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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Richard A McGarry, Lisa W Heaton, Keith Ratcliff: Apparatus and method for applying surgical clips in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, January 28, 1992: US05084057 (751 worldwide citation)

A disposable apparatus is disclosed for applying surgical clips to body tissue in endoscopic surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a frame which is adapted to be gripped by hand, and an endoscopic section permanently connected to the handle and capable of storing surgical clips in preparation ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Lisa W Heaton, Salvatore Castro: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, March 1, 1994: US05289963 (670 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples adapted to attach surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The apparatus includes a frame, and a generally elongated endoscopic section connected to the frame and extending distally therefrom. A staple stora ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young: Surgical staple for attaching an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, November 22, 1994: US05366479 (665 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and surgical staple are disclosed for endoscope application of the surgical staples for attaching surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The surgical staple is formed of a length of wire having a central portion having a middle portion and end portions extending th ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Lisa W Heaton, Salvatore Castro: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, October 6, 1998: US05817109 (492 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The apparatus includes a handle and a generally elongated endoscopic section connected to the handle and extending distally therefrom. A staple storage magazine is provided for storing a pluralit ...


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Richard A McGarry, Douglas G Noiles: Apparatus for applying surgical clips. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, November 25, 1986: US04624254 (487 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying surgical clips to tissue includes a self-contained supply of clips and is constructed to apply those clips, one at a time, through movement of the thumb and fingers of one hand. The clips are stored inside a sleeve along the length of the instrument, are fed into jaws at the d ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Richard A McGarry, Lisa W Heaton, Keith Ratcliff: Apparatus and method for applying surgical clips in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, March 31, 1992: US05100420 (457 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying surgical clips through an endoscopic tube includes an endoscopic portion housing a jaw blade, a pusher bar for feeding clips one at a time to the jaws, a channel bar for camming the jaw blades into closed position, and an array of surgical clips. The body of the apparatus c ...


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Richard A McGarry, Douglas G Noiles: Apparatus for applying surgical clips. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert R Jackson, Eugene S Indyk, April 9, 1985: US04509518 (380 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for applying surgical clips to tissue includes a self-contained supply of clips and is constructed to apply those clips, one at a time, through movement of the thumb and fingers of one hand. The clips are stored inside a sleeve along the length of the instrument, are fed into jaws at the d ...


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Salvatore Castro, Richard A McGarry: Surgical apparatus with articulating jaw structure. United States Surgical Corporation, August 25, 1998: US05797959 (359 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus is provided which includes a handle portion and an elongated body portion extending distally from the handle portion and defining a longitudinal axis. A tool assembly is operatively associated with a distal end portion of the body portion and includes a first jaw assembly having ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Richard A McGarry, Lisa W Heaton, Keith Ratcliff: Safety device for use with endoscopic instrumentation. United States Surgical Corporation, January 24, 1995: US05383881 (337 worldwide citation)

A safety device is provided for use with endoscopic instrumentation, particularly and endoscopic clip applier. The device includes a collar which is adapted to be disposed on the elongated shaft of the endoscopic instrument. A release means is provided as part of the trocar guide sleeve which is ada ...


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David Thomas Green, Richard A McGarry: Ligating and dividing organic structures. United States Surgical Corporation, Fleit & Jacobson, May 2, 1978: US04086926 (335 worldwide citation)

A cartridge is provided for ligating and dividing organic structures such as blood vessels or a band of tissue containing a plurality of blood vessesls, nerves or the like. The cartridge operates in three stages and is adapted to associate with an instrument which provides power to the cartridge. Af ...