09603595 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 4353 patents.

A surgical instrument can comprise a first jaw, a second jaw, and a firing system configured to be advanced relative to the first jaw and the second jaw. The firing system can comprise a firing member including a first portion configured to engage the first jaw and a second portion configured to engage the second jaw in order to position the first jaw and the second jaw relative to one another.

Title
Surgical instrument comprising an adjustable system configured to accommodate different jaw heights
Application Number
14/193644
Publication Number
9603595 (B2)
Application Date
February 28, 2014
Publication Date
March 28, 2017
Inventor
Jerome R Morgan
Cincinnati
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
PR, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/064
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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