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Henry Bolanos, Jeffrey J Blewett, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Non-invasive treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. United States Surgical Corporation, November 5, 1996: US05571116 (925 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for transoral treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, an instrument includes a remotely operable invagination device for atraumatically approximating the lower esophagus and fundus of the stomach and for invaginating the gastroeso ...


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Henry Bolanos, Jeffrey J Blewett, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Non-invasive apparatus for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. United States Surgical Corporation, April 27, 1999: US05897562 (798 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for transoral treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, an instrument includes a remotely operable invagination device for atraumatically approximating the lower esophagus and fundus of the stomach and for invaginating the gastroeso ...


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Henry Bolanos, Jeffrey J Blewett, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Non-invasive treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. October 14, 1997: US05676674 (571 worldwide citation)

Instrumentation for transoral treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, an instrument includes a remotely operable invagination device for atraumatically approximating the lower esophagus and fundus of the stomach and for invaginating the gastroeso ...


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Timothy O Van Leeuwen, Philip D Calabrese, Frank J Viola: Circular anastomosis device with seal. United States Surgical Corporation, October 3, 1995: US05454825 (187 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for performing a circular anastomosis is disclosed. The instrument is provided with sealing means to permit use during endoscopic procedures. The first seal is fabricated from polyethylene foam, is disposed about an elongate member and is in at least partial contact with an inn ...


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Stephen W Gerry, Philip D Calabrese, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Circular anastomosis device. United States Surgical Corporation, September 5, 1995: US05447514 (156 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for performing a circular anastomosis is disclosed. The instrument is provided with sealing means to permit use during endoscopic procedures. The sealing means includes a first, O-ring seal disposed intermediate of a compression member, wherein the first seal is configured and ...


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Robert H Brady, Philip D Calabrese, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Surgical apparatus with indicator. United States Surgical Corporation, March 12, 1996: US05497934 (130 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and system are disclosed for indicating relative positions of elements in a surgical apparatus. The indicating elements can include electrical circuitry that activates visual, audible or tactile indicators, thereby alerting the user that an event has occurred with respect to the instrum ...


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Robert L Owens, Christopher J Pigeon, Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Utility knife with retractable blade guard. The Stanley Works, Pepe & Hazard, March 9, 1999: US05878501 (55 worldwide citation)

A fixed blade utility knife has a housing provided by a lower handle portion, an upper lever portion, and a nosepiece at one end thereof which seats one end of the handle and lever. The lever is pivotably supported on the nosepiece, and a blade holder in the nosepiece is pivotably supported on the h ...


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Diego Fontayne, John C Robertson, Timothy O Van Leeuwen, Thomas A Pelletier, Stephen W Gerry: Fragmentable ring applier. United States Surgical Corporation, October 3, 1995: US05454824 (19 worldwide citation)

A novel surgical instrument suitable for insertion and assembly of surgical fasteners, such as multi-ring compression devices, for circular anastomosis of tubular or hollow organ tissue sections, including a body having means to support and align the rings, means for clamping the rings around the fr ...


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Timothy O Van Leeuwen: Irrigation sprinkler with an internal drive clutch. Garden America Corporation, Barry E Deutsch, J Bruce Hoofnagle, September 17, 1991: US05048757 (19 worldwide citation)

A drive clutch mechanism for a pop-up oscillating irrigation sprinkler which serves to protect the internal components of the sprinkler against forceable rotation of the pop-up assembly by vandals, or others, and which when operated does not disturb the previous setting of the trip mechanism in the ...


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Timothy O Van Leeuwen, Billy J Hobbs Jr: Arc adjustment for irrigation sprinkler. GardenAmerica Corporation, Barry E Deutsch, J Bruce Hoofnagle, April 24, 1990: US04919337 (15 worldwide citation)

An irrigation sprinkler with an internal assembly which is caused to turn back and forth through a preset arc so that a nozzle at the upper end of the assembly may irrigate a sector of land of a particular size, and in which the internal assembly arc of the internal assembly is adjustable by depress ...