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Surgical Instruments

Known as: instruments operative, Instruments, Surgical, Instrument, Surgical 
Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND The applications for rapid prototyping have expanded dramatically over the last 20 y. In recent years, additive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVES To describe novel robotic laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (R-LESS) instruments, and present the initial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
This paper presents the design and fabrication of Single-Port lapaRoscopy bImaNual roboT (SPRINT), a novel teleoperated robotic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Objective:Preventing retained foreign bodies is critical for patient safety. However, the value of counting surgical instruments… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The introduction of electrostatic layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly has shown broad biomedical applications in thin film coating… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
What is the weak-instruments (WI) problem and what causes it? Universal agreement does not exist on these questions. We define… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Abstract One of Pakistan's rare examples of consistent export success has been the Sialkot stainless steel surgical instrument… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Minimally invasive surgical methods have been developed to provide patients the benefits of open operations with decreased pain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To study the numbers and circumstances of percutaneous injuries (eg, needle sticks, cuts) that occur during surgical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
The science of wound healing occupies a central role in surgical history and continues to represent a common theme for all… Expand
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