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Wayne C Person, Jo Ann B Gardella, Marc J Theroux, Michael Oberlander: Meniscal fastener applying device. United States Surgical Corporation, December 7, 1999: US05997552 (382 worldwide citation)

A meniscal fastener applying device for repairing tears in the meniscus of the knee. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body portion attached thereto. The handle assembly is operatively attached to a firing mechanism to remotely actuate a firing bar. The firing bar is movably pos ...


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David T Green, Robert J Geiste, Wayne C Person: Device for applying a meniscal staple. United States Surgical Corporation, February 20, 2001: US06190401 (338 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for inserting a staple into torn tissue such as the meniscus of the knee. The apparatus includes a pair of shafts individually movable in a longitudinal directing which are actuable from a handle mechanism. The shafts are movable sequentially so that the shafts disjunctively advance the ...


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David T Green, Robert J Geiste, Wayne C Person: Device for applying a meniscal staple. United States Surgical Corporation, July 1, 1997: US05643319 (300 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for inserting a staple into torn tissue such as the meniscus of the knee. The apparatus includes a pair of shafts individually movable in a longitudinal direction which are actuable from a handle mechanism. The shafts are movable sequentially so that the shafts disjunctively advance the ...


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Wayne C Person, Marc J Theroux, Kurt Azarbarzin, Richard N Granger: Purse string stapler. Untied States Surgical Corporation, February 13, 1996: US05490856 (129 worldwide citation)

An improved surgical stapler for applying a suture to a tissue is provided. The surgical stapler includes handles and a stapling assembly for emplacing a suture and staples into tissue as a purse string suture. Retainer structure, for example, a plurality of guides are provided for releasably retain ...


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Wayne C Person: Surgical instrument holder. United States Surgical Corporation, March 13, 2001: US06200263 (67 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for holding a surgical instrument relative to a base is provided having a mounting portion configured and dimensioned to engage a portion of a base, a jaw assembly including first and second jaw members which define a retaining area therebetween configured and dimensioned to retain the ...


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Wayne C Person, Dominick L Mastri, William J Vumback, Patrick D Mozdzierz: Catheter having valve mechanism. United States Surgical Corporation, September 15, 1998: US05807349 (66 worldwide citation)

An improved catheter having a closed distal end and a valve adjacent the distal end which communicates the lumen of the catheter with the exterior of the catheter to permit the infusion or aspiration of fluids between the catheter and the vessel in which the catheter is positioned. The valve is pref ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Wayne C Person: Anvilless surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, November 2, 1993: US05258010 (51 worldwide citation)

An anvilless surgical apparatus is provided for applying surgical fasteners to secure grafting material to a desired layer of tissue. The apparatus includes a housing having a nose portion at a distal end and a handle at its proximal end. A surgical fastener cartridge is mounted in the nose portion ...


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Wayne C Person: Surgical instrument holder. United States Surgical Corporation, August 26, 2003: US06610009 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for holding a surgical instrument relative to a base is provided having a mounting portion configured and dimensioned to engage a portion of a base, a jaw assembly including first and second jaw members which define a retaining area therebetween configured and dimensioned to retain the ...


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Wayne C Person, Marc J Theroux, Maria E Lopez Isa: Skin fastener. United States Surgical Corporation, January 14, 1997: US05593423 (34 worldwide citation)

A fastener for securing adjacent layers of body tissue to each other and being configured and composed of a material so as to emerge from the body tissue after a limited period of time. The fastener includes a backspan and at least two prongs extending from the backspan. Each prong has a tapered tip ...


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Wayne C Person: Surgical instrument holder. United States Surgical Corporation, November 13, 2007: US07294104 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for holding a surgical instrument relative to a base is provided having a mounting portion configured and dimensioned to engage a portion of a base, a jaw assembly including first and second jaw members which define a retaining area therebetween configured and dimensioned to retain the ...