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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Reloadable surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul A Coletti, Matthew S Goodwin, January 5, 1999: US05855311 (670 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Handle actuator for surgical instrument having flexible cable. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul Coletti, Matthew S Goodwin, December 3, 1996: US05580067 (552 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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Rudolph H Nobis, Ronald R VanOverloop, Michael D Cronin, Steven W Hamblin: Fast closure device for linear surgical stapling instrument. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, August 11, 1992: US05137198 (530 worldwide citation)

A fast closure mechanism for a linear surgical stapling device as described. This comprises a double four-bar linkage which operates to both place a retaining pin into an anvil and properly and quickly approximate the staple cartridge to the anvil. Thereafter, a gap-setting screw is used so that the ...


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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Handle actuator for surgical instrument having clamp lock and emergency release. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul Coletti, Matthew Goodwin, August 20, 1996: US05547117 (473 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Surgical instrument having staple head adapted for rib insertion. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul Coletti, Matthew Goodwin, February 25, 1997: US05605273 (451 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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Steven W Hamblin, David A Witt, Thomas J Sierocuk, Kirk M Nicola, Matthew R Otten, Craig B Berky: Surgical stapling instrument with remotely articulated stapling head assembly on rotatable support shaft. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Michael J Kline, Paul Colleti, Matthew Goodwin, August 18, 1998: US05794834 (451 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument with a remotely articulated staple head assembly on a rotatable support shaft. A joy stick mounted to the shaft of the instrument near the handle allows for remote articulation of the staple head assembly. The staple head assembly includes a narrow contour for insertio ...


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John P Measamer, Hector Chow, Frederick J Reber II, Steven W Hamblin, James H Chambers: Variable position handle locking mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 7, 1998: US05735874 (279 worldwide citation)

A surgical handheld instrument which is used in a minimally invasive surgical procedure such as a laparoscopic surgical procedure comprises a handle body and an elongated shaft connected to the handle body at a proximal end of the shaft. An end effector such as a pair of movable jaws are located at ...


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Robert F Welch, Steven W Hamblin, Robert L Koch Jr, John I Izuchukwu, Jeff Kirk, John Kretchman, Richard Schweet, David Wolf, Charles Hansford, Navneet Tony Sharma, John Mertz: Skin stapler with multi-directional release mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Louis J Capezzuto, June 1, 1999: US05908149 (49 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical stapler which allows for the multi-directional release of staples includes a stapler body and a driver contained therein. A magazine is connected to the stapler body and includes a staple track for carrying a plurality of staples wherein each of the staples has staple legs. An a ...


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George E Alliss, Steven W Hamblin: Bi-directional trimmer head spool with curved trimmer line guide. LaMorte & Associates P C, September 27, 2011: US08025249 (10 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a spool for a trimmer head has a structure for guiding the trimmer line around a region for a driveshaft. In an embodiment, a component (e.g., a turn knob or a stop) is attached to the spool so that after determining the orientation in which to install the spool, the user is unlike ...


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George E Alliss, Steven W Hamblin: Trimmer head with automatic trimmer line feed mechanism. Merek Blackmon & Voorhees, February 9, 2016: US09253942 (2 worldwide citation)

An automatic-feed trimmer head for a vegetation trimming machine. A spool is positioned within the interior of a housing. A cam guide formation is disposed atop the top flange of the spool. The cam guide formation defines a pathway. A cam arm is provided that is mounted to the housing with a pivot c ...