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Viola Frank J, Alesi Daniel E, Mastri Dominick L, Young Wayne P, Granger Richard N, Toso Kenneth E: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical, April 10, 1996: EP0705571-A1 (741 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus (10) for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue is disclosed which includes a handle assembly (12), a gear motor assembly (24) disposed within the handle assembly, a power source (45) disposed within the handle assembly for energizing the motor assembl ...


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Alesi Daniel E, Geiste Robert J, Mastri Dominick L, Young Wayne P, Toso Kenneth E: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical, April 10, 1996: EP0705570-A1 (553 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device (10) is provided which includes an elongate body (20) and a disposable cartridge assembly (44) detachably supported in a distal end portion of the body. The cartridge assembly includes a frame (222) configured to engage the distal end portion of the ...


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Green David T, Bolanos Henry, Kolesa Michael S, Toso Kenneth E, Mastri Dominick L, Stern Leonard: Apparatus for applying two-part surgical fasteners in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures.. United States Surgical, June 8, 1994: EP0600182-A2 (510 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) is disclosed for applying two-part surgical fasteners during endoscopic or laparoscopic procedures. The apparatus includes a handle assembly (12), an endoscopic portion (16) which extends from the handle assembly, and a tool assembly (18) pivotally associated with a distal end of the ...


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Young Wayne P, Alesi Daniel E, Toso Kenneth E, Bolanos Henry: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical, March 6, 1996: EP0699418-A1 (450 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device (10) is provided which includes an elongate body (20). A fastener applying assembly (40) is operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body (20) and includes a cartridge (44) housing a plurality of staples and an anvil (64) actuable to ...


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Alesi Daniel E, Geiste Robert J, Mastri Dominick L, Young Wayne P, Toso Kenneth E: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical, June 9, 2004: EP1426012-A1 (437 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus (10) for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue comprising: a) an elongate body (120) defining a longitudinal axis; b) a cartridge (228) supported by said elongate body and housing a plurality of surgical fasteners (230) and having a tissue-contacting ...


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Alesi Daniel E, Geiste Robert J, Mastri Dominik, Young Wayne P, Toso Kenneth E: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical, October 3, 2007: EP1839596-A1 (410 worldwide citation)

A powered surgical apparatus (10) for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue comprising: a) an elongate body (20) supported by said elongate body; b) a channel (32) supported by said elongate body; c) a cartridge (44) retained by said channel, the cartridge housing a plurality of surgical fasten ...


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Green David T, Bolanos Henry, Alesi Daniel E, Toso Kenneth E: Surgical fastening apparatus.. United States Surgical, April 13, 1994: EP0591946-A1 (329 worldwide citation)

A surgical fastening apparatus comprises first 30 and second 40 handles with an anvil jaw 70 pivotally connected to at least one of the handles for movement from an open to a closed position in response to a first movement of a handle to clamp body tissue. Fastener pushing means 80 are provided for ...


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Hinchliffe Peter W J, Ratcliff Keith, Toso Kenneth E: Anastomosis instrument. United States Surgical, January 28, 1998: EP0820724-A2 (98 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for anastomosis of first and second blood vessels is provided having a handle and a body portion extending distally from the handle. A collet is mounted adjacent a distal end portion of the body portion and defines a passage therethrough for the reception of an end of a first b ...


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Green David T, Toso Kenneth E, Geiste Robert, Bolanos Henry, Alesi Daniel E, Maffei Frank C: Surgical clip applier.. United States Surgical, June 7, 1995: EP0656191-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applier (10) comprising a housing (12, 14), a pair of handles (22) pivotally connected to opposite sides of the housing, and a jaw blade assembly (17) fixedly connected to the housing. The jaw blade assembly includes a pair of jaws (34) for receiving and deforming a clip (42) therebe ...


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Green David T, Bolanos Henry, Toso Kenneth E, Alesi Daniel E: Surgical clip applier.. United States Surgical, April 27, 1994: EP0594004-A1 (23 worldwide citation)

A surgical clip applicator (10) comprising a housing (12,14), a pair of handles (22) pivotally connected to opposite sides of said housing (12,14), and a jaw blade assembly (17) fixedly connected to the housing (12,14). The jaw blade assembly (17) includes a pair of jaws (38) for receiving and defor ...