04819853 is referenced by 453 patents and cites 2 patents.

A surgical fastener apparatus possesses an improved fastener cartridge component. The cartridge includes a fastener holder pivotally connected to an anvil assembly, there being defined upon the opposed surfaces of said holder and anvil, gripping means for taking up the pulling and preventing or impeding such force from working against the fastener line.

Title
Surgical fastener cartridge
Application Number
7/140030
Publication Number
4819853
Application Date
December 31, 1987
Publication Date
April 11, 1989
Inventor
David T Green
Westport
CT, US
Agent
Dilworth & Barrese
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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