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Keith L Milliman, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 30, 2007: US07168604 (624 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device is disclosed for the treatment of internal hemorrhoids. The surgical stapling device includes a handle portion, an elongated body portion and a head portion including an anvil assembly and a shell assembly. The head portion includes an anvil assembly including a tiltable a ...


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Russell Heinrich, Frank J Viola: Electrosurgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 24, 2007: US07207471 (572 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical stapling apparatus is provided which uses thermogenic energy as well as surgical fasteners or staples for strengthening tissue, providing hemostasis, tissue joining or welding. The thermogenic energy also strengthens tissue in proximity to a staple line and knife cut line and prov ...


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Henry E Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich, Nicola Cullinan: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 15, 2008: US07398908 (480 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Frank J Viola, Gregg Krehel, Michael A Soltz, Robert J DeSantis, Henry P Holsten, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 16, 2008: US07464847 (470 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling device with tissue tensioner. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 1, 2005: US06959851 (430 worldwide citation)

A circular stapling device particularly suited for surgical treatment of internal hemorrhoids is provided. The stapling device includes a distal head portion having an anvil and a shell assembly. A tissue tensioner device including a tissue engagement member is movably positioned between the anvil a ...


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Henry E Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich, Nicola Cullinan: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 25, 2008: US07455676 (392 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Frank J Viola, Gregg Krehel, Michael A Soltz, Robert J DeSantis, Henry E Holsten, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 7, 2010: US07845534 (361 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...


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Henry Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 22, 2008: US07401721 (361 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Henry E Holsten, Frank J Viola, Clifford L Emmons, John W Beardsley, Russell Heinrich, Nicola Cullinan: Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple sizes. Tyco Healthcare Group, November 23, 2010: US07837081 (356 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows of retention slots. The staple cartridge may have an annular or linear configuration of retention slots. The tissue contacting surface of th ...


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Frank J Viola, Gregg Krehel, Michael A Soltz, Robert J DeSantis, Henry E Holsten, Russell Heinrich: Surgical stapler with timer and feedback display. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 18, 2011: US07870989 (351 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus has a clamp and a stapling mechanism. The clamp has a first jaw and a second jaw to clamp on a body tissue at a desired location for a stapling operation. The stapling mechanism is controlled by a trigger handle or a switch assembly. The surgical apparatus has a controller for p ...