Surgical handpiece for endoscopic resection

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9301771
APP PUB NO 20110245599A1
SERIAL NO

12894828

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The present disclosure relates to a surgical handpiece including an insert removably coupled to the handpiece, wherein the insert is configured to allow aspiration of fluid and tissue through the insert during a surgical procedure. Other surgical handpieces and a method for the removal of tissue during an endoscopic procedure are also disclosed.

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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.MEMPHIS, TN814

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Auclair,, Jr Merle I Hudson, US 1 2
Duhamel, Paul Robert Groton, US 10 2
Kazakevich, Yuri E Newton, US 7 375
Mihalca, Gheorghe North Chelmsford, US 8 338
Young, Paul C North Andover, US 1 2

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