grasping arms at a distal end. First and second grasping elements are preferably releasably attached to the first and second grasp ...

Theresa Richards, Frank Bimbo: Grasping devices and articles. TFX Medical Incorporated, David G Conlin, Peter F Corless, Christine C O Day, October 3, 2000: US06126671 (41 worldwide citation)

Grasping devices and articles exhibit enhanced gripping or holding power to a variety of surfaces, including surfaces that are slippery or otherwise difficult to hold. The invention involves in some aspects the discovery and use of gripping materials that have the unexpected enhanced capability to p ...