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David G Wuchinich: Endoscopic electrosurgical apparatus. Valleylab, Pennie & Edmonds, August 2, 1994: US05334183 (834 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a surgical apparatus having four general embodiments: (1) the use of an ultrasonic vibrator and a radio frequency generator to simultaneously cut and cauterize tissue, (2) the use of an ultrasonic vibrator to cut tissue coupled with the independent use of a radio frequency ...


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William H Nau Jr: Apparatus, system and method for performing an electrosurgical procedure. COVIDIEN, May 23, 2017: US09655674

A forceps is provided. The forceps includes a housing having a shaft that extends therefrom. The bipolar forceps also includes a hydraulic mechanism that includes a fluid line and a plunger operatively coupled to the fluid line. The plunger is translatable within at least a portion of the shaft from ...


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STEERABLE DEVICE FOR ACCESSING A TARGET SITE AND METHODS. January 31, 2019: US20190030286-A1

A variety of steerable needles, lancets, trocars, stylets, cannulas and systems are provided for examining, diagnosing, treating, or removing tissue from a patient. The steerable needles, trocars, stylets, cannulas and systems also provide a platform for delivery of target materials, such as therape ...