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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly, Michael T Mather, Dean L Garner, Kristin Nicole Werner Dawson: Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, December 12, 2006: US07147139 (347 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes an anvil and a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. The cartridge housing and anvil are relatively movable between a first spaced apart position ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly: Knife retraction arm for a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dean L Gamer, November 14, 2006: US07134587 (261 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for cutting and applying a plurality of surgical fasteners in the same direction to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and ...


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Anthony Nguyen, William David Kelly, Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger, Richard C Smith, Michael L Kruszynski, Federico Bilotti: Slotted pins guiding knife in a curved cutter stapler. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Welsh & Flaxman, April 17, 2007: US07204404 (52 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end. The instrument also includes a cartridge housing and an anvil. The cartridge housing and anvil are relati ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly, Michael T Mather, Dean L Garner, Kristin Nicole Werner Dawson: Closure plate lockout for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139632-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes an anvil and a cartridge housing containing a plurality of surgical fasteners. The cartridge housing and anvil are relatively movable between a first spaced apart position ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, Peter Michael Wukusick, William David Kelly: Knife retraction arm for a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050139634-A1

A surgical instrument for cutting and applying a plurality of surgical fasteners in the same direction to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped and ...


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William David Kelly: Curved cutter stapler shaped for male pelvis. Welsh & Flaxman, June 30, 2005: US20050143759-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped a ...


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Richard F Schwemberger, William David Kelly, Peter Michael Wukusick, Federico Bilotti, Antonio Longo: Curved cutter stapler with aligned tissue retention feature. Welsh & Flaxman, July 7, 2005: US20050145672-A1

A surgical instrument is adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical instrument includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end and an end effector positioned at the distal end. The end effector is shaped a ...


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Anthony Nguyen, William David Kelly, Peter Michael Wukusick, Richard F Schwemberger, Richard C Smith, Michael L Kruszynski, Federico Bilotti: Slotted pins guiding knife in a curved cutter stapler. Welsh & Flaxman, July 7, 2005: US20050145673-A1

A surgical instrument adapted for applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue includes a frame having a proximal end and a distal end, with a handle positioned at the proximal end. The instrument also includes a cartridge housing and an anvil. The cartridge housing and anvil are relati ...