1
Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Taylor W Aronhalt, Gregory W Johnson, Chester O Baxter III, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Christopher J Schall: Modular tool heads for use with circular surgical instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 9, 2014: US08827903 (167 worldwide citation)

Various universal ports for installation into a colon are disclosed. Some embodiments include means for permitting an anvil of a surgical stapler to pass through a port in a first direction and means for permitting a portion of the patient's colon to pass through the port in a second direction. Some ...


2
Chester O Baxter III, Taylor W Aronhalt, Joseph E Young, Frederick E Shelton IV, Barry C Worrell, Matthew C Miller, Gregory W Johnson: Surgical instrument with trigger assembly for generating multiple actuation motions. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 29, 2014: US08789741 (152 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that has an actuation system that is configured to generate at least two separate actuation motions. A clutch assembly is movable between an engaged position wherein the clutch assembly is in operable engagement with the actuation system and an unengaged position. In various fo ...


3
Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, Taylor W Aronhalt, Jerome R Morgan, Joseph E Young: Staple cartridge comprising a releasable portion. Ethicon Endo Surgery, June 3, 2014: US08740038 (152 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion and/or the tissue thickness compensator which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cart ...


4
Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, Taylor W Aronhalt, Joseph E Young: Compressible staple cartridge comprising alignment members. Ethicon Endo Surgery, July 15, 2014: US08777004 (151 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion and/or the tissue thickness compensator which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cart ...


5
Taylor W Aronhalt, Frederick E Shelton IV, Kreena Rajeev Modi, Christopher J Schall, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Jerome R Morgan, William B Weisenburgh II, Christopher J Hess, Emily A Heeb: Anvil assemblies with collapsible frames for circular staplers. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 17, 2015: US08978955 (137 worldwide citation)

Circular stapling instruments and anvil assemblies. The anvil assemblies may have collapsible anvil support members that may be inserted through an opening in a patient and then expanded to be attached to an anvil plate assembly that has a staple-forming surface thereon. The anvil support member is ...


6
Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, Taylor W Aronhalt, Venkataramanan Mandakolathur Vasudevan, Israel Nur, John V Hunt, Geoffrey C Hueil, Gregory J Fanuele: Staple cartridge loading assembly. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 14, 2014: US08857694 (126 worldwide citation)

A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion and/or the tissue thickness compensator which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cart ...


7
Frederick E Shelton IV, Joseph E Young, Taylor W Aronhalt, Chester O Baxter III: Surgical stapler with floating anvil. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 25, 2014: US08893949 (121 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument can include an anvil and, in addition, a staple cartridge support configured to support a staple cartridge. In various embodiments, the jaw can be moved toward the staple cartridge to deform staples contained within the staple cartridge. The anvil can be configured to be transl ...


8
Taylor W Aronhalt, Frederick E Shelton IV, Kreena R Modi, Christopher J Schall, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Jerome R Morgan, William B Weisenburgh II, Christopher J Hess, Emily A Heeb: Collapsible anvil plate assemblies for circular surgical stapling devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 25, 2015: US09113883 (118 worldwide citation)

Circular stapling instruments and anvil assemblies. The anvil assemblies may have collapsible anvil support members that may be inserted through an opening in a patient and then expanded to be attached to an anvil plate assembly that has a staple-forming surface thereon. The anvil support member is ...


9
Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan, Taylor W Aronhalt, Gregory W Johnson, Chester O Baxter III, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Christopher J Schall, Mark S Ortiz, Jason K Rupert, Steven G Hall, Daniel J Mumaw, Aron O Zingman, Katherine J Schmid, Jacob S Gee, Richard W Timm: Modular surgical tool systems. Ethicon Endo Surgery, August 25, 2015: US09113884 (117 worldwide citation)

Modular surgical instruments are disclosed. In various embodiments, a modular surgical instrument t is disclosed for use with a plurality of interchangeable surgical tool heads that are configured to perform different surgical actions. The instrument is configured to apply a plurality of different r ...


10
Taylor W Aronhalt, Frederick E Shelton IV, Chester O Baxter III, Mark S Ortiz, Kreena Rajeev Modi, Joseph E Young, Barry C Worrell, Christopher J Schall, Jerome R Morgan, William B Weisenburgh II, Christopher J Hess, Emily A Heeb: Multiple part anvil assemblies for circular surgical stapling devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 8, 2015: US09125654 (108 worldwide citation)

Circular stapling instruments and anvil assemblies. The anvil assemblies may have collapsible anvil support members that may be inserted through an opening in a patient and then expanded to be attached to an anvil plate assembly that has a staple-forming surface thereon. The anvil support member is ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.