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Ronald David Adams, Lauren O Main, Scott E Swaffar, Charles H Pugsley Jr, David P Gordon: Endoscopic stapler. Boston Scientific Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 19, 2000: US06119913 (792 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic stapler includes a stapling head which is removably locatable on the distal end of an endoscope. The stapling head includes a stationary part which houses a removable staple cartridge and a movable part which includes an anvil for receiving and bending the ends of staples fired from th ...


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Ronald David Adams, Lauren O Main, Scott E Swaffar, Charles H Pugsley Jr, David P Gordon: Endoscopic stapler. Boston Scientific Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 16, 2001: US06302311 (609 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic stapler includes a stapling head which is removably locatable on the distal end of an endoscope. The stapling head includes a stationary part which houses a removable staple cartridge and a movable part which includes an anvil for receiving and bending the ends of staples fired from th ...


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Charles H Pugsley Jr, Barry N Gellman: Method and apparatus for endoscopic repair of the lower esophageal sphincter. SciMed Life Systems, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 14, 2002: US06387104 (223 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for repairing the lower esophageal sphincter is provided. The method includes placing the lower esophagus and the fundus adjacent to one another, placing a restraint near a surface of the lower esophagus, placing a second restraint near a surface of the fundus, and then drawing ...


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Ronald D Adams, Charles H Pugsley Jr: Method for performing endoluminal fundoplication and apparatus for use in the method. SciMed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 18, 2004: US06736828 (184 worldwide citation)

A method and device for performing endoluminal fundoplication are described. A device is inserted in the patient's stomach through the esophagus, including an unit adapted to grasp and pull a portion of the gastroesophageal junction into the stomach, and an unit adapted to move a portion of the ...


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Charles H Pugsley Jr, Russell F Durgin Jr: Endoscopic hemostatic clipping device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 23, 1999: US05989268 (120 worldwide citation)

A medical device for causing the hemostasis of a blood vessel located along the gastrointestinal tract. The medical device comprises a tissue-penetrating device having a pair of hollow jaws, and a clip that is insertable into the tissue-penetrating device. Methods for causing the hemostasis of a blo ...


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Gregory E Sancoff, Joseph A DiCarlo, Frederic P Field, Douglas A Fogg, Charles H Pugsley Jr: Surgical suturing instrument and method of use. DVL Acquisition Sub, Wolf Greenfield Sacks P C, November 7, 2006: US07131978 (95 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for introducing a flexible elongated element through at least two portions of a subject. In an embodiment, the device includes a proximal end and a distal end, as well as an advancement unit for longitudinally advancing the flexible elongated element toward the distal end such ...


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Charles H Pugsley Jr, Barry N Gellman: Method and apparatus for endoscopic repair of the lower esophageal sphincter. SciMed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 4, 2005: US06837894 (74 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method and apparatus for adhering tissue to one another. In an embodiment of the present invention the two tissues to be joined, for example the lower esophagus and the fundus of the stomach, are first placed adjacent to one another. Next a first restraint is placed ...


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Yem Chin, Charles H Pugsley Jr, David W Hoffman: Miniature x-ray unit. SciMed Life Systems, Fulbright & Jaworski L, April 1, 2003: US06540655 (48 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized x-ray apparatus for delivering x-rays to a selected site within a body cavity includes a catheter having at least one lumen and an x-ray transparent window at a distal end thereof; an x-ray source in the lumen adjacent said x-ray transparent window; a movable x-ray shield positioned t ...


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Yem Chin, Charles H Pugsley Jr, David W Hoffman: Miniature x-ray unit. SciMed Life Systems, Fulbright & Jaworski L, June 28, 2005: US06910999 (35 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized x-ray apparatus for delivering x-rays to a selected site within a body cavity includes a catheter having at least one lumen and an x-ray transparent window at a distal end thereof; an x-ray source in the lumen adjacent said x-ray transparent window; a movable x-ray shield positioned t ...


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Ronald D Adams, Charles H Pugsley Jr: Device for performing endoluminal fundoplication. Scimed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 11, 2006: US07074229 (30 worldwide citation)

A method and device for performing endoluminal fundoplication are described. A device is inserted in the patient's stomach through the esophagus, including an unit adapted to grasp and pull a portion of the gastroesophageal junction into the stomach, and an unit adapted to move a portion of the fund ...