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Robert G Rothfuss, Federico Bilotti, Hector Chow, J Charles Hueil, Narinderjit S Sambi: Disposable linear surgical stapler. Senmed, Wood Herron & Evans, September 9, 1986: US04610383 (908 worldwide citation)

A disposable linear surgical stapler includes a handle, anvil, staple cartridge and flexible shaft attaching the handle to the cartridge and transmitting a firing force exerted at the handle to the distant cartridge for sequentially implanting, forming and clinching staples in two staggered staple l ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop, Narinderjit S Sambi, James J Bedi, Salvatore Privitera, Michael Sherrill: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, September 21, 1993: US05246156 (541 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler is described which allows the forming of staples to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The staple is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and ejecting mechanism; as well, the ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop, Narinderjit S Sambi, James J Bedi, Salvatore Privitera, Michael Sherrill: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, November 28, 1995: US05470010 (497 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler is described which allows the forming of staples to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The staple is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and ejecting mechanism; as well, the ...


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Federico Bilotti, Mark Ortiz, Narinderjit S Sambi, Ronald R Van Overloop: Pneumatically actuated linear stapling device. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, June 15, 1993: US05219111 (343 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic stapler which contains a mechanism for manual or automatic retaining pin placement. The automatic retaining pin is connected to a set of linkage plates actuable by a series of inflation of bladders in order to create instrument closure on tissue compression and simultaneously create pin ...


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John P Measamer, Robert L Koch Jr, Narinderjit S Sambi: Curved laparoscopic scissor having arcs of curvature. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 2, 2001: US06168605 (329 worldwide citation)

A laparoscopic surgical scissors for cutting tissue is disclosed. The laparoscopic surgical scissors has a handle body assembly having an actuation member moveable toward and away from the handle body assembly. An elongated shaft having a proximal and a distal end that define a longitudinal axis is ...


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Robert G Rothfuss, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop, Narinderjit S Sambi, James J Bedi, Salvatore Privitera, Michael Sherrill: Multiple fire endoscopic stapling mechanism. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, August 2, 1994: US05333772 (311 worldwide citation)

A unique hernia repair stapler is described which allows the forming of staples to attach prosthetics to tissue, or to approximate herniated tissue. The staple is useful in endoscopic operations and may be rotatable or stationary. The stapler has a unique forming and electing mechanism; as well, the ...


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Jeffrey J Vaitekunas, Mary E Mootoo, Narinderjit S Sambi, Navneet T Sharma: Method of ultrasonically embedding bone anchors. Ethicon, Bernard E Shay, November 30, 1999: US05993458 (95 worldwide citation)

Bone anchors, after insertion into bone, are designed to remain in place and provide a platform for holding tissue. A method of ultrasonically embedding bone anchors into bone without pre-drilling an anchor receiving hole into the bone has been developed. Also described is an improved bone anchor em ...


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Jeffrey J Vaitekunas, Narinderjit S Sambi, Navneet T Sharma: Ultrasonic bone anchor. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Bernard E Shay, November 30, 1999: US05993477 (85 worldwide citation)

Bone anchors, after insertion into bone, are designed to remain in place and provide a platform for holding tissue. An ultrasonic bone anchor is described, comprising a proximal end, a distal end, and a body between the proximal end of the bone anchor and the distal end of the bone anchor. There is ...