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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 22, 2008: US07401721 (352 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 9, 2010: US07828189 (303 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Henry R Sienkiewicz, Robert C Savage, Stanley J Malinowski, Douglas M Dunklee, Henry Holsten: Surgical retractor. United States Surgical Corporation, September 8, 1998: US05803902 (101 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor is disclosed having a handle portion, an elongated body portion extending distally from the handle portion and including an outer tube, a stabilizing member extending from a distal end of the outer tube and a pair of resilient bands pivotably connected to a distal end portion of ...


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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola: Gastric restrictor assembly and method of use. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 23, 2010: US07666180 (76 worldwide citation)

A gastric restrictor assembly for positioning within the digestive tract, e.g., stomach, of a patient to treat obesity is disclosed. The gastric restrictor assembly includes an attachment mechanism for attaching the assembly within a body lumen and a valve assembly for adjusting the diameter of a th ...


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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staples sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 14, 2012: US08113407 (33 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Doug Evans, Henry Holsten: Adjustable tissue support member. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, June 26, 2012: US08206280 (4 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to implants having two arms and a support portion configured to support a body tissue, such as a urethra. The implants are anchored in soft tissue with tissue anchors having a plurality of barbs. The tissue anchors contain an aperture through which a portion of arm is ...


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Doug Evans, Henry Holsten: Adjustable tissue support member. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, November 5, 2013: US08574149 (3 worldwide citation)

A tissue support system including an implantable tissue support member is described. The tissue support member includes a tissue support portion, a first arm having a first end joined to a first end of the tissue support portion, a second arm having a first end joined to a second end of the tissue s ...


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Henry Holsten, Robert C Smith, Christopher Kelly Evans: Optical trocar visualization system and apparatus. Covidien, July 17, 2018: US10022149

A seal assembly including a septum seal, a lower seal support, an upper seal support and a return spring is disclosed. The septum seal includes an orifice and a plurality of apertures. The lower seal support includes an engagement surface configured to engage a portion of the septum seal. The upper ...


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Henry Holsten, Thomas Wenchell: Gastric tubes and methods of use. Covidien, October 30, 2018: US10111772

A gastric tube for use in a bariatric surgical procedure includes an elongate tube and a movable component supported on an outer surface of the elongate tube. The elongate tube has a non-circular cross section along at least a portion of a length of the elongate tube. The movable component is movabl ...


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Henry Holsten, Thomas Wenchell: Gastric tubes and methods of use. Covidien, April 25, 2017: US09629741

A gastric tube for use in a bariatric surgical procedure includes an elongate tube and a movable component supported on an outer surface of the elongate tube. The elongate tube has a non-circular cross section along at least a portion of a length of the elongate tube. The movable component is movabl ...