A four-row laparoscopic surgical stapler cutting mechanismis described wherein stapling and cutting are remotelyaccomplished. Further, there is disclosed closure meanswhich enable closure and stapling of the apparatus. Finally, such closure can take place either using lever orcollar type means. This stapling apparatus is useful inperforming surgical stapling functions through the cannulaof a surgical trocar.

Title
Agrafeuse laparascopique avec couteau
Laparoscopic stapler with knife means
Publication Number
2063238
Application Date
March 17, 1992
Publication Date
May 6, 2003
Inventor
Ortiz Mark
Madden Martin
Agent
OGILVY RENAULT SENCRLSRL
Assignee
Ethicon
Assignee
Ethicon
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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