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Dale R Schulze, Jon A Sherman: Surgical stapler. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, July 14, 1992: US05129570 (791 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved surgical stapler that prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge. More specifically, this invention includes a simple, inexpensive mechanical locking mechanism which prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge by blocking the path of the firing and/o ...


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Dale R Schulze, Jon A Sherman, W Michael Mereness: Surgical stapler with locking means. Ethicon, Jason Lipow, November 19, 1991: US05065929 (779 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved two-piece surgical stapler having first and second mated pieces, and including a first and a second locking means that insure that the two pieces are mated when staples are being ejected.


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Dale R Schulze, Jon A Sherman: Surgical stapler. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, October 17, 2000: US06131789 (467 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved surgical stapler that prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge. More specifically, this invention includes a simple, inexpensive mechanical locking mechanism which prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge by blocking the path of the firing and/o ...


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Dale R Schulze, Jon A Sherman: Surgical stapler. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, January 4, 1994: US05275323 (421 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved surgical stapler that prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge. More specifically, this invention includes a simple, inexpensive mechanical locking mechanism which prevents refiring of a spent staple cartridge by blocking the path of the firing and/o ...


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Tenny Chang, Charles Gresl, John Lunsford, Jon A Sherman, Theodore A Richardson: Elongated surgical scissors. Origin Medsystems, Fenwick & West, January 6, 2004: US06673087 (71 worldwide citation)

Surgical scissors include a pair of scissor blades mounted at a distal end of an elongated flexible body and a housing attached to the proximal end of the elongated body. An actuator is coupled with mechanical advantage to the scissor blades for manually controlling shearing movement of the blades i ...