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Carl T Becht: Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, June 17, 1980: US04207898 (407 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for the joining together of tubular body organs. The instrument comprises an elongated cylindrical body supporting at its distal end a staple carrier containing at least one annular array of staples, a staple driver for each array and a cylindrical scalpel. A conical a ...


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Robert G Rothfuss: Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, September 15, 1981: US04289133 (398 worldwide citation)

A backup washer for the cylindrical scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument of the type used to join tubular body organs. The washer comprises an annular member of semi-rigid material having an annular groove formed therein extending from the distal surface of the washer inwardly tow ...


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Carl T Becht: Pressure sensitive and working-gap controlled surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, April 17, 1984: US04442964 (388 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for suturing tissues or organs. The instrument is of the type having a fixed anvil jaw, a movable staple cartridge-carrying jaw shiftable toward and away from the anvil jaw, and a staple driver actuator shiftable to actuate the staple driver of the staple cartridge to ...


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Carl T Becht, Robert G Rothfuss: Surgical staple. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, April 14, 1981: US04261244 (332 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple for use in suturing the skin or fascia of a patient. The surgical staple has an elongated, substantially horizontal crown portion terminating in downwardly depending leg portions having points formed at their free ends. The staple, together with a plurality of identical surgical st ...


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Robert G Rothfuss: Surgical staple. Senco Products, Melville Strasser Foster & Hoffman, March 29, 1977: US04014492 (302 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple for use in joining the skin or fascia of a patient. The staple is adapted to be formed about an anvil during emplacement. The staple has points formed by diagonal cuts across the ends, and its configuration prior to emplacement is such, that the diagonal cuts are perpendicular to t ...


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Robert G Rothfuss: Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, March 16, 1982: US04319576 (293 worldwide citation)

A disposable surgical stapling instrument for the joining together of tubular body organs such as the organs of the alimentary canal. The instrument comprises an elongated body having a tubular housing portion and a coaxial cylindrical handle portion. The tubular housing portion supports at its free ...


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J Charles Hueil, Robert G Rothfuss: Staple cartridge and feed means for use with a surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Melville Strasser Foster & Hoffman, August 23, 1977: US04043504 (131 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge and feed means for use with a surgical stapling instrument of the type having an anvil about which a staple is formed during emplacement thereof in the skin or fascia of a patient. The cartridge comprises a body having a vertical staple feeding track adapted to hold a stack of sta ...


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Charles J Moorman, James J Diersing, Shin Leei Hwang: Pneumatic fastener driving tool and an electronic control system therefore. Senco Products, Frost Brown Todd, August 13, 2002: US06431425 (124 worldwide citation)

An electronically controlled pneumatic fastener driving tool. The tool is of the type having a body containing a cylinder with a piston/driver assembly therein, a firing valve actuable to introduce high pressure air into the cylinder to cycle the piston/driver assembly, a manual trigger, a safety tr ...


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Carl T Becht: Surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, April 8, 1980: US04196836 (122 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument for forming and implanting a staple in the skin or fascia of a patient to close a wound or incision therein. The surgical stapling instrument is intended to be used with a staple carrying cartridge of the type taught in U.S. Pat. No. 4,043,504 and characterized by a st ...