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David T Schaller: Beltless staple chain for cartridge and cartridgeless surgical staplers. Dextera Surgical, Vista IP Law Group, May 23, 2017: US09655613 (6 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device is configured for use in open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures. The device includes a staple holder with a first support element and a second support element for supporting a beltless continuous staple chain. Each staple of the staple chain is configured to be frang ...


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Bryan D Knodel, Philipe R Manoux, Brendan M Donohoe: Active wedge and I-beam for surgical stapler. Dextera Surgical, Vista IP Law Group, May 23, 2017: US09655615 (4 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device designed and constructed for cutting and stapling tissues in a surgical procedure. The surgical stapling device includes an actuated wedge to deploy staples. The actuated wedge is put into an active state by a first wedge actuation element. In the active state, the actuate ...


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Anthony J Fernandez, Bryan D Knodel: Surgical stapling and cutting apparatus—deployment mechanisms, systems and methods. Dextera Surgical, Vista IP Law Group, June 27, 2017: US09687233 (4 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device is configured for use in open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures. The device includes a handle assembly, a shaft assembly coupled to the handle assembly, and an end-effector coupled to the shaft assembly. The end-effector comprises of a jaw assembly configured to clam ...


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Berrnard A Hausen, Brendan M Donohoe: Tissue removal and closure device. Dextera Surgical, Levine Bagade Han, November 28, 2017: US09827002 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices described herein facilitate improved treatment of body organs and relates to surgical instruments, useful in endoscopic, laparoscopic and/or open surgical procedures to effectively remove a suspect region of tissue such as a polyp, abnormal growth, cyst, tumor, lesion, or other a ...


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Bryan D Knodel, Bernard A Hausen, Luke W Clauson: Surgical method utilizing a true multiple-fire surgical stapler. Dextera Surgical, Vista IP Law Group, May 23, 2017: US09655618

An exemplary surgical method of treating tissue within the body of a patient may include having an endocutter having an end effector; inserting the end effector into the body of a patient through an opening; engaging tissue with the end effector; stapling tissue along two staple lines with the end e ...


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David L Bombard, Jaime S Vargas, James T Nielsen, Phillipe R Manoux, Tenny Chang, Stephen A Yencho, Bernard A Hausen, Brendan M Donohoe, Theodore M Bender, Nathan H White, Bryan D Knodel: Anastomosis system with flexible shaft. DEXTERA SURGICAL, Vista IP Law Group, April 18, 2017: US09622748

A surgical tool for performing anastomosis may include a handle and a tissue effector connected by a shaft, at least party of which may be flexible. The tissue effector may include a staple holder connected to an anvil.


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Bernard A Hausen: Method and apparatus for heart valve surgery. Dextera Surgical, Vista IP Law Group, May 16, 2017: US09649192

A method for heart valve surgery may include providing a cardiac valve ring and suture loops connected to the cardiac valve ring, accessing a valve annulus of the heart of the patient, stapling at least one of the sutures loop to the valve annulus, and parachuting the cardiac valve ring down the sut ...


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WHITE NATHAN H, SCHALLER MICHAEL P, MURILLO MICHAEL, VAN CLEAVE JARED L, MANOUX PHILIPE R, KNODEL BRYAN D, MATTHIAS BENJAMIN J, RIVERA JOHN E: AGRAFES CHIRURGICALES EN FORME DE D, D-SHAPED SURGICAL STAPLES. DEXTERA SURGICAL, DEXTERA SURGICAL, MBM INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, February 12, 2019: CA2953123

A surgical apparatus comprises a surgical staple for treating tissues of a patient in a surgical procedure. The surgical staple is deformable from a first configuration (e.g., an un-deployed configuration) to a second configuration (e.g., a deployed configuration) in accordance with embodiments of t ...