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Mir A Imran, Olivier K Colliou, Ted W Layman, Deepak R Gandhi, Sharon L Lake: Gastric treatment and diagnosis device and method. Intrapace, Susan M Schmitt, March 18, 2003: US06535764 (517 worldwide citation)

A device, system and method for diagnosing and treating gastric disorders is provided. A functional device resides within the patient's stomach and is secured to the stomach wall by an attachment device. The functional device may be a sensor for sensing various parameters of the stomach or stom ...


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Philip E Eggers: Bi-polar electrosurgical endoscopic instruments and methods of use. Hemostatic Surgery Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, July 19, 1994: US05330471 (464 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic surgical instruments are provided that have bipolar electrodes on opposing movable members for passing a high frequency current through tissue for simulataneously severing or manipulating the tissue and causing hemostasis of the tissue. An electrically insulating material is interposed be ...


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Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Ramesh S Candadai, John A Cartmill, Jack B Stubbs: Endoscopic surgical sealing device. Ethicon, Matthew S Goodwin, November 22, 1994: US05366478 (444 worldwide citation)

A sealing device for endoscopic surgical procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device has two inflatable toroidal sections connected by a transition section. The device is partially inserted into an abdominal opening in a deflated state, and then inflated to provide a seal for obstructing ...


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Philip S Green: Endoscopic surgical instrument and method for use. SRI International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 15, 1998: US05808665 (430 worldwide citation)

A teleoperator system with telepresence is shown which includes right and left hand controllers (72R and 72L) for control of right and left manipulators (24R and 24L) through use of a servomechanism that includes computer (42). The teleoperator system comprises a endoscope surgical instrument suited ...


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Philip E Eggers: Bi-polar electrosurgical endoscopic instruments having a detachable working end. Hemostatic Surgery Corporation, Fish & Neave, February 21, 1995: US05391166 (321 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic surgical instruments are provided that have detachable working ends for use with a reusable handle portion. The detachable working end includes bipolar electrodes on opposing movable members for passing a high frequency current through tissue for simultaneously severing or manipulating th ...


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Philip E Eggers: Bi-polar electrosurgical endoscopic instruments. Hemostatic Surgery Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, June 23, 1998: US05769849 (297 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic surgical instruments are provided that have bipolar electrodes on opposing movable members for passing a high frequency current through tissue for simulataneously severing or manipulating the tissue and causing hemostasis of the tissue. An electrically insulating material is interposed be ...


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Eggers Philip E: Bi-polar electrosurgical endoscopic instruments and methods for use.. Hemostatic Surgery, December 16, 1992: EP0518230-A1 (297 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic surgical instruments (10) are provided that have bipolar electrodes on opposing movable members (18, 19) for passing a high frequency current through tissue for simulataneously severing or manipulating the tissue and causing hemostasis of the tissue. An electrically insulating material is ...


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Philip E Eggers: Electrosurgical endoscopic instruments and methods of use. Hemostatic Surgery Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, June 16, 1998: US05766170 (282 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic surgical instruments are provided that have bipolar electrodes on opposing movable members for passing a high frequency current through tissue for simulataneously severing or manipulating the tissue and causing hemostasis of the tissue. An electrically insulating material is interposed be ...


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Mir A Imran, Olivier K Collion, Ted W Layman, Sharon L Lake: Gastric device and instrument system and method. Intrapace, Susan M Schmitt, Peters Verny Jones Schmitt & Aston, July 11, 2006: US07076305 (250 worldwide citation)

A device, system and method for diagnosing and treating gastric disorders is provided. A functional device resides within the patient's stomach and is secured to the stomach wall by an attachment device. The functional device may be a sensor for sensing various parameters of the stomach or stomach e ...


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Claude E Petruzzi: Multicomponent flexible grasping device. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Perman & Green, April 7, 1987: US04655219 (216 worldwide citation)

A unique manipulative/grasping assembly adapted for use in conjunction with endoscopic instruments in disclosed herein. This assembly comprises an elongated tool having an elongated shaft with resilient, flexible fingers on the distal end thereof. These fingers can be biased in a spaced apart relati ...