05234447 is referenced by 646 patents and cites 13 patents.

A side-to-end vascular anastomosis stapling apparatus that includes a stapling tool (10), a staple forming tool (11) and a staple (12). The stapling tool (10) includes a sleeve (13), a core unit (14), a mandrel (16) and a trigger unit (17). The core unit (14) includes a plurality of fingers (26) that can be selectively urged outwardly by interaction with the mandrel (16) to grip the staple (12). The staple (12) has a plurality of vessel and interior wall engaging members (43) and a plurality of exterior wall engaging members (44).

Title
Side-to-end vascular anastomotic staple apparatus
Application Number
7/573856
Publication Number
5234447
Application Date
August 28, 1990
Publication Date
August 10, 1993
Inventor
Perry M Domaas
Brooklyn Center
MN, US
Robert L Kaster
2730 Vagabond La., Plymouth, 55447
MN, US
Agent
Henderson & Sturm
Assignee
Robert L Kaster
MN, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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