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Eugene David Allen, James J Bedi, Gregory D Bishop, Mark A Burdorff, Sean P Conlon, John A Hibner, J David Hughett, Mark S Ortiz, Joseph Paraschac, Narinderjit Sambi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Jack E Smith: Endoscopic surgical stapling instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, November 3, 1998: US05829662 (625 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to staple a hernia patch to tissue inside a body cavity. The endoscopic surgical stapler includes a staple cartridge pivotally mounted on the distal end of a support tube extending from a handle provide ...


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Jack Edward Smith, James J Bedi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Thomas Howard Graves Jr: Endoscopic surgical instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, August 25, 1998: US05797536 (592 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to perform a surgical technique inside a body cavity. The surgical instrument includes a shaft with a pivotally mounted tip attached thereto, the shaft extending from a handle for gripping the instru ...


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Jack E Smith, James J Bedi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Thomas H Graves Jr: Endoscopic surgical instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, March 4, 1997: US05607095 (550 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to perform a surgical technique inside a body cavity. The surgical instrument includes a shaft with a pivotally mounted tip attached thereto, the shaft extending from a handle for gripping the instru ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop, Narinderjit S Sambi, James J Bedi, Salvatore Privitera, Michael Sherrill: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, September 21, 1993: US05246156 (541 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler is described which allows the forming of staples to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The staple is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and ejecting mechanism; as well, the ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop, Narinderjit S Sambi, James J Bedi, Salvatore Privitera, Michael Sherrill: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, November 28, 1995: US05470010 (497 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler is described which allows the forming of staples to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The staple is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and ejecting mechanism; as well, the ...


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James J Bedi, Madhusudan Joshi: Two-piece tissue fastener with locking top and method for applying same. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, July 30, 1985: US04531522 (431 worldwide citation)

A fastener is provided to hold together portions of mammalian tissue and includes a fastening member and a retainer adapted to receive legs of the fastening member that are inserted through the tissue portions. The legs of the fasteneing member are hinged and are pivoted toward one another when the ...


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Chester O Baxter III, James J Bedi: Lockout arrangement for a surgical stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 16, 2010: US07832612 (419 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including a latch for securing first and second jaw members together, a cutting member which can be advanced and/or retracted relative to first and second jaw members, and, in addition, a lock which can prevent, or at least inhibit, the cutting member from being moved, ...


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Eugene D Allen, James J Bedi, Gregory D Bishop, Mark A Burdorff, Sean P Conlon, John A Hibner, J David Hughett, Mark S Ortiz, Joseph Paraschac, Narinderjit Sambi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Jack E Smith: Endoscopic surgical stapling instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, January 17, 1995: US05381943 (373 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to staple a hernia patch to tissue inside a body cavity. The endoscopic surgical stapler includes a staple cartridge pivotally mounted on the distal end of a support tube extending from a handle provide ...


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Chester O Baxter III, James J Bedi: Surgical stapler having an intermediate closing position. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 28, 2010: US07857186 (363 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including first and second jaw members which can be pivotably connected to each other and secured in position relative to each other by a latch. The first and second jaw members can include first and second locking members which can allow the first and second jaw membe ...


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Chester O Baxter III, James J Bedi: Surgical stapling instrument with cutting member arrangement. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 15, 2011: US07905381 (346 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including a first jaw member, a second jaw member, and a cutting member. In at least one form of the invention, the surgical stapling instrument can further include a housing which can at least partially extend over and/or around the cutting member. In various embodime ...