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Daniel E Alesi, Robert J Geiste, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Kenneth E Toso: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 14, 1998: US05779130 (729 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device is provided which includes an elongate body and a disposable cartridge assembly detachably supported in a distal end portion of the body. The cartridge assembly includes a frame configured to engage the distal end portion of the body, a housing suppo ...


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Frank J Viola, Daniel E Alesi, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Richard N Granger, Kenneth E Toso: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05954259 (724 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue is disclosed which includes a handle assembly, a gear motor assembly disposed within the handle assembly, a power source disposed within the handle assembly for energizing the motor assembly, an elongated body ...


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Wayne P Young, Daniel E Alesi, Kenneth E Toso, Henry Bolanos: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, August 5, 1997: US05653374 (650 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device is provided which includes an elongate body. A fastener applying assembly is operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and includes a cartridge housing a plurality of staples and an anvil actuable to move between an open position ...


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Wayne P Young, Daniel E Alesi, Kenneth E Toso: Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, August 19, 1997: US05657921 (535 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus has a handle assembly and an elongated body which extends distally from the handle assembly. A fastener applying assembly is operatively associated with a distal end of the elongated body and includes a cartridge ...


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H Jonathan Tovey, Keith Ratcliff, Kenneth E Toso, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Robotic arm DLUs for performing surgical tasks. United States Surgical Corporation, May 15, 2001: US06231565 (493 worldwide citation)

Disposable loading units (DLUs) configured for mounting to a robotic arm for performing at least one surgical task are presented. Each DLU includes an attachment platform having at least one connector for engaging at least one connector on a distal end of the robotic arm for connecting the DLU to th ...


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Wayne P Young, Daniel E Alesi, Kenneth E Toso: Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, April 16, 1996: US05507426 (433 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus has a handle assembly and an elongated body which extends distally from the handle assembly. A fastener applying assembly is operatively associated with a distal end of the elongated body and includes a cartridge ...


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Peter W J Hinchliffe, Keith Ratcliff, Kenneth E Toso: Anastomosis instrument and method. United States Surgical Corporation, November 10, 1998: US05833698 (359 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for anastomosis of first and second blood vessels is provided having a handle and a body portion extending distally from the handle. A collet is mounted adjacent a distal end portion of the body portion and defines a passage therethrough for the reception of an end of a first b ...


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Kenneth E Toso, Michael S Kolesa: Suture clip. United States Surgical Corporation, February 1, 1994: US05282832 (346 worldwide citation)

A suture fastening device which includes a first member having a base and two resilient elongated legs extending from the base. The legs are provided with barbs for snap fit engagement with an aperture in a second member, i.e., a retainer. The suture is held in serpentine fashion by positioning the ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Daniel E Alesi, Kenneth E Toso: Surgical fastening apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, November 22, 1994: US05366134 (260 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastening apparatus comprises first and second handles with an anvil jaw pivotally connected to at least one of the handles for movement from an open to a closed position in response to a first movement of a handle to clamp body tissue. Fastener pushing means are provided for advancing an ...


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H Jonathan Tovey, Keith Ratcliff, Kenneth E Toso, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Robotic arm DLUs for performing surgical tasks. United States Surgical Corporation, December 7, 2004: US06827712 (255 worldwide citation)

Disposable loading units (DLUs) configured for mounting to a robotic arm for performing at least one surgical task are presented. Each DLU includes an attachment platform having at least one connector for engaging at least one connector on a distal end of the robotic arm for connecting the DLU to th ...



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