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Richard M Malec, John C Phillips, Curtis W Thornton, Elise Powell: Ligating device cartridge with separable retainer. Edward Weck Incorporated, Gene Warzecha, January 18, 1994: US05279416 (185 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for storing and retaining a plurality of medical ligating devices such as hemostatic clips and surgical staples, the cartridge having a movable device retaining member situated in each device chamber. The retaining member is adapted to frictionally engage the legs of an open C-shaped dev ...


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Thornton Curtis W, Ruckdeschel Thomas W, Speaks Elise Powell: Surgical instrument actuating member and system for connecting different types of instruments. Pilling Weck, January 29, 1997: EP0755655-A2 (63 worldwide citation)

The surgical instrument system disclosed is particularly useful for endoscopic procedures. In the preferred embodiment, a hemostatic clip applicator can be directly connected to a trigger assembly or indirectly connected to the trigger assembly through the use of an extension. The connection between ...


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Thornton Curtis W, Ruckdeschel Thomas W, Speaks Elise Powell: Surgical instrument.. Weck & Co Edward, July 6, 1994: EP0605254-A2 (9 worldwide citation)

The surgical instrument system disclosed is particularly useful for endoscopic procedures. In the preferred embodiment, a hemostatic clip applicator can be directly connected to a trigger assembly or indirectly connected to the trigger assembly through the use of an extension. The connection between ...