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Dworschak Manfred, Frei Gerhard, Mayenberger Rupert, Rothweiler Christoph, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissor- or forceps-like surgical instrument. Aesculap Werke, December 5, 2001: EP1159926-A2 (811 worldwide citation)

The surgical scissors or tongs have 2 relatively pivoted arms (2,3) supporting tools at their ends which are coupled to respective poles of an external voltage source, the pivoted arms and their tools electrically insulated from one another. The voltage source is coupled to a 2-wire cable (10), asso ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: (De) Instrumentenset für eine chirurgische operation, (En) Set of instruments for performing a surgical operation. Aesculap & Co Kg, Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter, BÖHME Ulrich, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/032783 (181 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a set of instruments for performing a surgical operation. The aim of the invention is to reduce the effort of placing together and disposing of the instruments used for performing certain operations. To this end, instruments essentially required for performing a certain ...


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Mayenberger Rupert Dipl Ing, Rothweiler Christoph Dipl Ing, Weisshaupt Dieter Dipl Ing: Forceps- or scissor-like surgical instrument. Aesculap & Co Kg, November 14, 2001: EP1153578-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

The instrument has two branches pivotably joined by a bearing shaft, each carrying a tool at least partly of conducting material. The tools are mutually insulated and connected via leads to electrical connections at the branch ends remote from the tools. One electrical lead is formed by one (3) of t ...


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Giordano Nicola, Lutze Theodor, Weisshaupt Dieter, Wieneke Paul: Scissors-like tool for a surgical instrument and process for producing it. Aesculap Werke, January 21, 1998: EP0818974-A1 (60 worldwide citation)

In order to obtain a particularly small format in a scissors-like tool for a surgical instrument with two interconnected arms which can be elastically pivoted between a spread open position and a virtually closed position by gripping a sleeve, which is axially movable in relation to the scissors-lik ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissors, especially for surgical purposes. Aesculap & Co Kg, April 28, 2004: EP1411843-A1 (59 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to scissors, especially for surgical purposes, consisting of two counter-pivoting branches whose front ends are respectively provided with a cutting section having a cutting edge and whose rear ends are respectively provided with a handle section. The aim of the invention is to ...


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Dworschak Manfred, Lutze Theodor, Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Scissors, especially for surgical purpose. Aesculap & Co Kg, September 1, 2004: EP1452143-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

The scissors have 2 relatively pivoted branches (2,3), each provided with a cutting section (8) having a cutting edge (16) at the front end and with an operating handle at the rear end. The cutting section of at least one branch has a flat metal film (14) attached to its inner surface (12) facing th ...


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Giordano Nicola, Weisshaupt Dieter, Wieneke Paul: Looping instrument.. Aesculap Werke, February 8, 1995: EP0637432-A1 (21 worldwide citation)

The arm (6), at least over a part of its length, is formed as a hose (5) of expandable material, the length expandability of which is different on two opposite sides. The interior of the hose is connected to a pressure source (1) which introduces into it a flowing medium under pressure. The arm in t ...


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Morales Pedro, Weisshaupt Dieter: Instrument for tensioning a bone element fixator. Aesculap & Co Kg, August 12, 1998: EP0857466-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

Two branches (12,14) swivel on a basic body comprising a guide (16) in the form of an axially pointing guide cylinder containing the movable clamping jaws (48,50). The branches are swivelled in relation to the basic body so as to move the operating piece (46) tensioning the fixture. The operating pi ...


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Mayer Heinz Michael Priv Doz D, Eckhof Stephan Dipl Ing Fh, Giordano Nicola Dipl Ing Fh, Weisshaupt Dieter Dipl Ing Fh: Surgical retractor. Aesculap Werke, December 27, 1996: EP0749724-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

The frame (5) of the surgical instrument has at least one support foot (39,40) which carries fixtures (36) for attachment to a bone. The fixtures consist of a bone screw with an extension, on which the support feet are held. Each support foot has a hole accommodating the extension and carries a woun ...


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Nesper Markus, Steinhilper Klaus Dieter, Weisshaupt Dieter: Implant for fixing bone plates. Aesculap & Co Kg, November 17, 2004: EP1477122-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

The fastening cord (15) is made of a material which gradually dissolves when implanted in a human body. It passes through two holes (14) in the first disc and loops round the second disc, passing through two corresponding holes (13). The outward sides of the discs are slightly convex and the inner s ...