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A medical device for simultaneously cutting tissue with a heating element, cauterizing the tissue with sealing elements, and stapling the tissue together. The heating elements comprise bipolar RF electrodes.

Title
Combined dissecting, cauterizing, and stapling device
Application Number
10/995630
Publication Number
7396356 (B2)
Application Date
November 22, 2004
Publication Date
July 8, 2008
Inventor
Kenneth H Mollenauer
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Crockett & Crockett
K David Crockett Esq
Assignee
Starion Instruments Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61B 18/18
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