04383634 is referenced by 557 patents and cites 19 patents.

Surgical stapler apparatus in which the actuator elements can be pivoted out of the actuator housing to facilitate cleaning of the apparatus between uses without disassembly of the apparatus.

Title
Surgical stapler apparatus with pivotally mounted actuator assemblies
Application Number
6/267080
Publication Number
4383634
Application Date
May 26, 1981
Publication Date
May 17, 1983
Inventor
David T Green
Norwalk
CT, US
Agent
John E Nathan
Robert R Jackson
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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