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Ernest Aranyi, Gregg C Krehel, Thomas Wenchell, Earl M Zergiebel: Powered tacker instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 26, 2011: US07931660 (199 worldwide citation)

There is provided a powered tacker device for use in installing multiple surgical fasteners through a prosthetic mesh into tissue. The powered tacker device generally includes a handle assembly and a tacker assembly extending distally from the handle assembly. The handle assembly includes a motor an ...


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Ernest Aranyi, Gregg C Krehel, Thomas Wenchell, Earl M Zergiebel: Powered tacker instrument. Covidien, December 11, 2012: US08328823 (173 worldwide citation)

There is provided a powered tacker device for use in installing multiple surgical fasteners through a prosthetic mesh into tissue. The powered tacker device generally includes a handle assembly and a tacker assembly extending distally from the handle assembly. The handle assembly includes a motor an ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Surgical clip applier and method of assembly. Covidien, June 18, 2013: US08465502 (140 worldwide citation)

Surgical clip appliers are provided including a channel assembly extending distally from a housing; a clip carrier disposed within the channel assembly and defining a channel and a plurality of windows therein; a plurality of clips slidably disposed within the channel of the clip carrier; a wedge pl ...


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Earl M Zergiebel, Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino, Kevin Robert Slisz, Roberto Pedros: Surgical clip applier. Covidien, August 13, 2013: US08506580 (140 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier is provided including a housing; a pair of handles; a channel assembly extending from the housing; a clip carrier disposed within said channel assembly and defining a channel and a plurality of windows; a wedge plate slidably disposed within said channel assembly and being op ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Surgical clip applier and method of assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 15, 2011: US08056565 (41 worldwide citation)

Surgical clip appliers are provided including a clip carrier disposed within a channel assembly and defining a channel and a plurality of windows therein; a plurality of clips slidably disposed within the channel of the clip carrier; a wedge plate reciprocally disposed within the channel assembly, t ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Surgical clip applier and method of assembly. Covidien, December 25, 2012: US08336556 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of assembling any one of a relatively small, medium and large clip applier for delivering relatively small, medium and large clips includes providing a housing for a handle assembly, selecting a channel assembly, connecting the channel assembly to the housing, providing a pusher bar in the ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Multiple member interconnect for surgical instrument and absorbable screw fastener. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 2, 2010: US07670362 (33 worldwide citation)

An absorbable screw fastener and a method of firing with an applicator capable of applying a surgical fastener to tissue in order to form tissue connection to secure objects to tissue, the fastener including a body portion having a helical thread, a head portion disposed at the proximal end of the b ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Multiple member interconnect for surgical instrument and absorbable screw fastener. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 23, 2012: US08292933 (16 worldwide citation)

An absorbable screw fastener and a method of firing with an applicator capable of applying a surgical fastener to tissue in order to form tissue connection to secure objects to tissue, the fastener including a body portion having a helical thread, a head portion disposed at the proximal end of the b ...


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Earl M Zergiebel, Ramiro Cabrera: Surgical clip appliers. Covidien, August 16, 2016: US09414844 (11 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, at least one handle, a channel assembly, a clip carrier, a wedge plate, a clip pusher bar, and a clip follower. The at least one handle is pivotably connected to the housing. The channel assembly extends distally from the housing. The clip carrier is dispo ...


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Earl M Zergiebel: Surgical clip applier and method of assembly. COVIDIEN, January 24, 2017: US09549741 (9 worldwide citation)

Surgical clip appliers are provided and includes a channel assembly extending distally from a housing; a clip carrier disposed within said channel assembly and defining a channel and a plurality of windows therein; a plurality of clips slidably disposed within said channel of said clip carrier; a we ...