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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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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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Henry Bolanos, Alli Alim, Richard C McClure, Keith L Milliman: Disposable loading unit for surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, May 19, 1998: US05752644 (642 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit is disclosed for use in conjunction with a surgical stapling apparatus configured to sequentially apply a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus includes an actuation assembly for effectuating a fastener applying operation, and a housing for receiving ...


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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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Henry Bolanos, Alli Alim, Richard C McClure, Keith L Milliman: Disposable loading unit for surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, June 15, 1999: US05911353 (567 worldwide citation)

A disposable loading unit is disclosed for use in conjunction with a surgical stapling apparatus configured to sequentially apply a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus includes an actuation assembly for effectuating a fastener applying operation, and a housing for receiving ...


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David T Green, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 15, 1997: US05647526 (560 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, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 26, 1995: US05478003 (549 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, Mitchell J Palmer, Keith L Milliman, Robert C Savage, Richard C McClure, Lisa W Heaton: Self contained gas powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 8, 1997: US05645209 (546 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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Mitchell J Palmer, Richard C McClure: Surgical stapler with lockout mechanism. United States of America Surgical Corporation, February 17, 1998: US05718359 (420 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying surgical fasteners is disclosed which includes a first lockout mechanism configured to prevent premature ejection of fasteners during shipment, and a second lockout mechanism to prevent reactuation of the apparatus after it has once been actuated.


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Steven C Renquist, Peter Janku, Richard C McClure, Saroj Manandhar: Sprinkler with dual shafts. The Toro Company, Inskeep IP Group, August 30, 2011: US08006919 (19 worldwide citation)

In a preferred embodiment of the present invention a sprinkler is provided, having a first shaft coupled to a drive mechanism and a grooved deflector. A second shaft is disposed within the first shaft, coupled to a water flow adjustment mechanism and an adjustment region on the top of the deflector. ...