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Danyel Tarinelli, Ernie Aranyi, Richard Simpson, Sachin Shah: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 6, 2011: US08011555 (381 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a cartridge assembly defining a tissue contacting surface and a longitudinally extending elongate slot; an anvil assembly defining a tissue contacting surface and a longitudinally extending elongate slot; a surgical buttress releasably secured t ...


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Michael D Ingmanson, Sachin Shah, Joseph McNellis: Staple line reinforcement for anvil and cartridge. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 17, 2012: US08157151 (324 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus including a cartridge assembly defining a first tissue contacting surface, an anvil assembly defining a second tissue contacting surface, and a surgical buttress releasably secured to at least one of the first tissue contacting surface and the second tissue contacting s ...


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Sachin Shah: Knife lockout mechanisms for surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, May 17, 2011: US07942303 (289 worldwide citation)

A cartridge assembly for use with a surgical stapling instrument is disclosed. The cartridge assembly includes a channel, a cover, a staple cartridge and a knife. The channel includes a protrusion thereon. The cover is configured for mechanical engagement with the channel and includes a blocking mem ...


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Sachin Shah, Frank C Maffei: Articulation mechanism for surgical instrument. Tyco Healthcare Group, April 27, 2010: US07703653 (284 worldwide citation)

An articulating elongate surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, an elongated body portion, a tool assembly pivotally supported on the distal end of the elongated body portion. The elongate surgical instrument includes as well an articulation mechanism to effect the movement of the tool asse ...


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Danyel Tarinelli, Ernie Aranyi, Richard Simpson, Sachin Shah: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, July 31, 2012: US08231043 (270 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a cartridge assembly defining a tissue contacting surface and a longitudinally extending elongate slot, an anvil assembly defining a tissue contacting surface, and a longitudinally extending elongate slot. A surgical buttress is releasably secur ...


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Sachin Shah, Richard Simpson: Surgical apparatus including surgical buttress. Covidien, January 8, 2013: US08348130 (264 worldwide citation)

A surgical buttress for use with a surgical stapling apparatus having a first jaw in the form of an anvil assembly and a second jaw configured to selectively receive a staple cartridge assembly. The surgical buttress includes a first body portion and a second body portion. The first body portion sub ...


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Michael D Ingmanson, Sachin Shah, Joseph McNellis: Staple line reinforcement for anvil and cartridge. Covidien, October 22, 2013: US08561873 (240 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus including a cartridge assembly defining a first tissue contacting surface, an anvil assembly defining a second tissue contacting surface, and a surgical buttress releasably secured to at least one of the first tissue contacting surface and the second tissue contacting s ...


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Sachin Shah: Mechanically pivoting cartridge channel for surgical instrument. Covidien, April 22, 2014: US08701959 (186 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a frame, an elongate portion, a drive beam and an end effector is disclosed. The elongate portion extends distally from the frame. The drive beam is disposed at least partially within the elongate portion and is translatable with respect to the elongate portion. The e ...


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Ernie Aranyi, Patrick Mozdzierz, Lee Olson, Sachin Shah, Kevin Golebieski, Richard Simpson, Anthony Gaddy: Surgical stapling apparatus. Covidien, February 5, 2013: US08365972 (112 worldwide citation)

A loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes: a tool assembly having a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly that are movable in relation to one another; a surgical buttress releasably secured to a tissue contacting surface of the anvil assembly and/or the ca ...


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Sachin Shah, John Beardsley: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, March 23, 2010: US07682367 (101 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus, including a frame, an endoscopic portion, a clamp handle, a firing handle, a tool assembly and a drive beam is disclosed. The endoscopic portion extends distally from the frame. The clamp handle is disposed on the frame and in mechanical cooperation with a drive member ...