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David T Green, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Richard C McClure, Robert C Savage, Keith L Milliman, Mitchell J Palmer, Lisa W Heaton, Graham W Bryan: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, May 17, 1994: US05312023 (963 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes a frame portion, an elongated portion extending from the frame portion, and an articulating fastener applying assembly associated with a dis ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Richard A McGarry, Lisa W Heaton, Keith Ratcliff: Apparatus and method for applying surgical clips in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, January 28, 1992: US05084057 (751 worldwide citation)

A disposable apparatus is disclosed for applying surgical clips to body tissue in endoscopic surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a frame which is adapted to be gripped by hand, and an endoscopic section permanently connected to the handle and capable of storing surgical clips in preparation ...


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Robert J Geiste, Mitchell J Palmer, Lisa W Heaton, Robert C Savage, Jon Wilson: Surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, March 20, 2001: US06202914 (724 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is disclosed which includes a first body portion supporting an anvil plate defining a fastener forming surface, and a second body portion configured to releasably mate with the first body portion. A disposable loading unit is removably supported in the second body portion and incl ...


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Lisa W Heaton, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Richard C McClure, Alan B Bachman: Articulating apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, May 11, 1999: US05901895 (719 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue which includes a body having a proximal portion defining a central longitudinal axis and an articulating distal portion; a fastener cartridge containing at least one surgical fastener therein and positionable in the articulating distal portion ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Lisa W Heaton, Mark E Alari, Ghaleb A Sater: Apparatus for endoscopically applying staples individually to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, January 16, 1996: US05484095 (698 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples for fastening body tissue, especially vascular tissue. The apparatus includes a frame and an elongated endoscopic section connected to the frame and extending distally therefrom. A staple storage cartridge cooperates with the d ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Lisa W Heaton, Salvatore Castro: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, March 1, 1994: US05289963 (690 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples adapted to attach surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The apparatus includes a frame, and a generally elongated endoscopic section connected to the frame and extending distally therefrom. A staple stora ...


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Lisa W Heaton, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Richard C McClure: Articulating apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, August 25, 1998: US05797538 (624 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes an elongated body extending from a handle assembly. A fastener cartridge housing pivotably connected to a distal portion of the elongated body receives a fastener cartridge containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. ...


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David T Green, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 15, 1997: US05647526 (582 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes a frame portion, an elongated portion extending from the frame portion, and an articulating fastener applying assembly associated with a dis ...


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David T Green, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 26, 1995: US05478003 (571 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes a frame portion, an elongated portion extending from the frame portion, and an articulating fastener applying assembly associated with a dis ...


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David T Green, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 8, 1997: US05645209 (564 worldwide citation)

A self contained gas powered endoscopic surgical apparatus is provided for placing lateral lines of surgical fasteners into body tissue. The apparatus includes a frame portion, an elongated portion extending from the frame portion, and an articulating fastener applying assembly associated with a dis ...