06872214 is referenced by 390 patents and cites 30 patents.

A stapling device for a surgical endoscopic device provided with at least one flexible portion, comprising a staple-firing portion and an anvil portion, wherein one of the staple firing portions and one of the anvil portions are located longitudinally displaced from one another along the longitudinal axis of the endoscopic device, with at least a part of said flexible portion between them. The parts of the stapling device are in correct working relationship when one or more alignment and/or locking pins or screws that are stored in one of the staple firing portions or one of the anvil portions are extended and engage and lock or screw into receptacles that have been provided on the other of the staple firing portion or of the anvil portion.

Title
Stapler for endoscopes
Application Number
10/30018
Publication Number
6872214 (B2)
Application Date
August 2, 2001
Publication Date
March 29, 2005
Inventor
Lawrence Crainich
Charlestown
NH, US
Minelu Sonnenschein
Meitar
IL
Elazar Sonnenschein
Beersheva
IL
Agent
Baker Botts
Assignee
Medigus
IL
IPC
A61B 017/00
A61B 017/08
A61B 001/00
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