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Frederick E Shelton IV, Kevin Ross Doll, Jerry R Morgan, Michael Earl Setser: Articulating surgical stapling instrument incorporating a two-piece E-beam firing mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, June 3, 2008: US07380696 (754 worldwide citation)

A surgical severing and stapling instrument, suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic clinical procedures, clamps tissue within an end effector of an elongate channel pivotally opposed by an anvil. An E-beam firing bar moves distally through the clamped end effector to sever tissue and to drive stap ...


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Jeffrey S Swayze, Frederick E Shelton IV, Kevin Ross Doll, Douglas B Hoffman: Multi-stroke mechanism with automatic end of stroke retraction. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, August 1, 2006: US07083075 (606 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...


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Frederick E Shelton IV, Kevin Ross Doll, Douglas B Hoffman, Michael Earl Setser, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multi-stroke firing mechanism with return spring rotary manual retraction system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 5, 2006: US07143926 (551 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Kevin Ross Doll, Jerry R Doll, Michael Earl Setser: Articulating surgical stapling instrument incorporating a two-piece e-beam firing mechanism. Philip S Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, April 19, 2007: US20070084897-A1

A surgical severing and stapling instrument, suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic clinical procedures, clamps tissue within an end effector of an elongate channel pivotally opposed by an anvil. An E-beam firing bar moves distally through the clamped end effector to sever tissue and to drive stap ...


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Jeffrey S Swayze, Frederick E Shelton, Kevin Ross Doll, Douglas B Hoffman: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multi-stroke firing mechanism with automatic end of firing travel retraction. J&J Docketing Department, Johnson and Johnson Law Department, August 18, 2005: US20050178813-A1

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Kevin Ross Doll, Jerry R Morgan, Michael Earl Setser: Articulating surgical stapling instrument incorporating a two-piece E-beam firing mechanism. Frost Brown Todd, December 1, 2005: US20050263562-A1

A surgical severing and stapling instrument, suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic clinical procedures, clamps tissue within an end effector of an elongate channel pivotally opposed by an anvil. An E-beam firing bar moves distally through the clamped end effector to sever tissue and to drive stap ...


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Frederick E Shelton, Kevin Ross Doll, Douglas B Hoffman, Michael Earl Setser, Jeffrey S Swayze: Surgical stapling instrument incorporating a multi-stroke firing mechanism with return spring rotary manual retraction system. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, August 10, 2006: US20060175375-A1

A surgical stapling and severing instrument particularly suited to endoscopic procedures incorporates a handle that produces separate closing and firing motions to actuate an end effector. In particular, the handle produces multiple firing strokes in order to reduce the required amount of force requ ...