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An applier for an anastomosis ring device. The applier has an elongate implement portion and a handle connected to the implement portion. The applier further includes a distal actuating member having catch means which, in a lock position, protrudes radially outward to engage a distal ring. The applier further includes a proximal actuating member adapted to engage a proximal ring, and an actuation mechanism to approximate the proximal and distal rings. The distal actuating member is rotatable about a longitudinal axis from its lock position to a release position thereby sliding along a deviating surface at the implement portion.

Title
Applier for fastener for single lumen access anastomosis
Application Number
11/847363
Publication Number
7871418 (B2)
Application Date
August 30, 2007
Publication Date
January 18, 2011
Inventor
Mark S Ortiz
Milford
OH, US
Brian James Thompson
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
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