05111987 is referenced by 569 patents and cites 3 patents.

A semi-disposable surgical stapling instrument for the replacement of staple cartridges, as needed, in the course of an operation, and for the optional provision of a knife to cut tissue between staple rows. Propulsion of the stapling unit may be powered and controlled from the back of the instrument by either hand, as desired, during a surgical procedure with minimal generation of frictional or distorting forces. Economic materials of construction may be employed.

Title
Semi-disposable surgical stapler
Application Number
300387
Publication Number
5111987
Application Date
May 14, 1990
Publication Date
May 12, 1992
Inventor
Jeffrey A Gurosh
15031 Chicago Rd., Dolton, 60419
IL, US
Lawrence M Kaplan
1021 Arlington Blvd. #312E, Arlington, 22209
VA, US
Manssour H Moeinzadeh
2012 Byrnebruk Rd., Champaign, 61821
IL, US
Agent
Lawrence M Kaplan
IPC
A61B 17/04
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