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HODGKINSON GERALD N, STEVENSON RICHARD, WHIFFEN JENNIFER: Agrafeuse circulaire et matériau de renforcement de ligne dagrafe, Kreisförmiger Klammerer und Klammerlinienverstärkungsmaterial, Circular stapler and staple line reinforcement material. TYCO HEALTHCARE, October 31, 2012: EP2517637-A1 (263 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument (10) comprises a staple cartridge assembly (22) having a plurality of rows (37) of staple receiving slots (36), an anvil assembly (30) having an anvil member (26) defining a plurality of rows of staple forming recesses (27), the staple cartridge assembly, the anvil ass ...


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EBERSOLE GARRETT, CHOUDHURY MARWA, OSTAPOFF ROLAND, STEVENSON RICHARD P: [fr] Matériau de fermeture de plaies, [de] Wundverschlussmaterial, [en] Wound closure material. TYCO HEALTHCARE, April 6, 2011: EP2305135-A1 (205 worldwide citation)

[en] Articles are provided having no orientation or a multi-directional orientation. Such articles may be in the form of films, ribbons, sheets, and/or tapes and may be utilized as buttresses with a surgical stapling apparatus or as reinforcing means for suture lines. The articles may be produced wi ...


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CARTER SALLY, STEVENSON RICHARD P: [fr] Agrafeuse circulaire comprenant un élément de renfort, [de] Rundklammervorrichtung mit Versteifungselement, [en] Circular stapler including buttress. COVIDIEN, July 31, 2013: EP2620106-A2 (61 worldwide citation)

[en] A surgical stapling device for joining tissue portions includes a handle assembly, and a tubular body portion having a staple cartridge assembly containing a plurality of surgical staples in an annular array. The surgical stapling device includes an anvil assembly having a shaft for removably c ...


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HODGKINSON GERALD, CARTER SALLY, STEVENSON RICHARD P, HISLOP ARTHUR, CASASANTA JR THOMAS, SCIRICA PAUL A: [fr] Ensemble de renfort destiné à être utilisé avec un dispositif dagrafage chirurgical, [de] Versteifungsanordnung zur Verwendung mit einer chirurgischen Klammervorrichtung, [en] Buttress assembly for use with surgical stapling device. COVIDIEN, June 19, 2013: EP2604197-A2 (56 worldwide citation)

[en] An apparatus for joining two hollow organ sections includes a staple cartridge component, an anvil component, a knife member, a buttress mount and a buttress member. The staple cartridge component includes a plurality of surgical staples in an annular array. The anvil component is movable relat ...


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CARTER SALLY, STEVENSON RICHARD P: [fr] Appareil dagrafage chirurgical comprenant une fixation de renfort via des languettes, [de] Chirurgische Klammervorrichtung mit Versteifungsaufsatz über Laschen, [en] Surgical Stapling Apparatus Including Buttress Attachment Via Tabs. COVIDIEN, June 19, 2013: EP2604195-A1 (55 worldwide citation)

[en] An apparatus for joining two hollow organ sections with an annular array of surgical staples includes a staple cartridge component (130), an anvil component (60), a buttress component (110) and a fastening member (130). The staple cartridge component includes a plurality of surgical staples arr ...


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STEVENSON RICHARD P, CASASANTA JR THOMAS, CARTER SALLY: [fr] Conception de support de contrefort pour enclume, [de] Versteifungsstützdesign für einen Amboss, [en] Buttress support design for anvil. COVIDIEN, July 31, 2013: EP2620105-A1 (40 worldwide citation)

[en] An apparatus for joining two hollow organ sections with an annular array of surgical staples includes a staple cartridge, an anvil, a buttress member, and a buttress mount. In particular, the staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical staples in an annular array. The anvil includes an an ...


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Ostapoff Roland, Nentwick Brian, Stevenson Richard: Wound closure material. Tyco Healthcare Group, Ostapoff Roland, Nentwick Brian, Stevenson Richard, ARYN Wadadli, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109123 (32 worldwide citation)

Articles are provided having no orientation or a multi-directional orientation. Such articles may be in the form of films, ribbons, sheets, and/or tapes and may be utilized as buttresses with a surgical stapling apparatus or as reinforcing means for suture lines.


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Liu Cheng Kung, Jiang Ying, Roby Mark S, Bennett Steven L, Stevenson Richard P, Pietrangeli Jeffrey P: Composite bioabsorbable materials and surgical articles made thereform.. United States Surgical, August 23, 1995: EP0668083-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to composite materials having a core portion 25 formed from a first bioabsorbable material and at least one shell portion 35, 38 of a second bioabsorbable material joined to the core portion. The first and second bioabsorbable materials have different rates of bioabsorp ...


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Shields Andrew James, Stevenson Richard Mark, Kardynal Beata Ewa, Yuan Zhiliang: A photon source and method of its fabrication and operation. Toshiba Res Europ, April 9, 2003: GB2380605-A (8 worldwide citation)

A photon source for use in, for example, communication systems, comprising a photon source body, said photon source body comprising a plurality of quantum dots and at least one electrical contact, configured to allow electrically activated emission of radiation from at least one of the quantum dots, ...