US20120130180A1 - Methods and devices to decrease tissue trauma during surgery - Google Patents

Methods and devices to decrease tissue trauma during surgery Download PDF

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US20120130180A1
US20120130180A1 US13/111,762 US201113111762A US2012130180A1 US 20120130180 A1 US20120130180 A1 US 20120130180A1 US 201113111762 A US201113111762 A US 201113111762A US 2012130180 A1 US2012130180 A1 US 2012130180A1
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Charles Anthony Pell
Hugh Charles Crenshaw
Eric Torr Espenhahn
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PHYSCIENT Inc
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