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Powell Darrel M, Pomeroy Mark, Murray Michael A, Shurtleff Carl J: Devices for reduction of post operative ileus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 9, 2008: EP1908417-A2 (236 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for reducing post-operative ileus and/or gastric stasis is described. The method can include applying to the intestine a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising a drug that is effective in reducing post-operative ileus and/or gastric stasis, such as by in ...


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Powell Darrel M, Pomeroy Mark, Murray Michael A, Shurtleff Carl J: Devices for reduction of post operative ileus. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 25, 2009: EP2039302-A2 (206 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for reducing post-operative ileus and/or gastric stasis is described. The method can include applying to the intestine a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising a drug that is effective in reducing post-operative ileus and/or gastric stasis, such as by in ...


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SHELTON FREDERICK E IV, SHURTLEFF CARL J: [fr] Dispositifs pour fournir un accès à une cavité corporelle, [de] Vorrichtungen zur Bereitstellung des Zugangs in eine Körperhöhle, [en] Devices for providing access into a body cavity. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, October 13, 2010: EP2238926-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

[en] Methods and devices are provided for accessing a body cavity. In general, a surgical access device is provided that can include a retractor that forms a working channel through tissue, a seal housing for sealing the working channel and/or forming a seal around an instrument inserted therethroug ...


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MILLER Christopher C, CHEKAN Edward G, ALEXANDER Johnny H III, CUMMINGS John F, SHURTLEFF Carl J, DUNKI JACOBS Adam R, JAMISON Barry T, YOUNG Joseph E, HENDERSON Cortney E: [fr] ÉLÉMENT DE RÉ-ENCLENCHEMENT DE LINTERRUPTEUR DE SÉCURITÉ DUNE AGRAFEUSE POUR TISSUS, [en] FEATURE TO REENGAGE SAFETY SWITCH OF TISSUE STAPLER. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, JOHNSON Philip S, June 20, 2013: WO/2013/090221 (1 worldwide citation)

[en] A surgical instrument includes an anvil selectively coupleable to a stapling head assembly and a trigger operable to fire staples into tissue compressed between the anvil and the stapling head assembly. In some versions, a lockout member may engage a securing feature to prevent actuation of the ...


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MILLER CHRISTOPHER C , CHEKAN EDWARD G , ALEXANDER JOHNNY H III , CUMMINGS JOHN F , SHURTLEFF CARL J , DUNKI JACOBS ADAM R , JAMISON BARRY T , YOUNG JOSEPH E , HENDERSON CORTNEY E : [de] FUNKTION ZUR WIEDEREINSCHALTUNG EINES SICHERHEITSSCHALTERS FÜR EINE GEWEBEKLAMMERVORRICHTUNG, [en] FEATURE TO REENGAGE SAFETY SWITCH OF TISSUE STAPLER, [fr] ÉLÉMENT DE RÉ-ENCLENCHEMENT DE LINTERRUPTEUR DE SÉCURITÉ DUNE AGRAFEUSE POUR TISSUS. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY  , September 27, 2017: EP3222224-A1

[en] A surgical instrument includes an anvil selectively coupleable to a stapling head assembly and a trigger operable to fire staples into tissue compressed between the anvil and the stapling head assembly. In some versions, a lockout member may engage a securing feature to prevent actuation of the ...


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MILLER CHRISTOPHER C , CHEKAN EDWARD G , ALEXANDER JOHNNY H III , CUMMINGS JOHN F , SHURTLEFF CARL J , DUNKI JACOBS ADAM R , JAMISON BARRY T , YOUNG JOSEPH E , HENDERSON CORTNEY E : [de] FUNKTION ZUR WIEDEREINSCHALTUNG EINES SICHERHEITSSCHALTERS FÜR EINE GEWEBEKLAMMERVORRICHTUNG, [en] FEATURE TO REENGAGE SAFETY SWITCH OF TISSUE STAPLER, [fr] ÉLÉMENT DE RÉ-ENCLENCHEMENT DE LINTERRUPTEUR DE SÉCURITÉ DUNE AGRAFEUSE POUR TISSUS. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY  , June 15, 2016: EP3031406-A2

[en] A surgical instrument includes an anvil selectively coupleable to a stapling head assembly and a trigger operable to fire staples into tissue compressed between the anvil and the stapling head assembly. In some versions, a lockout member may engage a securing feature to prevent actuation of the ...


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WEISENBURGH WILLIAM B II , HESS CHRISTOPHER J , WELLS LAWRENCE E JR , SIEBENALER DOUGLAS J , HUITEMA THOMAS W , MORGAN JEROME R , MURRAY MICHAEL A , ZWOLINSKI ANDREW M , SHURTLEFF CARL J , BORDOLOI BINOY K , VOEGELE JAMES W : [de] WIEDERLADBARES CHIRURGISCHES KLAMMERINSTRUMENT, [en] RE-LOADABLE SURGICAL STAPLING INSTRUMENT, [fr] INSTRUMENT DAGRAFAGE CHIRURGICAL RECHARGEABLE. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY  , June 15, 2016: EP3031403-A1

[en] A surgical stapler including an elongate shaft (704) having a first end and a second end. In one various embodiment, an anvil (706) is situated at the second end of the elongate shaft (704). In one embodiment, a staple cartridge (702), configured to removably store at least one staple, is movea ...


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Weisenburgh II William B, Shurtleff Carl J, Powell Darrel M, Hess Christopher J: Methods and devices for maintaining visibility and providing irrigation and/or suction during surgical procedures. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Su Juan, January 20, 2010: CN200910140257

The invention relates to methods and devices for maintaining visibility and providing irrigation and/or suction during surgical procedures. The methods and devices can allow for a surgical instrument to maintain visibility during a surgical procedure using a fluid conduit coupled to the surgical ins ...