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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 (927 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, Keith Ratcliff, Keith Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer, Graham W Bryan: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, June 26, 2001: US06250532 (752 worldwide citation)

An 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 distal end of the elongated p ...


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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 (707 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 (702 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, Keith Ratcliff, Keith Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer, Graham W Bryan: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surtical Corporation, November 11, 2003: US06644532 (698 worldwide citation)

An 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 distal end of the elongated p ...


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David T Green, Keith Ratcliff, Keith Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer, Graham W Bryan: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, April 12, 2005: US06877647 (632 worldwide citation)

An 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 distal end of the elongated p ...


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David T Green, Keith Ratcliff, Keith L Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer: Articulating surgical cartridge assembly. United States Surgical Corporation, January 9, 1996: US05482197 (632 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 cartridge assembly mounted to a distal end of th ...


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David T Green, Keith Ratcliff, Keith Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer, Graham W Bryan: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, September 16, 2003: US06619529 (627 worldwide citation)

An 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 distal end of the elongated p ...


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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 (609 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, Keith Ratcliff, Keith L Milliman, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Mitchell J Palmer: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, June 10, 1997: US05636780 (602 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 cartridge assembly mounted to a distal end of th ...