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Karl H Ehrenfels, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Roberto Pedros, Csaba L Rethy, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 28, 2006: US07140527 (550 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a cartridge half-section and an anvil half-section with the cartridge and anvil half-sections being relatively movable from an unclamped position to a fully clamped position. The apparatus includes a replaceable staple cartridge assembly havi ...


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Karl H Ehrenfels, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Roberto Pedros, Csaba L Rethy, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, June 6, 2006: US07055730 (463 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a cartridge half-section and an anvil half-section with the cartridge and anvil half-sections being relatively movable from an unclamped position to a fully clamped position. The apparatus includes a replaceable staple cartridge assembly havi ...


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Csaba L Rethy, Karl H Ehrenfels, Roberto Pedros, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 15, 2009: US07631793 (411 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-secti ...


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Csaba L Rethy, Karl H Ehrenfels, Roberto Pedros, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, February 26, 2008: US07334717 (395 worldwide citation)

Surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue are provided. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-section, the cartridge ass ...


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Karl H Ehrenfels, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Roberto Pedros, Csaba L Rethy, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 4, 2009: US07568604 (368 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a cartridge half-section and an anvil half-section with the cartridge and anvil half-sections being relatively movable from an unclamped position to a fully clamped position. The apparatus includes a replaceable staple cartridge assembly havi ...


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John Charles Robertson, Brian W Moulder, Roberto Pedros: Heart valve replacement tools and procedures. United States Surgical, November 16, 1999: US05984959 (342 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed various systems for installing a heart valve within a patient. In a first system, there are provided a heart valve installation assembly and an expandable heart valve ring installation assembly, each of which comprises a separate tool. The expandable heart valve ring assembly is ...


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Roberto Pedros, Keith Ratcliff, John C Robertson: Arterial hole closure apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, June 19, 2001: US06248124 (332 worldwide citation)

An arterial closure device for use following coronary catherization procedures to close arterial access openings through the arterial wall while permitting post operative flow through the artery includes a housing having proximal and distal ends, and defining a longitudinal axis, first and second ar ...


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Karl H Ehrenfels, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Roberto Pedros, Csaba L Rethy, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 13, 2007: US07293685 (241 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a cartridge half-section and an anvil half-section with the cartridge and anvil half-sections being relatively movable from an unclamped position to a fully clamped position. The apparatus includes a replaceable staple cartridge assembly havi ...


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Csaba L Rethy, Karl H Ehrenfels, Roberto Pedros, David Ivanko, Randolph F Lehn, Frank J Viola: Surgical fastener applying apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 15, 2009: US07631794 (236 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-secti ...


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Roberto Pedros: Stapling apparatus and method for heart valve replacement. United States Surgical Corporation, July 2, 2002: US06413274 (233 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed various systems and methods for installing a synthetic, artificial heart valve within a patient. One system generally includes a plurality of sutures, each suture having a staple attached to a distal end thereof; a surgical stapler for radially discharging the staples into a hear ...