08113410 is referenced by 297 patents and cites 1904 patents.

A surgical stapling apparatus. Various embodiments include a rotatable elongated body that extends from a rotatable shroud on handle assembly and has a distal end configured for attachment to a disposable loading unit. The apparatus further includes a lockable rotation system for selectively locking the rotatable shroud to prevent rotation thereof about a longitudinal axis.

Title
Surgical stapling apparatus with control features
Application Number
13/23703
Publication Number
8113410 (B2)
Application Date
February 9, 2011
Publication Date
February 14, 2012
Inventor
Gregory B Blair
Cincinnati
OH, US
Dean B Bruewer
Fairfield
OH, US
Patrick A Weizman
Liberty Township
OH, US
Douglas B Hoffman
Harrison
OH, US
Mark S Ortiz
Milford
OH, US
Geoffrey C Hueil
Mason
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
Andrew M Zwolinski
Cincinnati
OH, US
Galen C Robertson
Cincinnati
OH, US
Jeffrey D Messerly
Cincinnati
OH, US
Randall J Tanguay
Lebanon
OH, US
Steven G Hall
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/068
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