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James S Bates, Craig R Kline, James W Riley, Tony E Weber, Gary D Wood: Method for making surgical retrieval baskets. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, August 19, 1997: US05658296 (298 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a surgical retrieval basket includes cold forming a section of each of a plurality of axially extending wires in a predetermined shape. Securing the wires together proximate the sections with a cavity defined between the sections of the plurality of the wires forms an enlarged p ...


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James S Bates, Craig R Kline, James W Riley, Tony E Weber, Gary D Wood: Surgical retrieval baskets. Boston Scientific Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, August 11, 1998: US05792145 (111 worldwide citation)

A retrieval basket comprises a plurality of wires normally encased in a compact form within a sheath whereupon displacement of the sheath to free a portion of the wires enables the wires to form an enlarged retrieval basket. The wires forming the retrieval basket are cold formed in a predetermined s ...