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Jude S Sauer, Michael W Fitzsimmons, Mark A Bovard: System for endoscopic suturing. LSI Solutions, Kenneth J Lukacher, February 14, 2006: US06997931 (714 worldwide citation)

A system for endoscopic suturing is provided having an endoscope, such as a gastroscope, with a distal end locatable in the body of a patient and a flexible shaft extending to the distal end, a flexible accessory tube coupled to the endoscope to be movable relative to the endoscope's shaft, and a ti ...


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Sauer Jude S, Fitzsimmons Michael W, Bovard Mark A: System for endoscopic suturing. Lsi Solutions, LUKACHER Kenneth J, December 2, 2004: WO/2004/103157 (356 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for endoscopic suturing is provided having an endoscope (14), such as a gastroscope, with a distal end (14b) locatable in the body of a patient and a flexible shaft (14a) extending to the distal end, a flexible accessory tube (12) coupled to the endoscope (14) to flex relative to the e ...


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Jude S Sauer, John F Hammond: System for wound closure. LSI Solutions, Cantor Colburn, November 4, 2003: US06641592 (322 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for closure of a wound in a patient, such as a puncture hole in a blood vessel, with a suture having a first apparatus for applying a suture capable of closing the wound and a second apparatus for securing a sleeve member over the suture to secure the wound closed. The first app ...


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Jude S Sauer, John F Hammond: Loader for surgical suturing instrument. LSI Solutions, Stephen B Salai Esq, Donna P Suchy Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, March 18, 2003: US06533796 (192 worldwide citation)

A quick loader and associated method for a surgical suturing instrument of the type having at least one ferrule receiving chamber and a suture receiving passage, includes a loader body having a recess formed therein for receiving an end of a surgical suturing instrument, a seat adjacent the recess f ...


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Jude S Sauer, Michael W Fitzsimmons, Mark A Bovard: System for endoscopic suturing. LSI Solutions, Kenneth J Lukacher, November 20, 2012: US08313496 (187 worldwide citation)

A system for endoscopic suturing is provided having an endoscope, such as a gastroscope, with a distal end locatable in the body of a patient and a flexible shaft extending to the distal end, a flexible accessory tube coupled to the endoscope to flex relative to the endoscope's shaft, and a tip coup ...


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Jude S Sauer, Jonathan Gross: Crimping instrument with motion limiting feature. LSI Solutions, Stephen B Salai Esq, Brian B Shaw Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, June 26, 2007: US07235086 (74 worldwide citation)

A surgical crimping instrument for crimping a sleeve including an anvil and a hammer moveable relative to each other to crimp the sleeve, a pusher movable longitudinally and engaging the hammer and/or anvil for urging the hammer and the anvil together as the pusher moves longitudinally from a first ...


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Jude S Sauer, John F Hammond, James W Guelzow, Michael W Fitzsimmons, Mark A Bovard: Sew-right running stitch instrument. LSI Solutions, Stephen B Salai Esq, Brian B Shaw Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, May 1, 2007: US07211093 (57 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method for suturing wound closures is provided having a handle, shaft and suture engagement mechanism. The instrument provides for multiple placements or “bites” of suture in tissues to enable a wide variety of suturing techniques, including the ability to “run” a suture. The instr ...


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Jude S Sauer: Medical instrument to place a pursestring suture, open a hole and pass a guidewire. LSI Solutions, Stephen B Salai Esq, Brian B Shaw Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, June 8, 2010: US07731727 (47 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic instrument for the ergonomic, effective and safe opening and closing of targeted remote tissue sites; includes a pistol grip style handle with a hand activated lever for needle deployment and, optionally, with features to control tissue cutting and guide wire installation; also incorpo ...


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Jude S Sauer: Apparatus for sewing tissue and method of use. LSI Solutions, Kenneth J Lukacher, July 26, 2005: US06921408 (42 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for sewing tissue especially useful for tissue ligation, is provided having a housing and a hollow shaft which extends from the housing. At the distal end of the shaft along its interior is a movable driver member disposed opposite a fixed member. A needle is pivotably mounted at one en ...


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Jude S Sauer, John F Hammond, James W Guelzow, Michael W Fitzsimmons, Mark A Bovard: Running stitch suturing device. LSI Solutions, Stephen B Salai Esq, Michael J Didas Esq, Harter Secrest & Emery, August 5, 2008: US07407505 (22 worldwide citation)

An instrument and method for suturing wound closures is provided having a handle, shaft and suture engagement mechanism. The instrument provides for multiple placements or “bites” of suture in tissues to enable a wide variety of suturing techniques, including the ability to “run” a suture. The instr ...