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Alim Alli, Keith L Milliman, Dominick L Mastri, Frank J Viola, Thomas W Alesi Jr, Robert J Geiste, Jonathan E Wilson: Lockout mechanism for a surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, August 29, 2000: US06109500 (757 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units. In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners including a counter. United States Surgical Corporation, January 30, 1996: US05487499 (691 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, July 6, 1999: US05918791 (687 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, January 20, 1998: US05709334 (478 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Thomas D Guy, Alim Alli: Thoracic port. United States Surgical Corporation, July 7, 1998: US05776110 (28 worldwide citation)

A port includes a body having a hollow portion defining an axial bore, a flange circumferentially disposed around a proximal end of the hollow portion and two spaced apart legs extending distally from the hollow portion, each leg having a distal end with a wing portion extending laterally therefrom. ...