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Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger: Cartridge with locking knife for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, April 24, 2007: US07207472 (388 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes a cartridge module having a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners and a knife. The cartridge module includes a driver disposed to push surgical fasteners out of the cartridge ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly, Michael T Mather, Dean L Garner, Kristin Nicole Werner Dawson: Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, December 12, 2006: US07147139 (331 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes an anvil and a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. The cartridge housing and anvil are relatively movable between a first spaced apart position ...


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Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger, Neil Chamberlin, Michael L Kruszynski: Cartridge retainer for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, December 12, 2006: US07147140 (261 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is adapted for stapling tissue in a highly controlled manner. The surgical instrument includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and dimension ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly: Knife retraction arm for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean L Gamer, November 14, 2006: US07134587 (244 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for cutting and applying a plurality of surgical fasteners in the same direction to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and ...


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Anthony Nguyen, William David Kelly, Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger, Richard C Smith, Michael L Kruszynski, Federico Bilotti: Slotted pins guiding knife in a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, April 17, 2007: US07204404 (49 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end. The instrument also includes a cartridge housing and an anvil. The cartridge housing and anvil are relati ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly, Michael T Mather, Dean L Garner, Kristin Nicole Werner Dawson: Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139632-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes an anvil and a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. The cartridge housing and anvil are relatively movable between a first spaced apart position ...


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Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger, Neil Chamberlin, Michael L Kruszynski: Cartridge retainer for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139633-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for stapling tissue in a highly controlled manner. The surgical instrument includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and dimension ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly: Knife retraction arm for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139634-A1

A surgical instrument for cutting and applying a plurality of surgical fasteners in the same direction to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and ...


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Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger: Staple cartridge for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139635-A1

A surgical instrument adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes a cartridge module having a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners and a knife. The cartridge module includes a driver disposed to push surgical fasteners out of the cartridge ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Michael L Kruszynski, Peter Michael Wukusick: Replaceable cartridge module for a surgical stapling and cutting instrument. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139636-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for stapling tissue in a highly controlled manner. The surgical instrument includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector includes a supporting s ...



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