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Frederick E Shelton IV, Joshua Uth: Surgical cutting and stapling instrument with self adjusting anvil. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 29, 2013: US08360297 (263 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for being endoscopically or laparoscopically inserted into a surgical site for simultaneous stapling and severing of tissue includes an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a staple cartridge therein. An anvil is coupled to the elongate channel and is configu ...


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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, James W Voegele, Frederick E Shelton IV, Joshua Uth: Surgical stapling instruments and staples. Ethicon Endo Surgery, May 13, 2014: US08720766 (223 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple including a crown and a deformable member extending from the crown, the deformable member having a notch configured to cause the deformable member to bend at the notch when the staple is deformed from a first shape into a second shape. The crown of the surgical staple, in various e ...


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John V Hunt, Randal T Byrum, Joshua Uth, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with cover and method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 30, 2009: US07553298 (121 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Joshua Uth, Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with simultaneous attachment mechanism and method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, December 14, 2010: US07850660 (120 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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John V Hunt, Joshua Uth, Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with indicator. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, July 14, 2009: US07561916 (87 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Randal T Byrum, Joshua Uth, Sean P Conlon, How Lun Chen: Injection port. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 26, 2010: US07651483 (84 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Joshua Uth, Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with reversible attachment mechanism and method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean L Garner, August 30, 2011: US08007474 (39 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon, Joshua Uth, John V Hunt, Shawn Charlton Snyder: Applier with safety for implantable medical device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, October 4, 2011: US08029477 (7 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon, Joshua Uth: Applier for implantable medical device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, April 5, 2011: US07918844 (5 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Joshua Uth, Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon: Injection port with extendable and retractable fasteners. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, July 3, 2012: US08211127 (3 worldwide citation)

An injection port comprises a body, a fluid reservoir, a septum, and a plurality of fasteners. The fluid reservoir is defined in part by the body and the septum. A needle may be inserted through the septum to reach the reservoir. The fasteners are integral with the body. The fasteners are simultaneo ...