GB2350567B - Improved waveguide output configurations - Google Patents

Improved waveguide output configurations

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GB2350567B
GB2350567B GB0009678A GB0009678A GB2350567B GB 2350567 B GB2350567 B GB 2350567B GB 0009678 A GB0009678 A GB 0009678A GB 0009678 A GB0009678 A GB 0009678A GB 2350567 B GB2350567 B GB 2350567B
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output configurations
waveguide output
improved waveguide
improved
configurations
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Michael John Radley Young
Stephen Michael Radley Young
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Michael John Radley Young
Stephen Michael Radley Young
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Priority to GBGB9918121.6A priority patent/GB9918121D0/en
Application filed by Michael John Radley Young, Stephen Michael Radley Young filed Critical Michael John Radley Young
Priority claimed from GB0111405A external-priority patent/GB2365775B/en
Publication of GB0009678D0 publication Critical patent/GB0009678D0/en
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/32Surgical cutting instruments
    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B17/320092Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic with additional movable means for clamping or cutting tissue, e.g. with a pivoting jaw
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    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/28Surgical forceps
    • A61B17/29Forceps for use in minimally invasive surgery
    • A61B2017/2926Details of heads or jaws
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    • A61B17/32Surgical cutting instruments
    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B2017/320072Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
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    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B2017/320072Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts
    • A61B2017/320074Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts blade
    • A61B2017/320075Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts blade single edge blade, e.g. for cutting
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
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    • A61B17/32Surgical cutting instruments
    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B2017/320072Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts
    • A61B2017/320074Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts blade
    • A61B2017/320077Working tips with special features, e.g. extending parts blade double edge blade, e.g. reciprocating
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/32Surgical cutting instruments
    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B17/320092Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic with additional movable means for clamping or cutting tissue, e.g. with a pivoting jaw
    • A61B2017/320093Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic with additional movable means for clamping or cutting tissue, e.g. with a pivoting jaw additional movable means performing cutting operation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/32Surgical cutting instruments
    • A61B17/320068Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic
    • A61B17/320092Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic with additional movable means for clamping or cutting tissue, e.g. with a pivoting jaw
    • A61B2017/320095Surgical cutting instruments using mechanical vibrations, e.g. ultrasonic with additional movable means for clamping or cutting tissue, e.g. with a pivoting jaw with sealing or cauterizing means
GB0009678A 1999-04-21 2000-04-20 Improved waveguide output configurations Active GB2350567B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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GBGB9909089.6A GB9909089D0 (en) 1999-04-21 1999-04-21 Improved waveguide output configurations
GBGB9918121.6A GB9918121D0 (en) 1999-04-21 1999-08-03 Improved waveguide output configurations

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GB0111405A GB2365775B (en) 1999-04-21 2000-04-20 Improved waveguide output configurations
GB0216137A GB2374290B (en) 1999-04-21 2000-04-20 Improved waveguide output configurations

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GB0009678D0 GB0009678D0 (en) 2000-06-07
GB2350567A GB2350567A (en) 2000-12-06
GB2350567B true GB2350567B (en) 2002-09-11

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