09072535 is referenced by 193 patents and cites 3579 patents.

A surgical stapling instrument. Various embodiments include an actuation system for selectively generating a plurality of control motions. A surgical end effector is operably coupled to the actuation system. The actuation system interfaces with an actuation member configured to operably engage rotatable camming members to fire staples within the end effector into forming contact with an anvil portion of the end effector.

Title
Surgical stapling instruments with rotatable staple deployment arrangements
Application Number
13/118241
Publication Number
9072535 (B2)
Application Date
May 27, 2011
Publication Date
July 7, 2015
Inventor
Jerome R Morgan
Cincinnati
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 19/00
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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