DE2944730A1 - The surgical instrument - Google Patents

The surgical instrument

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Publication number
DE2944730A1
DE2944730A1 DE19792944730 DE2944730A DE2944730A1 DE 2944730 A1 DE2944730 A1 DE 2944730A1 DE 19792944730 DE19792944730 DE 19792944730 DE 2944730 A DE2944730 A DE 2944730A DE 2944730 A1 DE2944730 A1 DE 2944730A1
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Germany
Prior art keywords
surgical instrument
surgical
instrument
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Withdrawn
Application number
DE19792944730
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
Andrew Herczog
James Anthony Murphy
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Corning Inc
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Corning Inc
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Publication date
Priority to US05/961,189 priority Critical patent/US4248231A/en
Priority to US05/961,192 priority patent/US4232676A/en
Application filed by Corning Inc filed Critical Corning Inc
Publication of DE2944730A1 publication Critical patent/DE2944730A1/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/14Probes or electrodes therefor
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00053Mechanical features of the instrument of device
    • A61B2018/00107Coatings on the energy applicator
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00053Mechanical features of the instrument of device
    • A61B2018/00107Coatings on the energy applicator
    • A61B2018/00148Coatings on the energy applicator with metal
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/1206Generators therefor
    • A61B2018/1246Generators therefor characterised by the output polarity
    • A61B2018/126Generators therefor characterised by the output polarity bipolar
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/14Probes or electrodes therefor
    • A61B2018/1405Electrodes having a specific shape
    • A61B2018/1412Blade
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/14Probes or electrodes therefor
    • A61B2018/1405Electrodes having a specific shape
    • A61B2018/1422Hook
DE19792944730 1978-11-16 1979-11-06 The surgical instrument Withdrawn DE2944730A1 (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US05/961,189 US4248231A (en) 1978-11-16 1978-11-16 Surgical cutting instrument
US05/961,192 US4232676A (en) 1978-11-16 1978-11-16 Surgical cutting instrument

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
DE2944730A1 true DE2944730A1 (en) 1980-05-29

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DE19792944730 Withdrawn DE2944730A1 (en) 1978-11-16 1979-11-06 The surgical instrument

Country Status (3)

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DE (1) DE2944730A1 (en)
FR (1) FR2450099A1 (en)
GB (1) GB2037167A (en)

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GB2037167A (en) 1980-07-09
FR2450099A1 (en) 1980-09-26

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Legal Events

Date Code Title Description
8128 New person/name/address of the agent

Representative=s name: HERZFELD, A., RECHTSANW., 6370 OBERURSEL

8139 Disposal/non-payment of the annual fee