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Daniel Shichman: Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert R Jackson, Richard A Inz, December 18, 1984: US04488523 (442 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to tissue is disclosed. The apparatus includes an actuator, an applicator section for applying the fasteners and a transversely flexible shaft connecting the applicator and the actuator. The actuator and applicator preferably each contain a hydraulic flui ...


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Daniel Shichman, Boris Zvenyatsky: Surgical clip. United States Surigcal Corporation, August 8, 1995: US05439479 (319 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip which comprises a staple having a central portion and first and second legs extending from said central portion. A retainer is provided having an opening dimensioned for passage of an end portion of each of said legs when the legs are bent from an open position to a closed position. ...


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Daniel Shichman: Trocar adapter seal and method of use. United States Surgical Corporation, April 14, 1992: US05104383 (254 worldwide citation)

An adapter seal for use with a cannula assembly is provided. The adapter seal gives a surgeon increased flexibility in performing endoscopic procedures by allowing the use of variously sized instruments through a single cannula. The adapter seal is preferably provided with a stabilizer plate to limi ...


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Herbert W Korthoff, Daniel Shichman, Ross R Muth, Charles E Gorman Jr: Latchless surgical clip. United States Surgical Corporation, November 22, 1994: US05366458 (229 worldwide citation)

A latchless surgical clip provides effective hemostasis while avoiding or minimizing the risk of injury to the tissue site to which the clip is applied. The clip includes a hinge region having an elastic spring back property so that the legs are spread apart to engage opposing sides of the tissue an ...


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Daniel Shichman: Surgical hemostatic clip. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, April 13, 1993: US05201746 (210 worldwide citation)

A hemostatic clip to be applied to body structures such as veins, arteries, or the like. The hemostatic clip includes a plurality of preferably semicircular indentations arranged in staggered row configuration on the tissue contacting surface of the legs of the clip.


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Daniel Shichman, Boris Zvenyatsky: Apparatus and clip for fastening body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, October 10, 1995: US05456400 (172 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying a surgical fastener includes a cartridge which holds a plurality of surgical fasteners in an array, a fastener advancing mechanism, and a mechanism for closing the fasteners, which includes an anvil and laterally moving arms to apply lateral force to bend the legs of the di ...


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Daniel Shichman, Turi Josefsen, Boris Zvenyatsky: Fascia clip and instrument. United States Surgical Corporation, June 20, 1995: US05425489 (164 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying a surgical clip which comprises a staple having a central portion and first and second legs extending from said central portion. A retainer is provided having an opening dimensioned for passage of an end portion of each of said legs when the legs are bent from an open posit ...


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David T Green, Daniel Shichman, Boris Zvenyatsky, Richard A McGarry: Apparatus and method for applying latchless surgical clips. United States Surgical Corporation, March 7, 1995: US05395381 (136 worldwide citation)

A disposable apparatus is disclosed for applying latchless surgical clips to body tissue in endoscopic surgical procedures. The latchless clips are resiliently biased to a closed configuration. The apparatus includes a frame which is adapted to be gripped by hand, and an endoscopic section connected ...


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Daniel Shichman: Flapper valve for an insufflation cannula assembly. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, July 7, 1992: US05127909 (130 worldwide citation)

A cannula assembly for use in conjunction with insufflatory surgical techniques includes a cannula, a housing mounted on one end of the cannula, and a flapper valve mounted in the housing. The flapper valve includes a valve seat which is situated at an opening formed in the housing, a valve plug whi ...


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Daniel Shichman: Trocar guide tube positioning device. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, June 8, 1993: US05217441 (127 worldwide citation)

A trocar penetration depth indicator has a first, inner housing including a first threaded section and longitudinally extending gripping fingers, and a second, outer housing including a camming surface and a second threaded section to engage the first threaded section. The first and second housings ...