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Thomas W Huitema, Anil K Nalagatla, Dale R Schulze: Articulation assembly for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, January 6, 1998: US05704534 (930 worldwide citation)

An articulating surgical instrument which has an articulation transmission assembly for remotely articulating an end effector of the instrument is disclosed. Ratcheting rotation of a compressible deck within a detent housing of the assembly from a first locked position to a second locked position ca ...


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Bryan D Knodel, J David Hughett, Anil K Nalagatla: Surgical clamping mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, September 29, 1998: US05814055 (449 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument which has an elongated staple cartridge and anvil is disclosed. The anvil is movable relative to the cartridge from rearward to forward positions for insertion of tissue between these two components and clamping the tissue, respectively. A pair of spaced-apart ribs pro ...


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Craig N Faller, Bennie Thompson, Wells D Haberstich, Anil K Nalagatla, Douglas J Turner, Donna L Korvick, Frederick E Shelton IV: Use of an adhesive as an intestinal barrier for bariatrics. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 22, 2011: US07892220 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for achieving weight loss in a patient is disclosed. The apparatus has a barrier material and an applicator for dispensing the barrier material about the intestine. An injector is used to place the barrier material to block nutrient transfer from the intestine into the blood stream. The ...


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Anil K Nalagatla, Sudhir B Patel, Debasish Pradhan, Chester O Baxter III, James Bedi: Partially reusable surgical stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean L Garner, August 30, 2011: US08007513 (37 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a method for performing a surgical stapling procedure by providing a stapler comprising a handle and a staple cartridge with an opposing anvil. The staple cartridge contains a plurality of surgical staples. The stapler also has an actuator ...


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Gregory D Bishop, DeWayne A Davis, Anil K Nalagatla, Jeffery J Wuennemann: Infusion pump. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Verne E Kreger Jr, November 23, 2010: US07837651 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a drug delivery infusion pump assembly containing a drug delivery pump, a drug delivery cassette, a pump door, and a housing adapted to receive a drug vial. A drug vial centering mechanism ensures varieties of drug vial sizes are compatible with this device. The drug delivery cassette i ...


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Rudolph H Nobis, Anil K Nalagatla, Sean P Conlon: Manually articulating devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 22, 2011: US08062306 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device, and in particular for performing various surgical procedures using an instrument having an end effector that can be articulated relative to an elongate shaft of the device. In certain embodiments, the en ...


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Rudolph H Nobis, Anil K Nalagatla, Sean P Conlon: Manually articulating devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 13, 2012: US08308738 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device, and in particular for performing various surgical procedures using an instrument having an end effector that can be articulated relative to an elongate shaft of the device. In certain embodiments, the en ...


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Anil K Nalagatla, Charles B Burford, Tommy C Cushing, William T Donofrio, Richard W Flaker, Ross Krogh, Lee K Kulle, Louis Sabo: Drug delivery cassette. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 1, 2010: US07727194 (11 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a drug-delivery cassette for use with a drug delivery device. The cassette includes a main board and a luer site base portion connected to the main board for positioning a luer on the main board. A drip chamber is included on the main board to collect any drug that exits the luer when t ...


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Paul J Niklewski, Mark A Burdorff, William T Donofrio, Curt R Eyster, James F Martin, Anil K Nalagatla, William P Adair, Nicholas E Cobb: Capnometry system for use with a medical effector system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Verne E Kreger Jr, April 3, 2012: US08146591 (10 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a capnometry apparatus for receiving respiratory gas from a respiratory cannula positioned on a patient. An integrated host controller alerts a user if the capnometry apparatus is connected or not connected to the respiratory cannula based in part on a signal output from a capnometer lo ...


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Paul J Bruggeman, Mark A Burdorff, William L Collins Jr, William T Donofrio, Curt R Eyster, Hal H Katz, James F Martin, Anil K Nalagatla, Paul J Niklewski, Salvatore Privitera, Fred B Stevens III, Jeffery J Wuennemann, Randall S Hickle: Medical effector system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Verne E Kreger Jr, June 28, 2011: US07970631 (7 worldwide citation)

A medical effector system comprised of a bedside unit and a procedure unit. The bedside unit contains a series of connection points for receiving inputs from a series of patient monitors. The procedure unit contains a patient monitoring and medical effector program, and a drug delivery pump or magne ...