0505138-A1 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 4 patents.

A four-row laparoscopic surgical stapler (10) cutting mechanism is described wherein stapling and cutting are remotely accomplished. Further, there is disclosed closure means (25) which enable closure and stapling of the apparatus. Finally, such closure can take place either using lever (25) or collar type means. This stapling apparatus (10) is useful in performing surgical stapling functions through the cannula of a surgical trocar.

Title
Laparoscopic stapler with knife means.
Application Number
EP19920302271 19920317
Publication Number
0505138 (A1)
Application Date
March 17, 1992
Publication Date
September 23, 1992
Inventor
Ortiz Mark
US
Madden Martin
US
Assignee
Ethicon
US
IPC
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
A61B 17/03
A61B 17/00
A61B 01/00
A61B 17/115
A61B 17/10
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/00
A61B 01/00
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