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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Disposable motor-driven loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 14, 2010: US07793812 (426 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connected position when the di ...


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Jeffrey S Swayze, Thomas W Huitema, Glen A Armstrong, Shailendra K Parihar, Donna L Korvick, Richard W Timm, Kevin R Doll, Bret W Smith, William D Kelly, Ronald J Kolata, Joshua R Uth, Charles J Scheib, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick: Disposable loading unit for surgical stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 28, 2010: US07857185 (410 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit for operable attachment to a surgical stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may have a carrier that supports a staple cartridge and an anvil assembly that is movable coupled to the carrier. The various embodiments may further have an axial drive assembly that is c ...


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Bret W Smith, Kevin R Doll, William D Kelly, Ronald J Kolata, Joshua R Uth, Charles J Scheib, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Kyle P Moore, Mark H Ransick, Steven G Hall, Randall J Tanguay, Jeffrey D Messerly, Galen C Robertson, Andrew M Zwolinski: Closure systems for a surgical cutting and stapling instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 14, 2011: US07959051 (379 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including an actuator configured to be retracted relative to the distal end of the disposable loading unit and rotate an anvil between an open position and a closed position. The actuator can include a cam, where the cam can include an arcuate profile having an apex co ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Disposable motor-driven loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 12, 2012: US08196795 (280 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connected position when the di ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Robotically-controlled disposable motor-driven loading unit. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 17, 2014: US08752749 (265 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a robotic system configured to generate control systems therefor. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connect ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Disposable motor-driven loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 24, 2013: US08540130 (215 worldwide citation)

A self contained motor-powered disposable loading unit for use with a surgical cutting and stapling apparatus. The disposable loading unit may contain a battery that is retained in a disconnected position when the disposable loading unit is not in use and is moved to a connected position when the di ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Gary W Knight, Mark H Ransick, Dale R Schulze: Surgical implant with preferential corrosion zone. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 15, 2011: US07905902 (191 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical implant which can be made of a metal that corrodes while implanted in tissue of a patient. The surgical implant has a preferential corrosion zone adapted to corrode at a different rate than the rest of the surgical implant. In one embodiment, the surgical im ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Detachable motor powered surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 31, 2015: US08991677 (150 worldwide citation)

A detachable motor-powered surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument may include a housing that includes at least one engagement member for removably attaching the housing to an actuator arrangement. A motor is supported within the housing for supplying actuation motions to various portions o ...


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Kyle P Moore, Frederick E Shelton IV, William B Weisenburgh II, Jerome R Morgan, Mark H Ransick, Eugene L Timperman: Detachable motor powered surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 7, 2015: US08998058 (148 worldwide citation)

A detachable motor-powered surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument may include a housing that includes at least one engagement member for removably attaching the housing to an actuator arrangement. A motor is supported within the housing for supplying actuation motions to various portions o ...