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Robert B Stoddard: Methods of making and using ultrasonic handpiece. Valleylab, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Aaron Passman, January 16, 1996: US05484398 (325 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic surgical handpiece for surgery on a patient has a handpiece with distal and proximal ends on a housing thereof for manipulation by a surgeon. A vibrator is carried within a hollow inside of the housing. A tool extends from the vibrator at the distal end to a distal tip and is tubular w ...


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Stoddard Robert B: Methods of making and using ultrasonic handpiece. Valleylab, SPIEGEL Allen J, September 21, 1995: WO/1995/024865

An ultrasonic surgical handpiece (10) for surgery on a patient has a handpiece with distal and proximal ends (12) on a housing (13) thereof for manipulation by a surgeon. A vibrator (19) is carried within a hollow (15) inside of the housing (13). A tool (16) extends from the vibrator (19) at the dis ...