US20140005718A1 - Multi-functional powered surgical device with external dissection features - Google Patents

Multi-functional powered surgical device with external dissection features Download PDF

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US20140005718A1
US20140005718A1 US13/536,288 US201213536288A US2014005718A1 US 20140005718 A1 US20140005718 A1 US 20140005718A1 US 201213536288 A US201213536288 A US 201213536288A US 2014005718 A1 US2014005718 A1 US 2014005718A1
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Jeffrey S. Swayze
Charles J. Scheib
Tamara Widenhouse
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