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Jude S Sauer, Alex Kobilansky, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw: Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, November 24, 1998: US05839639 (672 worldwide citation)

A collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument for use with a surgical stapler. The collapsible anvil assembly includes an anvil shaft and a plurality of anvil segments, having staple clinching buckets thereon, flexibly affixed to the anvil shaft which are movable between a collapsed or radi ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Michael G Oravecz, Alex Kobilansky: Endoscope attachment for changing angle of view. United States Surgical Corporation, December 23, 1997: US05700236 (50 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscopic sheath for protecting and/or changing an angle of view of an endoscope. The sheath has a distal portion configured to engage a distalmost portion of an endoscope imaging optics. The distal portion houses structure for changing the angle of view of an endo ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Michael G Oravecz, Alex Kobilansky: Endoscope attachment for changing angle of view. United States Surgical Corporation, November 12, 1996: US05573493 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscopic sheath for protecting and/or changing an angle of view of an endoscope. The sheath has a distal portion configured to engage a distalmost portion of an endoscope imaging optics. The distal portion houses structure for changing the angle of view of an endo ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Michael G Oravecz, Alex Kobilansky: Endoscope attachment for changing angle of view. United States Surgical Corporation, December 17, 1996: US05584793 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscopic sheath for protecting and/or changing an angle of view of an endoscope. The sheath has a distal portion configured to engage a distalmost portion of an endoscope imaging optics. The distal portion houses structure for changing the angle of view of an endo ...