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Michael A Zemlok, Adam J Ross, Russell Pribanic, Ryan Williams: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 2, 2012: US08276801 (227 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a housing having an actuator; an elongated member extending from the housing; an end effector disposed on an end of the elongated member, the end effector having a first jaw and a second jaw, the first jaw having a staple cartridge and the secon ...


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Michael A Zemlok, Adam J Ross, Russell Pribanic: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, January 29, 2013: US08360299 (211 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus having a housing with an actuator and an elongated member extending from the housing. An end effector is disposed on one end of the elongated member. The end effector houses a plurality of fasteners that are operatively coupled to a plurality of pusher members. An actua ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Russell Pribanic: Surgical stapling apparatus having articulation mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 13, 2012: US08132706 (204 worldwide citation)

An articulation mechanism for use with a surgical apparatus having an articulating tool assembly is described. The articulation mechanism includes a rotatable shaft which is fixedly secured to a disk defining a spiral groove or slot. A linearly movable translation member is provided and includes a p ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Russell Pribanic, David Farascioni, Eric J Taylor, Peter Hathaway: Endoscopic vessel sealer and divider having a flexible articulating shaft. Covidien, July 2, 2013: US08475453 (179 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument for treating tissue includes a housing having a shaft extending therefrom having an axis A-A defined therethrough. The shaft is at least partially flexible and includes first and second jaw members attached at a distal end thereof. Each jaw member includes an electrical ...


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Michael A Zemlok, Stanislaw Marczyk, Adam J Ross, Russell Pribanic: Powered surgical instrument with secondary circuit board. Covidien, April 29, 2014: US08708211 (99 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical apparatus, which is configured to engage tissue includes a handle assembly having proximal and distal portions, a movable portion operatively connected to the distal portion of the handle assembly, a tool assembly operatively coupled to the movable portion, a power source configur ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Russell Pribanic, Adam J Ross, Michael A Zemlok: One handed stapler. Covidien, January 1, 2013: US08342378 (84 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to a surgical instrument, which includes a handle assembly and an elongate member having two jaw members. The second jaw member is movable in relation to the first jaw member between an open position and a closed position. The first jaw member is supported by the e ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Russell Pribanic, Yong Ma: Surgical device with powered articulation wrist rotation. Covidien, March 3, 2015: US08968312 (60 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for treating tissue, the instrument including a housing and a shaft with an articulating portion and an end effector. The surgical instrument including a first casing connected to and rotatable with the proximal end of said shaft with an internal frame housed within the first c ...


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Michael A Zemlok, Adam J Ross, Russell Pribanic, Ryan Williams: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, February 17, 2015: US08955732 (47 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a housing, an elongated member, an end effector, and a staple formation circuit. The elongated member extends from the housing. The end effector is disposed on an end of the elongated member and has first and second jaws. The first jaw includes ...


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Russell Pribanic, Stanislaw Marczyk: Suture clip applier. Covidien, May 27, 2014: US08734469 (32 worldwide citation)

Suture clip appliers, suture clips and methods of their use for securing sutures during an endoscopic or laparoscopic procedure are provided, wherein the method includes the steps of providing a suture clip applier having a working tip configured to retain and fire a suture clip; providing a suture ...


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John Beardsley, Matthew Chowaniec, Russell Pribanic: System and method for performing surgical procedures with a reusable instrument module. Covidien, November 25, 2014: US08894647 (32 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided including an outer housing shell defining a cavity, the outer housing shell defining an upper outer housing half and a lower outer housing half, wherein the upper outer housing half defines a longitudinal axis and an instrument module selectively insertable into the ...