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Alan Broadwin, Alexander Kreizman, Chana Puiam, Vaclav O Podany, Leonard M Emery: Method and apparatus for ultrasonic surgical fragmentation and removal of tissue. Cooper LaserSonics, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease, May 9, 1989: US04827911 (558 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for periodically interrupting ultrasonic power applied to a ultrasonically vibrating tip to control its amplitude between high and low or zero amplitudes with a selectible duty cycle and repetition rate provides enhanced fragmentation and improves surgical control. The duty cy ...


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Rajesh Pendekanti, Vaclav O Podany: High intensity ablation device. Ethicon, February 20, 2007: US07179254 (246 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for ablating tissue, the apparatus having first and second opposing jaws operative to compress tissue to be allayed therebetween, the first jaw having a first ablation surface directing ablative energy into the tissue and the second jaw having a second ablation surface reflecting incide ...


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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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Ebonia Washington, Jonathan Kwok, Vaclav O Podany, Rajesh Pendekanti: Multi-modality ablation device. Ethicon, July 11, 2006: US07074218 (178 worldwide citation)

An instrument for ablation of tissue. The instrument including: a body having at least one surface for contacting a tissue surface, the at least one surface being substantially planar; an ultrasonic transducer disposed in the body for generating ultrasonic energy and directing at least a portion of ...


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Vaclav O Podany: Ultrasonic radial focused transducer for pulmonary vein ablation. Ethicon, June 27, 2006: US07066895 (150 worldwide citation)

A method for ablating tissue with ultrasonic energy is provided. The method including: generating ultrasonic energy from one or more ultrasonic transducers; and focusing the ultrasonic energy in the radial direction by one of: shaping the one or more ultrasonic transducers to focus ultrasonic energy ...


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Vaclav O Podany: Ultrasonic finger probe. Ethicon, October 31, 2006: US07128720 (85 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic finger probe including: a body having an ultrasonic transducer disposed therein, the ultrasonic transducer being operatively connected to an ultrasonic generator; and a securing device for securing the body to one or more fingers of an operator.


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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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Vaclav O Podany, Stephen A Bollinger: Ultrasonic assisted liposuction system. Mentor Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, January 11, 2000: US06013048 (48 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic liposuction system includes a handpiece having a transducer for converting electrical energy into mechanical energy in the form of ultrasonic vibrations; an ultrasonic generator electrically connected to the handpiece for supplying the electrical energy to the transducer; an aspirator ...


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Charles Berns, Vaclav O Podany: Smoke detector. General Signal Corporation, Milton E Kleinman, John F Ohlandt, September 14, 1976: US03980997 (17 worldwide citation)

Smoke detection apparatus including a pair of photoelectric cells which receive illumination selectively from a very low level light source. One of the cells is termed the "direct" cell because it is in the direct path or on the axis of a narrow conical beam of light emanating from the source, the o ...