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Jude S Sauer, Alex Kobilansky, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw: Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, November 24, 1998: US05839639 (663 worldwide citation)

A collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument for use with a surgical stapler. The collapsible anvil assembly includes an anvil shaft and a plurality of anvil segments, having staple clinching buckets thereon, flexibly affixed to the anvil shaft which are movable between a collapsed or radi ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw, John F Hammond: Apparatus and method for performing compressional anastomoses. United States Surgical Corporation, April 2, 1996: US05503635 (483 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for forming a compression anastomosis of a hollow organ. The apparatus comprising a first collapsible member movable between an expanded configuration and a collapsed configuration, the first collapsible member having a longitudinal bore defined by an inner surface, a first mati ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw, John F Hammond: Apparatus and method for performing compressional anastomoses. United States Surgical Corporation, December 16, 1997: US05697943 (451 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for carrying and attaching separate components of a compression anastomosis device to the end of tissue of a tubular hollow organ, which includes an elongated housing having a proximal end and a distal end; first and second compression anastomosis device components; a supportin ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw, John F Hammond, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Apparaus and method for suturing body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, October 8, 1996: US05562686 (386 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for suturing body tissue is provided having an elongated housing, first and second jaws pivotably mounted to the distal portion of elongated housing, and first and second needles movable with respect to the first and second jaws. A first actuating mechanism is operatively associated wit ...


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Jude S Sauer, Theodore J Tiberio: Clamp for approximating tissue sections. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, March 18, 1997: US05611794 (124 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for energy welding or otherwise joining two segments of living tissue, usually tubular in structure, comprising, means for clamping the first tissue section, means for clamping the second tissue section, means for moving one of said clamping means toward said other clamping mean ...


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Daniel H Raguin, Theodore J Tiberio, Bradley J Ward, Steve Chakmakjian, Nestor Farmiga: Collimator array and method and system for aligning optical fibers to a lens array. Corning Incorporated, Gregory V Bean, July 1, 2003: US06587618 (23 worldwide citation)

A method for aligning optical fibers to a lens array is provided, including, providing a planar reflective surface facing the front surface of lens array, locating one end of a fiber adjacent the back surface of the substrate upon which the lens array is formed or integrated to face one of the lense ...


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Jude S Sauer, Theodore J Tiberio, Roger J Greenwald: Surgical device to prepare body tissue for anastomosis. Lasersurge, March 5, 1996: US05496341 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical device which atraumatically compresses body tissue and guides a cutting blade to transect the body tissue. Included in the surgical device is a base member equipped to hold body tissue and accurately guide a cutting blade to sever tissue at a predetermined l ...


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Daniel H Raguin, Theodore J Tiberio, Bradley J Ward, Stephen H Chakmakjian, Nestor O Farmiga: Collimator array and method and system for aligning optical fibers to a lens array. Kenneth J LuKacher Esq, South Winton Court, September 19, 2002: US20020131699-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for aligning optical fibers to a lens array is provided, including, providing a planar reflective surface facing the front surface of lens array, locating one end of a fiber adjacent the back surface of the substrate upon which the lens array is formed or integrated to face one of the lense ...