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Randel Alven Frazier, Michael John Lands, Wade Lukianow: Endoscopic bipolar electrosurgical forceps. Sherwood Services, January 27, 2004: US06682528 (545 worldwide citation)

A endoscopic bipolar forceps for clamping and sealing tissue includes first and second jaw members pivotally attached in opposing relation relative to one another which are movable from a first open position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second ...


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Mark A Rydell: Electrosurgical forceps with needle electrodes. Everest Medical Corporation, Nikolai Mersereau & Dietz P A, February 20, 2001: US06190386 (462 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical coagulation instrument specifically designed to be insertable through a cannula for use in coagulating tissue during a laparoscopic or other scope-type procedure. The instrument has both bipolar forceps jaw paddles and bipolar needle electrodes. The needle electrodes are selective ...


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Scott T Latterell, Douglas S Wahnschaffe: Bipolar electrosurgical instrument for cutting desiccating and sealing tissue. Gyrus Medical, Thomas J Nikolai, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, April 25, 2006: US07033356 (457 worldwide citation)

Electrosurgical forceps are described that have jaws capable of being closed relative to one another, the jaws each supporting electrode structures especially shaped to enhance the ability of the instrument to desiccate/seal or cut tissue structures clamped between the opposed jaws. One of the oppos ...


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Mark A Rydell, Corey J Kulseth: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, November 2, 1993: US05258006 (448 worldwide citation)

An instrument for cauterizing blood vessels while performing an endoscopic procedure includes a rigid outer tube with a proximal end, a distal end and an inner, semi-rigid, tube passing through the outer tube from its proximal end to its distal end. The inner tube has at least one lumen allowing pas ...


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Philip E Eggers, Andrew R Eggers: Electrosurgical forceps. Eggers & Associates, Mueller and Smith LPA, April 6, 1999: US05891142 (447 worldwide citation)

Surgical forceps which are configured having oppositely disposed tissue grasping surfaces at the tip regions of corresponding tines. An electrically insulative spacer assembly is positioned on and supported from at least one of the tissue grasping surfaces to space the tissue contacting surfaces apa ...


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Charles F Morrison Jr, Alan Z Puszman: Electrosurgical forceps. Valleylab, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, August 16, 1977: US04041952 (393 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical forceps including a switching member disposed on only one tine thereof where the switching member may be disposed on the outside of the tine to permit operation thereof independent of the closing of the forceps or where the switching member is disposed on the inside of the tine su ...


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Randel Alven Frazier, Michael John Lands, Wade Lukianow: Endoscopic bipolar electrosurgical forceps. Sherwood Services, October 1, 2002: US06458130 (390 worldwide citation)

A endoscopic bipolar forceps for clamping and sealing tissue includes first and second jaw members pivotally attached in opposing relation relative to one another which are movable from a first open position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second ...


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Frieder H Ensslin: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps. MDT Corporation, Trask Britt & Rossa, July 3, 1990: US04938761 (377 worldwide citation)

A bioplar electrosurgical forceps carries a thermocouple junction at the distal end of each of two mutually opposed prongs. The junctions are formed by welding a constantan wire directly to the ferrous metal prongs, thereby avoiding the need for electrical isolation.


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Odom Darren, Hammill Curt, Schechter David A, Tetzlaff Philip, Roy Jeffrey M: Bipolar forceps with multiple electrode array end effector assembly. Sherwood Serv, March 28, 2007: EP1767163-A1 (375 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical forceps includes first and second opposing jaw members having respective inwardly facing surfaces associated therewith. The first and second jaw members are adapted for relative movement between an open position to receive tissue and a closed position engaging tissue betwee ...


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Mark A Rydell: Bipolar electrosurgical forceps. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, October 31, 1995: US05462546 (312 worldwide citation)

A hand operable bipolar forceps instrument comprising two interfacing pivotal blade member's which are each an electrode individually pivotable in relation to each other. Pivotal movement of the blades is effectuated by two respective electrically-conductive rigid rods, each coupled to a respective ...