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Hector Chow, Hugh Melling, Denise S Schieltz: Surgical stapling instrument with jaw latching mechanism and disposable staple cartridge. Senmed, Charles P Boukus Jr, Jerrold J Litzinger, January 6, 1987: US04633874 (725 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument suitable for performing a gastrointestinal anastomosis. The stapling instrument includes a pair of elongate jaw members, one of which supports a staple cartridge adapted to receive at least two laterally spaced longitudinal rows of staples, and the other provided with ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, David K Kuhl: Surgical stapling instrument with staple height adjusting mechanism. Senmed, Charles P Boukus Jr, Jerrold J Litzinger, September 2, 1986: US04608981 (642 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument suitable for performing a gastrointestinal anastomosis is provided. The stapling instrument incorporates a staple height adjusting mechanism which enables the gap between its jaw members to be adjusted to select different staple heights to be produced when the staples ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, David K Kuhl, Michael A Murray: Surgical stapling instrument with dual staple height mechanism. Senmed, Charles P Boukus Jr, Jerrold J Litzinger, August 12, 1986: US04605001 (603 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument suitable for performing a gastrointestinal anastomosis is provided. The stapling instrument incorporates an improved staple actuator mechanism operable by separate control buttons to accomplish its stapling and cutting actions in two stages. The two stage operation of ...


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Hector Chow, Hugh Melling, Denise S Schieltz: Surgical stapling instrument with jaw clamping mechanism. Senmed, Charles P Boukus Jr, Jerrold J Litzinger, January 6, 1987: US04633861 (406 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument suitable for performing a gastrointestinal anastomosis is provided. The stapling instrument incorporates a jaw clamping mechanism which applies clamping forces to its jaw members to resist the forces exerted on the anvil and staple cartridge carrying portions of the ja ...


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Joseph R Smith: Implant system for animal identification. Charles P Boukus Jr, March 20, 1990: US04909250 (175 worldwide citation)

An animal identification system for swine or other livestock employs an identification implant or pellet consisting of food grade material and imprinted with information to identify the source of the animal and its carcass after slaughter. The pellet is implanted under the hide or skin of the animal ...


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Alan Crook, Oliver D Oglesby, Brian Oldroyd: Safety razors and guards. The Gillette Company, Charles P Boukus Jr, March 9, 1993: US05191712 (73 worldwide citation)

A razor head or cartridge is provided on its skin engaging surfaces, e.g. caps and/or guard surfaces with an array of closely spaced projections which, in use, produce a pleasant tactile sensation tending to reduce shaving discomfort.


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Philip T Miller: Power tool with modular drive system and method of assembly of modular drive system. Black & Decker, Charles P Boukus Jr, Dennis A Dearing, April 29, 1997: US05624000 (57 worldwide citation)

A power tool (20) includes a modular drive system in which the motor (22) and transmission (24) consist of separate self-contained modular units which can be assembled together by simply sliding and rotating the motor housing (42) and the transmission housing (70) relative to each other. The motor ( ...


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Kouhei Ueno: Polypropylene composition. Ube, Charles P Boukus Jr, September 3, 1991: US05045589 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a polypropylene composition comprising a crystalline ethylene-propylene block copolymer having an ethylene content of 5-20% by weight and a melt flow index of 11-90, a thermoplastic elastomer, an amorphous propylene-.alpha.-olefin random copolymer having a number-ave ...


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Charles A Toone: Insulated construction block. Charles P Boukus Jr, April 10, 1979: US04148166 (34 worldwide citation)

An insulated construction block incorporates improved insulating features which minimize thermal conduction through the block itself and through mortar joints between adjacent blocks in a masonry wall. The block includes a recessed end face designed to receive an insulation insert in a vertical mort ...