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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners including a counter. United States Surgical Corporation, January 30, 1996: US05487499 (691 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, July 6, 1999: US05918791 (687 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Alim Alli: Surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, January 20, 1998: US05709334 (478 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Frank J Viola, Scott Cunningham: Apparatus for forming variable height surgical fasteners. Covidien, March 26, 2013: US08403198 (245 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for applying a plurality of surgical staples is provided. The device includes a staple fastening assembly attached to a surgical instrument. The staple fastening assembly includes a pair of cooperating jaws, a jaw operating mechanism, and a gap sensor. A staple magazine having a pl ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 26, 2010: US07819886 (219 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue includes an actuator at least partially disposed within a body and longitudinally movable in response to actuation of a handle portion. The apparatus includes a jaw closure member positioned adjacent the first and second jaw portions to m ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Frank J Viola, Scott Cunningham: Apparatus for forming variable height surgical fasteners. Tyco Healthcare Group, June 26, 2012: US08205780 (213 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for applying a plurality of surgical staples is provided. The device includes a staple fastening assembly attached to a surgical instrument. The staple fastening assembly includes a pair of cooperating jaws, a jaw operating mechanism, and a gap sensor. A staple magazine having a pl ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 18, 2012: US08267946 (211 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue includes an actuator at least partially disposed within a body and longitudinally movable in response to actuation of a handle portion. The apparatus includes a jaw closure member positioned adjacent the first and second jaw portions to m ...


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Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino: Endoscopic surgical clip applier. Covidien, April 2, 2013: US08409222 (210 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue has a handle portion and a body extending distally from the handle portion and defining a longitudinal axis. The apparatus also has a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the body, and a jaw assembly mounted adjacent a distal end p ...


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Ernest Aranyi, Kenneth H Whitfield, Gregory Sorrentino, Zheng: Apparatus for applying surgical clips. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 6, 2012: US08128643 (151 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying surgical clips has a body portion housing a clip stack and a pair of jaws supported at a distal end of the body portion. The body portion includes a camming member, a clip follower and a lockout member having a plurality of stop members. The lockout member is movable from a ...


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Gregory Sorrentino, Kenneth H Whitfield: Endoscopic surgical clip applier with clip retention. Covidien, April 2, 2013: US08409223 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided and includes a handle assembly; a shaft assembly including a housing extending distally from the handle assembly and defining a longitudinal axis; a plurality of surgical clips disposed within the shaft assembly; a jaw mounted ...