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Thomas W Alesi, Wayne P Young, Henry Bolanos, Carlo A Mililli, Dominick L Mastri, Leonard Stern: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 12, 1995: US05474566 (643 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical clip applier is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical clips. The powered clip applier further includes a jaw assembly operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and actuable to mo ...


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Carlo A Mililli, Wayne P Young, Stephan A DeFonzo, Dominick L Mastri, Henry Bolanos, Leonard Stern: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, October 28, 1997: US05680981 (610 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling apparatus is provided which includes an elongate body, a fastener applying assembly including an anvil for forming a surgical fastener driven thereagainst, a motor assembly and power source for energizing the motor assembly disposed within the elongate body ...


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Robert J Geiste, Stephan A DeFonzo, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Carlo A Mililli: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, May 13, 1997: US05628446 (582 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed within a feed track, an anvil positioned at a distal end of the elongate body adjacent a terminal end of the feed path for formi ...


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Gus J Slotman, Sherman Stein, David T Green, Salvatore Castro, Carlo A Mililli, Keith Ratcliff: Surgical instruments and method useful for endoscopic spinal procedures. Gus J Slotman, Sherman Stein, United States Surgical Corporation, February 4, 1997: US05599279 (371 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides endoscopic instrumentation and surgical techniques especially useful for accessing at least a portion of an intervertebral disc. Vertebrae spreading instruments are provided for spreading adjacent vertebrae to facilitate access to the intervertebral disc are. The discl ...


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David T Green, Salvatore Castro, Carlo A Mililli, Keith Ratcliff, Michael Castro: Surgical instruments useful for endoscopic spinal procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, May 26, 1998: US05755732 (164 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides endoscopic instrumentation and surgical techniques especially useful for accessing and removing at least a portion of an intervertebral disc. Instrumentation includes tissue spreaders and cutting instruments. In particular, the tissue spreading instruments include inst ...


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Gus J Slotman, Sherman Stein, David T Green, Salvatore Castro, Carlo A Mililli, Keith Ratcliff: Surgical instruments useful for endoscopic spinal procedures. Gus J Slotman, Sherman Stein, United States Surgical Corporation, December 16, 1997: US05697889 (155 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides endoscopic instrumentation and surgical techniques especially useful for accessing at least a portion of an intervertebral disc. Vertebrae spreading instruments are provided for spreading adjacent vertebrae to facilitate access to the intervertebral disc are. The discl ...


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David T Green, Salvatore Castro, Carlo A Mililli, Keith Ratcliff, Michael Castro: Surgical instruments useful for endoscopic spinal procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, April 15, 1997: US05620458 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides endoscopic instrumentation and surgical techniques especially useful for accessing and removing at least a portion of an intervertebral disc. Instrumentation includes tissue spreaders and cutting instruments. In particular, the tissue spreading instruments include inst ...