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Hector Chow, Hugh Melling: Disposable linear surgical stapling instrument. Senmed, Frost & Jacobs, July 9, 1985: US04527724 (402 worldwide citation)

A disposable linear surgical stapling instrument comprising a body with handle means and trigger means and, at its forward end, a fixed anvil-supporting jaw. A movable jaw comprising a staple cartridge is mounted on the body and is operatively connected to the handle means and trigger means. An adju ...


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Jack M Bert, Richard W Woods: Method and instrumentation for unicompartmental total knee arthroplasty. Kirschner Medical Corporation, Frost & Jacobs, June 16, 1992: US05122144 (389 worldwide citation)

A method and instruments for replacing the articulating surfaces of a knee joint in which the diseased area is restricted to one of the medial and lateral compartments. A femoral intramedullary rod is placed down the center of the femur. A femoral cutting block is affixed at one side to the rod and ...


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Jack M Bert, Richard W Woods: Method and instrumentation for unicompartmental total knee arthroplasty. Kirschner Medical Corporation, Frost & Jacobs, August 10, 1993: US05234433 (380 worldwide citation)

A method and instruments for replacing the articulating surfaces of a knee joint in which the diseased area is restricted to one of the medial and lateral compartments. A femoral intramedullary rod is placed down the center of the femur. A femoral cutting block is affixed at one side to the rod and ...


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Carl T Becht: Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, June 17, 1980: US04207898 (344 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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Carl T Becht: Pressure sensitive and working-gap controlled surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, April 17, 1984: US04442964 (337 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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Robert G Rothfuss: Cut-through backup washer for the scalpel of an intraluminal surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, September 15, 1981: US04289133 (336 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, Robert G Rothfuss: Surgical staple. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, April 14, 1981: US04261244 (281 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: Intralumenal anastomosis surgical stapling instrument. Senco Products, Frost & Jacobs, March 16, 1982: US04319576 (277 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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Dennis F Fabian, William C Kim, Rick W Basset, Michael A Jacobs: Modular knee prosthesis. Kirschner Medical Corporation, Frost & Jacobs, June 26, 1990: US04936853 (241 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an implantable knee joint prosthesis which is designed to replace the engaging surfaces of the femur and tibia of a dysfunctional human knee joint. In its most general form, the invention comprises an implantable knee joint prosthesis having a tibial stem portion, a ...


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T Greg Sommerkamp: Radiodorsal buttress blade plate implant for repairing distal radius fractures. Frost & Jacobs, March 30, 1993: US05197966 (234 worldwide citation)

A radiodorsal buttress blade plate assembly includes blades that are rigidly secured to a side plate and are arranged in an offset position to facilitate placement in close proximity to the cortical bone surface.



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