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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji: Trocar system having expandable port. InnerDyne Medical, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, July 11, 1995: US05431676 (554 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji, John E Carlson: Trocar system having expandable port. Innderdyne, December 17, 2002: US06494893 (224 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji, John E Carlson: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne, December 4, 2001: US06325812 (115 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 27, 2000: US06080174 (93 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji, John E Carlson: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne, November 13, 2007: US07294136 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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Dubrul William R, Tsuji Craig K: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne Medical, December 27, 1995: EP0688182-A1

An apparatus (10) and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member (30) which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid (26) which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments w ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji, John E Carlson: Trocar system having expandable port. United States Surgical a division of, Tyco Healthcare Group, November 8, 2001: US20010039430-A1

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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William R Dubrul, Craig K Tsuji, John E Carlson: Trocar system having expandable port. Douglas E Denninger Esq, United States Surgical, January 30, 2003: US20030023259-A1

An apparatus and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments which are radial ...


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Dubrul William R, Tsuji Craig K: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne, HESLIN James M, September 15, 1994: WO/1994/020026

An apparatus (10) and method for forming and enlarging percutaneous penetrations comprises an elongate dilation member (30) which receives an elongate expansion member in an axial lumen thereof. The dilation tube includes a tubular braid (26) which usually comprises a mesh of non-elastic filaments w ...


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Dubrul William R, Tsuji Craig K: Trocar system having expandable port. Innerdyne, July 21, 2005: JP2005-192985

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an improved apparatus and method for forming a penetrating cavity in a target site within a patient's body through skins and dilating the cavity.SOLUTION: The apparatus for forming and dilating the penetrating cavity comprises: an elongate dilation member including a ...