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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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Bernhard H Weigl, Jurgen Sygusch: Protein crystallization in microfluidic structures. Micronics, Jerrold J Litzinger, June 25, 2002: US06409832 (221 worldwide citation)

A device for promoting protein crystal growth (PCG) using microfluidic channels. A protein sample and a solvent solution are combined within a microfluidic channel having laminar flow characteristics which forms diffusion zones, providing for a well defined crystallization. Protein crystals can then ...


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Hani A Kayyali: Multiple channel nerve stimulator with channel isolation. Axon Engineering, Jerrold J Litzinger, March 14, 2000: US06038477 (154 worldwide citation)

A multiple channel stimulator for applying electrical impulses to nerves of a mammal using a single power supply to drive a plurality of channels which are selectively activated to apply electrical impulses to nerve trunks through cuff electrodes. As a channel is activated, an isolation resistor in ...


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James Connolly: Apparatus for determining substances contained in a body fluid. Jerrold J Litzinger, January 28, 1997: US05597532 (151 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the optoelectronic evaluation of test paper strips for use in the detection of certain analytes in blood or other body fluids. The test strip comprises an elongated plastic part including a hinged portion to allow a first portion to be folded over a second portion. A series of layer ...


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Bernhard H Weigl, Gerald L Klein, Ronald L Bardell, Clinton L Williams, Thomas H Schulte: Microfluidic analysis cartridge. Micronics, Jerrold J Litzinger, December 3, 2002: US06488896 (122 worldwide citation)

A device for analyzing sample solutions such as whole blood based on coagulation and agglutination which requires no external power source or moving parts to perform the analysis. Single disposable cartridges for performing blood typing assays can be constructed using this technology.


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Jon W Hayenga, Clinton L Williams: Valve for use in microfluidic structures. Jerrold J Litzinger, August 13, 2002: US06431212 (84 worldwide citation)

A valve for use in laminated plastic microfluidic structures. The valve comprises first, second, and third layers of flexible material separated by first and second spacing layers to form microfluidic channels, and having an actuator section to selectively isolate the microfluidic channels from each ...


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Bret A Ferree: Arthroplasty devices with resorbable component. Jerrold J Litzinger, March 20, 2007: US07192448 (72 worldwide citation)

Arthroplasty devices having improved bone in growth to provide a more secure connection within the body. Different embodiments disclosed include devices having threaded intramedullary components, devices configured to receive bone growth promoting substances, devices with resorbable components, and ...