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Stanislaw Marczyk: Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, August 29, 2006: US07097089 (545 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides for a loading unit for use with and/or supportable on a distal end of a surgical stapling apparatus. The loading unit includes a housing portion including a distal end and a proximal end, a drive assembly slidably supported within the housing portion of the loading un ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Megan Prommersberger, Brian Nentwick: Detachable buttress material retention systems for use with a surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 7, 2010: US07845533 (498 worldwide citation)

Systems of releasably connecting staple line buttress material to the jaws of a surgical stapling instrument are provided. The systems include retainers configured to engage the buttress material and releasably retain the buttress material on the jaws of the surgical stapling instrument prior to sta ...


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Paul A Scirica, Stanislaw Marczyk: Surgical stapling apparatus with locking mechanism. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 5, 2006: US07143924 (478 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides for a loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus. The loading unit includes a housing portion having a distal end and a proximal end, a drive assembly slidably supported within the housing portion of the loading unit, and a locking member supported on the ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk: Powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 9, 2008: US07422136 (447 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler which includes a tool assembly having a pair of opposing tissue engaging surfaces for deforming a plurality of surgical fasteners through and fastening tissue is disclosed. The surgical stapler includes a housing having a fixed handle and a movable handle mounted to the housing an ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk: Surgical stapling apparatus with powered articulation. Tyco Healthcare Group, October 7, 2008: US07431188 (436 worldwide citation)

The surgical stapling apparatus includes a handle assembly, an elongated body extending distally from the handle assembly, and an articulation mechanism for articulating a tool assembly. The articulation mechanism includes a first gear rotatably mounted on a transmission shaft and configured to enga ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk: Powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 29, 2009: US07637409 (431 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument having a tool assembly attachable to a distal end of the medical instrument is disclosed. The tool assembly includes a pair of opposing tissue engaging surfaces for clamping tissue therebetween. The medical instrument also includes a housing having a fixed handle and a movable h ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Joseph Bender Zanoni: Retraction mechanism with clutch-less drive for use with a surgical apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 6, 2011: US08011551 (381 worldwide citation)

A retraction mechanism allows the full distal retraction of the firing drive from various positions. The retraction mechanism has been developed for use with a hand held surgical apparatus. An embodiment of the retraction mechanism includes a drive member, a first pulley, a second pulley, and a firi ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk, Kenneth Cappola, Frank C Maffei: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, December 1, 2009: US07624902 (380 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body extending distally from the handle assembly. The distal end of the elongated body is adapted to engage a disposable loading unit. A control rod having a ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk: Powered surgical stapling device. Tyco Healthcare Group, September 20, 2011: US08020742 (277 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument having a tool assembly attachable to a distal end of the medical instrument is disclosed. The tool assembly includes a pair of opposing tissue engaging surfaces for clamping tissue therebetween. The medical instrument also includes a housing having a fixed handle and a movable h ...


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Stanislaw Marczyk: Surgical instrument with articulating tool assembly. Tyco Healthcare Group, January 27, 2009: US07481348 (273 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument including a handle portion, a body portion, an articulating tool assembly and an articulation mechanism is disclosed. The body portion extends distally from the handle portion. The articulation mechanism includes an articulation link for articulating the tool assembly, ...