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Stephan A DeFonzo, Wayne P Young, Samson L Pennatto, Andrew Komlosi: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, March 12, 1996: US05497933 (813 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery, preferably with surgical mesh. The apparatus includes a staple storage cartridge supported on a pivotal support system at the distal end of the endoscopic section. An elongated pus ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Richard A McGarry, Lisa W Heaton, Keith Ratcliff: Apparatus and method for applying surgical clips in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, January 28, 1992: US05084057 (751 worldwide citation)

A disposable apparatus is disclosed for applying surgical clips to body tissue in endoscopic surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a frame which is adapted to be gripped by hand, and an endoscopic section permanently connected to the handle and capable of storing surgical clips in preparation ...


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Daniel E Alesi, Robert J Geiste, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Kenneth E Toso: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, July 14, 1998: US05779130 (735 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device is provided which includes an elongate body and a disposable cartridge assembly detachably supported in a distal end portion of the body. The cartridge assembly includes a frame configured to engage the distal end portion of the body, a housing suppo ...


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Frank J Viola, Daniel E Alesi, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Richard N Granger, Kenneth E Toso: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05954259 (731 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to body tissue is disclosed which includes a handle assembly, a gear motor assembly disposed within the handle assembly, a power source disposed within the handle assembly for energizing the motor assembly, an elongated body ...


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Wayne P Young, Daniel E Alesi, Kenneth E Toso, Henry Bolanos: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, August 5, 1997: US05653374 (656 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling device is provided which includes an elongate body. A fastener applying assembly is operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and includes a cartridge housing a plurality of staples and an anvil actuable to move between an open position ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young: Surgical staple for attaching an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, November 22, 1994: US05366479 (637 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and surgical staple are disclosed for endoscope application of the surgical staples for attaching surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The surgical staple is formed of a length of wire having a central portion having a middle portion and end portions extending th ...


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Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young, Lisa W Heaton, Salvatore Castro: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, Peter G Dilworth, Rocco S Barrese, March 1, 1994: US05289963 (635 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples adapted to attach surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The apparatus includes a frame, and a generally elongated endoscopic section connected to the frame and extending distally therefrom. A staple stora ...


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Thomas W Alesi, Wayne P Young, Henry Bolanos, Carlo A Mililli, Dominick L Mastri, Leonard Stern: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, December 12, 1995: US05474566 (611 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical clip applier is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical clips. The powered clip applier further includes a jaw assembly operatively associated with a distal end of the elongate body and actuable to mo ...


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Carlo A Mililli, Wayne P Young, Stephan A DeFonzo, Dominick L Mastri, Henry Bolanos, Leonard Stern: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, October 28, 1997: US05680981 (573 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical stapling apparatus is provided which includes an elongate body, a fastener applying assembly including an anvil for forming a surgical fastener driven thereagainst, a motor assembly and power source for energizing the motor assembly disposed within the elongate body ...


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Wayne P Young, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures. Surgical Dynamics, February 20, 2001: US06190414 (558 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant for facilitating fusion of adjacent vertebrae includes an implant member dimensioned to be at least partially positioned within an intervertebral space defined between adjacent vertebrae. The implant member includes first and second vertebral engaging plates operatively connecte ...



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