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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with offset staple rows. United States Surgical, January 21, 2004: EP1382303-A1 (413 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical stapler with six rows of staples, wherein at least one of the six rows of staples is longitudinally offset from all of the other rows, such that the staples in all six rows are not ejected simultaneously.


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical, September 20, 2006: EP1702567-A2 (412 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for applying staples to compressed tissue comprising: a handle portion having surfaces adapted to be manually grasped by a surgeon; a cartridge retention portion and an anvil retention portion, means for mounting said cartridge retention portion and said anvil retention portion fo ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with blade trapped on firing. United States Surgical, January 21, 2004: EP1382304-A1

The present invention relates to a surgical stapler which includes a knife that travels from a prefired position proximal of a staple housing to a fired position distal of the staple housing. The stapler includes trapping means for trapping the knife in the distal end portion of said staple housing ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical, December 27, 1996: EP0749288-A1

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with handle. United States Surgical, January 21, 2004: EP1382305-A1

The present invention relates to a handle for a surgical stapler, that has a firing rod extending from the handle and in which the firing handle and proximal portion of said firing rod are constructed and arranged to afford transmission of said firing force directly along the proximal portion firing ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Agrafeuse chirurgicale comprenant des mecanismes reduisant la force necessaire a son application, Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, United States Surgical Corporation, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, November 9, 1995: CA2185154

Surgical staplers for use during open and or laparoscopic surgical procedures ar e disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel device s reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.


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Aganon Nestor, Huang Ann, Pizarro Maria, Minck John L Jr: Ensembles dancrage pour spirales docclusion vasculaire resistantes a letirement, Anchor assemblies in stretch-resistant vaso-occlusive coils. Boston Scientific, Boston Scientific, Smart & Biggar, January 4, 2011: CA2490479

A vaso-occlusive device (101) includes a stretch-resisting member (108) that extends through at least a portion of a lumen (105) of the primary coil (102) and is directly or indirectly attached to the primary coil at two locations axially separated from each other to prevent or minimize axial stretc ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Agrafeuse chirurgicale comprenant des mecanismes reduisant la force necessaire a son application, Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, United States Surgical Corporation, MCFADDEN FINCHAM, CA2546928

A surgical stapler comprising an anvil with specially shaped surfaces; anda cartridge retention portion having a staple housing enclosing a plurality ofstaples, staple drivers, and a plurality of pushers movable in a firing direction andeach having a cam surface. The staple drivers each have a surfa ...


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Aganon Nestor, Huang Ann, Pizarro Maria, Minck John L Jr: Anchor assemblies in stretch-resistant vaso-occlusive coils. Boston Scient, March 23, 2005: EP1515653-A1

Vaso-occlusive devices are provided for occluding an aneurysm within the human vasculature. The vaso-occlusive device also includes a stretch-resisting member that extends through at least a portion of a lumen of the primary coil and is directly or indirectly attached to the primary coil at two loca ...


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Plyley Alan K, Vidal Claude A, Redmond Russell J, Minck John L Jr, Solyntjes Alan J: Surgical stapler with mechanisms for reducing the firing force. United States Surgical Corporation, NABULSI Basam E, November 9, 1995: WO/1995/029638

Surgical staplers for use during open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures are disclosed. Novel firing device trapping assemblies, pushers, staple lines and firing handles are described. Many of the novel devices reduce the overall firing force experienced by the surgeon.



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