04754909 is referenced by 643 patents and cites 12 patents.

A stapler having a spine structure between a staple carrying head assembly and a manually operable actuator assembly that can be made either flexible or rigid as desired during use of the stapler.

Title
Flexible stapler
Application Number
639163
Publication Number
4754909
Application Date
June 5, 1987
Publication Date
July 5, 1988
Inventor
Alan K Plyley
6837 Sabado Taro, Goleta, 93117
CA, US
John M Barker
2602 Captains Ave., Port Hueneme, 93041
CA, US
Agent
William L Huebsch
James A Smith
Donald M Sell
IPC
A61B 17/00
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