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Frederick E Shelton IV, Darrel M Powell, Michael A Murray, Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Steven G Hall: Staple cartridges for forming staples having differing formed staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 3, 2011: US07934630 (362 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge for use with a stapling device that has an actuator that is selectively actuatable in an axial direction and an anvil portion that is selectively movable between open and closed positions is disclosed. Various embodiments of the present invention include a cartridge body that mova ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Darrel M Powell, Michael A Murray, Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Steven G Hall: Staple cartridges for forming staples having differing formed staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 29, 2013: US08567656 (219 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge for use with a stapling device that has an actuator that is selectively actuatable in an axial direction and an anvil portion that is selectively movable between open and closed positions is disclosed. Various embodiments of the present invention include a cartridge body that mova ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Darrel M Powell, Salvatore Privitera, William D Kelly, David J Keilholz: Trocar having protector with sinusoidal member. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Louis J Capezzuto, September 7, 1999: US05947930 (71 worldwide citation)

A surgical trocar has a cannula assembly including a sleeve having a proximal end, a distal end and a passageway therethrough. A housing having an opening is located at the proximal end of the sleeve and is aligned with the passageway of the sleeve. The trocar also includes an obturator assembly whi ...


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Darrel M Powell, Richard F Schwemberger, Salvatore Privitera, William D Kelly, David J Keilholz: Trocar having protector with flexible end and improved seal assembly. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Louis J Capezzuro, May 25, 1999: US05906595 (57 worldwide citation)

A surgical trocar has a cannula assembly including a sleeve having a proximal end, a distal end and a passageway therethrough. A housing having an opening is located at the proximal end of the sleeve and is aligned with the passageway of the sleeve. The trocar also includes an obturator assembly whi ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Darrel M Powell, Salvatore Privitera, William D Kelly, David J Keilholz: Trocar having protector with flexible end. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Louis J Capezzuto, March 9, 1999: US05879332 (49 worldwide citation)

A surgical trocar has a cannula assembly including a sleeve having a proximal end, a distal end and a passageway therethrough. A housing having an opening is located at the proximal end of the sleeve and is aligned with the passageway of the sleeve. The trocar also includes an obturator assembly whi ...


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William B Weisenburgh II, Carl J Shurtleff, Darrel M Powell, Christopher J Hess: Methods and devices for maintaining visibility and providing irrigation and/or suction during surgical procedures. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 23, 2014: US08915842 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices are provided for providing irrigation and/or suction to a surgical site and maintaining clear visibility through a lens of a scoping device during a surgical procedure. In general, the methods and devices can allow for a surgical instrument to maintain visibility during a surgica ...


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David C Yates, James W Voegele, Jesse Kuhns, Anil Nalagatla, Warren P Williamson IV, Darrel M Powell: Electrosurgical hemostatic device including an anvil. July 2, 2002: USH0002037 (4 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument is provided for cauterization and/or welding of tissue of varying impedance, thickness and vascularity especially in the performance of endoscopic procedures. The instrument compresses the tissue between one pole of a bipolar energy source located on one interfacing sur ...


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Jason L Harris, Lawrence Crainich, Michael J Stokes, Mark S Zeiner, Darrel M Powell: Surgical stapler for applying a large staple through a small delivery port and a method of using the stapler to secure a tissue fold. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 25, 2017: US09713468 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of deploying a surgical fastener into a patient by introducing the fastener into a body of a patient while the fastener is in a first shape having a first loop with a back span and an original size and shape. The method then involves moving end segments of the fastener away from each other ...


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Mark S Ortiz, Derek Rund, Darrel M Powell, Frederick E Shelton IV: Use of biosurgical adhesive as bulking agent. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, March 29, 2011: US07914511 (1 worldwide citation)

An exemplary method of reducing the volume of a stomach comprises providing an adhesive applier and a biocompatible adhesive. The exemplary method further comprises introducing at least a portion of the adhesive applier into the stomach and dispensing the adhesive through the adhesive applier into t ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Darrel M Powell, Michael A Murray, Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh, Jerome R Morgan, Steven G Hall: Staple cartridges for forming staples having differing formed staple heights. Ethicon Endo Surgery, K & L Gates, September 4, 2008: US20080210738-A1

A staple cartridge for use with a stapling device that has an actuator that is selectively actuatable in an axial direction and an anvil portion that is selectively movable between open and closed positions is disclosed. Various embodiments of the present invention include a cartridge body that mova ...