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Mary I Frecker, Randy S Haluck, Ryan P Dziedzic, Jeremy R Schadler: Multifunctional tool and method for minimally invasive surgery. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 24, 2007: US07208005 (353 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery. The apparatus can comprise a tool which includes a multi-functioning end effector for insertion into a patient, a user control adapted for use by the surgeon external of the patient, and an intermediate section between the end effector and the ...


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Randy S Haluck: Laparoscopic surgical instrument and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, February 3, 2004: US06685724 (257 worldwide citation)


A surgical instrument is provided for use in performing endoscopic procedures having a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disposed within the anatomical cavity. The dist ...


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Randy S Haluck: Laparoscopic surgical instrument and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, February 19, 2008: US07331978 (4 worldwide citation)


A surgical instrument is provided for use in performing endoscopic procedures having a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disposed within the anatomical cavity. The dist ...


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Barry M Fell, Peter W Dillon, Donald R Mackay, Randy S Haluck: Bone repair system and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, Brooks Kushman P C, May 20, 2014: US08728133 (2 worldwide citation)


A bone repair system and method for percutaneously fixing a first bone segment to a second bone segment, such as rib bone segments, in a body of a patient include drilling a first hole through the first bone segment and a second hole through the second bone segment, and feeding a first tether throug ...


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Barry M Fell, Peter W Dillon, Donald R Mackay, Randy S Haluck: Bone repair system and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, Brooks Kushman P C, March 28, 2017: US09603642


A bone repair system and method for percutaneously fixing a first bone segment to a second bone segment, such as rib bone segments, in a body of a patient include drilling a first hole through the first bone segment and a second hole through the second bone segment, and feeding a first tether throug ...


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James H Adair, Mary Frecker, Christopher Muhlstein, Eric Mockensturm, Harriet Black Nembhard, Randy S Haluck, Abraham Mathew, Nicholas Antolino, Gregory R Hayes, Milton Aguirre, Rebecca Kirkpatrick, Chumpol Yuangyai: Polycrystalline complex-shaped mesoscale components. The Penn State Research Foundation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citlowski P C, Douglas L Wathen, September 10, 2013: US08530039


A polycrystalline mesoscale component, formed through a process including filing a mold cavity formed in a photoresist with a mold fill, is provided with an overall length L divided into multiple segments with a second segment extending from a first segment at a nonlinear angle. The first segment ha ...


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Randy S Haluck: Laparoscopic surgical instrument and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, Mckee Voorhees & Sease, July 15, 2004: US20040138701-A1


A surgical instrument is provided for use in performing endoscopic procedures having a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disposed within the anatomical cavity. The dist ...


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Mary I Frecker, Randy S Haluck, Ryan P Dziedzic, Jeremy R Schadler: Multifunctional tool and method for minimally invasive surgery. The Penn State Research Foundation, Mckee Voorhees & Sease, August 2, 2007: US20070179525-A1


An apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery. The apparatus can comprise a tool which includes a multi-functioning end effector for insertion into a patient, a user control adapted for use by the surgeon external of the patient, and an intermediate section between the end effector and the ...


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Mary I Frecker, Randy S Haluck, Ryan P Dziedzic, Jeremy R Schadler: Multifunctional tool and method for minimally invasive surgery. Mckee Voorhees & Sease, April 3, 2003: US20030065358-A1


An apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery. The apparatus can comprise a tool which includes a multi-functioning end effector for insertion into a patient, a user control adapted for use by the surgeon external of the patient, and an intermediate section between the end effector and the ...


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Randy S Haluck: Adaptive simulation environment particularly suited to laparoscopic surgical procedures. Douglas L Wathen, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle, August 18, 2005: US20050181340-A1


A computer-based learning environment automatically increases (or decreases) difficulty in tasks without discrete levels based on performance, thereby maintaining users in an optimal learning “zone,” while accommodating varying levels of skill without frustration or boredom. The method includes the ...



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