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David T Green, Ernie Aranyi: Articulated surgical fastener applying apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 1, 1988: US04728020 (805 worldwide citation)

Surgical fastener applying apparatus having an articulated shaft assembly intermediate a proximal actuator assembly and a distal fastener applying assembly. The rotational axis of the articulation is transverse to the proximal-distal axis of the shaft assembly. The apparatus is fully operational at ...


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David T Green, Ernie Aranyi: Articulated surgical fastener applying apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Robert R Jackson, John E Nathan, January 28, 1986: US04566620 (685 worldwide citation)

In apparatus including a distal surgical fastener applying assembly operatively connected to a proximal actuator assembly by a longitudinal shaft assembly, the shaft assembly includes an articulation for allowing the fastener applying assembly to be placed in any of a wide range of rotational orient ...


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Mark S Peyser, Douglas J Cuny, Douglas W Strauss, Scott W Reed, Csaba L Rethy, Ernie Aranyi: Surgical clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, December 23, 1997: US05700270 (544 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, a pair of handles pivotably connected to opposite sides of the housing, a channel assembly which is anchored to the housing and a jaw assembly which is anchored to the channel assembly. The jaws are opened and closed by a cam plate which is slidably positi ...


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David T Green, Ernie Aranyi: Articulated surgical fastener applying apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 26, 1989: US04869414 (522 worldwide citation)

Surgical fastener applying apparatus having an articulated shaft assembly intermediate a proximal actuator assembly and a distal fastener applying assembly. The rotational axis of the articulation is transverse to the proximal-distal axis of the shaft assembly. The apparatus is fully operational at ...


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David A Nicholas, Ernie Aranyi, Boris Zvenyatsky, Paul A Matula, Stanley H Remiszewski, David T Green, Henry Bolanos: Articulating endoscopic surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 21, 1998: US05782859 (507 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for use in endoscopic or laparoscopic procedures. The instrument includes a handle portion, an endoscopic portion extending from the handle portion, an articulating section pivotably connected to a distal end portion of the endoscopic portion, and a retractor assemb ...


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Mark S Peyser, Douglas J Cuny, Douglas W Strauss, Scott W Reed, Csaba L Rethy, Ernie Aranyi: Surgical clip applier. United States Surgical Corporation, August 17, 1999: US05938667 (471 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier includes a housing, a pair of handles pivotably connected to opposite sides of the housing, a channel assembly which is anchored to the housing and a jaw assembly which is anchored to the channel assembly. The jaws are opened and closed by a cam plate which is slidably positi ...


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H Jonathan Tovey, Boris Zvenyatsky, Ernie Aranyi: Surgical apparatus having an increased range of operability. United States Surgical Corporation, July 1, 1997: US05643294 (470 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for performing a variety of endoscopic or laproscopic procures. The instrument includes a handle assembly, a tubular body extending from the handle assembly and defining a longitudinal axis, a tool assembly associated with a distal end of the tubular body including ...


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Tim Nolan, Ernie Aranyi, John Klinger, Keith Ratcliff, John Charles Robertson: Apparatus and method for performing a bypass procedure in a digestive system. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 20, 2007: US07179267 (416 worldwide citation)

Surgical instrumentation and methods for performing a bypass procedure in a digestive system incorporate laparoscopic techniques to minimize surgical trauma to the patient. The instrumentation includes an outer guide member dimensioned for insertion and passage through an esophagus of a patient and ...


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David A Nicholas, Ernie Aranyi, Boris Zvenyatsky, Paul A Matula, Stanley H Remiszewski, David T Green, Henry Bolanos: Articulating endoscopic surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, May 7, 1996: US05514157 (409 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for use in endoscopic or laparoscopic procedures. The instrument includes a handle portion, an endoscopic portion extending from the handle portion, an articulating section pivotably connected to a distal end portion of the endoscopic portion, and a retractor assemb ...


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Ernie Aranyi: Surgical fastener apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, May 26, 1992: US05116349 (403 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for substantially simultaneously applying a plurality of two-part absorbable surgical fasteners to body tissue which includes biasing means to pivot the fastener holder into a final open position to release the body tissue. The biasing means is operable only after the fasteners have bee ...