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Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Pedros Guido: Battery powered surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Pedros Guido, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, December 14, 2006: WO/2006/132992 (447 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler has a handle assembly including a stationary handle and a trigger. The stapler also has a drive assembly with a body having a working end and a cam member supported on the working end. The cam member is positioned to translate relative to the anvil to maintain the anvil in the clo ...


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Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Soltz Michael A, Desantis Robert J, Holsten Henry, Heinrich Russell: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, Viola Frank J, Krehel Gregg, Soltz Michael A, Desantis Robert J, Holsten Henry, Heinrich Russell, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, December 13, 2007: WO/2007/142625 (424 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Aranyi Ernest, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Gregory: Apparatus for applying surgical clips. Tyco Healthcare Group, Aranyi Ernest, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Gregory, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, April 20, 2006: WO/2006/042110 (62 worldwide citation)

A clip applying apparatus is described for applying clips seriatim to tissue. The apparatus includes a lockout member for limiting distal movement of the camming member after the proximal-most clip has been applied to tissue. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a jaw locking member for prevent ...


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Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, Whitfield Kenneth H, Sorrentino Greg, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, April 20, 2006: WO/2006/042084 (60 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue has a handle portion and a body extending distally from the handle portion and defining a longitudinal axis. The apparatus also has a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the body, and a jaw assembly mounted adjacent a distal. end ...


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Wilkey Wong: Thermally stable clear polyurethane adhesive tape. Tyco Adhesives, Tyco Healthcare Group, April 27, 2004: US06726971 (8 worldwide citation)

Flame retardant, clear pressure-sensitive adhesive tape comprises clear polyether-based polyurethane backing film and clear, polyether-based polyurethane pressure sensitive adhesive coated on one side of the backing film. Flame retardant is incorporated into the polyurethane backing film and the pol ...


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James Steven Cunningham, Paul Ray Romero: Inert gas inhanced electrosurgical apparatus. Sherwood Services, United States Surgical a division of, Tyco Healthcare Group, February 21, 2002: US20020022838-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

An inert gas enhanced electrosurgical apparatus is disclosed including a housing having at least one ridge formed therein. An electrode assembly has at least a portion thereof disposed within the housing. A support member has at least a portion thereof disposed within the housing and about at least ...


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Robert C Smith: Adaptor cap trocar assembly. Lawrence Cruz, Tyco Healthcare Group, January 8, 2004: US20040006356-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A diameter reduction mechanism for a fixed seal trocar employing a movable reduction member pivotally connected with a housing (20). The housing (20) is adapted to be mounted on a proximal end of a valve assembly (120) of the trocar (100). The reduction member (50) defines a hole (71) aligned with a ...


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Raymond Fredricks, John Shanahan: Apparatus and method for treatment of an intervertebral disc. Chief Patent Counsel, Tyco Healthcare Group, May 30, 2002: US20020065541-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for approaching the intervertebral disc through a percutaneous insertion from the back of a patient for thermal or electromagnetic treatment of an intervertebral disc, includes an elongated probe member having a guidable region adjacent its distal end with an undulating groove de ...


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David Nichols, Eric Finley: Apparatus for spinal stabilization. Surgical Dynamics, United States Surgical a division of, Tyco Healthcare Group, May 2, 2002: US20020052603-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for connecting first and second elongated spaced apart spinal rods to one another which includes an elongated body portion, a clamp portion depending from the body portion for engaging a spinal rod, the clamp portion defining a deformable clamp body having opposed clamp arm ...


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Harr James: Thermal tympanic thermometer tip. Sherwood Services, Harr James, TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP, July 1, 2004: WO/2004/055488 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides a tympanic thermometer including a heat sensing probe defining a longitudinal axis and an outer surface extending from a distal end of the tympanic thermometer. The heat sensing probe includes a sensor housing extending to a distal end thereof. A sensor can is mounted ...