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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 (963 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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Robert J Geiste, Mitchell J Palmer, Lisa W Heaton, Robert C Savage, Jon Wilson: Surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, March 20, 2001: US06202914 (724 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is disclosed which includes a first body portion supporting an anvil plate defining a fastener forming surface, and a second body portion configured to releasably mate with the first body portion. A disposable loading unit is removably supported in the second body portion and incl ...


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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 (582 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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Robert C Savage, Paul M Kasarauskas, Joseph F Zuzick Jr, Jeffrey J Blewett: Lockout mechanism for surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, March 14, 1995: US05397046 (573 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 an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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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 (571 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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Robert C Savage, Paul M Kasarauskas, Joseph F Zuzick Jr, Jeffrey J Blewett: Lockout mechanism for surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 17, 1996: US05584425 (570 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 an anvil member and a surgical fastener cartridge member mounted to the distal end of an elongated endoscopic portion. A tubular collar of t ...


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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 (564 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, Wasim Munawar, Robert C Savage, Robert J Geiste: Surgical stapler having interchangeable loading units. United States Surgical Corporation, July 29, 1997: US05651491 (529 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is disclosed which includes a first body portion supporting an anvil which defines a fastener forming surface and a second body portion configured to releasably mate with the first body portion and having an elongate retention channel extending from a distal end thereof. A first d ...


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Robert J Geiste, Mitchell J Palmer, Lisa W Heaton, Robert C Savage, Jon Wilson: Surgical stapler. United States Surgical, August 24, 1999: US05941442 (525 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is disclosed which includes a first body portion supporting an anvil plate defining a fastener forming surface, and a second body portion configured to releasably mate with the first body portion. A disposable loading unit is removably supported in the second body portion and incl ...


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Robert J Geiste, Mitchell J Palmer, Lisa W Heaton, Robert C Savage, Jon Wilson: Surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, November 16, 2004: US06817509 (480 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is disclosed including a first body portion supporting an anvil plate defining a fastener forming surface, and a second body portion releasably mating with the first body portion. A disposable loading unit is removably supported in the second body portion and includes a cartridge ...