US Patent Application No: 2011/0245,599

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Surgical Handpiece For Endoscopic Resection

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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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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.MEMPHIS, TN635

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
, Kazakevich Yuri E - 1 2
, Mihalca Gheorghe - 1 2
Auclair,, JR Merle I - 1 2
Duhamel, Paul Robert - 8 2
Young, Paul C - 1 2

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Opielab, Inc. (1)
* 4,852,551 Contamination-free endoscope valves for use with a disposable endoscope sheath 52 1988
 
ALLEGIANCE HEALTHCARE CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0204,679 Disposable surgical suction/irrigation trumpet valve tube cassette 5 2004
 
Symbiosis Corporation (1)
* 5,549,565 Reusable surgical trocar with disposable valve assembly 146 1993
 
WHITTINGHAM, WILLIAM F. (1)
* 5,413,556 Phacoemulsification handpiece 30 1993
 
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 6,068,603 Medical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope 215 1999
 
SENORX, INC. (1)
* 2005/0065,453 Biopsy device with selectable tissue receiving aperture orientation and site illumination 89 2004
 
DEVICOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. (4)
* 6,007,497 Surgical biopsy device 275 1998
* 6,120,462 Control method for an automated surgical biopsy device 376 1999
* 6,620,111 Surgical biopsy device having automatic rotation of the probe for taking multiple samples 106 2001
* 6,585,664 Calibration method for an automated surgical biopsy device 107 2001
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SOUND SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
D674479 Handpiece for use in power assisted lipoplasty 1 2010
D680640 Handpiece 0 2011
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