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Robert Gerard Holman: Disposable scalpel with retractable blade. Trevor John Milton, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Eric B Meyertons, January 1, 2008: US07314471 (161 worldwide citation)

A scalpel is provided having a handle with a longitudinally extending cavity therein, a blade carrier within the cavity and movable longitudinally relative to the handle between an operative position in which a blade carried thereby is exposed for use at an open end of the cavity and an inoperative ...


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Robert C Drews, Danny D Meyer, Tadmor Shalon, Eliezer Pasternak: Ophthalmic aspirator/irrigator and cystotome. Ninetronix, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 2, 1985: US04508532 (70 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic aspirator and cystotome having a hand-held, motorized instrument which is operated by a battery-run control system. The instrument includes a disposable coaxial aspirator-irrigator tip and a wormdrive mechanism for bidirectional, variable speed operation and also includes a disposable ...


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Jon C Garito, Alan G Ellman: Electrosurgical handpiece for blades and needles. Rosen Dainow & Jacobs, July 5, 1988: US04754754 (60 worldwide citation)

A novel handpiece for use with electrosurgical equipment and adapted to receive a disposable scalpel blade having an elongated insulated handle having first and second ends with its second end having an opening to the handle interior, an insulated electrical wire coupled to the first end of the hand ...


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Michael L Haining: Disposable scalpel. Richard L Moseley, July 19, 1994: US05330493 (47 worldwide citation)

There is provided a disposable scalpel having a retractable blade. The blade may be secured in any of three positions: 1) an intermediated retracted position for shipping, 2) an exposed position for use and 3) a permanently locked retracted position. A cap is provided to cover the openings on the sc ...


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Alan G Ellman, Jon C Garito: Electrosurgical blade electrode. August 26, 2003: US06610057 (30 worldwide citation)

An improved electrosurgical electrode for removing cancerous tissue and lesions. The electrosurgical electrode comprises a flat round blade having a flat end configured to be held in a scalpel handpiece of the type described in U.S. Pat. No. 4,754,754. The electrode may be formed from a standard dis ...


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Schrank George I: Sterile disposable scalpel. Becton Dickinson & Company, Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, February 26, 1974: US3793726 (22 worldwide citation)

A molded handle has a blade attached to and extending from one end and a blade guard frangibly attached to the same end. The guard has first and second flat surfaces formed on opposite sides with a raised edge extending substantially around the periphery of each surface. The first flat surface is co ...


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Cummings Clinton M: Disposable scalpel handle. Acme United Corporation, Mattern Ware and Davis, April 15, 1975: US3877147 (14 worldwide citation)

A disposable scalpel handle adaptable for use by either right handed or left handed surgeons is produced in a single press swaging operation, in which there is no leftover material or 'flash' which has to be removed. Since the disposable scalpel handle produced is perfectly symmetrical about its cen ...


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Michael L Haining: Disposable scalpel. Richard L Moseley, September 17, 1996: US05556409 (12 worldwide citation)

There is provided a disposable scalpel having a retractable blade. The blade may be secured in any of three positions: 1) an intermediated retracted position for shipping, 2) an exposed position for use and 3) a permanently locked retracted position. The opening in the case is provided with a bead a ...


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Marius van der Merwe: Disposable scalpel. Harwill, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 5, 2000: US06113617 (10 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a medical scalpel (10) that comprises a grip (20) and a scalpel blade (30) located on a blade carrier (40). The grip (20) and the blade carrier (40) are hingedly connected to each other by means of a hinge formation extending transversely to the principal axis of the scalpe ...


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Howard L Shackelford Sr, Howard L Shackelford Jr: Scalpel with removable blade assembly. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, David C Jenkins, May 22, 2012: US08181352 (6 worldwide citation)

A surgical blade device similar to a disposable scalpel wherein the blade assembly is easily replaceable is provided. The surgical blade device allows the user to replace a blade assembly during surgery or, after sterilization of the handle and replacement of the blade assembly, reuse the surgical b ...