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Rudolph Peters, William Taylor: Sternum stapling apparatus. Harris Zimmerman, November 17, 1992: US05163598 (285 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stapling together adjacent bone tissue, such as a severed sternum, includes a staple applying tool adapted to drive each leg of a two-legged staple through a respective portion of the bone tissue. The tool includes a distal shoe having a staple forming anvil, the shoe bein ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemostatic clip applier. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, December 15, 1987: US04712549 (217 worldwide citation)

A tool for storing dispensing, and applying hemostatic clips includes a shell-like housing, and a pair of ring-handle actuating levers extending therefrom. An elongated dispensing and applying portion extends longitudinally from the housing, and includes a jaw strut extending fixedly from the housin ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemostatic clip applier. Edward Weck Incorporated, Harris Zimmerman, September 10, 1991: US05047038 (185 worldwide citation)

A tool for storing dispensing, and applying hemostatic clips includes a shell-like housing, and a pair of ring-handle actuating levers extending therefrom. An elongated dispensing and applying portion extends longitudinally from the housing, and includes a jaw strut extending fixedly from the housin ...


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Ronald L Peters, Rudolph Peters, William Taylor: Method and apparatus for storing, dispensing and applying surgical staples. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, August 28, 1990: US04951860 (176 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing, dispensing, and applying surgical staples includes a pistol-like tool having a handle portion with a manually movable trigger lever, and a rotatable barrel portion with a staple track for storing staples in parallel, stacked, column fashion, the axis of the column ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald L Peters, William Taylor: Method and apparatus for storing, dispensing, and applying surgical staples. Edward Weck & Company, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, February 28, 1989: US04807628 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing and automatically dispensing and applying surgical staples in serial fashion includes a pistol-like tool having means for storing a large plurality of staples in parallel, stacked column fashion aligned along the longitudinal (barrel) axis of the tool. A form tool ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald L Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemoclip applier. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, March 3, 1987: US04646740 (100 worldwide citation)

A device for applying a plurality of hemoclips to blood vessels and the like includes a longitudinally disposed frame having a pistol grip and an opposed trigger lever extending from the proximal end thereof. A narrow, internal passageway extends the length of the frame, from a loading opening at th ...