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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly and method. Owen M Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, March 7, 1989: US04809695 (744 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...


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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Staple suturing method. Owen Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, December 25, 1990: US04979954 (43 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling overlapping loops by ...


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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly. Owen Gwathmay, Griffin Branigan & Butler, July 31, 1990: US04944295 (36 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...