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Todd Olson, Dan Meiser, Gary Steed, Eric Huffman, Matthew Otten, Ronald VanOverloop, Darrel Powell, Thomas Knodell, Edward Rhad, Ralph Chen, Robert Cook: Linear stapling mechanism with cutting means. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, May 3, 1994: US05307976 (827 worldwide citation)

A stapler mechanism is described which contains a stapling assembly, and anvil assembly, firing means and knife means. These means are activated by a firing trigger. The anvil assembly is closed upon the stapling assembly by means of a closure trigger. The firing trigger is inoperable until the clos ...


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Todd Olson, Dan Meiser, Gary Steed, Eric Huffman, Matthew Otten, Ronald VanOverloop, Darrel Powell, Thomas Knodell, Edward Rhad, Ralph Chen, Robert Cook: Linear stapling mechanism with cutting means. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, January 23, 1996: US05485947 (705 worldwide citation)

A stapler mechanism is described which contains a stapling assembly, and anvil assembly, firing means and knife means. These means are activated by a firing trigger. The anvil assembly is closed upon the stapling assembly by means of a closure trigger. The firing trigger is inoperable until the clos ...


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Stephen C Robinson, Todd Olson, Dan Meiser, Gary Steed, Eric Huffman, Matthew Otten, Ronald VanOverloop, Darrel Powell, Thomas Knodell, Edward Rhad, Ralph Chen, Robert Cook: Linear stapling mechanism with cutting means. Ethicon, July 26, 1994: US05332142 (643 worldwide citation)

A stapler mechanism is described which contains a stapling assembly, and anvil assembly, firing means and knife means. These means are activated by a firing trigger. The anvil assembly is closed upon the stapling assembly by means of a closure trigger. The firing trigger is inoperable until the clos ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Warren P Williamson, Matthew Otten, Kenneth S Wales, Mark Fogelberg, James H Chambers: Cable-actuated jaw assembly for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Paul A Coletti, October 8, 1996: US05562701 (365 worldwide citation)

A jaw assembly is provided with a pair of jaws which are closed with a flexible, tension member that is pulled by the operator of the instrument. In a preferred embodiment, one of the jaws is pivotally mounted in a slot to the other jaw. A cord, having a loop configuration, is attached to the pivoti ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Warren P Williamson, Matthew Otten, Kenneth S Wales, Mark Fogelberg, James H Chambers: Cable-actuated jaw assembly for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Paul A Coletti, October 8, 1996: US05562702 (355 worldwide citation)

A jaw assembly is provided with a pair of jaws which are closed with a flexible, tension member that is pulled by the operator of the instrument. In a preferred embodiment, one of the jaws is pivotally mounted in a slot to the other jaw. A cord, having a loop configuration, is attached to the pivoti ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Warren P Williamson, Matthew Otten, Kenneth S Wales, Mark Fogelberg, James H Chambers: Cable-actuated jaw assembly for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Paul A Coletti, October 8, 1996: US05562700 (75 worldwide citation)

A jaw assembly is provided with a pair of jaws which are closed with a flexible, tension member that is pulled by the operator of the instrument. In a preferred embodiment, one of the jaws is pivotally mounted in a slot to the other jaw. A cord, having a loop configuration, is attached to the pivoti ...


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Thomas W Huitema, Warren P Williamson, Matthew Otten, Kenneth S Wales, Mark Fogelberg, James H Chambers: Cable-actuated jaw assembly for surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Paul A Coletti, April 16, 1996: US05507773 (50 worldwide citation)

A jaw assembly is provided with a pair of jaws which are closed with a flexible, tension member that is pulled by the operator of the instrument. In a preferred embodiment, one of the jaws is pivotally mounted in a slot to the other jaw. A cord, having a loop configuration, is attached to the pivoti ...