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A disposable bipolar electrosurgical probe which can be readily applied to the tissue to be treated, then discarded. The probe comprises an elongated substrate member having a peripheral surface of dielectric material and a longitudinal axis extending between a working end and an attachment end. At ...

Lehmann K Li: Variable tip-pressure surgical grasper. Li Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, November 19, 1996: US05575805 (354 worldwide citation)

A variable tip-pressure surgical grasper includes a shaft assembly, a jaw assembly, and a handle assembly. The jaw assembly is disposed adjacent to the distal end of the shaft assembly and has first and second movable jaws. Mandible portions of the jaws serve as the tissue manipulating portions and ...

Marion F Rudy: Insole construction for articles of footwear. Robert C Bogert, Subkow and Kriegel, January 15, 1980: US04183156 (351 worldwide citation)

An improved construction for articles of footwear, such as boots and shoes of all types, includes an inflated insert, preferably in the shape of an insole, having a multiplicity of intercommunicating, gas containing chambers, and a ventilated moderator member which overlies the inflated insole for e ...

Clyde R Pratt, Roger G Carignan: Osteal medical staple. Techmedica, Cislo O Reilly & Thomas, June 19, 1984: US04454875 (351 worldwide citation)

An osteal medical staple of unique configuration having a cross-bar portion defining gripping surfaces by which the staple may be securely and rigidly held by a driver tool or the like, wherein the staple has depending leg portions flaring outwardly a predetermined amount such that regardless of the ...

Instrument for placing lateral gastro-intestinal anastomoses. United States Surgical, October 28, 1970: GB1210522-A (351 worldwide citation)

1,210,522. Stapling instrument. UNITED STATES SUKGIOAL CORP. 6 Oct., 1967 [10 Oct., 1966; 23 June, 1967], No. 45849/67. Heading B4C. [Also in Division A5R] A surgical stapling instrument 128 comprises two pivotally connected separate halves, 130 and 20, each half comprising a body portion with a for ...

Adam V Ratner: Device construction and method facilitating magnetic resonance imaging of foreign objects in a body. Millen White & Zelano, February 5, 1991: US04989608 (346 worldwide citation)

Device construction facilitating the visibility of a device when inserted into a body being subjected to magnetic resonance imaging having a member adapted to be inserted into the body. The member carries material exhibiting a characteristic under magnetic resonance imaging which differs substantial ...

Peter M Bonutti: Changing relationship between bones. Tarolli Sundheim Covell Tummino & Szabo L, August 8, 2000: US06099531 (345 worldwide citation)

To change a spatial relationship between two or more bones in a patient's body, a wedge member is moved into a joint between the bones. As the wedge member enters the joint, pivotal movement occurs between the bones to change the orientation of the bones relative to each other. The wedge member may ...

Thomas F Mirarchi, Josef V Koblish, Kulbir S Hunjan, Craig R Kline, Thomas H Peterson: Deflectable catheter. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, October 8, 1996: US05562619 (344 worldwide citation)

For achieving, e.g., an improved electrophysiology catheter for examination of the heart, or a catheter accessing the brain, the invention, in one aspect, features an elongated wound wire coil extending through the hollow catheter body of a steerable catheter, the coil constructed and arranged to en ...

John M Levin: Insulated surgical scissors. Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, October 27, 1998: US05827281 (337 worldwide citation)

An insulated surgical scissors, having a monopolar or a bipolar scissors construction, that can be used during laparoscopic, endoscopic and open surgery for cutting and coagulating tissue.

Marina Goodman, Tor Mesoy, Stanton J Taylor, Scott R Reiter, Michael T Bowen, Ralph Auriemma, Tamara D Alairys, Christopher M Degiorgio, Lizbeth Johnson Coleman: Architectures for netcentric computing systems. Accenture, Accenture ANS, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 28, 2006: US07020697 (335 worldwide citation)

An execution architecture, a development architecture and an operations architecture for a netcentric computing system. The execution architecture contains common, run-time services required when an application executes in the netcentric computing system. The development architecture is the producti ...

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