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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley, Clark B Foster: Endoscopic surgical instrument having a removable, rotatable, end effector assembly. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, February 1, 1994: US05282806 (499 worldwide citation)

An instrument (602), particularly suited for endoscopic use, has an elongate body, including a base (604) and an elongate spindle (630) rotatably mounted to the base. A removable end-effector assembly (612), mounted at the distal end of the spindle (630), includes end-effector elements (608, 610), s ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley: Blood sampler and component tester with guide member. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend & Townsend Khourie & Crew, August 3, 1993: US05231993 (276 worldwide citation)

A reagent strip (10) and lance (6) are integrated to form a blood sampler and component tester (2). The reagent strip (10) is adapted for application against the skin of a patient and carries a reagent that indicates the concentration of a blood component in a blood sample placed in contact therewit ...


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Terry M Haber, Clark B Foster, William H Smedley: Automatic pharmaceutical dispensing syringe. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend & Townsend Khourie & Crew, June 14, 1994: US05320609 (265 worldwide citation)

An automatic pharmaceutical dispensing syringe (2), includes a main barrel (4) having hollow interior (18) sized to house a conventional pharmaceutical cartridge (16) and needle (6). A cap (6) at one end (8) of the main barrel is used to rotate a threaded dosing screw (158) housed within the main ba ...


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Terry M Haber, Clark B Foster, William H Smedley: Capillary blood drawing device. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Hawes & Fischer, June 8, 1993: US05217480 (254 worldwide citation)

A compact, efficient and disposable capillary blood drawing device by which a patient's tissue can be punctured and a blood sample collected by the same reliable device. The blood drawing device includes the integral connection of a solid core needle and a spring in which potential energy is initial ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley, Clark B Foster: Pharmaceutical component-mixing delivery assembly. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, January 25, 1994: US05281198 (216 worldwide citation)

A pharmaceutical component-mixing syringe assembly (2) is particularly suited for packaging, reconstituting and dispensing a series of equal doses of a multiple component pharmaceutical, such as human growth hormone reconstituted from a diluent component (128) and a lyophilized component (34). The p ...


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Terry M Haber, Clark B Foster, William H Smedley, John A Lewis Jr: Shielded safety syringe having a retractable needle. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Morland C Fischer, March 21, 1989: US04813426 (199 worldwide citation)

A shielded safety syringe comprising a cylindrical, outer protective sleeve, an inner needle carrier movable axially through the sleeve, and a double-ended hypodermic needle supported by the needle carrier and aligned coaxially with respect to the outer sleeve and needle carrier. The needle communic ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley, Clark B Foster: Trocar with linear movement seal. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend & Townsend Khourie & Crew, February 21, 1995: US05391153 (188 worldwide citation)

A trocar (2) includes a hollow body (4) defining a path between its proximal and distal ends with an obturator assembly (6) positioned along the path. The tip (34, 36) of the obturator assembly has a cutting element (38). A novel gas sealing assembly (114) seals the path along the trocar body and in ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley: Apparatus for hypodermically implanting a genitourinary prosthesis. C R Bard, Morland C Fischer, May 23, 1989: US04832680 (172 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a non-surgical method for hypodermically implanting a genitourinary prosthesis comprising an extensible, inflatable containment membrane to be located between the urethra and the subcutaneous corpus spongiousum of a patient to overcome urinary incontinence by means of localized, contro ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley, Clark B Foster: Trocar and seal arrangement. Habley Medical Technology Corporation, Townsend & Townsend Khourie & Crew, October 11, 1994: US05354280 (155 worldwide citation)

A trocar (2) includes a hollow body (4) defining a path between its proximal and distal ends with an obturator assembly (6) positioned along the path. The tip (34, 36) of the obturator assembly has a cutting element (38). A novel gas sealing assembly (114) seals the path along the trocar body and in ...


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Terry M Haber, William H Smedley, Clark B Foster: Axially extendable endoscopic surgical instrument. Habley Medical Technology, Townsend and Townsend, April 13, 1993: US05201743 (143 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical instrument is designed for axial elongation by incorporating a manually operated mechanism which elongates the instrument upon manual rotation. The manually operated mechanism is joined to an internal rod and tube, which are likewise extended and which support a functional ele ...