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Livyn O Okorocha, Sean P Conlon: Surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, June 3, 1997: US05634584 (700 worldwide citation)

Various mechanisms are provided for use in a surgical instrument. A shaft and an engaged lost motion operating knob are provided for rotation relative to a handle portion. A latch system prevents rotation of the shaft unless the shaft is rotated by the knob. A cartridge is provided for rotation at t ...


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Sean P Conlon, Saleem U Oureshi, John A Hibner, Livyn O Okorocha, Gregory D Bishop: Surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Milnamow & Katz, December 31, 1996: US05588581 (700 worldwide citation)

Various mechanisms are provided for use in a surgical instrument. A shaft and an engaged lost motion operating knob are provided for rotation relative to a handle portion. A latch system prevents rotation of the shaft unless the shaft is rotated by the knob. A cartridge is provided for rotation at t ...


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Eugene David Allen, James J Bedi, Gregory D Bishop, Mark A Burdorff, Sean P Conlon, John A Hibner, J David Hughett, Mark S Ortiz, Joseph Paraschac, Narinderjit Sambi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Jack E Smith: Endoscopic surgical stapling instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, November 3, 1998: US05829662 (640 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to staple a hernia patch to tissue inside a body cavity. The endoscopic surgical stapler includes a staple cartridge pivotally mounted on the distal end of a support tube extending from a handle provide ...


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Gregory D Bishop, Sean P Conlon, Jorge Gutierrez, John A Hibner, Michel A Paul, Livyn O Okorocha, Narinderjit Sambi, Edward Rhad: Method for operating a surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, May 6, 1997: US05626587 (571 worldwide citation)

Various mechanisms, and a method of operating them, are provided for use in a surgical instrument. A shaft and an engaged lost motion operating knob are provided for rotation relative to a handle portion. A latch system prevents rotation of the shaft unless the shaft is rotated by means of the knob. ...


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Dale R Schulze, Rudolph Henry Nobis, Sean P Conlon, Saleem Urrehman Qureshi: Surgical instrument for forming a knot. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, December 8, 1998: US05846254 (506 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for forming a fully tied knot to fasten bodily tissue is disclosed. The instrument has a handle assembly for actuating first and second actuators. The first actuator remotely effects movement of a grasping jaw from an open position to a closed position relative to a suture cart ...


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Eugene D Allen, James J Bedi, Gregory D Bishop, Mark A Burdorff, Sean P Conlon, John A Hibner, J David Hughett, Mark S Ortiz, Joseph Paraschac, Narinderjit Sambi, Thomas J Sierocuk, Jack E Smith: Endoscopic surgical stapling instrument with pivotable and rotatable staple cartridge. Ethicon, January 17, 1995: US05381943 (382 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler is provided which is insertable through an endoscopic tube to enable a surgeon to staple a hernia patch to tissue inside a body cavity. The endoscopic surgical stapler includes a staple cartridge pivotally mounted on the distal end of a support tube extending from a handle provide ...


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Dale R Schulze, Sean P Conlon, Saleem U Qureshi, Rudolph H Nobis, Bennie Thompson, Kip M Rupp: Suture cartridge assembly for a surgical knot. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, February 16, 1999: US05871490 (209 worldwide citation)

A suture cartridge assembly is disclosed. The assembly has a suture cartridge containing a slot for receiving a suture filament and a cartridge top for covering at least a portion of the filament. A grasping jaw faces the cartridge top, and it is movable from an open position spaced from the cartrid ...


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Sean P Conlon, Karen M Teotia: Specimen retrieval bag. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean Garner, June 25, 2002: US06409733 (130 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for the removal of biological material from a patient. The surgical instrument includes a specimen retrieval bag having a flexible wall and a closed end and an open end, wherein the open end is for receiving biological materials. The instrument includes a noose adjacent to the ...


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John V Hunt, Randal T Byrum, Joshua Uth, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with cover and method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 30, 2009: US07553298 (121 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...


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Joshua Uth, Randal T Byrum, Sean P Conlon: Implantable medical device with simultaneous attachment mechanism and method. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Frost Brown Todd, December 14, 2010: US07850660 (120 worldwide citation)

An attachment mechanism for a surgically implantable medical device includes one or more fasteners which may be simultaneously moved from an undeployed position to a deployed position by operation of an integral actuator. The attachment mechanism may be configured to be deactuated, and the fasteners ...