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WHITMAN MICHAEL P, DORROS GERALD, BURBANK JOHN E, ZEICHNER DAVID A: Electro-mechanical surgical device, Elektromechanische chirurgische Vorrichtung, Dispositif chirurgical électromécanique. TYCO HEALTHCARE, May 4, 2011: EP2316345-A1 (135 worldwide citation)


A surgical device, comprising: an elongated shaft (20) having a first coupling (26) and a surgical instrument (250,2250) including at least one movable element (256,2256,264,2264), the elongated shaft including at least one rotatable drive shaft (30,32) configured to effect movement of the at least ...


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Bendek Antonio A, Burbank John E Iii, Bush Charles L Jr, Gabel Jonathan B, Giambattista Lucio, Hoeck Roger W, Taylor Malcolm E: Medication delivery pen. Becton Dickinson Co, February 24, 1999: EP0897728-A1 (89 worldwide citation)


An improved medication delivery pen (10) is provided for injecting fluids such as insulin within body tissue. The medication delivery pen (10) includes a mechanism that prevents the removal of a cartridge retainer (18) unless an injector button (24) on the medication pen (10) is in a predefined posi ...


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Allen William J, Jessup George, Ahari Frederick F, Rabiner Robert A, Burbank John E Iii: Surgical purse string suturing instrument and method.. American Cyanamid Co, June 1, 1994: EP0598976-A2 (75 worldwide citation)


A purse string suturing instrument is provided for quickly and effectively forming a purse string suture in tubular tissue through relatively small cannulas placed in the body. The instrument includes a pair of elongated jaws (12,14), each having a row of spaced-apart uniform-size teeth (16,18). The ...


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Packman Jay D, Burbank John E Iii, Bendek Antonio A, Uschold Robert C: Electronic medication delivery pen having a multifunction actuator. Becton Dickinson Co, May 2, 2001: EP1095668-A1 (57 worldwide citation)


A medication delivery pen (10) includes a housing having opposing proximal and distal ends. An actuator (24) is disposed in the proximal end of the housing for setting and administering a dosage of medication. The pen also includes a medication-containing cartridge assembly (18) having a cartridge ( ...


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Stefanchik David, Reckelhoff Jerome E, Nobis Rudolph H, Murray Michael A, Burbank John E: Endoscopic multiple ligating clip applier.. Ethicon, October 28, 1992: EP0510826-A1 (38 worldwide citation)


An endoscopic clip applying system as described which contains a venting system and a clip applying support system which prevents closure of the mechanism before firing. Also, the system ensures proper loading of the clips and prevents them from falling out during loading. Further, the system descri ...


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WHITMAN MICHAEL P, DORROS GERALD, BURBANK JOHN E, ZEICHNER DAVID A: DISPOSITIF CHIRURGICAL ELECTROMECANIQUE A UNITE DE MEMOIRE DE DONNEES, ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SURGICAL DEVICE WITH DATA MEMORY UNIT. POWER MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, August 6, 2013: CA2451558 (23 worldwide citation)


An electro-mechanical surgical device includes: a housing; an elongated shaft extending from the housing, a distal end of the elongated shaft being detachably coupleable to a surgical instrument; at least two axially rotatable drive shafts disposed within the elongated shaft, a distal end of each of ...


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Bendek Antonio A, Burbank John E Iii, Bush Charles L Jr, Gabel Jonathan B, Giambattista Lucio, Hoeck Roger W, Taylor Malcolm E: Medication delivery pen having a controlling means of the torque applied to the dosing elements. Becton Dickinson Co, February 24, 1999: EP0897729-A2 (21 worldwide citation)


An improved medication delivery pen is provided for injecting fluids such as insulin within body tissue. The medication delivery pen includes a mechanism that prevents the removal of a cartridge unless an injector button on the medication pen is in a predefined position, a bayonet attachment and an ...


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Burbank John E: Safety mechanism for trocar.. Ethicon, March 11, 1992: EP0474124-A2 (21 worldwide citation)


A saftey trocar is provided which includes a spring-loaded shield (32) that shields the cutting tip (28) of the obturator (24) after the obturator penetrates tissue. The distal end (34) of the shield is hemispheric in profile and contains a slot (36) which conforms to the geometry of the cutting tip ...


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Whitman Michael P, Burbank John E: Surgical cutting and stapling device. Power Medical Interventions, BIRDE Patrick J, June 12, 2003: WO/2003/047436 (11 worldwide citation)


A surgical device includes a first jaw and a second jaw disposed in opposed correspondence with the first jaw. The second jaw is mechanically coupled to the first jaw at a proximal end opposite a distal end. A cutting element is disposed within the second jaw, and a first driver is configured to mov ...


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Bush Charles L Jr, Paddock Douglas, Burbank John E Iii, Gabel Jonathan B, Sharifi Mehr Amir Ali, Nguyen Tuan V: Medication delivery pen. Becton Dickinson Co, July 3, 2002: EP1218042-A1 (2 worldwide citation)


A medication delivery pen having a magnifier (59), a spring biased leadscrew (9) and an automatic release to allow the user to easily reset the dose on the medication delivery pen.



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